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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...

Jun 12, 2014, 15:42 ET
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Kevin Bessy Spotlighted as Ashford University's Latest Student Success Story

 Kevin Bessy had been working in the construction and engineering field for some time when he realized he had progressed in management as far...

Jun 05, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Ashford University Announces Latest Alumni Student Success Story

 Ashford University has selected Marcus Allen as the University's Outstanding Alum of the Week. Allen graduated magna cum laude from Ashford in...

May 29, 2014, 16:30 ET
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Ashford University Spotlights Linda Anderson as Latest Student Success Story

 Ashford University has named 2011 graduate Linda Anderson its Outstanding Alum of the Week. Anderson graduated from Ashford with a master of...

May 21, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Janice Dy Named Ashford University Outstanding Alum of the Week

 Ashford University has named 2013 graduate Janice Dy its Outstanding Alum of the Week. Dy graduated from Ashford last year, earning a bachelor...

May 20, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Nearly 1,200 Students Participate in Ashford University Commencement Ceremonies

 Nearly 1,200 students took part in Ashford University's two commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 4, donning caps and gowns to receive their...

Apr 29, 2014, 14:30 ET
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College Sweethearts Gear Up to Graduate Together on May 4

Hanna and Jordan Nuss are counting down the days until May 4 when they will don caps and gowns, march to "Pomp and Circumstance," and receive...

Mar 20, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Dr. Albert Karnig Joins Ashford University Board of Trustees

Dr. Albert Karnig has accepted a position on the Board of Trustees for Ashford University. His term began March 14, 2014. Dr. Karnig's career...

Mar 14, 2014, 12:30 ET
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Why Are We So Mad About March Madness?

 In the world of sports and competition, March Madness holds a special place. With the 2014 NCAA men's basketball tournament kicking off...