After 25 years in the nursing profession something came over me that motivated me to want to pursue a doctorate level education. At the time I made this decision there was no DNP program available in my home state of Wyoming. Without the WICHE program I would not have been able to afford to fulfill this goal. With the current economy, this degree was not an option if I was to have to be responsible for full out of state tuition. I can now offer my patients, colleagues and community a new and improved me! The WICHE program provides an amazing opportunity for those of us in neighboring states to utilize resources without costly duplication of services. Thank you for this opportunity!