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2014-03-06 12:30:55

Ashford University research expert offers advice for handling frustration SAN DIEGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Feeling upset, annoyed, and stressed? Frustration happens for a variety of reasons, but it often escalates to extreme levels because we feel trapped with no way out. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130228/LA68969LOGO The way one handles frustration makes the difference between going off the deep end and keeping calm and carrying on. Dr. Mindy Sloan, executive...

2014-01-24 20:21:22

Select courses from Coursera and Udacity receive ACE recommendation SAN DIEGO, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Furthering its mission to provide accessible, affordable, innovative, and high quality learning opportunities, Ashford University has announced that students may earn credit for courses offered through massive open online course (MOOC) providers Coursera and Udacity. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/LA68969LOGO) The American Council on Education (ACE) has...

2014-01-09 12:29:50

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Fidelity 2014 New Year Financial Resolutions Study, 54 percent of respondents are planning a financial resolution in 2014, up from 46 percent last year. With the new year officially underway, millions of Americans will be looking for ways to achieve their financial goals. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/LA68969LOGO) Robert Lindquist, Ashford University professor and author of "Financial Independence for...

2014-01-02 16:22:52

Worldwide Education in 77 Countries Leads to Ashford University Degree ABERDEEN, Md., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With 32 years in the Air Force, two decades in law enforcement, and a high-profile position in the Department of Homeland Security, Erick Stone, 50, was able to earn Ashford University college credit for his experience-based learning. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/LA68969LOGO) Before enrolling in Ashford University's online program, Stone's formal...

2013-12-13 16:23:05

Forbes Media chairman Steve Forbes joins Ashford dignitaries for ceremonial signing and presentation SAN DIEGO, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a reception held at its headquarters in San Diego on December 12, representatives from Ashford University, Bridgepoint Education, and Forbes Media unveiled the Forbes School of Business. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131213/LA33356) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/LA68969LOGO) "By working together, Ashford...

2013-12-09 20:22:18

Thuze content offers students immediate digital access at lower costs than traditional textbooks SAN DIEGO, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ed4Online will offer the Thuze library of eTextbooks to students across the country under the terms of a new partnership with Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI). Ed4Online is a provider of continuing education courses to traditional colleges and universities such as Rutgers, Auburn, Towson and Texas Southern University. The partnership between...

2013-11-11 08:30:53

Ashford also approved to continue participation in federal student financial aid programs SAN DIEGO, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University has received notification from the United States Department of Education (DOE) that the University has been approved for accreditation with the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/LA68969LOGO) "We are...

2013-11-05 08:39:52

Announces Forbes School of Business SAN DIEGO, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education (NYSE:BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services, announced today its results for the three months ended September 30, 2013. Highlights for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013, are as follows: -- Total student enrollment at period end was 68,566. -- Revenue was $185.6 million compared with $252.1 million for the same period in 2012. -- Operating income was...

2013-11-05 08:27:56

Agreement unites Ashford's established and primarily online curriculum with Forbes' global resources, curated talent, and high quality content SAN DIEGO, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) has announced an alliance between its Ashford University's School of Business and a subsidiary of the global media company, Forbes Media. Ashford's College of Business and Professional Studies will now be known as the Forbes School of Business. "This...

2013-11-05 08:27:54

Agreement unites Ashford's established and primarily online curriculum with Forbes' global resources, curated talent, and high quality content SAN DIEGO, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University and Forbes Media have announced an alliance between the University's School of Business and a subsidiary of the global media company. Ashford's College of Business and Professional Studies will now be known as the Forbes School of Business. (Logo:...