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 […]

Veterans: Finding Success in the Online Classroom

As a veteran, you are no stranger to challenges. You’ve served your country and protected others despite the circumstances. You should be commended […]

7 Key Strengths Business School Graduates Bring to Small Business

The old notion that professionals with business school degrees only work at large multi-national companies is dead and gone. These days many business […]

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 […]

Surefire Signs You Need to Consider an Online University

It’s easy to see the advantages of a college degree. University graduates earn about $400 more per week than those who dropped out […]

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. […]

Top 4 Ways to Be a Lifelong Learner

Whether you’re enrolled in school finishing your Bachelor’s degree, graduated recently, or have been out in the working world for a long time, […]

Watch: The Importance of Lifelong Learning

We prompted a few guests at the 2014 Forbes Women’s Summit (sponsored by Ashford University) to speak about the importance of lifelong learning. […]

You Made It to Graduation! Now What?

You should be very proud of all your achievements. But now that you no longer have the routine homework, you might feel lost. […]

A Review of Google Classroom, a New LMS

In July, Google jumped in to the online education race to create the perfect learning management system (LMS) with Google Classroom. The early […]

Make Personal Development Your Goal

We asked participants the 2014 Forbes Women’s Summit (sponsored by Ashford University) their thoughts on personal development. Speakers included TV personality Deborah Norville […]

Have a Life While Going to School

Busy schedules make it hard for Americans to add more activities to their days. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the average worker […]

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.