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2014-03-24 12:30:56

University of the Rockies faculty offers advice to manage stress before saying "I Do" DENVER, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The wedding planning process is stressful. From family dynamics and finances, to working with vendors, gown fittings and menu tastings, the obstacles on the way to the altar are seemingly endless. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120509/LA03227LOGO-b The notion that the "big day" is the most important day in a couple's life creates immense pressure....

2014-02-26 08:29:55

DENVER, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --We live in a society where speed is essential and faster is better. From fast food and fast drivers to high-speed internet and short-lived Snapchats, people pack more into their day than ever before. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120509/LA03227LOGO-b) We're constantly connected and always on-the-go. We're frazzled and annoyed - like what's with those ridiculous drivers who speed around us just so they can be first in line at the...

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...

2013-11-05 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...

2013-10-23 12:35:02

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thuze eTextbooks is sponsoring a complimentary webinar through Inside Higher Education on Wednesday, October 30, at 2 p.m. EDT. Thuze, launched by Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) in 2012, offers students flexibility in viewing instructional content in an eTextbook format, allowing students to study at any time and in any place on their mobile devices. All of the 100-plus Thuze eTextbooks have been written and vetted by respected...

2013-09-27 16:22:26

Thuze eTextbooks will be offered to students for $35 SAN DIEGO, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thuze eTextbooks have been adopted by faculty at more than 20 higher education institutions located throughout the United States and Canada, including Alliant International University; Auburn University; SUNY Buffalo State; California State University, Northridge; College of Charleston; Georgia State University; Georgia Institute of Technology; Gonzaga University; Hope College; Indiana...

2013-09-05 16:28:41

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges (HLC) removed the sanction of Notice from Ashford University on August 30, 2013. The Commission removed the University from Notice because its Board determined that the University had resolved the concerns that led to the institution being placed on Notice. In a letter from the HLC, the Board stated it had removed the sanction against Ashford because the...

2013-08-27 20:23:15

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services, announced that executives from the company will participate at the following investor conferences: -- Barrington Research Growth Conference 2013, Four Seasons Hotel, 120 East Delaware Place, Chicago, IL., on Wednesday, September 4, 2013. The conference format provides only for individual meetings, which are not webcast, and does not...

2013-08-27 16:25:53

Innovative suite of interactive educational materials will increase affordability for students DENVER, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Rockies announced today the launch of Constellation, a new online learning platform to be used by its students. The platform consists of engaging web-based course materials, which include both text and multimedia assets that were developed in cooperation with University of the Rockies faculty, as well as subject matter experts from...

2013-08-13 16:27:52

Certification ensures Waypoint can be efficiently adopted into all Learning Management Systems certified by the IMS Global Learning Consortium SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Waypoint Outcomes, a source of academic assessment and analysis technologies from Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), today announced its conformance certification for Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) v1.1. The certification is a widely-used global technical standard for education applications...