University of Phoenix and Envision Healthcare Corporation Announce Collaboration and 2013 Scholarship Recipients
Scholarships offered to Envision Healthcare Corporation Employees
PHOENIX, July 30, 2013—University of Phoenix, a subsidiary of Apollo Education Group (NASDAQ: APOL),is proud to announce its continued educational collaboration with Envision Healthcare Corporation, formerly Emergency Medical Services Corporation, a leading provider of emergency medical services and physician-led, outsourced healthcare solutions. This collaboration has fostered the development of curriculum for the Emergency Management concentration of the Bachelor of Science Health Administration degree at University of Phoenix.
The initial collaboration with Envision Healthcare was established in July 2009 as a way to improve the skills of employees that advance from staff level positions to supervisor, manager, and director levels through education. To that end, University of Phoenix has awarded five scholarships to deserving Envision Healthcare employees.
This year, Chelsia Baker, Jeffrey Begin, Jessica Florian, and Shawn Seewald were all awarded $7,500 scholarships. Aron Womack of Sacramento received a full-tuition scholarship.
- Chelsia Baker: Dispatch Lead, Colorado Springs, CO (13 years, 3 months)
- Jeffrey Begin: Operations Supervisor, Taunton, MA (17 years, 7 months)
- Jessica Florian: Facilities Supervisor, Greenwood Village, CO (3 years)
- Shawn Seewald: Manager of Business Integration, Greenwood Village, CO (3 years, 5 months)
- Aron Womack: Account Executive, Sacramento, CA (3 years)
University of Phoenix has expanded opportunities for Envision Healthcare employees and others within the emergency management industry. University of Phoenix academic leaders worked closely with Envision Healthcare leaders to develop industry-relevant curriculum, case studies, and real-world learning opportunities for students and their employees within the Health Administration programs. The academic collaboration with Envision Healthcare influenced coursework and content focused on the principles of emergency management, emergency response operations, and planning and preparedness of emergency situations.
University of Phoenix also developed a virtual organization, “Taylor Ambulance Company,” under the guidance of Envision Healthcare leadership to help employees and students bring theory to life, and craft a customized set of learning tools specifically designed to teach problem-solving skills necessary in the fast paced emergency medical services industry.
To learn more about University of Phoenix’s scholarship offerings, please visit www.phoenix.edu/scholarships.
About University of Phoenix
University of Phoenix is constantly innovating to help working adults move efficiently from education to careers in a rapidly changing world. Flexible schedules, relevant and engaging courses, and interactive learning can help students more effectively pursue career and personal aspirations while balancing their busy lives. As a subsidiary of Apollo Education Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: APOL), University of Phoenix serves a diverse student population, offering associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs from campuses and learning centers across the U.S. as well as online throughout the world. For more information, visit www.phoenix.edu.
Envision Healthcare offers an array of healthcare-related services to consumers, hospitals, healthcare systems, health plans and local, state and national government entities. Envision Healthcare operates American Medical Response, Inc. (AMR), EmCare Holdings, Inc. (EmCare) and Evolution Health, LLC (Evolution Health). Envision Healthcare is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado. For more information, visit evhc.net.
Media Contact: Ryan Rauzon
University of Phoenix
MEDIA CONTACT: Ron Cunningham
Envision Healthcare Corporation
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