Service Learning Showcase Honors Community Agencies and Volunteers

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2015 – High Point University students, faculty, staff and members of the community were honored at the 2015 “HPU Serves Showcase.” 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 100,000 hours of […]

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Sarah Stride Presented With 2015 HPU Haverty Cup

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2015 – Sarah Stride, a senior at High Point University, was honored today as the 2015 recipient of the Haverty Cup. Stride, a native of Littleton, New Hampshire, received $2,500 and her name engraved on the base of the Haverty Cup, which is on permanent display in the library of […]

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5 Ways Biz Stone Embodies Entrepreneurism

Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, influenced the way the world communicates, spreads news and tells stories – and he’s coming to the campus of High Point University on April 15 to speak in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. In addition to launching one of the world’s most popular social media sites, Stone has been […]

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Students Help Members of the Community File Their Taxes for Free

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 6, 2015 – High Point University students are helping members of the community file their taxes this season for free under the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. HPU students are enrolled in a service learning course that prepared them to participate in VITA, a program that provides free tax return […]

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Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority Hosts Easter Egg Hunt for Children

Pictured above: Allie Zambito (left) and William Brazier (right) at the Easter egg hunt. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 2, 2015 – It took a matter of minutes for local elementary school students to clear High Point University’s Greek Village of 400 Easter eggs. HPU’s Zeta Tau Alpha sorority hosted children in the PNAC (physical activity, […]

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HPU to Host Former Professional Snowboarder Kevin Pearce

HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2015 – High Point University will host Kevin Pearce, former professional snowboarder and co-founder of LoveYourBrain LLC, at 6 p.m. on April 15 in the Extraordinaire Cinema in the R.G. Wanek Center. This event is free and open to the public, no tickets are required. On Dec. 31, 2009, while training for […]

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Harlem Globetrotters Storm HPU’s Millis Center

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 31, 2015 – High Point University hosted the Harlem Globetrotters on their 2015 World Tour featuring HPU alumnus Corey “Thunder” Law on March 30. High Point University students, faculty, staff and members of the community, such as Big Brothers Big Sisters and local elementary school students, watched as the Globetrotters beat […]

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Phoenix Reading Series to Feature Brian Evenson

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 24, 2015 – High Point University’s Department of English will host award-winning author, translator and critic Brian Evenson in conjunction with its Phoenix Reading Series at 7 p.m. on April 7 in the Francis Auditorium of Phillips Hall. It is free and open to the public; tickets are not required. Evenson […]

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HPU Plants Trees at Local Schools for NC Arbor Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 23, 2015 – High Point University planted trees at four local elementary schools for North Carolina Arbor Day. Montlieu Academy of Technology, Shadybrook Elementary, Johnson Street Global Studies and each received a purple plum tree that was planted at their school by HPU staff members. Arbor Day is a holiday dedicated […]

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HPU Celebrates International Women’s Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 17, 2015 – High Point University will join with the YWCA and City of High Point Human Relations Department in celebrating the city’s rich and diverse community of women at the International Women’s Day Celebration. The event will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 20, at the […]

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HPU Honored with Five United Way Awards for 2014

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2015 – High Point University was honored with four awards from the United Way of Greater High Point at the organization’s annual celebration on March 10, as well as being named the city of High Point’s third largest contributor for the 2014 campaign. HPU received the following distinctions: The Spirit […]

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Jazz Ensemble to Present Cafe Jazz

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2015 – High Point University’s Wilson Commerce Ballroom will be transformed into a jazz café for a performance by the HPU Jazz Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. on March 24. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required. Complimentary cookies and coffee will be served. Dr. […]

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HPU to Host Pulitzer Center Journalist and Photographer

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 10, 2015 – High Point University will host Pulitzer Center journalist Brian Castner and documentary photographer Cheryl Hatch as they discuss their reporting on the efforts of the U.S. military and local community to contain the Ebola epidemic in Liberia. The event will take place at 7 p.m. on March 24 […]

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HPU Hosts College Music Society Conference, Concerts

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 10, 2015 – High Point University invites the community to a series of concerts March 19-21 in conjunction with the 45th Annual Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the College Music Society (CMS-MA). The events will take place in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center on campus. Admission […]

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