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Bridgepoint Education Presents Mobile Device Strategy at Sloan-C Emerging Technologies Symposium
Bridgepoint representatives explore goals, development and results of mobile device strategy

- Today at the Sloan-C Emerging Technologies for Online Learning Symposium (ET4), representatives of Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI) will present a development synopsis of the software protocol behind the Ashford Mobile app. Their presentation will highlight the important balance of product requirements and technological feasibility essential to the ongoing success of Ashford University’s mobile initiative. 

Dana LaFleur, Bridgepoint’s director of learning architecture, and Cory Jones, Bridgepoint’s director of software development, will be speaking at ET4. As members of Bridgepoint’s 10-person mobile software team, they will deliver a joint overview of the creative process in a 50-minute afternoon session. Topics will be targeted on the trends, techniques and teamwork behind the initiative and how these fueled the success of Ashford Mobile, Ashford University’s classroom app. Ashford University is an academic institution owned by Bridgepoint Education. 

“Ashford Mobile was created from scratch by our talented mobile software development team,” stated LaFleur. “The team and the skill sets we brought together have been essential to the quality and academic viability of all our mobile apps.” 

Sloan-C’s Emerging Technologies for Online Learning Symposium (ET4) is built around expanding awareness of the technologies that support online learning, encompassing the demands of research, software and procedure, with more than 30 exhibitors and more than 100 learning sessions. Information about ET4 is available at  

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 or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.668.2580. 

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.