HPU's Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority Raises Money With Ropes

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 30, 2010 ? High Point University’s chapter of Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority used ropes to raise money for children in an event on Saturday, Nov. 20.

“Ropin for Robbie” raised more than $800, which will be donated to Sigma Sigma Sigma’s philanthropy, the Robbie Page Memorial Fund.

The event featured “ropin” intramural games where teams participated by playing with ropes, including tug-of-war, limbo, “hopping,” and “rope circles.” The teams also tie-dyed bandanas to give to children at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hospital.

“The Robbie Page Memorial Fund is our national philanthropy which raises money to buy play equipment for children in the hospital,” says Nicole Chrysson, Sigma Sigma Sigma’s philanthropy chair. “We hope that with our help, these children can play away from doctors and nurses and forget they?re sick for a little while.”

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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