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Ashford Plans Annual Trip to London

Ashford University is sponsoring its annual trip to London, England from March 17-24, 2007 for $1,500.00 per person (based on double occupancy). The price includes transportation from Clinton to O’Hare International Airport, roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations, transfers to and from the hotel, daily full English breakfast and a London travel card.

            According to Sr. Theresa Judge, English instructor at Ashford, the trip is open to the public and is not limited to University students. She also stressed that once the group reaches London, travelers are free to be on their own for the week or stay with the group. 

            “London is the most exciting city in the world and it offers something for everyone,” Judge said. The trip’s main attraction is the theater; however, there are opportunities to see a wide variety of attractions. In the past, groups have visited Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace, Wimbledon, Harrod’s, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Globe Theatre, Kew Gardens, and taken the Chunnel to Paris, France for the day. Judge also offers one college English credit to interested participants; for more information, please contact her.

            A deposit of $250.00 is due by October 30, with final payment due January 30. Additional information on the trip can be obtained from Judge at 563.242.4023, extension 1311 or Mary Jo Dopson at Gateway Travel and Cruise, 563.242.1025.

Founded in 1918 as Mount St. Clare College in Clinton, Iowa, Ashford University is a coeducational institution regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, with programs in education, business, accounting, criminal and social justice, computer animation and graphic design, and other areas.  The University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a range of student activities and athletics, at its Clinton campus.  Online degree programs are available in education, organizational management, business administration, and psychology.  The University is known for its high quality yet highly affordable on-campus and online programs, with tuition fees among the lowest in the U.S. compared to other private institutionsIts tagline is: “Higher Education Made Affordable”SM.  For more information, please visit