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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Changing Lives through Teaching: DuChante Davis Joins Teach for America

Family. It’s what DuChante Davis has found more than anything in his educational journey at High Point University. It’s what he hopes to offer inner city school children he’ll teach this fall. He just returned from visiting San Jose, California, where he met some of his future students that already remind him of himself at […]

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

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 12, 2015 – First-year participants in High Point University’s Bonner Leader Program are spending their spring break in Washington, D.C., to complete service projects that fight poverty and to learn about democracy in the nation’s capital. Since they arrived in Washington D.C., the Bonner Leaders packaged meals at Food and Friends, […]

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Alumna Works to Make a Difference in High Point

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES A group of women sit in a circle at West End Ministries in High Point, N.C. as they discuss the latest selection in their weekly book club. They laugh, tell personal stories and support one another. This isn’t just any book club. It’s made up of women overcoming abuse and […]

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Students and Faculty Create Community Writing Center for Families

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 30, 2013 – High Point University students are opening a Community Writing Center for local children near the HPU campus at 1307 Guyer St. The Community Writing Center, organized by HPU faculty members Dr. Charmaine Cadeau, assistant professor of English, and Dr. Cara Kozma, assistant professor of English and assistant director […]

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