PHOENIX, August 23, 2008 — University of Phoenix was a proud sponsor of the 5th Annual March of Dimes "Arizona Nurses of the Year Awards." The event was an evening showcasing outstanding nurses statewide. Nominated by patients, peers and supervisors, 238 nurses were honored and 11 were selected to win awards in a variety of categories.

At the awards gala, Charlotte Saylors, Vice President of Strategic Development of Healthcare for University of Phoenix, announced the creation of two March of Dimes full tuition scholarships for continuing nursing education. University of Phoenix was proud to be a part of this great event honoring the wonderful nurses that take care of our communities on a daily basis.

Visit the Community Relations website at for more information on our involvement!


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.


Wendy Paul