Proud Education Partner of the Chicago Blackhawks

Team up with the Hawks to support education

University of Phoenix is the Proud Education Partner of the Chicago Blackhawks. This season, we’re teaming up with the reigning world champions to promote the importance of education by:

  • Inviting Chicagoland residents of all ages to participate in Education Night at the United Center
  • Donating Hawks tickets and classroom resources to outstanding educators
  • Offering scholarship opportunities to Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana residents

Education Night

Education Night was a huge success, with Blackhawks fans donating hundreds of school supplies for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago. The first 10,000 fans through the gate at the United Center received a school binder, too.

This season, we plan to score big again. Please join us on March 20th and help support education throughout our communities.

Do you know a teacher who is “top-shelf?”

We’ve partnered with the Hawks for Top-Shelf Teachers, a program that recognizes and rewards hardworking educators throughout the region.

Come back each season to nominate your favorite teacher. Qualified individuals will be entered in a drawing and randomly selected to receive:

  • A Blackhawks replica jersey
  • Six 300-level tickets to a regular-season home game
  • A $100 gift card from to help support a class project

Submit a nomination ›

Blackhawks Breakaway Scholarship

Break away from the pack by completing your degree. In partnership with the Blackhawks, each season we offer three full-tuition University of Phoenix scholarships to Illinois, Wisconsin or Indiana residents.

The Chicago Blackhawks and University of Phoenix would like to congratulate the 2015 Blackhawks Breakaway Scholarship recipients: Beth Simpkin, Jennifer Wells, and Joseph Vasquez. Beth has enrolled in a Master’s of Science in Nursing, with the long-term goal of becoming a Certified School Nurse. Jennifer has enrolled in a Bachelors of Nursing, with the long-term goal of becoming an educator in the Healthcare industry. Joseph has enrolled in a Masters in Special Education to obtain the tools and abilities to lead his own classroom of special needs children.

Best of luck to Beth, Jennifer, and Joseph as they break away from the pack and conquer their educational goals.

We’re investing in education throughout your community

Find other ways University of Phoenix is partnering with your community to support education and help build a better tomorrow.

The use of the phrase education partner or education partnership is for marketing purposes only and is not intended to create a legal partnership.;

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