HPU Hosts Luncheon for Degrees Matter! Initiative

Posted on July 11, 2014.
In: Blog

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 11, 2014 – High Point University recently hosted a luncheon for Degrees Matter!, an initiative focused on increasing the number of adults with college degrees in Guilford County.

Dr. Dennis Carroll, HPU provost, and Akir Khan, HPU freshman success coach, are members of the Degrees Matter! community council. During the luncheon, members of the Future Talent Council advisory board continued the conversation of the Degrees Matter! initiative and discussed how to facilitate the educational degree process for more adults.

Degrees Matter! is a shared partnership between The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, Opportunity Greensboro and The United Way of Greater Greensboro. The initiative’s goal is to ensure at least 63 percent of Guilford County residents earn a post-secondary degree by 2025.

“It is an honor to represent High Point University in assisting our community with this critical adult education initiative,” said Khan during the luncheon. “We will help to facilitate the process for more adults in the Triad to reach their long-term goals and dreams of higher education. It is a win-win for our higher education institutions, degree-seeking adults and our community partners.”

Share Button


    11.22 - 8:30am

    Fall Open House

    Regular Decision Deadline
View the Full Calendar

University News

Sarah Patterson
Student Studies Stereotypes of Women in 17th Century Literature
read more
HPU Poll Logo_vertical
HPU Poll: Positive Ratings for Clintons and G. W. Bush in NC; Most Potential 201…
read more
The Drowsy Chaperone
Theatre, Music Departments to Present “The Drowsy Chaperone”
read more
View All
Connect with us
On the Social page, you can view all of High Point University’s social media feeds, connect to specific majors and schools on Facebook, and get the latest updates about what’s happening on campus.