Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Charleston Campus – The Computer and Information Science Department worked with middle school students who participated in the “Cyber in the Middle” event at this year’s Palmetto Cyber Defense Competition.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Newport News Campus – Campus President Dr. John Olson handed out iPads to a group of local students who won a contest at the Youth Career Expo, hosted by the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by ECPI University.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Newport News Campus Massage Therapy students provided more than 80 chair massages at the Safety & Health Expo at NASA.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Newport News Campus – The Medical Assisting Club raised more than $250 from a bake sale and donation jars in support of the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Northern Virginia CampusMedical Assisting students volunteered with the American Kidney Fund in Washington, DC to provide free health screenings.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Orlando CampusNursing students supported the annual Orlando Kidney walk, providing education information on kidney disease, blood pressure screenings, and BMI readings, as well as administering medical assistance to those participating in the walk.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Raleigh Campus – Students, faculty, and staff cleaned up the campus’ portion of Pinecrest Road in Raleigh as part of the Adopt-A-Highway program.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Raleigh Campus – Students David Scales and Isaac Holder, along with Medical Assistant faculty member Phyllis Kondor (center), donated during the campus’ most recent blood drive.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Raleigh Campus – More than 20 students and staff members participated in the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life, raising $1,515 for cancer research.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Richmond/Emerywood CampusDental Assisting students and faculty volunteered with Give Kids a Smile, an annual event that provides free dental care to underprivileged children.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Richmond/Moorefield Campus – Students, faculty, and staff penned 114 thank you cards to send to troops serving overseas as part of Military Appreciation Month.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Richmond/Moorefield CampusSurgical Technology Program Director Charles Hughes makes a donation during the campus’ most recent blood drive.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Richmond/Moorefield Campus – The Student Leadership Association hosted a series of fundraising activities to support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, raising more than $200.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Roanoke Campus – Faculty and staff members Scott Warman, Michael Donodeo, Tony Neuron, Dr. Allison Burke, Ben Sperlazza, John Guise, and Jeremy Seitz participated in the annual MDA Lock-Up to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association, raising more than $2,600.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Virginia Beach Campus – More than 20 faculty and staff members participated in Junior Achievement’s annual Bowl-a-Thon, raising more than $2,300 to support JA’s mission of teaching youth about entrepreneurship, workforce readiness and financial literacy.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Virginia Beach Campus Healthcare Administration students and faculty hosted Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia at the College of Health Science, teaching them basic computer and social media skills.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

Virginia Beach Campus and Online – A team of staff members climbed the tallest building in Virginia at the annual ECPI University-sponsored Step Up for the Up Center stair climb. Proceeds go to support the Up Center’s mission to protect children, strengthen families, empower people in crisis, and maximize independence for those with disabilities.

Reaching Out to Offer a Helping Hand, ECPI University Students at Work

SVA Chapter President Shane Bernard and Online Student Success Coordinator Kate Bond

Virginia Beach Campus – Members of the campus’ Student Veterans of America (SVA) chapter collected donations for sailors on the USS Fitzgerald, following its tragic collision with a cargo ship off the coast of Japan which resulted in the deaths of seven crew members. Among the items collected were sweatshirts, shorts, tumblers, headphones, toiletries, and other personal items.