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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...

2009-05-29 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services, announced today that Ashford University will offer two new degree programs - a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Studies, as well as a new minor and specialization in Operations Management, beginning May 28, 2009. Based in Clinton, Iowa, Ashford University provides online and on-campus undergraduate and graduate degree...

2009-05-28 06:00:00

NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services, will ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange this morning to celebrate the completion of its recent initial public offering (IPO) and listing on the NYSE. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090528/LA23047) "The opening bell ceremony marks an important milestone for Bridgepoint Education and sets the stage for the next chapter in our...

2009-05-09 16:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a leading provider of postsecondary education services, announced today that Ashford University graduated a total of 1,702 students in its May semiannual graduation. Twenty-five associate's, 1,275 bachelor's and 402 master's degrees were awarded in today's ceremonies. More than 500 Ashford University graduates from 40 states and four countries participated in commencement ceremonies held today at the Clinton,...

2009-04-13 17:05:00

SAN DIEGO, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Dan Stoneman has been promoted to the position of vice president of IT for Bridgepoint Education. With 20 years of professional information technology (IT) experience, Stoneman previously served as Bridgepoint's director of IT. In addition to managing the IT team, his responsibilities include the design, implementation of, and funding for all of the organization's corporate IT initiatives, agreements, programs, controls and resources. (Photo:...

2009-04-09 17:21:00

SAN DIEGO, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Stansbury, an Information Technology (IT) professional with more than 20 years of experience, has been named Vice President of Risk Management for Bridgepoint Education. Stansbury will assume responsibility for the overall safety and security of Bridgepoint's intellectual property and technical assets. He will report to Senior Vice President/Chief Information Officer, Thomas Ashbrook. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090409/LA97311)...

2008-08-22 09:01:11

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- BridgePoint Medical, LLC's partner, Charlotte Orthotic and Prosthetic Center (COPC), announced today that Amy Street, CP has joined COPC's practitioner care team as Staff Prosthetist and will assume the responsibility for prosthetic care at the Charlotte facility. Amy is an ABC certified Prosthetist and Orthotist with 11 years of O&P experience, most recently as a Staff Prosthetist / Orthotist with OrPro in Maryland. She received a Bachelor of...

2008-08-20 15:01:02

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, an independent private education company focused on delivering high-quality and affordable education in both traditional and online environments, today was named the 14th fastest growing private company in the United States by Inc. magazine in its annual "Inc. 500" rankings. The company was also ranked first in growth rate among private education companies in the nation, as well as the fastest growing private company in San Diego....

2008-08-04 12:01:01

Chief executive John Parkin, left, and Tony Hallwood, commercial and aviation development director, lend a hand as work gets under way on the first phase of a major scheme to improve Leeds Bradford International Airport. The management team installed by new owner Bridgepoint Capital private equity group has promised to spend Pounds 70m on delivering a "premier league" airport. The owners hope to drive up passenger numbers from three million to five million a year by 2013 and increase the...


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