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HPU To Observe National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

12.6.2010

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 7, 2010 – The High Point University community remembered those who died at Pearl Harbor by flying all flags on campus at half-staff, from sunrise to sunset on Dec. 7.

The National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day observation, which marks the 69th anniversary of the event, serves as a memory of the patriots of those who died at a result of their service.

“High Point University recognizes the importance of honoring the memory of those brave soldiers who gave their lives for our country on that tragic day so many years ago,” says Dr. Don Scarborough, vice president for Community Relations.

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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