Who: High Point University family and 400 community members.
What: Dinner and a basketball game at HPU.
Where: Slane Student Center Café and Millis Athletic and Convocation Center
When: Friday, Dec. 21 at 5 p.m.
Why: HPU has teamed up with United Way partner agencies and neighborhood organizations to bring 400 individuals to campus for a free meal and to attend a men’s basketball game. The individuals were invited to the dinner through local nonprofit and community organizations such as the Housing Authority of High Point, the YWCA, the YMCA and several local schools.
“This is High Point’s University, and while we support the United Way and other agencies throughout the year, it’s nice to be able to host our friends during the holidays,” 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. It is ranked by U.S. News and World Report at No. 1 among Regional Colleges in the South and No. 1 among Up and Coming Regional Colleges in the South. Parade Magazine lists HPU in the top 25 private schools in the nation. HPU was selected in the 2012-2013 list of “Colleges of Distinction.” The university offers 44 undergraduate majors, 43 undergraduate minors and 11 graduate degree programs. It is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at highpoint.edu.