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DENVER, Colo., (August
21, 2012) — Children
in the Denver-area will receive school supplies next week courtesy of the Stuff
for Students drive organized by Volunteers of America and 9NEWS. Jones International University®
(JIU®) partnered with these organizations and aided in the
collection effort between July 18th and August 20th. At the end of the month-long period, JIU
collected and delivered two van-loads full of supplies for the drive. Once
sorted, Volunteers of America will distribute the school supplies to fifteen
Denver-area school districts where the items will then be provided to children...
DENVER, Colo., (July
27, 2012) — Five
hundred Denver-area children will receive backpacks stuffed with school
supplies this weekend courtesy of The Potter’s House, Frazier Global Strategies
and Jones International University® (JIU®). The three organizations partnered to fund the
2012 Backpack Drive to provide school supplies to pre-kindergarten through high
school aged children in the Denver area.
Backpacks will be distributed to families who signed up to receive the
packs on Sunday, July 29 at The Potter’s House following the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
were able to sign up to...
Ernst & Young announces
Glenn Jones, Founder, Jones International, Ltd.
is an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Award winner in The Mountain
Award recognizes entrepreneurial excellence in the Media &
(June 29, 2011)— Ernst & Young LLP today announced that Glenn Jones, Founder,
Jones International, Ltd., received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The
Year® 2012 Award in the Media & Communications category in
Mountain Desert Region. The award...
of the Year 2012
moved by deep commitment to education
Winner - Media
content from Denver Business Journal by Lisa Wirthman, Special to the Business
Journal Date: Friday,
June 29, 2012, 4:00am MDT
Kathleen Lavine |
Denver Business Journal
executive chairman, CEO and president of Jones International Ltd., created the
online university in 1993.
The idea for the
DENVER, Colo., (May
11, 2012) — Jones
International University® (JIU®)today announced that Founder
Glenn R. Jones was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of
The Year® 2012 program in the Mountain Desert region which
includes Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico. The award recognizes outstanding
entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such
areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their
businesses and communities. Jones was selected by a panel of independent
judges. Awards will be presented at a special...
DENVER, Colo., (April
3, 2012) — Jones
International University®, Ltd. (JIU®) today announced the availability of
SkyDrive service for students. SkyDrive
is a Microsoft cloud service which enables JIU students to utilize web-based
versions of Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
at no additional charge.
through student accounts on the JIU website, students may access the cloud
service through their “My Courses” page and by following the SkyDrive
link. SkyDrive allows any student with internet
service and a web browser to have access...
DENVER - (March 29, 2012) – When the Mizel
Museum chose to honor Glenn R. Jones with the 2012 Community Enrichment Award
and asked for his list of achievements, they didn’t expect a four-page resume
that might make Bill Gates look like an underachiever. Jones’ list of
accomplishments includes dozens of successful business and humanitarian
endeavors, groundbreaking inventions, multiple business holdings, award-winning
documentary and motion picture production, and far-reaching investments, and he’s
been on the receiving end of multiple honors and awards.
Jones is a
businessman, inventor, founder, humanitarian, visionary,...
DENVER, Colo., (January 6, 2012) – Jones International
University® (JIU®) congratulates Cheryl Rowles-Stokes on her recent appointment by
Governor John Hickenlooper as the new county court judge in the 18th
Judicial District. Rowles-Stokes is a
graduate of JIU and received her Masters of Business Administration from the
University before pursuing a J.D. from the Sturm College of Law at the
University of Denver.
The Colorado Judicial Branch announced that the Governor
appointed Rowles-Stokes to fill a vacancy created by Judge Ethan Feldman’s
retirement. Rowles-Stokes, who lives in
Academic fellowship created
to evolve and nurture scholarly concepts and activities among faculty and
DENVER, Colo., (December
20, 2011) — Jones
International University®, Ltd. (JIU®) today announced the formation of the
JIU Society of Scholars. With a focus on
the subject areas of Education, Business and Technology, the JIU Society of
Scholars (Society) will promote scholarly dialogue including current trends
around its subject areas. It will
support, model and recognize faculty research and provide opportunities for...
DENVER, Colo., (November
21, 2011) — Dr. Debora Scheffel, Dean, Jones
International University® (JIU®) School of Education, recently earned a
nomination for the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
(AACTE) Board of Directors. The AACTE is
a national alliance of educator preparation programs dedicated to the highest
quality professional development of teachers and school leaders in order to
enhance PK-12 student learning. As a member
of the board, Debora would serve the AACTE mission to promote the learning of