Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity Raises $4,000 For Charity

Posted on April 8, 2011.

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2011 ? The Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, in conjunction with the Student Government Association at High Point University, recently scored a ?hole-in-one? by raising $4,000 for the Jimmy V. Foundation at the fraternity?s sixth annual ?Garnet and Gold? golf tournament.

The event, which was attended by friends, family, alumni, sponsors and members of the HPU community, was held at the Holly Ridge Golf Course. Additionally, each member of the fraternity was required to raise at least $185 in donations.

The Jimmy V. Foundation is a charitable organization that funds cancer research and creates awareness among all Americans.

HPU Students donate more than 30,000 hours in the local community each year.

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. 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 14 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

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Pam Haynes

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