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Ashford University’s Leader Development Grant (LDG) Program Proves Great Success

Ashford University logoAshford University’s Leader Development Grant (LDG) is designed to assist Ashford’s corporate partners in offering education options that can help them develop and retain their employees. The LDG program, when combined with a partner company’s tuition assistance program, allows eligible students to earn their degree without student loan debt. Students who are eligible for the grant will have their educational costs covered by their employer, in addition to tuition for all eligible courses, course materials, technology fees, prior learning assessment fees, and graduation fees paid for. Continue Reading

Israeli Filmmakers Nir Bergman and David Ofek to Teach at SDSU This Fall

Award-winning Israeli filmmakers Nir Bergman and David Ofek will serve as visiting lecturers at San Diego State University this fall. Bergman and Ofek will be team-teaching at San Diego State from August 25 to December 18 through the Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artists Program, which is bringing 13 prominent Israeli artists for residencies at top universities across the United States during the 2017-2018 academic year. Bergman… Continue Reading

Kelvin Johnson Named Ashford University’s Outstanding Alum of the Month

Kelvin Johnson has been named Ashford University’s Outstanding Alum of the Month for June 2017. While working at a plant nursery, Kelvin realized he needed to pursue his education to further his career. Although he held a bachelor of science in agriculture degree from Virginia State University, that degree did not fulfill Johnson. After speaking… Continue Reading

Bridgepoint Education’s Ashford University Receives Innovation Award for Constellation

San Diego – based Bridgepoint Education, Inc. recently announced San Diego-based Ashford University has won the Innovation Award for the development of Constellation, a state-of-the-art platform and suite of e-online textbooks that support learning through the use of dynamic, interactive material. Developed by employees at Bridgepoint and its academic institutions, Ashford and University of the Rockies, Constellation… Continue Reading

San Diego Based International Bipolar Foundation Fights Stigma with Shared Stories

Thousands of people with bipolar disorder will share their personal success stories through social media in honor of the 4th Annual World Bipolar Day on Thursday, March 30. The educational campaign is a project of the International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) as part of their ongoing efforts to bring awareness to bipolar conditions and to eliminate… Continue Reading

Ashford University Named a Top 100 Minority Degree Producer by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

List recognizes the post-secondary institutions that confer the most degrees to minority students in the United States 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 Degree Producer for graduating students with degrees in various disciplines including education.” The list… Continue Reading