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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...

DENVER, Colorado (May
20, 2009)-
Jones International University®
(JIU®), named a Top 10 Online University and the first fully
accredited* online university, is proud to
now offer degree programs in support of the Servicemembers Opportunity
Colleges (SOC) Degree Network System for the Coast Guard (SOCCOAST).

The SOC Degree Network System (SOCAD, SOCNAV,
SOCMAR, and SOCCOAST) is a group of degree-granting colleges and
universities that have pledged to help servicemembers and their adult
family members complete college degrees by adopting military-friendly
policies, such as reduced residency...

DENVER, Colo., (April 28,
2009)—
Jones International University® (JIU®),
named a Top 10 Online University and the first fully accredited*
online university, is proud to now offer degree
programs in support of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC)
Degree Network System for the Marine Corps (SOCMAR).
JIU’s Bachelor of Business Administration degree program is eligible
for participation in the SOC Degree Network System.

The SOC Degree Network System (SOCAD, SOCNAV,
SOCMAR, and SOCCOAST) is a group of degree-granting colleges and
...

Teachers to Receive Support in Continuing Their Education for Advanced Degrees

CENTENNIAL, Colo, (March 16, 2009)-- Jones International University® (JIU®), the first fully online university to receive accreditation, has launched an innovative program in tandem with a Colorado school district that will provide up to $1 million in scholarships to over 100 teachers within the District who want to advance their careers as well as complete continuing education requirements.

The effort is being conducted through JIU’s School of Education, the Douglas County School District and the Douglas County Education Association. The Douglas County School District is located...

Washington, D.C., (News Release Wire) September 16, 2008 — Five American universities have made the top ten of the best online universities in the world for the first time according to the 5th Edition of the BEST & WORST IN ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAMS. The ratings are edited by online higher education pioneer, Professor Fred DiUlus.

DiUlus has been rating online colleges continuously since 2002. He started rating these institutions when there were barely 20 in existence and notes the list is growing rapidly. He states, "The popularity of online education will grow to unimaginable proportions." He predicts the...

By Nancy Kelsey

Associated Press 7/9/08

Laurel Ranticelli considered driving 40 miles round-trip to take education classes at the University of Massachusetts campus in Amherst. Then she realized she could take the same courses from her computer at home and save on fuel costs.

"It's gotten out of hand, the gas prices," said Ranticelli, 50, who lives in Springfield. "It's $70 a week. That's pretty close to my groceries."

She joins a growing number of students trying to save gas money by enrolling in online classes. Online enrollment has been steadily growing for years, but college administrators say the spike in gas prices - to more than $4 a gallon in most places - has...

June 4, 2008- Defense Procurement News

From International Security - Industry - Briefing

The U.S. Air Force has forged a partnership with Jones International University to offer airmen with an associate degree a chance to earn a bachelors degree.

Severely wounded vets offered chance to realize educational goals online

DENVER (August 15, 2007) The Sentinels of Freedom Foundation, a grass roots organization that helps severely wounded veterans readjust to civilian life and prosper in their communities, has named Jones International University® (JIU®), its preferred provider of online education. As the first fully online university in the U.S. to be granted regional accreditation*, JIU offers a wide range of certificate, undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs and will be instrumental in assisting Sentinels in achieving not only their educational goals, but...

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