(DENVER, Feb. 22,  2018)  University of the Rockies is joining sister institution Ashford University as the Safe and Warm Sponsor of the American Red Cross Mile High Chapter’s 2018 Heroes Soiree for the second straight year.

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University of the Rockies has supported the American Red Cross over several years in its efforts to alleviate pain and human suffering in the face of emergencies through financial donations and volunteerism.

“It is through the generosity of our partners, like University of the Rockies, that we are able to fulfill our mission. We are thankful to live and work in such a generous community,” said Jeff Riley, Chief Development Officer, American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming.

“We are proud to be able to support the Red Cross through this sponsorship,” said Dr. Dawn Iwamoto, president and CEO of University of the Rockies. “The Red Cross provides services to military families, and supports our students and faculty during times of need.”

Event details:
Date: Friday, March 9, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM  9:30 PM
Location: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 East Academy Blvd, Denver, CO

About University of the Rockies
University of the Rockies is a leading graduate school of the social and behavioral sciences that offers programs for students seeking their PhD, PsyD, or Master of Arts degree. Based in Denver, Colo., the University provides students with the convenience of an online education. While working toward a degree from anywhere in the country, students enjoy access to industry professionals, research, and publishing opportunities. For more information, please visit www.rockies.edu/, www.twitter.com/URockies, www.facebook.com/UniversityoftheRockies, or call Jana Mathieson, Sr.Communications and Community Relations Manager at 866.621.0124 x11870.

About American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross and locally @COWYRedCross

Contact: Jana Mathieson, Sr. Communications/Community Relations Manager 
866.621.0124 x11870 · jana.mathieson@rockies.edu


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