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2009-10-01 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, announced today that it has entered into a License Agreement with Pearson eCollege for its online learning platform for Ashford University and University of the Rockies. "Bridgepoint Education is committed to continuous improvement, and we expect the Pearson eCollege solution to help us further...

2009-09-25 05:45:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), announced today that Ashford University has introduced a new online Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies. The program is also available to students who attend classes at Ashford University's Iowa campus. The Environmental Studies degree program explores the relationships between humans and environments, and humanity's subsequent impact on those environments. It will aim to help students...

2009-08-31 05:45:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) a provider of post-secondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, announced today that Ashford University was recognized in the 2010 List of Military Friendly Schools by G.I. Jobs magazine. The annual list honors the top 16 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools doing the most to embrace America's veterans as students. The G.I. Jobs list of Military...

2009-08-28 05:45:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) a provider of post-secondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, announced today that Ashford University was honored as one of the "Top 50 Military Friendly Schools" in the August edition of The Military Times Edge magazine. More than 645,000 active duty service members enrolled in voluntary education programs in 2008, and of those, at least 450,000 took...

2009-08-21 05:45:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) announced today that Ashford University has introduced two new online bachelor's degree programs: a Bachelor of Arts in Education and Public Policy and a Bachelor of Arts in English Language Learner Studies. The Education and Public Policy degree program prepares students for careers in educational organizations, government, community development, public service, non-profit organizations, and...

2009-08-20 14:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) a provider of post-secondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, announced today that it will sponsor a biweekly tennis program for students of the Monarch School, which serves the academic needs of homeless children in San Diego. Outside of his role as senior director of academic partnerships for Bridgepoint Education, David Vande Pol is a member of the United...

2009-07-13 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, has announced that Ashford University has been selected by the Coast Guard to become a SOCCOAST-4 member and its courses will now be scheduled for peer review. Once the peer review process is successfully completed, Ashford University will join more than 40 other colleges and universities in the...

2009-07-07 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- President Barack Obama has signed into law the 2009 Supplemental Appropriations bill that extends GI Bill benefits to the children of fallen soldiers. The bill changes the current law and expands grants to survivors of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. The new benefit, known as the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship in honor of a fallen soldier with three young children, will take effect on Aug. 1, 2009. The law will allow...

2009-06-23 06:00:00

Ashford University to Offer General Motors, Chrysler and Ford Workers Auto Industry Grant SAN DIEGO, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, announced today the launch of Ashford University's Auto Industry Grant Program. The program is designed to help currently employed and recently laid-off General Motors, Chrysler and Ford employees transition into the...

2009-06-01 05:57:00

SAN DIEGO, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bridgepoint Education's Ashford University has awarded 10 full-ride online degree program scholarships to working parents from across the nation through a partnership with eLearners.com and its Project Working Mom and Dads advocacy campaign. Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) is a provider of postsecondary education services. "Project Working Mom...and Dads, Too!" was developed by eLearners.com, a Web resource of EducationDynamics, to help...