HPU Fraternity Hosts Seesaw-A-Thon, Raises Funds For American Diabetes Association

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HIGH POINT, N.C., April 7, 2009 – Members of Theta Chi fraternity at High Point University participated in a Seesaw-a-thon this weekend to raise money for the American Diabetes Association. The group raised $3,800.
 
The 48-hour event gave HPU students, staff and faculty the chance to have a little fun while also donating money for the prevention of diabetes.

“American Diabetes is our philanthropy, and this is the 11th annual Seesaw-a-thon,” says Jeffrey Gibbons, president of Theta Chi. “When Theta Chi goes up, diabetes goes down.”
 
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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