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Bridgepoint Education Signs on as Silver Sponsor in the Epilepsy Foundation's Ninth Annual "Sharon's Ride, Run and Walk for Epilepsy"

Bridgepoint Education has signed on as a Silver Sponsor for “Sharon’s Ride, Run, and Walk for Epilepsy” on April 27th. The event is expected to have more than 1,000 participants and all proceeds will go directly to the Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County. The EFSDC and its programs work to raise public awareness and raise the quality of life for more than 30,000 San Diegans who live with seizure disorders.

“Bridgepoint Education’s mission is based on giving back, so we always are looking for new ways to contribute to the communities we serve,” said Andrew Clark, CEO of Bridgepoint Education. “One of our employees is a team leader for the run and brought this great event to our attention. Epilepsy affects more than 3 million Americans, and Bridgepoint is proud to support such an important cause.”

Registration for the walk begins at 7:30am at Mission Bay Park in San Diego. For more information on the Sharon’s Ride, Run and Walk for Epilepsy, please go to: http://www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=260415.

About Bridgepoint Education

Based in San Diego, Bridgepoint Education was founded on the principle that anyone who is academically prepared deserves access to higher education without sacrificing quality, transferability of credits, accessibility, academic standards, or credentials. As an independent, private higher education company, Bridgepoint is committed to serving the millions of adults seeking an affordable alternative to high priced higher education. Bridgepoint Education subsidiaries provide both traditional and online education offerings, in addition to recruiting and admissions services. Our comprehensive education services have helped thousands of students improve their lives and careers through higher education. Bridgepoint Education was named by Inc. magazine as the fastest growing private education company in the United States. For more information, please visit us at www.bridgepointeducation.com or contact: Jessica Caris, Director of Public Relations, at 800.798.0584 Ext 2515

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