HPU’s Stories of Faith

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Religous Life Organizations foster fellowship and collaboration among students.  No matter their faith, HPU students celebrate in many ways. Here are some of their stories.   Every Christmas, Christine Watt puts her faith to work. For the past […]

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Hayworth Gift Supports Renovations to HPU’s Chapel

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 7, 2019 – David Hayworth, a longtime friend and supporter of High Point University, has donated $500,000 through two family foundations for the renovation of the Charles E. Hayworth Sr. Memorial Chapel on campus. The chapel will receive a full remodeling with upgrades and enhancements to flooring, seating, painting, lighting and […]

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Six Holiday Traditions at High Point University

The High Point University campus is decked out for the holidays. Christmas lights and nutcrackers line the Promenade while holiday music plays throughout campus. It can only mean one thing: December is here. The holidays are a season of celebration and traditions. Even in the midst of final exams and end-of-semester projects, the HPU family […]

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Building a Spiritual Community

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Below, learn how HPU’s Chapel and Religious Life serve as an outlet for students to grow their faith and build interfaith relationships with diverse student groups.   For the Inchalik brothers, weekly chapel services started out as a means for reflection and stability in their […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Cassie Chidester Recruits for IQTalent Partner in Nashville

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Chloe Tyler Teaches Special Education

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the […]

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HPU Students Spend Spring Break Serving Haiti and Houston

From leveling a foundation to installing walls, HPU students built a family’s home during their week of service in Haiti. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 15, 2018 – During spring break this year, High Point University students celebrated the values of service, selflessness and generosity by giving back to communities around the world. Through the Alternative […]

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The Different Routes of HPU’s Walk of Faith

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Religious Life helps students dig deep to find who they are and what they represent.   The Rev. Preston Davis sounds like an excited professor when he talks about faith and its effect on the students he sees. He should know. […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy Honored at HPU’s Annual Worship Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 15, 2018 – Change agents must be audacious. That’s the message Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie shared today with community members, students, faculty and staff at High Point University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day worship service. “Audacity is believing that you have something to offer that no one has yet given,” […]

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HPU Students Raise $15,000 for Angel Tree Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 12, 2017 – High Point University students give offerings at weekly services in the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel with a special group of people in mind. As a longstanding tradition, the chapel’s Board of Stewards collects the fall semester offerings to support the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program. This semester, […]

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HPU Students Take Part in Spiritual Pilgrimage to Reignite Faith and Service

Jacob Lancaster, Andria Williamson and Katharina Poppinger visit Open Door Ministries in High Point. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 31, 2017 – Several High Point University students recently took part in the Fall Pilgrimage – a week of programming intersecting spirituality and service that allowed students to explore different communities of faith and faith-based organizations around […]

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Class of 2017 Outcomes: Sydney Richards Studies Divinity at Duke University

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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HPU Community Gathers for Annual Black Heritage Service

  HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2017 – High Point University’s fourth annual Black Heritage Service brought students, faculty and community members together in Hayworth Chapel on Feb. 26. Hosted by HPU’s Black Cultural Awareness Club, the service was a special time of sharing African-American heritage, listening to the voices of the black experience, and […]

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