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Bridgepoint Education's University of the Rockies Graduation to be Held August 21

Bridgepoint Education Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of post-secondary education services focusing on higher access to higher education, announced today that University of the Rockies will hold its graduation ceremony at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 21.  The ceremony will be held at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort.  Students will travel from 19 states, including Alaska and Hawaii, to attend the ceremony.

 The graduating class will include 55 students – the largest class to graduate from University of the Rockies.  Twenty-seven master’s degrees and 28 doctorate degrees will be conferred.  The 2010 graduation ceremony also celebrates the first class of online students to graduate from the University. 

 

Remarks to the graduates will be delivered by Dr. Eric Lee, president and chief executive officer of the Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce.  Dr. Lee has a rich history of community service and was previously selected as one of the “30 Emerging Leaders Under 30” by Ebony Magazine.

 

About Bridgepoint Education

Bridgepoint Education's postsecondary education services focus on offering associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in such disciplines as business, education, psychology, social sciences and health sciences.  Bridgepoint Education's regionally accredited academic institutions - Ashford University and University of the Rockies - deliver their programs online as well as at traditional campuses located in Clinton, Iowa, and Colorado Springs, Colorado.  For more information about Bridgepoint Education, visit www.bridgepointeducation.com or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations at 858.668.2580. 

 

About University of the Rockies

University of the Rockies is a graduate school specializing in master's and doctorate degree programs in psychology.  Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahlc.org), classes are offered online and at the University's Colorado Springs, Colorado, campus.  For more information, please visit www.rockies.edu or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 866.621.0124 x2513.

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