IRVINE, CA, February 01, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Stanbridge College, a technical college that offers Masters, Bachelor and Associate of Science degrees and diploma programs in Allied Health and Information Technology, raised funds and donated over $1,500 to the Irvine Pet Complex and its charity donation drive benefiting the Irvine Animal Care Center (IACC) in continued support of homeless, neglected and abused pets. Students, staff and faculty also collected pet food, leashes, blankets, towels, snacks, beds, toys and more for the IACC in a two-week long donation drive in December. This is the second time in which Stanbridge College REACH-Beyond the Classroom partnered with the Orange County veterinary practice to raise funds and donations for animal care. ---
"Irvine Pet Complex was proud to support the Irvine Animal Care Center with our 2nd Annual Holiday Charity Drive," stated Dr. Rob Harner, D.V.M. of the Irvine Pet Complex. "This year's event was a great success and many pets will receive bedding, food, and supplies thanks to the generous donation from Stanbridge College. We greatly appreciate their participation and support."
The Irvine Pet Complex is a veterinary practice in Irvine, California. Through its community outreach, the Irvine Pet Complex is involved in the care and treatment of many stray animals that have been placed in loving homes throughout the Irvine Area. The IACC is a progressive and innovative municipal animal shelter that continually strives to strengthen the human-animal bond and improve the welfare of animals by promoting their humane care and treatment. In December of 2012, the IACC has assisted in over 239 animal adoptions and rescues.
Community outreach is at the forefront of Stanbridge College's student life. In the past, students have volunteered with Stanbridge College REACH to collect donations of food and supplies for both the Irvine Animal Care Center and Orange County Animal Care Center.
To learn more about Stanbridge College REACH-Beyond the Classroom Service Learning and Civic Engagement, please visit http://www.stanbridge.edu.
About Stanbridge College
Based in Irvine, CA, Stanbridge College is a co-educational, technical college with an annual enrollment of over 900 students. Founded in 1996, Stanbridge is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Stanbridge College offers Master, Bachelor and Associate of Science degrees and diploma programs in Allied Health and Information Technology.
In 2009, 2010 and 2011, Stanbridge College received an award from Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc., as one of America's Best Technical Colleges. Stanbridge has also been named to the 2009, 2010 and 2011 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. In 2008-2009 Stanbridge College was the recipient of the School of Excellence Award from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), and since 2007 it has maintained one of the highest continuous pass rates in California on the NCLEX-PN nursing exam, with a 96% five year average pass rate. For more information, please visit http://www.stanbridge.edu or call (949) 794-9090.
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