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HPU still accepting project requests for community impact day

BROWNWOOD – March 16, 2022 – Howard Payne University is accepting project requests from organizations in the greater Brown County area for the inaugural William B. Dean, M.D. Community Impact Day. HPU personnel and student volunteers will conduct service projects in the community as part of the March 30 event.

Project requests can be submitted at Further details will be provided to applicants upon approval of requests. Organizations must submit applications by March 25 to be considered for participation in the event.

HPU was awarded a $200,000 grant by the Dean Foundation to establish the annual service event. The Dean Foundation is chaired by Dr. David A. Dean, son of the late Dr. William B. Dean, distinguished Dallas-area pediatrician and trailblazer in conditions affecting children such as dyslexia and polio. Dr. David A. Dean serves as chair of the North Texas Crime Commission as well as president and CEO of the public policy consultancy Dean International, Inc. He served the State of Texas for more than a decade as general counsel to Democratic Governor Dolph Briscoe and Republican Governor William P. Clements, Jr. He also served as Texas Secretary of State under Governor Clements. He earned the Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University and the Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas at Austin.


Cutline: HPU invites community organizations to submit service project requests for the inaugural William B. Dean, M.D. Community Impact Day on March 30.