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Ashford University Gives More Than $7,500.00 to United Way
University Donates $7,631.60 to Gateway United Way

Ashford University recently presented a check for $7,631.60 to the Gateway United Way.  The check represented a corporate donation and the proceeds from other staff and faculty fund raising events for the organization.

According to Christina Stec, Ashford human resources representative who helps coordinate United Way events at the University, this year employees sold cookbooks and t-shirts and sponsored several events to raise money. Those events included: a themed basket contest and auction, a dress down day, “lunch on the lawn” and an evening at Manny’s Too in Fulton.  There was also an employee pledge card drive. 

About Ashford University

Founded in 1918, Ashford University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools ( The University offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs online and at its Clinton, Iowa, campus. The University is known for its high quality yet highly affordable online and on-campus programs. For more information, please visit or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.