Everest University Online donates laptops to new USO facility
Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000149 EndHTML:0000004961 StartFragment:0000000199 EndFragment:0000004927 StartSelection:0000000199 EndSelection:0000004927 EVEREST UNIVERSITY ONLINE DONATES SIX LAPTOPS TO NEW USO FACILITY IN TAMPA BAY
TAMPA, Fla. – January 2013 – Everest University Online donated six laptop computers to the USO’s new Tampa Bay facility at Tampa International Airport to support the United States military and their families. The donation was made in December, in time for the holiday season.
The USO and Everest teams including Calvin Forehand, director of military development with the Everest University Tampa campus; Tish Sheesley, executive director of USO Tampa Bay, Inc.; and Walter Rice, senior director of military operations for Everest University Online Division recently came together to celebrate the donation at USO Tampa Bay.
The computers allow men and women in uniform to work, connect with loved ones and maintain communication while traveling through the airport. The laptops are preloaded with the Microsoft WindowsÒ 7 operating system and the Microsoft OfficeÒ 2010 suite of products. Each laptop also includes wireless capabilities, a webcam, Bluetooth technology and a DVD/CDROM.
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About Everest University Online
Everest University Online provides career-oriented associates, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in accounting, business, paralegal, criminal justice, criminal investigations, homeland security and information technology. The Everest University Online Education Service Center is located at NetPark Tampa Bay, 5701 East Hillsborough Ave. Everest University Online is owned by Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. For more information, visit www.everestonline.edu <http://www.everestonline.edu> . For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.everestonline.edu/disclosures <http://www.everestonline.edu/disclosures> .
About The USO
The USO offers a variety of programs and services to support the morale, welfare, social and entertainment needs of troops and their families, free of charge. A nonprofit, congressionally chartered, private organization, the USO relies on the generosity of individuals, organizations and corporations to support its activities. The USO is not part of the U.S. government, but is recognized by the Department of Defense, Congress and President of the United States, who serves as Honorary Chairman of the USO. The new USO at Tampa International Airport serves many of the 300,000 actively serving military and their family members that transit each year. Learn more at www.usotampabay.org <http://www.usotampabay.org> .