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HPU Installs Kappa Sigma fraternity

05.27.2010

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 27, 2010 – High Point University recently installed the Rho Eta chapter of the Kappa Sigma fraternity with a banquet.

The event welcomed special guest Gregory Hunt, Kappa Sigma Worthy Grand Scribe, along with family and friends. The chapter?s charter was presented to Brandon Rivera, the fraternity’s president.

The fraternity, which consists of 51 brothers, maintained the highest GPA of all fraternities on campus. The group also raised more than $6,800 and volunteered more than 2,500 hours to the community for their philanthropy, “A Greater Cause,” the chapter’s national initiative to promote volunteerism, citizenship and service to the community.

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 Twitter at http://twitter.com/highpointu.

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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