Bridgepoint Education Honored for Philanthropic Spirit at Annual Golden Hanger Fashion Awards
Gala Proceeds to Benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, was honored at this year’s 24th annual Golden Hanger Fashion Awards Gala presented by San Diego’s Fashion Careers College. The award was accepted on the evening of Nov. 13 by Bridgepoint’s Associate Vice President of Public Relations, Shari Rodriguez.
“I want to congratulate Bridgepoint Education for being one of our Golden Hanger Fashion Award Honorees,” stated Patricia O’Conner, founder and chief executive officer of Fashion Careers College. “Bridgepoint defines what it means when we say ‘It’s fashionable to be philanthropic!’”
Bridgepoint Education’s philanthropic focus areas include education, youth and the military and the company supports many local and national charitable organizations, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation, The Warrior Foundation, Project Working Moms and Dads, the San Diego Blood Bank, and San Diego’s Holiday Bowl. Additional philanthropic efforts are directed towards Junior Achievement, Promises2Kids, Teacher Appreciation Night, Kids Included Together, the Monarch School, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego. More information may be found at bridgepointeducation.com/socialresponsibility/community.
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 www.bridgepointeducation.com or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.668.2580.