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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...

2011-02-18 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University, an academic institution owned by Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI), has just introduced its Bachelor of Arts in Health Education degree. This program is positioned to support students seeking employment in the ever-expanding health care industry. During its design process, close attention was paid to America's evolving wellness landscape and the Health Education BA encompasses modern demographic trends to provide learners an...

2011-02-17 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Constellation, Ashford University's suite of innovative electronic textbooks, has been recognized in the 2011 Horizon Report, a respected publication that identifies emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on higher education. Technologies are examined for their potential in teaching, learning and creative inquiry. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110217/LA50090) Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of post...

2011-02-07 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University, an academic institution owned by Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI), has formed a new articulation agreement with Las Vegas, New Mexico-based Luna Community College (LCC). LCC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Luna Community College offers regional students a wide selection of classes that can support their career preparations. A true local college,...

2011-02-01 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ashford University Teacher Appreciation Scholarship Program, in partnership with the San Diego County Office of Education, will be awarding scholarships to four teachers in San Diego County. The winning instructors will be selected based on their responses to essays about the involvement of technology in modern learning, classroom collaboration and the school community. In a pre-game ceremony at Petco Park during Teacher Appreciation Night on...

2011-01-31 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Rockies, a graduate school owned by Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, has introduced a new Master's degree in Human Services and is now accepting applications. Many different types of human services are delivered by local, regional and national agencies, as well as by non-profits and non-governmental organizations. While care...

2011-01-26 04:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University, a Bridgepoint Education academic institution, showed its support of the men and women who serve in the U.S. armed forces by sponsoring a baby shower for dozens of expectant mothers with ties to the military. Held Tuesday, Jan. 25, the event reiterated Ashford's ongoing commitment to honoring servicemembers and their families. "Ashford University is always eager to support the men and women of the military," said Dr. Elizabeth...

2011-01-24 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, today announced that its regionally accredited academic institution, Ashford University, received the Final Audit Report from the U.S. Department of Education's (DOE) Office of Inspector General (OIG) covering the University's administration of Title IV, Higher Education Act programs. In its Final Audit...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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