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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. 

Available
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
students.

 

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
...

DENVER (November 9, 2011) - The Mizel Museum is pleased to announce Glenn R. Jones as the recipient of its 2012 Community Enrichment Award. Given annually to an individual who makes outstanding community contributions, the Mizel Museum Community Enrichment Award will be presented at the 22nd Annual Gala Dinner on May 23, 2012. As the 2012 honoree, Jones will join the list of notable past recipients including Sharon Magness Blake, Dean Singleton, Norman Brownstein, Anna and John Sie, and Governor John Hickenlooper.


Glenn R. Jones is the founder of Jones International University and chairman and chief executive officer of Jones...

DENVER, Colo., (November 9, 2011) — In response to the growing threat of attacks on cyber networks, Jones International University® (JIU®) created an MBA program with a focus in Information Security Management-Cyber Security to be launched at the Billington CyberSecurity Summit WEST.  The five Cyber Security courses in the JIU MBA specialization are designed to provide background on the growing need for and issues associated with information security.  Distinguished advisory board members for the MBA program include Major General USAF (Ret.) Dale W. Meyerrose, VP and GM, Cyber Integrated Solutions, Harris Corporation, Thomas K. Billington, CEO,...

DENVER, Colo., (November 2, 2011) — Jones International University® (JIU®) is pleased to announce that Richard Cox has been appointed as the University’s president, effective September 28. In this role, Mr. Cox will oversee the overall strategic planning and sustained expansion of the University. Mr. Cox previously served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the University.


“Richard has a profound passion for democratizing education and a keen grasp of the technology that enables it.  He also has a vast background that directly bears on student service.  It is a delight to welcome him to the University’s top executive role.  His leadership...

DENVER, Colo., (September 12, 2011) – For the third consecutive year, Jones International University® (JIU®), the first fully online accredited university, has been ranked among the top five of the best online universities in the world, according to the Global Academy Online 2011 8th annual edition of the BEST & WORST IN ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAMS. The ratings were conducted by Professor Fred DiUlus. 


DiUlus is a pioneer in online higher education rating and ranking.  He is CEO and Founder of Global Academy Online, Inc.  Each school’s rating is based on the online...

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