For the second consecutive year, Stanbridge College has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
The Honor Roll recognizes exemplary service to America’s communities and is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
“The students, faculty and staff of Stanbridge College are delighted to be once again named to the President’s Honor Roll. The commitment to community service is deep and on-going. Our students have consistently involved themselves in projects to serve those in need, and we recognize their efforts in accepting this honor,” said Yasith Weerasuriya, President of Stanbridge College.
“Congratulations to Stanbridge College and its students for their dedication to service and commitment to improving their local communities,” said Patrick Corvington, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). “We salute all the Honor Roll awardees for embracing their civic mission and providing opportunities for their students to tackle tough national challenges through service.”
Stanbridge College’s commitment to long-term community partnerships, in order to create a positive impact on local and global communities and incorporates Service Learning as an integral part of the curriculum and is exemplified in its REACH – Beyond the Classroom initiative. The REACH initiative provides students with opportunities to give back to the community while earning credit towards classroom grades in a structured environment.
About Stanbridge College
Irvine, California based Stanbridge College is a private, technical college with an annual enrollment of over 650 students. Founded in 1996, Stanbridge is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and offers Diploma, Associate and Bachelor of Science degree programs in Vocational Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant and Information Technology.
Stanbridge College has also been recognized by Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc as a 2010 and 2011 America’s Best Technical Colleges award recipient. Stanbridge College has also been named to the 2009 and 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. Stanbridge is a 2008 – 2009 recipient of the School of Excellence Award from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and has maintained one of the highest continuous pass rates on the NCLEX-PN of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing in California since 2007 with a 96% cumulative pass rate. For more information, please visit www.stanbridge.edu or call (949)-794-9090.
About CNCS – The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is a federal agency that engages more than five million Americans in service through its Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve America programs. It leads President Barack Obama’s national call to service initiative, United We Serve. For more information please visit www.nationalservice.gov