Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) pledged to donate one dollar for every ticket sold to last night’s Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl to Rady Children’s Hospital - San Diego. That pledge amounted to a $57,103.00 donation after a total of 57,103 tickets were sold to college football fans.
The check presentation to Rady Children’s Hospital took place on the field at Qualcomm Stadium during the 35th annual Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl. Andrew Clark, Bridgepoint’s chief executive officer, made the presentation to Carol Damon-Scherer, interim executive director of the Hospital’s Foundation.
Rady Children’s Hospital is a non-profit pediatric care facility in San Diego that offers the region’s only designated pediatric trauma center. Since opening its doors in 1954, the hospital has treated nearly two million sick and injured children.
The game ended with Baylor defeating UCLA 49-26.
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.