Human Link Sculpture Installed at High Point University

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2009 – The High Point University campus is now home to another magnificent sculpture – “Human Link.” The sculpture, installed April 15, is located in David Hayworth University Park.

The “Human Link,” a 1-ton, 24-foot-tall bronze and steel figure created by renowned sculptor Jon Hair, features three bronze figures helping each other climb a steel helix structure.

The piece shows how three extraordinary students can help each other achieve dreams at HPU and beyond. It serves as a metaphor for students striving to better themselves and their communities. It also exemplifies the benefits of cooperation and the need for human interaction.

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. 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 Chris DudleyVice President for

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