HPU Families Provide Boost to City, Support Hurricane Relief During Family Weekend

Families packaged 20,000 meals to be distributed to those affected by Hurricane Florence and witnessed the historic groundbreaking of the Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 24, 2018 – High Point University welcomed nearly 5,000 family members to campus for an annual Fall Family Weekend that celebrated historic […]

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HPU News: Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel

High Point University’s faculty, staff, students, parents and community members gathered to break ground on the much anticipated Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel. About the Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel: The arena will seat 4,500 spectators and include luxury suites, locker rooms, staff offices, concession stands, a merchandising […]

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HPU Raises $30,000 for Hurricane Florence Relief

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2018 – Hundreds of High Point University parents and students gathered inside the Hayworth Fine Arts Center today as HPU President Nido Qubein presented a check for $30,000 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Florence relief efforts. “HPU has stepped up time and time again to meet the needs […]

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HPU/N&R Poll: NC Residents Say They Support Most Constitutional Amendments

Support is most split for the amendment that gives legislators more control over filling judicial vacancies. HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 21, 2018 – A recent High Point University/News and Record Poll finds that majorities (62 percent) of North Carolinians say they are more likely to vote in this year’s election knowing about the chance to vote […]

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HPU Poll: Presidential Approval at 42 Percent, Congress Approval at 23 Percent

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 20, 2018 – A recent High Point University Poll finds that North Carolinians give President Donald Trump a job approval rating of 42 percent and are split on who they would vote for in U.S. Congressional and North Carolina General Assembly races if they were held today. Twenty-three percent of North […]

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HPU’s Fall Family Weekend to Bring Thousands of Visitors to Campus and City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 19, 2018 – High Point University will host approximately 5,000 visitors during Family Weekend, Sept. 21-23. The annual fall event is a time for HPU students and families to experience together the university’s academic and cultural opportunities, as well as offerings throughout the city of High Point. This year’s event will […]

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HPU Breaks Ground on the Caine Conservatory

Construction on HPU’s Caine Conservatory has now begun. Pictured from left to right are Dr. Carole Stoneking, dean of the David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences; HPU Provost Dr. Dennis Carroll; Don Caine and Teresa Caine, owners of Greensboro-based Camco Manufacturing and supporters of the facility; HPU First Lady Mariana Qubein; HPU President […]

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HPU to Raise Funds for Families Impacted by Hurricane Florence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 18, 2018 – High Point University President Nido Qubein and HPU’s Student Government Association announced that they will raise funds for the American Red Cross to assist those affected by Hurricane Florence in eastern North Carolina. Already, the university has raised $15,000. Anyone can contribute to the efforts here. “While our […]

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HPU Receives Donation from the Mahler Family

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 6, 2018 – A long-time High Point family has generously made a seven-figure gift, bringing their lifetime giving to the university to more than $2 million. Peter Mahler, founder of Triad-based PAM Trading Corporation, and his wife, Mary, made the gift along with their daughter Punkin Parker, her husband, Alan, and […]

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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 Pharmacy Students Join Campus and Community

During a day of service, pharmacy students organized books at D-UP, a nonprofit organization on Washington Street dedicated to keeping kids active. Pictured from left to right are students Kimberly Varner of Raleigh, Baily Coble of Kernersville and Cathy Le of Jamestown, all sorting books at D-UP. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2018 – High […]

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