HPU Service Fraternity Participates In Project For Annual Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 24, 2009 – Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity at High Point University took part in a special service project as part of the group’s annual Sectionals Conference, held on March 20.
This year’s project, headed by APO member Meighan Avalos, consisted of creating candy-filled clay flowerpots and making cards, which will be sent to Wake Forest Children’s Hospital as well as local elementary schools. The group also participated in a toiletry drive.
The Sectional Conference, a gathering of APO chapters in 15 schools across North Carolina, is designed to promote leadership among members of APO through workshops designed to teach principles about a variety of topics that the individuals can take back to their respective chapters, and also promotes fellowship among chapters and provides an opportunity for a larger service project to be completed at the conference.
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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