ECPI University Named to Military Friendly Schools List

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Victory Media, a publisher devoted to military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named ECPI University to its coveted Military Friendly Schools® list. The annual list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

“Inclusion on the 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools® shows ECPI University’s commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students,” said Sean Collins, Vice President at Victory Media and a nine-year Navy veteran. “The need for education is growing and our mission is to provide the military community with transparent, world-class resources to assist in their search for schools.”

Now in its fifth year, the 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools® was compiled through extensive research and a data-driven survey of more than 10,000 schools nationwide approved for VA tuition funding. The survey results that comprise the 2014 list were independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP based upon the weightings and methodology established by Victory Media.

ECPI University Supports Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

ECPI University sponsored this week’s annual Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society’s Active Duty Fund Drive Luncheon at Naval Station Norfolk. The mission of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is to provide financial, educational, and other assistance to members of the Naval Services of the United States, eligible family members, and survivors when in need; and to receive and manage funds to administer these programs. The Society provides assistance to eligible recipients in the form of:

ECPI University Executive Director of Military Education Bob Larned, RADM Tim Alexander, CAPT Kathy Nelson USN (RET), ECPI University President Mark Dreyfus.

ECPI University Executive Director of Military Education Bob Larned, RADM Tim Alexander, CAPT Kathy Nelson USN (RET), ECPI University President Mark Dreyfus.

  • Interest-free loans and grants
  • Scholarships and interest-free loans for education
  • Financial Counseling
  • Budget for Baby Workshops
  • Thrift Shops
  • Visiting Nurse Services

“The Navy Marine Corps Relief Society is a great charity that assists Sailors and Marines who need a small, quick loan to get home on emergency leave or to support a military spouse when the service member is deployed or overseas,” says ECPI University Executive Director of Military Education Bob Larned. “ECPI University has sponsored their luncheon for the past three years and will continue to support our Sailors and Marines in any way that we can.”

ECPI Recognized for Excellence in Military-Friendly Education

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For the fourth consecutive year, ECPI University has been recognized by Military Advanced Education in its 2013 Guide to America’s Top Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities. Selected schools have met rigorous criteria informed by education service officers from the U.S. Navy, Army, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard.

ECPI University Hosts Fort Eustis Soldiers

ECPI is proud to support our troops at Fort Eustis! Today, members of the 7th Sustainment Brigade spent the day at our Newport News campus attending an ICND1 Cisco class led by former ECPI student SPC. Preston Hall. ECPI was happy to donate the space and equipment to help our soldiers improve their skills.

Supporting Those Who Protect Our Freedom

This past June ECPI was proud to sponsor the annual awards luncheon honoring the fundraisers who support the Navy Marine Corp Relief Society. Although the society is sponsored by the Department of the Navy, it is a private non-profit organization whose programs are totally funded by charitable contributions. The honorees of the luncheon represented people from every command who aid in the efforts to build the Combined Federal Campaign.

From left to right: Bob Larned, ECPI’s Executive Director of Military Education; Captain Kathy Nelson USN (Ret), Director of Navy Marine Corps Relief Society; Rear Admiral Arthur Johnson USN; and Mark Dreyfus, ECPI President

Founded in 1904, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is a private non-profit charitable organization. It is sponsored by the Department of the Navy and operates nearly 250 offices ashore and afloat at Navy and Marine Corps bases throughout the world. Its  mission is to provide, in partnership with the Navy and Marine Corps, financial, educational, and other assistance to members of the Naval Services of the United States, eligible family members, and survivors when in need; and to receive and manage funds to administer these programs.