Heathrow, Fla. — (October 4, 2010) — Remington College will hold bone marrow drives on all its campuses during the month of November.
Remington College, a career school that offers associate’s and bachelor’s degrees, has 20 campuses throughout the United States, including an online campus. Its mission is to provide career-focused education through a variety of programs, including nursing, cosmetology, business office management and criminal justice.
The bone marrow drives are part of Remington College Reaches Out, a series of community initiatives and charitable efforts to mark the college’s 25th anniversary.
Health care is a priority at Remington College. The school has several programs aimed at educating students interested in careers in the health care field, and holds events aimed at helping the overall health of its campus communities.
"Becoming a bone marrow donor is easy, quick and very important," said Dr. Mike Lanouette, Vice President and Chief Academic Officer for Remington College. "Bone marrow transplants save lives – and we hope to play an important role in getting more people signed up as potential donors."
A listing of the participating campuses and dates are available at www.3Lives.com.
For more information, call 1-800-448-6405.
About Remington College: Remington College is a common name used by all 20 campuses of a group of affiliated companies of privately-owned, post-secondary educational institutions based in Heathrow, Florida. Through its campuses, Remington College offers diplomas, bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in a variety of fields, including: cosmetology; nursing; healthcare; criminal justice; business; electronics; information technology; and more. Course offerings vary by campus. Remington College and its predecessor companies have been part of the higher education community since 1985. For more information, please visit http://www.remingtoncollege.edu/. For the latest news about Remington College, visit http://today.remingtoncollege.edu/.