Mobile campus unites to collect funds for local organization

Mobile, Ala. – (August 2, 2010) – Remington College-Mobile Campus is doing its part to try and help with Gulf oil spill cleanup efforts.

Remington College-Mobile Campus collected money donations from staff and students to use towards relief efforts. In addition, Remington Administrative Services, Inc. matched the amount the students collected.  In total, $360 will be given to Mobile Baykeeper, a local organization coordinating volunteers to help in the efforts.

The donations will be used to buy digital cameras and handheld GPS units to send out with volunteers. With the new equipment, volunteers on kayaks and canoes can take photos and navigate through impacted areas.

The Mobile Baykeeper is a citizen’s group working to help preserve and protect the Mobile Bay watershed.

Remington College-Mobile Campus offers several degree and diploma programs. Degrees include Computer and Network Administration, Criminal Justice, and Process Control Engineering Technology and diploma include Cosmetology, Computer-Aided Design and Drafting, Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) and EKG, Medical Billing and Coding, and Pharmacy Technician.

The campus is located at 828 Downtowner Loop West.

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/.

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