503 youth served in the Boys & Girls Clubs after-school program
1,150 grade K-5 students taught by 182 employee volunteers
435 students sponsored for science camp with Outdoor Education Foundation
Social Responsibility is an integral piece of Bridgepoint Education's mission, and I am proud that employees share this dedication and commitment to the community.
- Andrew Clark, CEO
Bridgepoint Education was honored to receive the 2017 Communitas Award for Leadership in Community Service through Corporate Social Responsibility from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). This award names Bridgepoint Education as an international leader in corporate social responsibility through volunteerism, sustainable business practices, and philanthropy.
Fiesta Island Heroes Day
Working together on the Fiesta Island Youth Camp, our Heroes created a nature trail, renovated the youth camp sign, removed plants, and mulched.
Ronald McDonald House Heroes Day
Employees, local Ashford students, and friends spent the afternoon at Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego. They prepared and served lunch, planted plants in the gardens, and repaired rooms for the residents.
Employees volunteered with the TutorMate program this year. They tutored local students over the phone with a shared computer screen to increase reading comprehension skills.
Power Lunch with Denver Public Schools
Employees went each week to Valverde Elementary School to read and teach literacy skills to their 3rd grade reading partner.
Labs and More Heroes Day
Our Heroes volunteered with CA Labradors, Retrievers & More to help 47 dogs find their forever homes.
Heroes of the Year
Bridgepoint Education 2,849 volunteer hours
Ashford University 1,184 volunteer hours
University of the Rockies 680 volunteer hours
United Way Campaign
Thanks to our generous employees and a company match, $128,774.31 was donated to United Way to assist with literacy programs and a variety of other community support efforts.
Veterans Village of San Diego
Employees came together to support Veterans Village of San Diego, an organization serving homeless veterans. More than 6,200 items, including hygiene items and clothing, were collected and delivered to the organization.
The Denver location provided holiday gifts and toys for 70 local residents in need through the Salvation Army.
American Red Cross
Employees came together to support the American Red Cross hurricane relief efforts. Donations, including a company match, totaled $13,115.
Junior Achievement Teach Day
Along with a program support grant, 105 employees participated in Junior Achievement Teach Day this year. They taught 1,092 elementary students at Title I schools about financial literacy and planning for future financial stability.
Ashford University supported the College Town program at Reality Changers. This program provides tutoring, workshops, and leadership training to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Ashford University's $10,000 grant provided backpacks and school supply kits to all students attending Emerson Bandini Elementary School in San Diego, CA. Councilmember David Alvarez participated along with Dr. Tony Farrell, Executive Dean of the College of Education at Ashford University.
Just In Time for Foster Youth
Just In Time for Foster Youth received a grant for the College Bound program. These funds will support former foster youth transitioning into college.
Support The Enlisted Project
Support The Enlisted Project (STEP) received a grant to assist junior active duty enlisted members, recently discharged veterans, and their families in the transition to civilian life, including emergency assistance, food, and housing support.
Warrior Foundation - Freedom Station
Ashford University has been a longtime supporter of Warrior Foundation - Freedom Station. The organization received a grant to complete much needed building upgrades for the safety of recovering medically discharged or retired warriors.
Homefront Heroes Scholarship
Ashford University is proud to offer five full-tuition scholarship opportunities to San Diego County military spouses.
Awards & Recognitions
Power Lunch - Longest Corporate PartnerDenver Public Schools and Mile High United Way2017 Communitas Awardfor Leadership in Community Service through Corporate Social ResponsibilityDenver Regional Council of Government (DRCOG)1st Place Large Employer for Bike To Work DayDenver Regional Council of Government (DRCOG)3rd Place Overall for Bike To Work DayMarCom AwardPlatinum Award - Digital Media/Website Category Bridgepoint Education Benefit Microsite (www.mybpilife.com)MarCom AwardGold Award - Publications/Benefits Campaign Category Bridgepoint Education Open Enrollment Communications Campaign (OE Desk Drop, OE Postcard, OE Poster)2017 Distinguished Service Award PartnerBoys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego