Bridgepoint Education Announces Gold Sponsorship of Downtown Denver Partnership for 2018

SAN DIEGO (February 28, 2018) - Bridgepoint Education, along with its institutions Ashford University and University of the Rockies, has announced it is a gold sponsor of the Downtown Denver Partnership for 2018.

“We are grateful to University of the Rockies, Bridgepoint Education, and Ashford University 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.

“Bridgepoint believes in giving back to the communities where we live and work,” said Dr. Ted Blashak, regional vice president for Bridgepoint. “Colorado-based employees of Bridgepoint Education, University of the Rockies, and Ashford University are excited to continue our support of the Downtown Denver Partnership and the organization’s initiatives.”

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 manages the Downtown Denver Business Improvement District that provides enhanced services to make Downtown Denver a cleaner, safer, and more vibrant place.

To learn more about the Downtown Denver Partnership, visit

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 Kathleen Park, Public Relations and Social Media Specialist, at 858.513.9240 X 11636.

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 Kathleen Park, Public Relations and Social Media Specialist, 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 Jana Mathieson, Sr. Communications and Community Relations Manager at 866.621.0124 x11870.

For further information: Kathleen Park, 858.513.9240 x11636,