HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 10, 2010 ? High Point University?s chapter of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity recently hosted a weeklong series of events as part of ?No Boundaries Week.?
The events raised more than $200 to be donated to support various causes, including the fraternity?s national philanthropy, Push America, which aims to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities.
The events that took place on campus include an empathy dinner where diners experienced simulated disabilities, wheelchair basketball, a movie night, and a Miss Push Pageant. The week concluded with a 24 hour Bike-a-Thon Saturday in the Slane Student Center. The brothers of Pi Kappa Phi also participated in a brotherhood volunteer service day on Sunday where they donated their time to various causes.
“Every year we are excited to do our No Boundaries Week,? says Scott Daly, Pi Kappa Phi?s philanthropy chair. ?This has been the third year we have done it with great success. We, as Pi Kappa Phi, hold ourselves to a higher obligation to try and give back to others. Push America is an incredible organization, and we are more than happy to be a part of it.?
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.
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