HPU Donates Furniture To Goodwill Industries

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2010 ? High Point University recently donated a great deal of furniture to Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, Inc.

“Four truckloads of furniture from the university were sent to Goodwill locations in Winston-Salem, Kernersville and Asheville,” says Dr. Don Scarborough, vice president for Community Relations at HPU. “The furniture is sold at very inexpensive prices, which allows people in the community who otherwise could not afford new furniture to purchase quality pieces from our campus.”

The funds that are raised from the sale of the furniture are used to help those without a job develop the skills that they need to find employment. Through workforce development programs, we help individuals develop the skills they need for today’s job market.

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 over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 51 countries and 46 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report at No. 3 among comprehensive colleges in the South. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 7 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” The university offers 50 undergraduate majors, 42 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/.

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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