Ashford University

Banner Health Celebrates 32 Ashford University Graduates

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 5:12pm

"Since the partnership began, more than 100 Banner Health employees have completed their degree(s) through Ashford University, including 32 employees who graduated this fall," said Vice President of Zovio Employer Services, Sam Fernandez.

Key Points: 
  • "Since the partnership began, more than 100 Banner Health employees have completed their degree(s) through Ashford University, including 32 employees who graduated this fall," said Vice President of Zovio Employer Services, Sam Fernandez.
  • "Over the years, the partnership between Banner Health and Ashford University has continued to evolve and demonstrate the power of collaboration.
  • "Receiving a Full Tuition Grant from Banner Health has allowed me to achieve my goal of being a first-generation college graduate," said Operations Director - Banner Children's Specialists, and Ashford University alumna, Joannie Merrifield(B.
  • As the 100th graduate of this program, I am incredibly grateful to Ashford University and Banner Health for this once in a lifetime opportunity."

Ashford University Partners with Symplicity on Second Virtual Career Fair

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 9:01pm

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ashford University's Career Services partnered with Symplicity Career Services Manager (CSM ) to host the university's second Virtual Career Fair on October 7, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ashford University's Career Services partnered with Symplicity Career Services Manager (CSM ) to host the university's second Virtual Career Fair on October 7, 2020.
  • "The second annual career fair hosted by Ashford University was another home run," said Flory Seidel, a 2015 MBA graduate and current doctoral candidate.
  • Companies participating in the virtual career fair were recruiting for jobs and internships open nationwide.
  • Symplicity CSM is a comprehensive solution provider that enables career centers to connect students to employment opportunities, career preparation tools, and recruiting tools.

Forbes School of Business & Technology to Present Webinar Series on Leadership Skills in Today's Global Economy

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 11:00pm

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Forbes School of Business & Technology at Ashford University will host Leadership Skills You Need to Compete in Today's Global Economy, a four-part webinar series featuring topics related to enhancing individual leadership strengths and redefining the attributes of today's impactful leaders.

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Forbes School of Business & Technology at Ashford University will host Leadership Skills You Need to Compete in Today's Global Economy, a four-part webinar series featuring topics related to enhancing individual leadership strengths and redefining the attributes of today's impactful leaders.
  • Each webinar session will feature presentations by a member of the school's MBA Advisory Committee, who will share their thought leadership and industry experience related to the education and skills needed to compete in the global business environment.
  • EQ/DQ/CA The Winning Combination of Emotional, Diversity, and Communications Intelligence
    Allen will examine these three areas of emotional intelligence and how together, they are an intrinsic part of vital leadership skills development.
  • Forbes School of Business & Technology at Ashford Universityis a recognized innovator in online higher education.

Zovio Announces Matthew Hillman as Executive Vice President of University Partnerships

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 6:00pm

CHANDLER, Ariz., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zovio (Nasdaq: ZVO), an education technology services company, announced that Matthew Hillman has joined the company in the newly created position of Executive Vice President of University Partnerships.

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  • CHANDLER, Ariz., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zovio (Nasdaq: ZVO), an education technology services company, announced that Matthew Hillman has joined the company in the newly created position of Executive Vice President of University Partnerships.
  • Hillman is responsible for providing industry-leading service to Zovio's existing and new university partnerships.
  • This includes ensuring the superior delivery of services as Ashford University transitions to The University of Arizona Global Campus later this year.
  • "By appointing Matt Hillman to lead our new University Partnerships team, Zovio is continuing to execute on its go-forward strategy," shared Zovio Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer Andrew Clark.

Ashford University Faculty Member Receives Support Service Award from Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 3:35am

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin McAuliffe, J.D., Associate Professor of Social and Criminal Justice at Ashford University, is the recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Support Service Award from the Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning (ADEIL), a professional association for those engaged or interested in distance education.

