HPU Campus Blanketed By March Snow; Students Have Snowman Contest


HIGH POINT, N.C., March 2, 2009 ? The High Point University campus has been blanketed by the white canvas of glistening snow that fell across the Piedmont March 1-2. Classes were canceled, and students took advantage of the opportunity to have a little fun ? including a snowman contest.

Pictured is the snowman that garnered first place, decked out in HPU gear including a hat, pompoms, foam gloves and more.

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with more than 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 50 countries and more than 40 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among ?America?s Best Colleges.? The university offers 66 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate-degree majors. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at www.highpoint.edu.

Chris DudleyVice President for Administration336-841-4530cdudley@highpoint.edu

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