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HPU Holds MLK Day of Service

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High Point University hosted 35 service projects and provided 1,500 hours of community service to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Projects included working in community gardens, painting, cleaning community centers, meal preparation and packaging, clothing drives and more.

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HPU to Host ‘Day of Service’ in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

  HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 6, 2017 – High Point University has organized over 35 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service projects that anyone can sign up to be part of on Jan. 16. Community members are invited to join HPU students and faculty and can sign up to participate here: http://www.highpoint.edu/servicelearning/mlk-day-of-service/. Registration closes […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 7, 2016 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   School of Pharmacy Recognized for Community Projects High Point Seventh-day Adventist Church recognized HPU’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy for its work performing health screenings at the Triad Food Pantry […]

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Creating Community Impact

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you. As High Point University grows, so too does its positive effect on the city of High Point.   Melanie Maldonado is beginning to see it. Her work as a High Point University student embedded in community service is […]

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Three VISTAs Focus on Serving the City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 31, 2016 – High Point University is hosting three individuals to serve through the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program for the 2016-17 academic year. This year’s VISTAs are Brittaney McClure, Jenna Rosenbloom and Sami Paterno, all May 2016 graduates of HPU. This is the third consecutive year VISTAs […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Lauren Rubenstein Attends Grad School

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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Class of 2016 Profile: Jessie Drew Counsels in Rhode Island

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 Hosts Poetry Celebration for Pennybyrn Residents

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 29, 2016 – High Point University students hosted an end-of-the-year celebration on April 28 with the residents of Pennybyrn to reflect on the poems that they have created together this semester. Throughout the semester, HPU students enrolled in the “Narrative Medicine in Action” course spent time with residents of Pennybyrn, a […]

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Student Receives National Award for Leadership, Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2016 – High Point University sophomore Melanie Maldonado is a recipient of the 2016 Newman Civic Fellows Award from Campus Compact. This award honors 218 college student leaders for their dedicated passion to service, research and advocacy for challenges facing communities throughout the country. In order to receive this award, […]

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HPU Honors Community Organizations and Students for Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2016 – High Point University students, faculty, staff and members of the community were honored at the 2016 “HPU Serves Showcase” on April 13. Students created and shared nearly 100 posters to demonstrate the service they’ve completed this academic year at the event. The posters represented nearly half of the […]

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