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DENVER, Colo., (August 14, 2013) — One
thousand Denver-area children will receive backpacks stuffed with school supplies
this week, courtesy of The Potter’s House, Frazier Global Strategies and Jones
International University® (JIU®).
The three organizations partnered to fund the 2013 Backpack Drive to provide
school supplies to pre-kindergarten through high school aged children in the
Over 150 volunteers from The Potters House helped
assemble school supplies and stuff backpacks donated in part by Frazier Global
Strategies and Jones International University to be distributed to children and...
Pledges to Support Student Veterans
Denver, Colo. (August 8, 2013)
– Today, Jones International University signed a pledge to join the Education Pillar
of Got Your 6 and support student
veterans by implementing and enhancing resources, programs and policies to
support this population. Got Your 6 is a movement led by a consortium of major film
and television studios, broadcast and cable television networks, talent
agencies, and guilds that are united in changing the conversation in America
with regards to veterans and military families. Jones International University...
Donations designated for mental health services
and substance abuse treatment for the homeless.
DENVER, Colo., (May 30, 2013) — Jones International University® (JIU®)today
announced that it has signed on to sponsor the first of several donation smart
meters to be placed throughout the city by Denver’s Road Home Better Way to
Give campaign. Community members looking
for an opportunity to help the homeless will be able to easily make a donation
by swiping their debit or credit card or dropping spare change at any of the
Better Way to Give donation smart meters.
U.S. Department of
Education and Department of Defense program created to honor members of the
education community who have assisted military personnel begin new teaching
DENVER, Colo., (May 6, 2013) — Jones International University® (JIU®)today
announced that Founder Glenn R. Jones will be inducted into the Troops to
Teachers Hall of Fame on May 9, 2013. Troops to Teachers is a U.S. Department of Education and
Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new
career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and...
DENVER, Colo., (March 19, 2013) — Jones International University®, Ltd.
(JIU®) announced the National
Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)has confirmed Jones International
University’s School of Education as a candidate for accreditation under this
governing body. JIU has met each of NCATE’s preconditions required
before becoming an official candidate for accreditation. The Unit Accreditation
Board (UAB) officially accepts candidates at its semi-annual meetings in April
In order to become a candidate, JIU submitted the
School of Education’s Conceptual...
DENVER, Colo., (March 4, 2013) – For the fifth consecutive year, Jones International University®
(JIU®) has been ranked among the top five of the best online
universities in the world, according to the Global Academy Online 2013 10th
annual edition of the BEST
& WORST IN ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAMS.
Dr. Fred DiUlus, author of the 10th annual 2013
edition of the Best / Worst Online Degree Program Providers, is
Colo., (January 10, 2013) — Military Advanced Education
(MAE) today announced Jones International University®
(JIU®) is included in their 2013 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges
& Universities. The full list of
Military-Friendly schools is available in print in the December 2012 issue and
online at http://www.mae-kmi.com.
Published since 2005, MAE serves armed services education service officers
(ESOs), transition officers (TOs), and other top level commands who work with
servicemembers, veterans, and their families during active duty, transition...
DENVER, Colo., (November
10, 2012) — One
thousand and one hundred Denver-area individuals received a new winter coat
this past Saturday at the annual Highpoint Church Winter Coat Giveaway
sponsored by Highpoint Church, Frazier Global Strategies and Jones International University® (JIU®). During the two hour event, brand new coats were
distributed on a first come, first served basis to men, women and children in
the Denver community. Held at the Martin
Luther King Jr. Library in Aurora, Colorado, the giveaway was open to the
public; no advanced reservations or registration required.
DENVER (October 9,
– Glenn Jones was named as one of the 2013 inductees into the Colorado Business
Hall of Fame today by Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. and the Denver
Metro Chamber of Commerce. The Colorado
Business Hall of Fame is an elite group comprised of Colorado’s most
distinguished business leaders from the past and present.
“Inclusion in the Colorado Business Hall of Fame is
the pinnacle of success and recognition,” said Chris Harr, 2012/2013 chairman
of the Junior Achievement board of directors. “These leaders provide
inspiration for future trailblazers and have left a legacy that reinforces...
DENVER, Colo., (October
4, 2012) — Jones
International University® (JIU®) today announced the renewal of the Educator Scholarship
Program for Douglas
County Educational Foundation (DCEF). This partnership provides all employees in
County School District (DCSD) access to scholarship options to use towards master and doctoral degrees in education and business
fields of study.
initial scholarship program was introduced in 2009, when JIU launched a
partnership with DCEF to offer up to $1,000,000 in scholarships to over 100
DCSD employees. The program targets individuals who have...