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Feb 16, 2017, 18:30 ET Forbes School of Business and Technology™ at Ashford University to Host Distinguished Lecturer Series Breakfast Event in San Diego on March 7

The Forbes School of Business and Technology at Ashford University will host the first event of its 2017 Distinguished Lecturer Series on Tuesday,...


Nov 18, 2016, 14:00 ET Ashford University Named a Top 100 Minority Degree Producer by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Ashford University has earned a spot on Diverse: Issues in Higher Education's list as one of the institutions identified as a "Top 100 Minority...


Nov 03, 2016, 20:00 ET Forbes School of Business and Technology™ at Ashford University Receives the 2016 Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning (ADEIL) College Level Course Award

The Forbes School of Business and Technology at Ashford University has been named a recipient of the 2016 Association for Distance Education and...


Oct 20, 2016, 17:00 ET Stephen Atienza Named Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month

When Stephen Atienza decided to head back to school to earn his bachelor's degree, he knew he had many options available. He also knew that a lot...


Oct 13, 2016, 19:00 ET Forbes School of Business and Technology™ Sponsors 4th Annual Techweek New York

The Forbes School of Business and Technology at Ashford University is a Bronze Sponsor of the 4th Annual Techweek in New York City. Held October...


Sep 26, 2016, 20:00 ET Robert Luft Named Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month

Growing up in a family where education was not a top priority, Robert Luft had a firsthand account of the lack of career opportunities that can...


Aug 18, 2016, 15:00 ET Tiffany Barthelmy Named Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month

Tiffany K. Barthelmy, Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month, discovered a simple equation for academic success: "Desire plus...


Aug 09, 2016, 15:00 ET The Forbes School of Business at Ashford University Announces Next Event in the Distinguished Speaker Series

The Forbes School of Business at Ashford University will host the third event in its 2016 Distinguished Speaker Series on Tuesday, September 13,...


May 04, 2016, 16:15 ET Ashford University Presents Academic Scholarships to Arroyo Verde Elementary Parent and Tarkington Elementary School Teacher

 In support of its partnership with the No Excuses University network of schools, Ashford University recently recognized two deserving...


Mar 16, 2016, 16:30 ET Maritza Melendez Named Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month

 Hard work and determination paid off for Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month Maritza Melendez. Just before Melendez and her...


Mar 14, 2016, 11:00 ET Dr. Craig Swenson Appointed President of Ashford University

 The Ashford University Board of Trustees today announced its plans to further strengthen the academic leadership of the University through the...


Mar 03, 2016, 15:30 ET Ashford University Launches Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree

 Ashford University has announced a new Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program. The program was created specifically to provide working...


Mar 02, 2016, 20:00 ET Ashford University Announces New Master's Degree in Special Education

 Ashford University has announced a new Master of Arts in Special Education (MASE) degree program. Developed in accordance with national...


Feb 24, 2016, 20:30 ET Ashford University Launches New Instructional Practice Specialization for Master of Arts in Education Degree Program

 Ashford University has introduced a new Instructional Practice specialization for its Master of Arts in Education degree program. While the...


Feb 16, 2016, 19:00 ET Vanessa Valente Perryman Named Ashford University's Outstanding Alum of the Month

Vanessa Valente Perryman has always been an achiever. One goal, however, eluded the star athlete and enlistee in the U.S. Air Force: her college...


Feb 02, 2016, 15:30 ET Ashford Professor Elected to Golden Key International Honour Society Council of Advisors

 Dr. William G. Woods, an associate professor in the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University, has been elected to the Golden Key...


Nov 19, 2015, 08:07 ET Ashford University Forms Articulation Agreements with 24 Community Colleges Across the Nation

 Ashford University formed new articulation agreements with 24 community colleges in 2015. The agreements ensure that graduates from these...


Sep 10, 2015, 19:00 ET Ashford University Launches the Ashford Humanities Review

 Ashford University has just released the first issue of the Ashford Humanities Review. Published by the Publications Committee of Ashford's...


Aug 28, 2015, 19:30 ET Forbes School of Business at Ashford University Appoints Eight Members to Its Board of Advisors

The Forbes School of Business at Ashford University has appointed eight members to its Board of Advisors. Dr. Richard Pattenaude, Ashford...


Mar 20, 2015, 13:30 ET 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...


Feb 10, 2015, 18:30 ET 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 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 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 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...