HPU Receives $15,000 for Plant Nursery
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 23, 2013 – The Mariana H. Qubein Arboretum and Botanical Gardens at High Point University recently received $15,000 from the Stanley Smith Foundation to build a new, 2,000 square foot nursery on campus. The nursery will allow HPU to grow new plants for its gardens year round. “We will have the […]
HPU Installs 60 New Trees for Arbor Day and Hands Out Hundreds More
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2013 – High Point University marked Arbor Day with a special ceremony April 18. The university handed out 200 dogwood trees to community members to plant around the city, and announced plans to plant 60 more on campus. The new trees are in addition to five new large Oak trees […]
HPU Named ‘Tree Campus USA’ for Third Consecutive Year
Thanks to continued efforts on the High Point University campus, the Arbor Day Foundation has announced that HPU achieved "Tree Campus USA" designation for the third year in a row. The Tree Campus USA program is an initiative that sprang from a partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota Motor North America, Inc. to foster the development of the next generation of tree stewards.