Discussing Intimate Partner Violence

This month the Promoting Access and Wellness in Students (PAWS) feature is on an issue that has recently garnered national attention, intimate partner […]

Ebola: An epidemiologist’s experience in Sierra Leone

Most of us have seen the news and understand the devastation that has come from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. But, one […]

Unique Business Leaders

When you think of a successful business owner, you might imagine a serious person who dresses professionally every day, but that doesn’t have […]

Black History Month – Promoting Access and Wellness in Students

February is Black History Month, and the monthly feature of Promoting Access and Wellness in Students (PAWS) is the video below that features […]

New Year = New You

The New Year marks a time of change, a time when we can make a fresh start, a time when we might step […]

6 Steps to Stellar Event Planning for Your Community

My job is pretty awesome. I have organized food drives, beach cleanups, park beautifications, and painting parties for Title I schools. Event planning […]

International Human Rights Day

It seems like everyone has a full schedule this time of year. And while adding one more day to remember on your calendar […]

What “Working Mom” Means to Three Entrepreneurs

Mothers often have to work. Being a mom who works doesn’t have to mean long hours away from your children, though. A new […]

Working Moms Balance Home and Career

We invited speakers at the 2014 Forbes Women’s Summit (sponsored by Ashford University) to share their thoughts on being a working mom. Watch […]

Becky Hammon: a Model for Women in Business

Becky Hammon recently made news when she was hired as the first female assistant coach for an NBA team. In the fall of […]

Keys to Success for Women in Business

We asked around the 2014 Forbes Women’s Summit (sponsored by Ashford University) for thoughts on women in business. We got responses from a […]

The Malala Fund: One Girl Can Change the World

Dedicated to bringing education to every child across the globe, the Malala Fund is a beacon of hope for millions of people worldwide. […]

Forward Thinking

Every day great ideas, advice, and information are discussed around the institution. This knowledge is shared with students, alumni, friends, and faculty, but on a small scale. This blog was created to engage a larger audience, a group of lifelong learners who read, think, and provide valuable feedback. Forward Thinking is meant to be more than a blog; it’s another way of learning – for us and for you.