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2011-08-15 13:30:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Rockies, a graduate school specializing in the social and behavioral sciences, will hold its graduation ceremony at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 20. The ceremony will be held at the Pikes Peak Center in downtown Colorado Springs. The graduating class will comprise 312 students - the largest class to graduate from University of the Rockies since its founding in 1998. About a third of the class is expected to attend...

2011-08-08 05:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brigadier General Dana H. Born, dean of faculty at the United States Air Force Academy, will deliver the keynote address to graduates during University of the Rockies largest ever graduation ceremony. On August 20, University of the Rockies will confer 303 graduate degrees to students completing its on-campus or online programs. "General Born's education and career have closely aligned with University of the Rockies' focus areas of...

2011-07-18 05:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Journal of Psychological Issues in Organizational Culture has earned an APEX 2011 Award of Excellence in an international competition sponsored by the editors of Writing That Works: The Business Communications Report. The Journal is a quarterly, peer-reviewed publication that showcases the work of practitioners and scholars in the fields of industrial psychology, organizational development, leadership and workplace behavior. It...

2011-07-13 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University has established an alliance agreement with Virginia power supplier Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative. This agreement will give Mecklenburg employees an opportunity to pursue a four-year degree with accredited Ashford University. Owned by Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI), Ashford University's agreement with Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative will permit Mecklenburg's workers to receive fee waivers for costs associated with...

2011-07-08 12:30:00

SAN DIEGO, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI) has introduced an innovative new iPad app for students of Ashford University: Constellation for Ashford University. The app provides Ashford's iPad users with complete access to Constellation, the university's online learning software, and works in concert with Ashford Mobile, the university's course discussion app. Constellation is Bridgepoint Education's web-based learning software platform. It was created for the...

2011-06-30 14:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI) today named San Diego's Freedom Station as the 2011 Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl beneficiary. The announcement was made during the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame Induction and Volunteer Recognition Luncheon at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in downtown San Diego. "As part of our sponsorship of the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl, we have agreed once again to donate $1 from each game ticket...

2011-06-27 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI) has introduced the Android(TM) version of its Ashford Mobile and Rockies Mobile classroom apps. These proprietary mobile applications deliver an extensive online educational interface to students and faculty alike, plus essential campus information. With the release of these new apps, Android(TM) fans can join iPhone users in the digital classroom at Ashford University and University of the Rockies. Ashford Mobile...

2011-06-17 07:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Rockies today announced that Quality Matters(TM), a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer-review process that certifies the quality of online courses, has recognized University of the Rockies for its long-term, systematic approach to course quality assurance. The Quality Matters Academic Advisory Council (QMAAC) has approved the University of the Rockies Implementation Plan, which includes training faculty in...

2011-06-16 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to this week's annual eLearning Development Conference (DevCon) in Salt Lake City, Utah, learned about the creative process behind Rockies Mobile, University of the Rockies' seamless online classroom and campus app. The far-reaching learning app was designed and released for University of the Rockies students by Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI), the Rockies' parent company, and the retrospective analysis was presented by Cory Jones,...

2011-06-10 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University has introduced a new version of its Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. The degree programs at Ashford University are regularly reviewed, evaluated and refreshed as appropriate. The revamped version of Ashford's MBA program features updated curriculum that includes new courses in Financial Accounting and Statistical Analysis. Furthermore, three core courses in Organizational Behavior, Managerial Finance and...


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