Online education leader honors contributions of military spouses
NORCROSS, Ga., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ashworth College (http://www.ashworthcollege.edu), announced that it will be a sponsor of Military Spouse magazine's 2011 Military Spouse of the Year Award. Ashworth also sponsored the award in 2010.
The Military Spouse of the Year program annually honors the millions of past and present military spouses who dedicate their lives to serving their country and by giving back to their local community. Candidates are current branch winners and voting is conducted online. The winner will be announced at a Military Spouse Appreciation Day celebratory banquet in May.
"Ashworth is proud to once again be part of the Military Spouse of the Year Award program," said Gary M. Keisling, Ashworth College Chairman and CEO. "Service members, military spouses and veterans are an important part of the Ashworth student family and it is an honor to help recognize those who dedicate themselves to serving our country."
Recognized by Military Spouse's sister publication, G.I. Jobs, as a 2011 Military Friendly School, Ashworth College offers a range of diploma, certificate and degree programs that are conducive to the unique needs of service members, spouses and veterans. Ashworth also offers additional benefits to military students, including college credit for military service and work/life experience.
Ashworth College is a Servicemember Opportunity Colleges Consortium (SOC) member school, accepts ACE credits and is approved for a range of other military benefits including Post 9/11 GI Bill, Montgomery GI Bill, GoArmyEd, and MyCAA. Ashworth has also been recognized as a 2011 Military Friendly School by Military Advanced Education magazine and actively supports its Student Veteran's Association campus chapter.
About Military Spouse magazine
Military Spouse magazine and www.milspouse.com is the leading national magazine and online destination for the nation's 1.1 million current and 20 million former military spouses. The Military Spouse of the Year program annually honors the millions of past and present military spouses who continue to thrive in a wartime environment, dedicate their lives and families to service of a grateful nation and give back to a community in need.
About Ashworth College
As a leader in online education, Ashworth College has built a tradition of excellence spanning 25 years, offering students worldwide more than 115 online college degrees, online career certificates, online career training and high school online diplomas that are affordable and fit the busy schedules of working adults. Ashworth also offers military education online as well as specialized programs for corporate partners and homeschoolers.
Headquartered in Norcross, GA, Ashworth is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The Accrediting Commission of the DETC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. Ashworth High School is further accredited regionally by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI). SACS CASI is an accreditation division of AdvancED. For more information, visit http://www.ashworthcollege.edu.
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