HPU Receives $600,000 from Triad Alumni Couple

Pictured from left to right are Dan Hauser, High Point University athletic director; Ansley, Charles, David and Amy Smith, all of whom are HPU graduates; and Tubby Smith, HPU men’s basketball coach. The Smith family, who own and operate High Point-based Smith & Jennings, Inc., are supporting the university’s growth with a $600,000 gift. HIGH […]

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HPU Adds Minister to Board of Trustees

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2018 – Dr. Michael B. Brown, minister, instructor and author, has joined the Board of Trustees at High Point University. A native of Asheboro and graduate of HPU, Brown recently retired as senior minister of Marble Collegiate Church in New York, America’s oldest existing Protestant church. He served several United […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Donates To HPU’s Congdon School of Health Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 30, 2018 – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), parent company of High Point’s Thomas Built Buses, is supporting High Point University’s Congdon Hall and Congdon School of Health Sciences with a $1 million donation. “This building and all programs in it represent an improvement in the quality of life for the […]

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HPU and Community Partner Operation Xcel Host Reading Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 27, 2018 – High Point University students in the HPU LifeLines program partnered with Operation Xcel, a community after-school program for local children, to host a poetry celebration last night. HPU LifeLines is a program dedicated to engaging elderly adults, particularly those suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia, in communal poetry writing […]

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New Scholarship and Expansion Gifts Totaling $425,000 Support HPU’s Continued Growth

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2018 – Six families are investing a total of $425,000 in High Point University’s mission to educate the hearts and minds of students. These families have established endowed scholarship funds and made gifts that support HPU’s continuous campus transformation. The following families, who hail from five different states, have contributed: […]

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Ten Lessons Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph Shared with HPU Students

Marc Randolph, Netflix Co-Founder and Entrepreneur in Residence, returned to High Point University for a Q&A led by HPU President Nido Qubein and to continue mentoring students. Randolph held numerous small-group sessions throughout campus, working one-on-one with students in HPU’s entrepreneurship, business and pharmacy majors. Below are a few lessons on leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship […]

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HPU Family Celebrates Earth Day 2018

Students had the opportunity to learn about the sun and view it though a specialized telescope. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2018 – The High Point University family celebrated Earth Day today with local companies and wildlife organizations in the Cottrell Amphitheater. Students tasted cold-pressed juice, fed animals at the petting zoo, learned about how to care […]

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Honoring Veterans: HPU Students Document Service Dog Training

The following press release was written by HPU students Kimmy Schwamb and Grant Cunningham regarding a service learning class in which they are involved:  This spring, High Point University students from the School of Art and Design participated in an service learning course taught by Benita VanWinkle, assistant professor of art. The documentary photography course […]

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HPU to Host Annual Arbor Day Celebration

Members of the Mariana H. Qubein Arboretum and Botanical Gardens committee accept the Tree Campus USA Award at last year’s Arbor Day Celebration. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 3, 2018 – The community is invited to join High Point University for its annual Arbor Day Celebration. The event will be held at 4 p.m. on April […]

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