HPU Fraternity Theta Chi Raises Money For Earthquake Relief

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2010 – High Point University’s chapter of Theta Chi fraternity raised more than $750 to support earthquake relief efforts in Chile.

The earthquake, which stuck the nation on Feb. 7, killed more than 400 people and left more than 1.5 million displaced.

“We wanted to help the people of Chile during this time of struggle and grief,” says Paul Goins, Theta Chi’s public relations chair. “We worked hard and did what we could to raise as much as possible.”

The brothers of Theta Chi raised money by going around campus asking for student donations as well as through private contributions.

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 www.highpoint.edu or on Twitter at http://twitter.com/highpointu.

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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