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HPU Hosts Veteran's Day Celebration

11.12.2010

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 12, 2010 – High Point University hosted a memorable Veteran’s Day Celebration that helped to honor the men and women who have served our country.

The event, held in the University Center Extraordinaire Cinema, featured presentations by retired Lt. Col. John H. Cole Jr., USMC, who serves as the director of the Veterans Benefits Academy in Baltimore, and Capt. David Bain, USMC, an HPU alumnus who currently serves aboard the Marine Corps Base at Camp Lejeune.

Other speakers at the tribute included HPU students Carolyn Beale and Tori Clarke, who are involved in military-focused volunteer experiences. The two support Operation Yellow Ribbon, which not only sends care packages to troops overseas, but also arranges visits with Veterans in hospitals.

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 highpoint.edu. 

 

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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