HPU Fraternity Lambda Chi Alpha Wins National Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 27, 2010 – The High Point University chapter of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity recently won the Grand High Alpha Award at the fraternity’s annual General Assembly and Leadership Seminar.

The award, which is given to up to three chapters nationally, recognizes chapters that have maintained superior levels of operation in academics, campus involvement, recruitment, philanthropy, campus and community relations, communication, and risk management.

Iota Phi, HPU’s chapter of the fraternity, was recognized for their chapter growth, annual Rock-a-thon, and having the highest GPA among other IFC fraternities for the spring 2010 semester. This is the second time that the HPU chapter has won the Grand High Alpha Award, the first time being in 1977.

“This award means a great deal to our chapter,” says Angelo Rizzi, Lambda Chi Alpha president at HPU. “We have been working hard, especially in the past year. Winning this award is a direct result of our ability to live out the seven core values of our fraternity and to continuously recruit great young leaders, while focusing on the effort of fifty-two men toward common goals. The goal now is to continue following our motto “Naught Without Labor” for the next three years and win it again.”

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 Regional Colleges in the South. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 7 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” Parade Magazine lists HPU in the top 25 private schools in the nation. 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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