HPU's Kappa Delta Sorority To Celebrate National Women's Friendship Month

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 7, 2009 – Kappa Delta sorority at High Point University is celebrating friendship by observing National Women’s Friendship Month.

To celebrate, the group will host events on Sept. 20 and Sept. 29. All females on campus – students, faculty and staff – are invited to attend the events.

“National Women’s Friendship Day was created in 1999, but this year, Kappa Delta has expanded the celebration to the entire month of September,” says Claudia Mota, vice president of public relations for Kappa Delta.

One event will be held at 2 p.m. on Sept. 20 in the Ball Room of the Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce. There, the group will host a dress sale and will also make friendship bracelets.

Another event will be held at 8 p.m. on Sept. 29 in the Slane Student Center cafe. There, the group will play friendship trivia.

In addition to campus events, the group will host a tea party with a local Girl Scout troop. Girls in the troop will dress up as princesses, and they will have the chance to decorate teacups.

“This is through our partnership with Dove Campaign for Real Beauty, which promotes self-esteem nationwide through the Girl Scout Uniquely Me! program,” Mota says.

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 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students from 50 countries and 44 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.” HPU was included in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” 2009 listings. The university offers 68 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. 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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