Top 5 Things Students Need to Know About Online Learning

Many students are drawn to online learning for the convenience and flexibility it offers. For working adults, the benefits of online learning go […]

The Benefits & Challenges of Attending Online Business School as a Working Adult

Online business schools can make all the difference when it comes to achieving your educational and career goals without taking time off from […]

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 […]

Five Tactics for Multi-Generational Learning

Much is written about multiple generations in the workplace, but little information is available about multi-generational families as partners in lifelong learning. Modest […]

Meditation as Stress Relief for Students

Stress is an unavoidable aspect of student life. Studying, deadlines, financial concerns, and final grade results all can contribute to higher stress levels. […]

6 Fitness Apps to Keep You Motivated

Quitting smoking, losing weight, getting in shape, sleeping more, and stressing less, are just some of the common resolutions made at the beginning […]

Living Our Values Every Day

Values are qualities that transform a company’s mission and vision into reality by serving as a foundational compass. Organizations with strong and well-defined […]

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 […]

2015 Goals for Ashford University

We all set goals. Sometimes we establish goals for ourselves, and other times we establish them for our families or the organizations where […]

Brighten Your 5-year Outlook: The Difference a Degree Can Make

Where will you be in five years? In a decade? What about when you’re ready for retirement? Benchmarking your professional and personal life […]

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 […]

Why wait? What’s stopping you from going back to school?

You’ve thrown around the idea of going back to school for years. You’ve heard about the benefits and opportunities college graduates enjoy, but […]

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.