Press Releases

Denver, Colo., (August 30, 2011) – Jones International University® (JIU®) is pleased to partner with the Douglas County Educational Foundation (DCEF) to re-launch the successful Educator Scholarship Program for all employees in the Douglas County School District (DCSD).  The program will provide up to $1,000,000 in scholarships for DCSD employees who meet eligibility requirements.


The initial scholarship program was introduced in 2009, when Jones International University 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 the desire to advance...

DENVER, COLO (March 29, 2011)—Jones International University® (JIU®), the first fully online accredited* university, served as the title sponsor of the 2011 Eagle Scout Banquet as part of its dedication to lifelong learning, education and giving back to the community. The event was held Friday, February 25th at the Renaissance Hotel in Denver, Colorado and honored 554 Scouts in the Denver Metro Area who achieved Eagle Scout Recognition.

Eagle Scout Recognition is the highest rank given by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), and marks the end of a long road of momentous achievement for a Scout. Each...

DENVER, COLORADO (February 9, 2011)—Jones International University® (JIU®), the first fully online accredited* university, announced today that Richard Cox, Jr. has been appointed the Senior Vice Chancellor of Student Services and Support. Reporting directly to Chairman and CEO Glenn R. Jones, Cox will work closely with the university’s admissions counselors and student retention teams to further enhance the student experience.


"I am pleased to appoint someone of Cox’s caliber to the JIU executive team," said Mr. Jones. "JIU concentrates on a unique, student-centered approach to learning and Cox’s experience will allow us to enhance that...


DENVER, Colo., (February 3, 2011)—Jones International University®(JIU®), the first fully online
accredited university*, once again receives accolades for its efforts
supporting military students in their higher education endeavors by two
publications highly esteemed in the military community. JIU takes pride in its
recent rankings as a top military friendly school by Military Advanced Education (MAE), a leading journal of higher
learning for service members. In MAE’s 4rd
Annual Guide to Military Friendly Colleges and Universities
, JIU again
ranked among a small...

Denver, Colo., (January 6, 2011) – Jones International University® (JIU®), one of the nation’s leading online educational institutions, officially launched a new Doctorate of Education in Adult Education Leadership program.  The program is designed to present an immersive educational experience for adult learners who are looking to maximize their career potential. 


JIU is constantly looking for ways to enrich their program offerings for current and potential students, as well as alumni. The Doctorate of Education in Adult Education Leadership is a versatile new degree program that encompasses the exacting model of the...

DENVER, Colo., (June
18, 2010)
– For the second year in a row, 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 2010 edition of the BEST & WORST IN ONLINE
DEGREE PROGRAMS.
The ratings were conducted by Professor Fred DiUlus, an
online higher education pioneer. 

 

DiUlus, CEO and Founder of Global Academy Online, has rated
online colleges since 2002. He began rating them when there were only 20 online...

DENVER, Colo., (April 20, 2010) — Jones International University® (JIU®), the first fully online accredited university,* announced today that it will be featured in Crown Point Productions’ Worlds’ Greatest! Series episode 131 airing April 26, 27 and 28 on the ION network.  Check local listings for air times.  


World’s Greatest! is a  thirty-minute television show dedicated to highlighting the world’s greatest companies, products, places and people.  Crown Point Productions sent a crew to film on location at Jones International University’s corporate offices in Centennial, Colorado.  The crew was able to capture...

DENVER, Colo., (April 6, 2010) — Jones International University® (JIU®), the first fully online accredited university,* today announced the promotion of Bruce Cunningham to the newly created position of Executive Vice Chancellor/Chief Operating Officer.   


 “This new position is necessitated because of JIU’s very rapid growth,” said the University’s Chancellor, Glenn R. Jones.  All Vice Chancellors of JIU will report to the new Executive Vice Chancellor/Chief Operating Officer, who in turn will report directly to the Chancellor.  Cunningham will also continue to serve as Chief Legal Counsel for Jones International™, Ltd., and as Senior...

DENVER, Colo., (March 25, 2010)—Jones International University®(JIU®), the first fully online accredited* university and one of the world’s leading online educational institutions, recently announced the launch of several new Accelerated Bachelors to Masters degree programs that offer business students the unique opportunity to earn both their bachelor’s and master’s degree in a consolidated timeframe.   


The Accelerated Bachelors to Masters (ABM) degree option is a scarce commodity in the world of adult continuing education, and thus a valued asset in today’s competitive business landscape.  JIU’s ABM degrees allow those who have...

DENVER, Colo., (January 11, 2010)—Jones International University® (JIU®), the first fully online accredited university,* once again receives accolades for its efforts supporting military students in their higher education endeavors by two publications highly esteemed in the military community.


 


JIU takes pride in its recent rankings as a top military friendly school by Military Advanced Education (MAE), a leading journal of higher learning for service members. In MAE’s 3rd Annual Guide to Military Friendly Colleges and Universities, JIU ranked among a small percentage of schools...

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