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2011-05-24 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the growing public profile of holistic, homeopathic and spiritual healthcare, interest in education and training in unconventional medicine has increased. Ashford University has introduced the Bachelor of Arts in Complementary and Alternative Health to serve this demand. In the most recent National Health Interview Survey, conducted in part by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and the National...

2011-05-23 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The modernization of medical records with electronic health data management has expanded the involvement of digital media and information in the practice of medicine. Growing interest in the academics necessary to build a career in the use, management and distribution of this data has spurred the introduction of Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Health Informatics. As prescribed by the 2009 Health Information Technology for Economic and...

2011-05-04 09:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The death of Osama Bin Laden, while viewed by many around the world as a very positive event, may rejuvenate painful memories and emotions that people experienced almost ten years ago. While news stories are focusing on the government mission and the death of Bin Laden, many people are experiencing resurfaced anxiety or, in extreme cases, PTSD, stemming from the attacks 10 years ago and are looking for ways to cope. Articles that...

2011-04-20 18:41:00

SAN DIEGO, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) today announced that Ashford University has updated its Assessment website in an effort to provide a greater level of institutional transparency. Ashford University originally created the Assessment website with the intention of providing relevant information to multiple parties, including students, educators, media, and regulators. The Assessment website discloses pertinent information about Ashford...

2011-04-18 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University has introduced the Bachelor of Arts in Health and Wellness, offering another educational option for aspiring healthcare professionals. Ashford, an academic institution owned by Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), created the Health and Wellness BA so successful graduates would be prepared for face-to-face jobs in the wellness industry, such as gym instructor, trainer, health coach or YMCA teacher. This degree will deliver...

2011-03-25 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Studies can provide students an expansive education in the behavior of the human brain and its processes, including the workings of learning, problem solving and decision making. The degree is also specifically designed to provide a stepping stone for students with plans to pursue teaching and graduate degrees. The faculty at Ashford University, an academic institution owned by Bridgepoint...

2011-03-11 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting modern trends in social and business marketing, Ashford University has developed a Bachelor of Arts in eMarketing, and will be offering it to students at their Clinton, Iowa campus, as well as online. Ashford University, an academic institution of Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI), designed its eMarketing BA to deliver an all-inclusive education of essential promotional knowledge and practices. Pivotal to this degree's effectiveness is...

2011-02-28 09:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To the distress of parents and teachers, many bright students don't perform their best within an academic setting. Many adolescents have the potential, yet still fail to achieve. Dr. Steven Gray, core faculty member at University of the Rockies, offers these tips to help parents motivate underachievers to do their best in school: Provide a new workstation: Prepare a new area for homework and study that is away from family traffic and...

2011-02-28 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University, a Bridgepoint Education academic institution, has become a leading provider of online education to college students around the world, but Ashford's most recent initiative is helping to bring online education to students at San Diego middle and high schools. Ashford has partnered with the San Diego County Office of Education to assist them with launching an online Algebra course for San Diego students. "This is really about...

2011-02-25 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University, an academic institution owned by Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI), has introduced its newest degree, the Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics. Perceiving a growing demand for modern applications of the study of language, Ashford University created a degree that facilitates its use in teaching, therapeutic settings and computational linguistics. "Because human language is perhaps the most pervasive manifestation of the mind...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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