PHOENIX, June 24, 2008 — $125,219 Donated to China Earthquake Relief Fund

Not only is Phoenix home to the University of Phoenix, but it is a sister city of Chengdu, China, which was devastated by 7.9 magnitude earthquake on May 12. University of Phoenix (owned by the Apollo Education Group) committed to a donation of $75,000 to help the stricken city and pledged to match all employee donations - up to $25,000. Thanks to the efforts of employees and University of Phoenix, $125,219 was donated to the China Earthquake Relief Fund.


University of Phoenix is constantly innovating to help students balance education and life in a rapidly changing world. Through flexible schedules, challenging courses and interactive learning, students achieve personal and career aspirations without putting their lives on hold. As of August 31, 2008, 362,100 students were enrolled at University of Phoenix, the largest private university in North America. University of Phoenix serves a diverse student population, offering associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs from campuses and learning centers across the U.S. as well as online throughout the world.


Alanna Vitucci