5/19/2014 - NCU Donates $50,000 to Community Organizations in Prescott Valley, Ariz.

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, May 20, 2014 – Northcentral University (NCU), a global online graduate school, today announced a number of donations to support its hometown community in Prescott Valley, Ariz. The University focused its donations on programs that specifically benefit the children of Prescott Valley. The donations include:

  • $5,000 to Yavapai Big Brothers and Big Sisters (YBBS) to increase the number of mentors working with children in Lake Valley Elementary School.
  • $5,000 to Yavapai Big Brothers and Big Sisters (YBBS) to introduce YBBS’s Best Practice One-on-One Mentoring Program at Bradshaw Mountain Middle School.
  • $15,000 to the Hungry Kids project, a volunteer organization that provides children in need with a weekly bag of groceries to take home to their families.
  • $25,000 to the Boys and Girls Club for youth programming in the Prescott Valley community.

“We are pleased to have the opportunity to support the community of Prescott Valley and the children it serves,” said NCU President George Burnett. “These are all excellent organizations that are truly making a difference in the lives of children and NCU is honored to be a part of it. We strongly believe that what’s best for Prescott Valley children is ultimately what’s best for Prescott Valley. ”

Burnett, NCU team members and a local board member joined delegates from each recipient charity and the Town of Prescott Valley Mayor, Vice-Mayor and Town Manager on May 19 to celebrate the 2014 community donation.

About Northcentral University

Founded in 1996, Northcentral University is a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university serving professionals globally. Northcentral University offers doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees in business and technology management, education, psychology, as well as marriage and family therapy. Courses are taught one-to-one by a member of NCU's 100 percent doctoral faculty, and there are no physical residency requirements. Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC). For more information, visit www.ncu.edu or call (888) 628-2078. For program disclosures, please visit www.ncu.edu/GE.

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