HPU Volunteer Center Hosts Spring Carnival For Local Elementary School Students


HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2009 – The High Point University Volunteer Center invited Parkview Elementary School Students to a fun-filled Spring Carnival on April 23, held in the Slane Student Center on the HPU campus. Forty HPU students volunteered at the event.
The 180 children who attended were able to enjoy a 55-foot inflatable obstacle course, an inflatable slide, games and lunch.
The annual event, which grants elementary school children a day of activities and a chance to see the HPU campus, is provided thanks to an incentives program.
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 50 countries and more than 40 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” The university offers 66 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate-degree majors. 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 www.highpoint.edu. Chris DudleyVice President for Administration336-841-4530cdudley@highpoint.edu

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