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2014-10-30 20:24:59

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI) will release its third quarter 2014 financial results before market open on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145861 The Company will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts to discuss these results at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern Time)/8:30 a.m. (Pacific Time) the same day. Call participants should dial 866-859-7412 (United States/Canada) or 856-452-0684...

2014-10-01 12:37:36

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The graduates for Ashford University's fall 2014 commencement hail from 50 states and 10 countries. Thousands of these graduates and their guests will converge on San Diego for Ashford's commencement ceremonies being held at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the San Diego Convention Center, 111 W. Harbor Drive. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149557-INFO This will mark the first time Ashford commencement ceremonies will be held in San...

2014-09-29 12:35:11

Ashford University professor shares tips on how to continue learning throughout life SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life-long learners are explorers and adventurers. They seek out information and open themselves up to new ideas and experiences. According to Dr. Celeste Campbell, professor and academic department chair in the College of Education at Ashford University, a commitment to life-long learning is one of the key ingredients to a successful career and a successful...

2014-09-18 16:30:27

Driven by her passion for knowledge, Jackson-Matthews set out to finish the educational journey she started many years ago SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheryl Jackson-Matthews was tired of regretting her unfinished college education. In 2008, she enrolled in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration degree program. One month after completing her bachelor's degree, Jackson-Matthews was back at Ashford, where she earned her MBA in 2011. For her...

2014-09-17 16:29:45

Ashford University's behavioral sciences department chair Dr. Eric Klein shares insight into the connection between confidence and student performance SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As students of all ages headed back to school this month, they made sure they had their books and other essential back-to-class supplies. But in their rush to prepare for the coming school year, many students may have overlooked one of the main building blocks for academic success: confidence....

2014-09-12 16:25:16

Nichols has held executive leadership positions at global companies and serves on the boards and advisory committees for public and charitable organizations SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 3, 2014, the board of directors of Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) elected Victor K. Nichols to the board, effective immediately. Nichols' term will expire at Bridgepoint's annual meeting of stockholders in 2016. He will also serve as a member of the board's audit...

2014-08-28 12:25:22

Winner will be announced at Ashford University graduation on October 5 in San Diego SAN DIEGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forbes(TM) School of Business at Ashford University has announced three finalists for the Senior Project Scholarship. They are Kyle Baucum from Scottsbluff, Neb.; Jason Koelliker from Running Springs, Calif.; and Clifford Ray Smith from Lemoore, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130228/LA68969LOGO The 2014 Senior Project Scholarship opportunity was...

2014-07-31 20:24:33

SAN DIEGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI) will release its second quarter 2014 financial results before market open on Thursday, August 7, 2014. The Company will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts to discuss these results at 12:00 noon (Eastern Time)/9:00 a.m. (Pacific Time) the same day. Call participants should dial 866-859-7412 (United States/Canada) or 856-452-0684 (other countries) and request the Bridgepoint...

2014-07-25 20:22:47

Ashford graduate aims to use her master's degree to help her company succeed SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lauren Scheer has helped to run a successful homeowner's association management business since 1980, but she wanted to contribute more to the company. She saw an opportunity to expand her skill set by pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree at Ashford University. Scheer, who graduated last year, has been able to apply her education to her career and was...

2014-07-23 12:37:15

SAN DIEGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teens transition into adults and create a future for themselves when they go to college. At the same time, college brings with it many challenges and temptations. What advice can parents give their teens when they leave the nest to pursue education goals? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130228/LA68969LOGO Dr. Mindy Sloan, associate vice president of research and student success at Ashford University, who has four children ages 20 to...


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