Bonner Leaders Serve in Washington, D.C. During Spring Break

High Point University Bonner Leaders participated in service during spring break in Washington, D.C. During the trip, they toured the Capitol and met with U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 15, 2019 – The High Point University Bonner Leaders spent their spring break in the nation’s capital participating in community service. As part […]

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HPU Kicks Off Social Innovation Series

During HPU’s first Social Innovation Series event, students invited High Point Mayor Jay Wagner to campus to discuss ways the city of High Point is transforming. The event was organized by Bonner Leaders and AmeriCorps VISTAs. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2018 – High Point University’s Bonner Leaders and AmeriCorps VISTAs kicked off a new […]

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Building Life Skills Through Service

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Below, learn  how HPU sophomore Briana Smalley is discovering the ways a community can create positive change.    Inside the High Point City Council Chambers, Briana Smalley sees leaders in her city offer someone a second chance. That someone was convicted of a past violent crime. […]

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HPU Holds ‘Signing Day’ for Say Yes Scholarship Recipients

Pictured are High Point University’s 2018 Say Yes and First Generation Scholars, all of whom hail from local high schools. From left to right are Clara Primus, Japheth Soto, Blen Kidane, Henna Khan and Geneva Harrison.  HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2018 – Athletes are honored during signing days for their achievements and commitment to […]

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HPU Sophomore Recognized for Service with Newman Civic Fellows Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 23, 2018 – High Point University sophomore Douglas McCollum is a recipient of the 2018 Newman Civic Fellowship from Campus Compact. This national award honors college student leaders for their dedicated passion to service, research and advocacy for challenges facing communities throughout the country. McCollum, a strategic communication major from High […]

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‘Signing Day’ Held for Say Yes Scholarship Recipients

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2017 – Just as athletes are honored during signing days for their achievements and commitment to play at a university level, High Point University honored five Triad high school students with full-tuition scholarships for committing to continue their academic careers. HPU awards five Say Yes Scholarships annually, three of which […]

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Building Community through Conversation

This story is featured in the Spring 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you.   Douglas McCollum understands the power of words. He’s a freshman at High Point University, but he’s wise well beyond his years. McCollum is a High Point native and one of more than a dozen Bonner Leaders at HPU. […]

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Junior Recognized for Service with Newman Civic Fellows Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2017 – High Point University junior Jasmyn Alexander is a recipient of the 2017 Newman Civic Fellows Award from Campus Compact. This national award honors college student leaders for their dedicated passion to service, research and advocacy for challenges facing communities throughout the country. Alexander, an exercise science major on […]

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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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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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Students Raise $2,000 for CROP Hunger Walk

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 19, 2015 – Students from High Point University’s Civitan Club and Bonner Leaders joined together to fight hunger and homelessness by participating in the 32nd annual CROP Hunger Walk on Sept. 27. Students from the Civitan Club raised $2,000 for Open Door Ministries to help with hunger and homelessness in High […]

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Alumna Victoria Binder Serves as VISTA for Washington Street

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 3, 2015 – High Point University alumna Victoria Binder, a Pleasanton, California native, is serving as an HPU AmeriCorps Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA) for the 2015-2016 academic year. The VISTAs are hosted at High Point University and work through North Carolina Campus Compact. Their mission is to bring together […]

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Alumna Serves as VISTA for West End Ministries

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 3, 2015 – High Point University alumna Erin Karpovich, a Ramsey, New Jersey native, is serving as an HPU AmeriCorps Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA) for the 2015-2016 academic year. The VISTAs are hosted at High Point University and work through North Carolina Campus Compact. Their mission is to bring together local […]

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Alumna Serves as AmeriCorps VISTA for Community Writing Center

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 3, 2015 – High Point University alumna Shannon Barr, a Lexington Park, Maryland native, is serving as an HPU AmeriCorps Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA) for the 2015-2016 academic year. The VISTAs are hosted at High Point University and work through North Carolina Campus Compact. Their mission is to bring […]

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