Heilbron Award Presented to Bridgepoint Education for Good Works in 2012

   Heilbron Award Presented to Bridgepoint Education for Good Works in 2012

San Diego-based education provider showed its "pay it forward spirit" by
supporting children, education, and the military

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2013

SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:
BPI) has been awarded the 2013 Heilbron Award for Outstanding Service to the
Community by San Diego Rotary Club 33 and the San Diego Business Journal.
Bridgepoint won first place in the large company category for its charitable
activities in 2012, thanks in large part to its support of 279 non-profits,
more than 9,000 volunteer hours on behalf of the organization's employees, and
donations totaling more than $1.9 million.

"Make-A-Wish San Diego is proud to be among Bridgepoint Education's community
partners," stated Chris Sichel, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish San Diego.
"We are able to grant more wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses
because of Bridgepoint's generosity. Their employees give generously of their
time, talents, and treasures to care for our wish kids and are among our most
active volunteers.'Giving back' is not a slogan for Bridgepoint, it is part
of their DNA, and is found at every level of the organization."

"The employees of Bridgepoint Education, Ashford University, and University of
the Rockies are honored to receive the Heilbron Award for Outstanding Service
to the Community," declared Andrew Clark, president and CEO of Bridgepoint
Education. "Thousands of our employees gave of themselves to better those
around us, and I couldn't be more proud. Our commitment to giving back to the
communities we call home is at the core of what we do."

Bridgepoint Education's charitable activities touched many worthy recipients,
including Make-A-Wish San Diego; Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego; Junior
Achievement; Just in Time for Foster Youth; Promises2Kids; Boys & Girls Clubs;
REBOOT; Warrior Foundation; as well as scholarships for students, teachers,
and military spouses.

About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) improves the way individuals learn. By
harnessing creativity, knowledge and proprietary technologies, such as
Constellation, Thuze and Waypoint Outcomes, Bridgepoint Education has
re-engineered the modern student experience with innovative solutions that
advance learning. Its academic 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 Winet Rodriguez, vice
president of Public Relations, at 858.668.2580.

Contact: Shari Winet Rodriguez, Vice President of Public Relations
858.668.2580 · shari.rodriguez@bpiedu.com

SOURCE Bridgepoint Education, Inc.

Website: http://www.bridgepointeducation.com
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