Class of 2015 Profile: Sarah Belle Tate Leads High Point Chamber of Commerce

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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HPU Lowers Flags to Honor Chattanooga Victims

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 22, 2015 – High Point University is lowering its flags to half-staff until sunset on July 25 to honor the servicemen who lost their lives in the Chattanooga tragedy. President Obama has ordered flags at all military and federal buildings and grounds throughout the United States to remain at half-staff through […]

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Blast Off: Rocket Launch Concludes First-Ever STEM Camp

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 2, 2015 – Fifty-three children from the community participated in Lego fun at High Point University’s first-ever STEM camp, hosted by HPU faculty and graduate students in the School of Education. The camp began on June 22 and concluded with a rocket launch finale today where each STEM Camp student made […]

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HPU Hosts Guilford County Teens for Youth Leadership Academy

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 30, 2015 – Guilford County teens spent 10 days giving back to the community and honing their leadership skills at the Youth Leadership Academy, hosted by High Point University and the High Point Police Department on June 15-26. The students were selected for the academy, which was hosted on the HPU […]

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HPU to Host Inaugural Piano Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 21, 2015 – High Point University will host an inaugural piano competition, funded by the Randall Thomas Johnson Trust, June 4-6 that will bring three talented finalists to campus to compete for $10,000 in prizes. The competition will be held in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. It is free and open […]

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Students Host Poetry Celebration for Pennybyrn Residents

Pictured above: Pennybryn resident Elaine Walker and HPU student Dalton Sheppard taking a selfie. HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2015 – High Point University students and residents of retirement living community Pennybyrn at Maryfield gathered together for an end-of-the-year poetry celebration. Throughout the semester, HPU students used stories to help improve the health of the […]

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HPU Family Donates Lock and Key System to West End Ministries

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 28, 2015 – It started out as a class project for High Point University students and turned into a campaign to give back to West End Ministries, a nonprofit organization that gives much to the people of High Point – emergency assistance, childcare, life skills education, a shelter for women and […]

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HPU Celebrates Earth Day with Local Businesses and Wildlife

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2015 – A festival of local food vendors, environmentally friendly businesses and wildlife took over the Hayworth Park at High Point University today for an Earth Day celebration. Hundreds of students enjoyed food produced by area businesses such as Carolina Corn Roasters, Big Boss Bakery, Miss Jenny’s Pickles and My […]

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HPU Hosts Adapted Field Day for Students With Disabilities

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 20, 2015 – As part of High Point University’s Disability Awareness Week, the Office of Student Life hosted an Adapted Field Day in the Slane Gym on April 16 for more than 100 students with disabilities from the community. “Seeing the students’ faces light up because of the fun they were […]

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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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