The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Breaking News

Ashford

April 25, 2014

Forbes columnist, author to speak at Ashford University

CLINTON — Ken Fisher, founder, chairman and CEO of Fisher Investments, will give a special presentation at Ashford University on Saturday, May 3, as part of the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University Speaker Series.

The presentation is set for 12:45 to 1:30 p.m. in Mullany Theater, followed by a VIP reception and meet-and-greet event from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in room C3600 of St. Clare Hall. The public is invited to both free events, but an RSVP is required for entry.

Perhaps best known for his Forbes “Portfolio Strategy” column, Fisher’s 29 years of high-profile market calls make him the third longest-running columnist in Forbes history. He is also a best-selling author, having written 10 books, including four New York Times bestsellers. His latest book, “The Little Book of Market Myths,” was published in 2013. In 1984, his “Super Stocks” was that year’s best-selling stock market book.

As an investment guru, Fisher has been published, interviewed and/or been written about in numerous major American, British and German finance and business periodicals. He writes a weekly column for Germany’s Focus Money magazine as well as a monthly column on the UK’s Interactive Investor website. From 2005 to 2012, his Forbes market forecasts were among the most accurate as reviewed by the third-party CXO Advisory Group whose “Guru Grades” rate the accuracy of publicly available expert forecasts on the stock market.

Fisher heads Fisher Investments, a money management firm serving large corporate and public pension plans, as well as endowments, foundations and high net worth individuals across the US, UK and Canada.

Ashford University’s campus is open and will host hundreds of graduating students on Saturday, May 3. Satellite parking locations will be available for those guests who do not require special accommodations. Parking is available at 91 Sixth Ave North.

Text Only
Ashford
  • Students get first-hand look at non-profits CLINTON — An upcoming event will showcase Clinton area’s non-profits to incoming Ashford University students.The second Fresh START (Serving to Achieve Results Together) event will be held Saturday, Aug. 16. Students and staff members will serve at v

    July 23, 2014

  • Minnick Ashford director appointed to commission CLINTON —The Ashford University campus director has been appointed to a volunteer commission.Charlie Minnick, vice president/campus director of Ashford University, has been appointed by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Ser

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ashford service trip photo Ashford students complete service trip CLINTON -- When Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in August 2005, Ashford University helped the local American Red Cross chapter coordinate a fund-raising drive at the University's Clinton campus. That effort raised thousands of dollars for hu

    June 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • Spring athletes receive honors CLINTON -- Six members of the Ashford University baseball team were included on a list of 257 student-athletes from around the country who were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes for the 2013-14 season on Wednesday (May 28) afternoon. Seniors Tom

    May 29, 2014

  • Teacher of the Year Hansen named Teacher of the Year CLINTON -- Ashford University recently recognized two area teachers for excellence. Jean Hansen, a teacher in the Camanche School District, was named the Ashford University 2014 Teacher of the Year, while Nicole Van Zuiden, who teaches in the River B

    May 27, 2014 2 Photos

  • Ashford settlement part of a larger scale

    The Iowa Department of Justice isn’t working alone on cases against for-profit, online institutions. Attorney General Tom Miller announced on May 16 that Ashford University (whose campus is in Clinton) and parent company Bridgepoint Education (based in San Diego) agreed to a $7.25 million settlement, which will help cover expenses incurred by misled online students within the state.

    May 22, 2014

  • Ashford to host two fall championships CLINTON -- The Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) announced Wednesday that Ashford University will be the site for the 2014 A.I.I. Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer and Cross Country Championships. The men's and women's cross country titles

    May 15, 2014

  • 5-5-14 AU lead art Non-traditional students trek far for diplomas CLINTON -- The largest on-campus class in Ashford University history received diplomas Sunday. An even greater contingent traveled far to do the same. Students old and young from places like Florida, Kentucky and California found themselves on the Cl

    May 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • preview-2.jpg Excellent grad ready to 'celebrate'

    May 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Four Saints earn A.I.I. accolades LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - One night before play begins at the Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) Softball Tournament, the conference announced its first- and second-team all-conference honors, and four Ashford players were cited. The Saints

    May 1, 2014

Clinton Herald Photos


Browse, buy and submit pictures with our photo site.