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HPU Holds Events In Honor Of Alcohol Awareness Week

10.26.2009

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 23, 2009 ? High Point University will host four days of events in honor of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week ? a time to educate college students about the dangers of alcohol. The events will be held Oct. 26 through Oct. 29 and are not open to the public.
 
“The Office of Student Life, Residence Life and Greek Life staff members have lined up a series of educational and inspirational programs that will be engaging, as well as supportive, for all of our university community,” says Gail Tuttle, vice president for Student Life at HPU.
 
The week’s events include:
 
Monday, Oct. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m.: Info table and refreshments on the first floor of the University Center.
 
Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 8 p.m.: Open Discussion: Alcohol @ HPU in the Cafe.
 
Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 8 p.m.: “Haze: Are You Ready to Wake Up?” The event will be held in the Cafe.
 
Thursday, Oct. 29, at 5 p.m.: Drunk Driving 101, to be held on the outdoor basketball court at Slane.
 
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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