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Apr 14, 2015, 20:00 ET
Jeff Hobbs is named Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month. Jeff will also deliver the commencement address at Ashford's graduation ceremony next month.

Jeff Hobbs Named Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month

 Jeff Hobbs has spent much of his life defying the odds and disproving doubters. Born premature and stricken with spastic cerebral palsy, Hobbs...

Mar 31, 2015, 08:00 ET
Ashford University March Alum of the Month Brian Walton.

Brian Walton Named Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month

 Brian Walton had already earned a bachelor's degree in Science Technology Management when he sought a new career path to academia and...

Mar 20, 2015, 13:30 ET
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All Diets Work

 According to Gallup's 2014 Health and Healthcare survey, half (51 percent) of Americans want to lose weight. But, despite the nation's...

Mar 05, 2015, 08:00 ET
Why are we so mad about March Madness?

Why Are We So Mad About March Madness?

 In the world of sports and competition, March Madness holds a special place. With the 2015 NCAA men's basketball tournament kicking off...

Mar 04, 2015, 08:00 ET
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National Nutrition Month: Five Fitness & Nutrition Apps to Improve Health

 March is National Nutrition Month. Sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, National Nutrition Month is dedicated to communicating...

Feb 10, 2015, 18:30 ET
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Jared Bailiff Named Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month

 Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month Jared Bailiff has always gone after the things he wants in life. He graduated from high...

Jan 22, 2015, 15:00 ET

Ashford University Names Graduate and Current Student Jet Kaehn Outstanding Alum of the Month

Jet Kaehn was already an accomplished woman when she decided to return to school. She had amassed more than ten years of experience working at a...

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
Fall 2014 Graduation by the Numbers (PRNewsFoto/Ashford University)

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...