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, Oct. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin McAuliffe, J.D., Associate Professor of Social and Criminal Justice at Ashford University, is the recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Support Service Award from the Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning (ADEIL), a professional association for those engaged or interested in distance education.
  • McAuliffe has taught at Ashford since 2005, when he joined the University as an adjunct faculty member teaching online criminal justice, law, ethics, history, and introductory courses.
  • Each year, ADEIL seeks nominations for the Excellence in Support Service Award from a nominee's peers and members of ADEIL.
  • The Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning (ADEIL) is a professional association for anyone engaged in or interested in distance education.

Ashford University Courses Receive Honors from Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 12:57am

These recognitions from ADEIL reflect the effective collaboration of Ashford faculty course developers and assessment specialists, and instructional design and educational technology teams at Zovio.

Key Points: 
  • These recognitions from ADEIL reflect the effective collaboration of Ashford faculty course developers and assessment specialists, and instructional design and educational technology teams at Zovio.
  • Ashford Universityis a recognized leader and innovator in distance learning and online education.
  • Ashford offers associate, bachelor's, master's,and doctoral degree programs .For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu , www.facebook.com/ashforduniversity , or www.twitter.com/AshfordU .
  • The Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning (ADEIL) is a professional association for anyone engaged in or interested in distance education.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District Employees Graduate from Ashford University Debt-Free Thanks to Zovio's Full Tuition Grant Program

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 7:00pm

Through this partnership, full-time SMUD employees can obtain an associate, bachelor's, or master's degree at Ashford University without requiring any student loans or incurring additional tuition expenses.

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  • Through this partnership, full-time SMUD employees can obtain an associate, bachelor's, or master's degree at Ashford University without requiring any student loans or incurring additional tuition expenses.
  • Also, immediate family members of SMUD employees can enroll in Ashford University degree programs at a discounted tuition rate.
  • "I have gained more confidence as an individual and have become more knowledgeable," shared SMUD team member and Ashford alumna Tiffany M. McRea.
  • Ashford offers associate, bachelor's, master's,and doctoral degree programs .For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu , www.facebook.com/ashforduniversity , or www.twitter.com/AshfordU .

Ashford University to Host Sixth Annual Teaching & Learning Conference November 3-5, 2020

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 10:08pm

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University will host its sixth annual Teaching and Learning Conference (TLC) on November 3-5, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University will host its sixth annual Teaching and Learning Conference (TLC) on November 3-5, 2020.
  • "Our annual conference brings together accomplished scholars and aspiring students who explore how to improve teaching and learning in the online classroom," said Dr. Craig Swenson, President of Ashford University and a featured conference keynote speaker.
  • Visit the TLC registration webpage to register, and the conference website to access session information and links.
  • Ashford Universityis a recognized leader and innovator in distance learning and online education.

Ashford University's Second Virtual Career Fair Slated for October 7, 2020

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 11:20pm

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University has partnered with Symplicity Career Services Manager (CSM) to host the university's second Virtual Career Fair on October 7, 2020, from noon 6 PM PT.

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University has partnered with Symplicity Career Services Manager (CSM) to host the university's second Virtual Career Fair on October 7, 2020, from noon 6 PM PT.
  • The fair will be aligned with Ashford's Fall 2020 Commencement event as an additional way for students and alumni from all degree programs and class levels to connect.
  • The event follows Ashford's first-ever Virtual Career Fair held in July 2020, hosted in partnership with CareerEco.
  • "I'm thankful for this event and recommend future Ashford University Virtual Career Fairs to students and alumni."

Ashford University Partners with CareerEco to Host Successful First-Ever Virtual Career Fair

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 4:01pm

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University's Career Services partnered with new virtual recruiting platform CareerEco to host the university's first-ever Virtual Career Fair on July 29, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University's Career Services partnered with new virtual recruiting platform CareerEco to host the university's first-ever Virtual Career Fair on July 29, 2020.
  • "The virtual career fair presented a great opportunity for our students and alumni to meet with employers online, and explore available opportunities across the United States," said Grace Williamson, Director of Career Services and Alumni Relations at Ashford.
  • "I did make some great connections and was fully emerged in this event," said Flory Seidel, career fair participant, 2020 Ashford doctoral candidate, and 2015 MBA graduate.
  • Ashford plans to host another virtual career fair in the near future.