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2012-02-08 11:30:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Charlita Shelton, University of the Rockies president, will moderate "Embracing Change: How to Get Unstuck and Uncover Your Next Move" at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit on Feb. 17 in Orlando, Fla. The seventh annual event, offering professional and lifestyle success strategies to executive women of color through an array of sessions and personal assessment workshops, is being held Feb. 15-18 at the Ritz Carlton...

2012-01-11 04:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Andrew Clark, chief executive officer of Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), will join fellow tech visionaries in higher education for a panel discussion titled "Innovation in Higher Education: Disruptive or Destructive?" (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120111/LA33976) The...

2012-01-10 23:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI), today unveiled Thuze, a digital learning environment, at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Thuze is a cloud-based, multi-platform, collaborative learning environment for students to interact with their etextbooks and each other, providing them the resources to work from their desktops one minute and on the go with their tablets and smartphones the next. Beth Aguiar, vice president of...

2012-01-04 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), today introduced Thuze, a digital learning platform. A provider of innovative solutions that advance learning, Bridgepoint Education created Thuze to give students a powerful cloud-based learning system that improves and expands the user experience across multiple devices. Bridgepoint Education will unveil Thuze at the upcoming 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, where Andrew Clark,...

2011-12-29 14:13:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of innovative solutions that advance learning, donated one dollar for every ticket sold for last night's Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl to San Diego's Freedom Station. A total of 56,313 tickets were sold to college football fans, but Bridgepoint Education decided to increase the donation and presented Freedom Station with a check for $59,000. Freedom Station opened in May of this year...

2011-11-22 14:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The holiday season has arrived. For many, it's the most wonderful time of the year. Yet, it can also be a very stressful and hectic time. Dr. Deborah Elliott-DeSorbo, psychology professor at University of the Rockies, a graduate school specializing in the social and behavioral sciences, offers these tips for keeping ourselves joyous through the season. Take Care of Yourself. With all of the shopping and social engagements that...

2011-11-18 11:10:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Rockies was awarded a research grant last year by Quality Matters (QM), a leader in quality assurance for online education, to study student and faculty perceptions related to the QM peer review process. This month, Dr. Tina Parscal, University of the Rockies provost, and Dr. Barbara Frey, grant researcher, presented the preliminary findings of that research at the third annual Quality Matters Conference in Baltimore,...

2011-11-14 14:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) has appointed John Higgins as the company's vice president of Talent Management. Reporting to Charlene Dackerman, senior vice president of human resources, Higgins will lead the newly created talent management team to provide an integrated model of talent development to Bridgepoint Education employees. The talent management team will integrate recruiting and onboarding, learning and development, performance...

2011-11-11 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University and University of the Rockies, educational institutions owned by Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), are joining nearly 200 colleges and universities nationwide on Veterans Day in a grassroots effort to honor military men and women who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan since the tragedy of September 11, 2001. As part of the Remembrance Day National Roll Call 2011, campus and community volunteers will read the names of more...

2011-11-10 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services, has promoted Edward C. Stepanow to Vice President and Corporate Treasurer. Reporting to Dan Devine, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Bridgepoint Education, Stepanow is responsible for managing the Treasury Department for the NYSE-traded company, analyzing and implementing the company's ongoing cash and liquidity management policies,...