Texas Longhorns Face California Golden Bears in Tonight's Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl
Bridgepoint to Donate One Dollar from Every Holiday Bowl Ticket Sold to Freedom Station
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of innovative solutions that advance learning, will welcome the University of Texas Longhorns and the University of California Golden Bears to San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium for tonight’s 34th annual Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl. The game kicks off at 5:00 p.m. PST.
“Bridgepoint Education is excited to sponsor this longtime San Diego holiday tradition,” said Ross Woodard, Bridgepoint Education senior vice president and chief marketing officer. “With the huge impact this bowl game has on our city, the sponsorship is a testament to our commitment to enriching the communities we serve.”
Bridgepoint Education will donate one dollar from each ticket sold for the game to Freedom Station. The local non-profit organization helps transition injured service members back into civilian life by providing temporary lodging facilities, educational guidance, counseling, physical therapy and career opportunities to the nation’s injured and disabled military heroes who have been medically retired or discharged.
The Port of San Diego Big Bay Balloon Parade launches a day of Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl festivities at 10:00 a.m. in downtown San Diego. The parade begins with the finals of the 15th annual Weinerschnitzel Wiener Nationals and the Bumble Bee Foods 5K. Then, the scenic bayside streets will come alive with world-class marching bands, magnificent floats, entertaining drill teams and a procession of enormous balloons.
About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) improves the way individuals learn. By harnessing creativity, knowledge and proprietary technologies, such as Constellation and Waypoint Outcomes, Bridgepoint Education has re-engineered the modern student experience with innovative solutions that advance learning. Its accredited institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies – embody the contemporary college experience. Ashford University offers associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs while University of the Rockies offers master’s and doctoral degree programs. Both provide progressive online platforms, as well as traditional campuses located in Clinton, Iowa (Ashford University), and Colorado Springs, Colorado (University of the Rockies). For more information about Bridgepoint Education, visit www.bridgepointeducation.com or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.668.2580.