HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2010 – The Evening Degree Program at High Point University recently held its first blood drive, which netted 19 units.
Held on the Budd Family Campus in Winston-Salem by the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society, the blood that was collected will help 57 people, says Tracy Collum, associate dean of the Evening Degree Program.
Collum says the blood drive event was only the second community service project the ASL group has held.
“Everyone who came and donated were in great spirits and seemed to have fun,” Collum says.
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring 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 http://www.highpoint.edu/ or on http://twitter.com/highpointu.
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