71-Year-Old Great-Grandmother to Graduate from Ashford University

71 year old ashford university student savannah jonesWhen graduation season rolls around, most people tend to think about young adults diving head first into the real world after receiving their diplomas. But what about those who chose to continue their education years after entering adulthood? Imagine being a great-grandmother about to earn your college degree!

This year, 71-year-old Ashford University student Savannah Jones will be earning her Bachelor’s in social science with specialization in education.In 2009 after being out of school for decades, Savannah decided to take online courses: “Online learning was perfect for me; however, regardless of whether it’s online or in a traditional university setting, you have to be self-motivated and determined,” she said. Read more…

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