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HPU Hosts Community-Wide Crop Walk To End Hunger

10.21.2010

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2010 ? High Point University recently hosted a community-wide CROP Hunger Walk at Vert Stadium on the HPU campus.

The CROP walk, one of many sponsored nationwide by Church World Service and organized by local congregations, was held in an effort to raise funds to end hunger at home and around the world. Participants took part in a walk and collected a variety of canned foods to donate to Open Door Ministries of High Point.

Campus organizations that participated in the walk include Alpha Kappa Alpha, Zeta Tau Alpha and Phi Mu sororities, as well as Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. Along with HPU groups, several community church organizations and youth groups were involved with the walk as well.

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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