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We can tell you all day long how our programs change lives, but nothing matches hearing the stories directly from our students. For even more graduate success stories, go here.

Meet Ashworth’s 2019 Outstanding Graduate: Cristy Marshall-Bradley

Written by Ashworth College on Tuesday, 20 August 2019. Posted in Success Stories

Ashworth outstanding graduate of the year, Cristy Marshall-Bradley.

On August 3rd, we celebrated the accomplishments of Ashworth College and James Madison High School graduates at our annual commencement ceremony. While you may think that, as an online student, you won’t have the opportunity to walk across the stage and make your family and friends proud, we’re happy to say that students come from all over to participate. We were also proud to hear from one particular student, Cristy, our 2019 Outstanding Graduate of the Year. Here’s how she made her online education work for her to reach her career goals.

Ashworth Graduation: Recapping the Celebration

Written by Ashworth College on Thursday, 08 August 2019. Posted in Success Stories

Ashworth graduate celebrating.

As an online learner, celebrating your success with classmates may seem out of reach. Not at Ashworth. We commemorate our students’ triumphs and seal the deal on their educational journey with a victorious walk across the stage. Each year, students and their families and friends come together to celebrate our favorite day of the year, graduation! This year’s ceremony was held at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on August 3. If you weren’t able to attend and want to see how graduates celebrated Ashworth style, check out our 2019 graduation highlights and watch the ceremony!

Ashworth College alumn wins prestigious award

Written by Ashworth College on Tuesday, 22 January 2019. Posted in Success Stories

Ashworth College alumn wins prestigious award

Our alumni inspire us daily—especially when we stumble across career success! We are thrilled to promote that Ashworth College graduate Cindy Gardepe, from our Human Resource Administration program, received the prestigious Sally Dean award as the Director of Human Resources at UHS Delaware Valley Hospital.

Event planning diploma opens door to five-figure career for this former concert pianist

Written by Ashworth College on Thursday, 17 January 2019. Posted in Career, Success Stories

Event planning diploma opens door to five-figure career for this former concert pianist

Terrence Jones of Raleigh, North Carolina, should have been a concert pianist. In fact, he graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Music degree in performance piano from Virginia State University. But there was one small problem.

“I walked the stage and got my degree, but I never actually finished my recital,” Terrence laughs today. “I completed all the coursework, but hey, it’s difficult to memorize an hour-long recital and then play it for an audience from memory.”

Pham Awarded ACCESS Scholarship for Marketing at Ashworth College

Written by Ashworth College on Wednesday, 19 December 2018. Posted in Success Stories, Why Ashworth

Pham Awarded ACCESS Scholarship for Marketing at Ashworth College

We recently had the pleasure of catching up with Diana Pham, a student in the Associate Degree of Marketing program at Ashworth College and recipient of the prestigious Gary Keisling ACCESS Scholarship. The Gary Keisling Ashworth College Continuing Education for Student Success (ACCESS) Scholarship program awards up to $25,000 annually to new and prospective diploma and degree students. Winners are selected based on essay submissions, work/volunteer experience, and grade point average.

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