HPU Welcomes Neighbors and Friends for the 7th Annual Community Christmas Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 14, 2017 – Four-year-old Payton Aust and her sister, 3-year-old Taylor, piled into a train car aboard the Polar Express and traveled through tunnels of lights and falling snow on High Point University’s campus. As their journey came to a stop, Payton looked to her parents, Brad and Robin Aust, with […]

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‘Twas the Night of HPU Community Christmas

On most days, Brianna Beard would identify herself as a High Point University junior majoring in elementary education. However, during HPU’s annual Community Christmas Celebration, she prefers to be known as Brianna the Bus Elf.  Each year, High Point community members, neighbors and friends come together for two free nights of Christmas cheer on HPU’s […]

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HPU Students Raise $15,000 for Angel Tree Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 12, 2017 – High Point University students give offerings at weekly services in the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel with a special group of people in mind. As a longstanding tradition, the chapel’s Board of Stewards collects the fall semester offerings to support the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program. This semester, […]

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This Week in Photos: Nov. 25 – Dec. 1

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This week brought beautiful music to campus from the “Lessons and Carols” Candlelight Service to the HPU Community Orchestra Concert and the annual Stuff a Stocking Campaign, see below for more photos from this week.

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HPU Students Fill Hundreds of Christmas Stockings for Local Children

The HPU Family Plans to Contribute 1,200 Stockings This Year  HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 30, 2017 – Toys, clothes, crayons and coloring books passed through the hands of High Point University students Wednesday night and into bright red stockings. Inside HPU’s Community Center, members of the Student Government Association lined dozens of tables with gifts […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Say Sexual Harassment is a Serious Problem

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 29, 2017 – The High Point University Poll has found that a very large majority (84 percent) of North Carolinians say that sexual harassment at work in the United States is a serious problem, and 70 percent say the same about sexual harassment at work in North Carolina.  According to the HPU […]

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HPU Partners with Leadership LINKS, Inc. with Event to Prepare Students for College

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 29, 2017 – Preparing for college early is not always easy for middle- and high-school students, but a recent event – “LINKS Leader Path to College” – which partnered High Point University with Leadership LINKS, Inc. aimed to do just that. Leadership LINKS, Inc. – a High Point-based nonprofit organization that […]

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HPU to Host 47th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 28, 2017 – High Point University invites the community to ring in the Christmas season with the annual Community Prayer Breakfast. The event will be held at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 8 in the James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center on campus. The event is free […]

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This Week in Photos: Nov. 20 – 24

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This week was filled with excitement on HPU’s campus. From welcoming guest speaker Mike Schlappi, to celebrating Thanksgiving, and watching as Christmas decorations went up around campus, catch a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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HPU Students Awarded Start-up Funds at Annual Elevator Pitch Competition

Joseph Cochrane-Brown was awarded first place in HPU’s Elevator Pitch Competition and took home the grand prize of $2,500. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2017 – High Point University celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 13-17 with a variety of activities for students, including an opportunity to win start-up funds for their business plans. The HPU Entrepreneurship […]

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HPU Poll: NC Residents Agree on Many Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 14, 2017 – A High Point University Poll finds that North Carolinians are split over which is more important – protecting the constitutional right to own guns or protecting citizens from gun violence. However, large majorities also supported a range of other proposals to reduce gun violence, including expanding criminal background […]

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This Week in Photos: Nov. 4 – 10

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High Point University’s campus was packed with eager visitors from Christmas decorations, to guests for the Veteran’s Day Celebration, the Bed Brigade and local children who attended the Community Lego Showcase, here’s a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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HPU Honors Hundreds of Veterans During Annual Veterans Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2017 – Nearly 1,100 veterans and community members gathered on the campus of High Point University this morning for a celebration honoring the men and women who have served their country. Veterans were welcomed to the James H. And Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center with a red carpet […]

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