HPU’s Gardens: Beyond Beauty

This story is featured in the Spring 2020 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below HPU’s gardens contribute to the inspiring environment the university is known for. Dr. Patrick Vigueira knows what he has with the nine plant collections, 28 gardens and the arboretum at High Point University. He has the perfect place to help his […]

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Flower Power: HPU Gardens Tech Delivers Bouquets to Health Care Workers

Art Ogden delivers bouquets made from HPU’s gardens daily to Wake Forest Baptist Health’s High Point Medical Center. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2020 – Every day, Art Ogden works in the beautiful gardens on High Point University’s campus. When the COVID-19 pandemic first began impacting the United States, Ogden had an idea to brighten […]

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HPU First Lady Mariana Qubein Releases ‘Planting Seeds of Greatness’ Book

High Point University First Lady Mariana Qubein released “Planting Seeds of Greatness,” an eight-chapter book that illustrates the beauty of the Mariana H. Qubein Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 15, 2019 – The High Point University family gathered on Nov. 14 to celebrate the release of “Planting Seeds of Greatness,” a book […]

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The Roots of Success

This story is featured in the Fall 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s arboretum and gardens inspire students to plant their roots and reach for the stars.  Whenever I walk around campus and see what needs to be planted, pruned or replaced in our gardens, I find our rose bushes in […]

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Nurturing and Inspiring Spaces: Gardens promote wellness and inspire students to do what they love

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Mariana Qubein Arboretum and Botanical Gardens provide students the calming environment needed to reflect and excel. Pause for a moment. Inhale and exhale. Release any tension you have and notice your surroundings. What do you see? Hear? Smell? HPU’s campus is […]

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HPU Breaks Ground on the Caine Conservatory

Construction on HPU’s Caine Conservatory has now begun. Pictured from left to right are Dr. Carole Stoneking, dean of the David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences; HPU Provost Dr. Dennis Carroll; Don Caine and Teresa Caine, owners of Greensboro-based Camco Manufacturing and supporters of the facility; HPU First Lady Mariana Qubein; HPU President […]

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HPU Earns 9th Consecutive Tree Campus USA Recognition

The High Point University family receives the Tree Campus USA recognition during the 2017 Arbor Day Celebration. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 23, 2018 – High Point University is a recipient of the 2017 Tree Campus USA award. This is the ninth consecutive time the university has received the honor. HPU is one of 16 North […]

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Insider’s Look at Congdon Hall

Innovation is woven throughout High Point University’s DNA. Congdon Hall is a reflection of that. At $120 million total, these programs and this facility reflect the single largest investment in HPU’s history. Students have already begun to study in the state of the art laboratories. Graduate students preparing to become pharmacists, physician assistants and physical […]

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Arbor Day Celebration Highlights Expanding Gardens and Tree Collection

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 20, 2017 – As several hundred community members gathered today at High Point University’s Cottrell Amphitheater to celebrate Arbor Day amidst the campus’s more than 3,000 taxa of plants, a special group of alumnae pledged to help keep the campus tree collection growing. For the eighth consecutive year, HPU received the […]

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HPU to Host Annual Arbor Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 7, 2017 – The community is invited to experience High Point University’s Mariana H. Qubein Arboretum and Botanical Gardens as well as recent additions to its vibrant campus during the annual Arbor Day Celebration. The event will be held at 4 p.m. on April 20 in the Cottrell Amphitheater. It is […]

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HPU’s Landscape of Hope and Beauty

This year’s Arbor Day Celebration will take place at 4 p.m. on April 20.  A few weeks before graduation last year, down 48 steps into a new amphitheater, HPU First Lady Mariana Qubein began yet another Arbor Day celebration. She talked about potential. She always has ever since her husband became HPU’s seventh president 12 […]

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HPU to Celebrate Arbor Day in New Amphitheater

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 6, 2016 – High Point University will continue the tradition of celebrating Arbor Day in its newest outdoor learning space. The Arbor Day Celebration will be held at 4 p.m. on April 21 at the new Alumni Avenue Amphitheater. The event is open to the public. At this year’s program, the […]

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