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05 / 2019 article

Bridgepoint Education and its Academic Institutions Chosen as a 2017 Gold Sponsor of the Downtown Denver Partnership


Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), together with its academic institutions, Ashford University and University of the Rockies, has announced it is a gold sponsor of the Downtown Denver Partnership for 2017.

“Colorado-based employees of Bridgepoint, Ashford, and Rockies are excited to support the Downtown Denver Partnership and the organization’s 2017 initiatives,” said Dr. Ted Blashak, regional vice president for Bridgepoint. “As an organization that believes in giving back to the community, we look forward to our continued partnership.”

“We are grateful for Bridgepoint Education, Ashford University, and University of the Rockies, for their continued investment in Downtown Denver through sponsorship of the Downtown Denver Partnership,” said Jim Kirchheimer, Downtown Denver Partnership senior vice president of member experience.

Formed in 1955, the Downtown Denver Partnership was created to plan, manage, and develop Downtown Denver as the unique, diverse, and economically healthy urban core of the Rocky Mountain Region. In addition, the Partnership also manages the Downtown Denver Business Improvement District that provides enhanced services to make Downtown Denver a cleaner, safer, and more vibrant place to live and work.

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About Bridgepoint Education

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) harnesses the latest technology to reimagine the modern student experience. Bridgepoint owns two academic institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies. Together, these programs, technologies, and resources represent a unique model for advancing education in the 21st century. Bridgepoint stands for greater access, social learning, and exposure to leading minds. For more information, visit,, or call Marianne Perez, Media Relations Manager, at 858.668.2586 x11636.


About Ashford University

Where heritage meets innovation – that’s Ashford University. At Ashford, students discover relevant degree programs, innovative technology, and cherished tradition. Ashford offers associates, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs online, allowing students to balance life by providing the flexibility to do school work anywhere, anytime. For more information, please visit,,, or call Marianne Perez, Media Relations Manager, at 858.513.9240 x11636.


About University of the Rockies

University of the Rockies is a leading graduate school of the social and behavioral sciences that offers programs for students seeking their PhD, PsyD, or Master of Arts degree. Based in Denver, Colo., the University provides students with the convenience of an online education. While working toward a degree from anywhere in the country, students enjoy access to industry professionals, research, and publishing opportunities. For more information, please visit,,, or call Marianne Perez, Media Relations Manager, at 866.621.0124 x11636.