SAN DIEGO, Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) hosted recognition events in California, Colorado, Iowa, and Arizona to honor 48 employees who received the 2018 President's Volunteer Service Award from the White House and Points of Light Foundation. The honorees included employees from Bridgepoint Education and its academic institution Ashford University.
The President's Volunteer Service Award is a national volunteer awards program, encouraging citizens to embody a life of service. The award is intended to recognize companies and citizens that demonstrate a commitment to community involvement. To receive the award, employees had to donate more than 100 hours to community service efforts during 2018.
"Our employees have dedicated themselves not only to Bridgepoint's giving mission, but also to community service on their own time and of their choosing," said Andrew Clark, chief executive officer for Bridgepoint Education. "We are proud to see them recognized at a national level for the impact they make on the local communities where they live and work."
Recipients of the President's Volunteer Service Award were given a personalized certificate and a letter of appreciation from President Donald Trump. For more information on the President's Volunteer Service Award program, visit www.presidentialserviceawards.gov.
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Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) harnesses the latest technology to reimagine the modern student experience through programs, technologies, and resources representing a unique model for advancing education in the 21st century. Bridgepoint stands for greater access, social learning, and exposure to leading minds. For more information, visit www.bridgepointeducation.com or www.facebook.com/BridgepointEducation.
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