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Nov 25, 2014, 12:45 ET
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Ashford University Names Outstanding Alum of the Month

 There was a time in her life when it looked like a college degree was beyond Alyssa Bergeron's reach. As a teen, she struggled with school and...

Nov 24, 2014, 14:15 ET
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New Year, New Career: Mastering Five Tough Interview Questions

For many Americans, the start of a new year kicks off the search for a new job or career. Whether you're a seasoned professional or recent college...

Nov 03, 2014, 12:16 ET
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An Authentic, Empowered, Complete Person: What Motherhood Looks Like Today

 Dr. Mindy Sloan, Ashford University associate vice president of research and student success, is no stranger to juggling multiple roles. As a...

Oct 29, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Air Force Veteran Edwin Espiritu Honored as Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month

For 12 years, Edwin Espiritu proudly served as a member of the US Air Force and he continues to serve our nation as an Air Force Reservist....

Oct 20, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Education Powering Evolution in Opportunities for Women in Business

Women's roles in the world of business have evolved over time. Once consigned to administrative and support staff capacities, more and more women...

Oct 01, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Graduates from Across the Country Converge on San Diego for Ashford University's Commencement on October 5

The graduates for Ashford University's fall 2014 commencement hail from 50 states and 10 countries. Thousands of these graduates and their...

Sep 29, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Finding a Better Version of You: Life-Long Learning Opens the Door to Self-Improvement

 Life-long learners are explorers and adventurers. They seek out information and open themselves up to new ideas and experiences. According to...

Sep 24, 2014, 14:30 ET
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G.I. Jobs Magazine Names Ashford University to the 2015 List of Military Friendly Schools

Ashford University has been named to the 2015 Military Friendly Schools® list by G.I. Jobs magazine. The list recognizes the top colleges,...

Sep 18, 2014, 14:30 ET
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Sheryl Jackson-Matthews Named Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month

Sheryl Jackson-Matthews was tired of regretting her unfinished college education. In 2008, she enrolled in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in...

Sep 17, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Confidence: A Back-to-School Essential for All Students

 As students of all ages headed back to school this month, they made sure they had their books and other essential back-to-class supplies. But...

Sep 11, 2014, 19:00 ET
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Forbes™ School of Business Professors to Serve as Mentors during Denver Startup Week

When Denver Startup Week takes place September 15-20, attendees will be able to participate in mentoring sessions with three faculty members from...

Aug 28, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Forbes™ School of Business Announces Three Senior Project Scholarship Finalists

Forbes™ School of Business at Ashford University has announced three finalists for the Senior Project Scholarship. They are Kyle Baucum from...

Aug 07, 2014, 17:00 ET
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Corenna Khieu Named Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month

Corenna Khieu entered Ashford University with trepidation and some doubts about her academic potential. She left Ashford University with a Bachelor...

Jul 25, 2014, 20:00 ET
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Ashford University Names Lauren Scheer Its Outstanding Alum of the Week

 Lauren Scheer has helped to run a successful homeowner's association management business since 1980, but she wanted to contribute more to the...

Jul 23, 2014, 13:20 ET
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Tips on Preparing Teens for College

Teens transition into adults and create a future for themselves when they go to college. At the same time, college brings with it many challenges...

Jul 18, 2014, 14:00 ET
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Jersey City Resident Named Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Week

Kaveen Benedict graduated from Ashford University at the age of 35, earning his Master of Business Administration degree with an Information...

Jul 11, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Member of U.S. National Guard Named Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Week

Completing a bachelor's degree as a father of five while deployed overseas as an active duty member of the U.S. National Guard certainly wasn't...

Jul 02, 2014, 21:00 ET
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Ashford University Names Jasmine Camille Rogers as Outstanding Alum of the Week

 For Jasmine Camille Rogers, it was a rapid rise from an internship to the position of executive director at a non-profit organization. She...

Jun 26, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Ashford University Spotlights Shelly Mathewis as Alumni Success Story

Wanting to close the gap between her professional and academic achievements, Shelly Mathewis enrolled at Ashford University to pursue her higher...

Jun 19, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Second Grade Teacher Julie Ann McCoy Percevecz Named Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Week

 After 25 years in the teaching profession, Julie Ann McCoy Percevecz was already an experienced educator when she enrolled at Ashford...