Nine HPU AmeriCorps VISTAs Begin Service to the City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 10, 2017 – Nine recent High Point University graduates will work to improve education and food security in the city of High Point this year as AmeriCorps VISTAs. For the fifth consecutive year, HPU is hosting VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members, who are placed with nonprofit organizations to build […]

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Qubein Broadens Vision for Downtown, Commits to Raising $38 Million in Private Funds

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 17, 2017 – Dr. Nido Qubein, longtime citizen of High Point and president of High Point University, delivered the keynote address, titled “Onward with Faithful Courage: Our City. Our Future.” today at the High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau Annual Meeting. During his presentation, he announced the following: -Qubein accepted Forward […]

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Building Community through Conversation

This story is featured in the Spring 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you.   Douglas McCollum understands the power of words. He’s a freshman at High Point University, but he’s wise well beyond his years. McCollum is a High Point native and one of more than a dozen Bonner Leaders at HPU. […]

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Junior Recognized for Service with Newman Civic Fellows Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2017 – High Point University junior Jasmyn Alexander is a recipient of the 2017 Newman Civic Fellows Award from Campus Compact. This national award honors college student leaders for their dedicated passion to service, research and advocacy for challenges facing communities throughout the country. Alexander, an exercise science major on […]

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Super Heroes Dash for a Super Cause

High Point University’s Kappa Delta sorority and the Guild of Family Service of High Point co-hosted the fourth annual Super Hero Dash, inviting members of the community to dress as their favorite superhero for a 5k and children’s fun run. The Super Hero Dash is a race that benefits Prevent Child Abuse America and aims […]

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HPU Community Gathers for Annual Black Heritage Service

  HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2017 – High Point University’s fourth annual Black Heritage Service brought students, faculty and community members together in Hayworth Chapel on Feb. 26. Hosted by HPU’s Black Cultural Awareness Club, the service was a special time of sharing African-American heritage, listening to the voices of the black experience, and […]

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Students Fill 1,100 Stockings for Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 16, 2016 – When the Salvation Army of High Point’s delivery van pulled up to the High Point University campus, students and staff were ready to fill it with stockings and gifts for local children. The Salvation Army’s goal this year was to collect 1,600 stockings from across the city. Thanks […]

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This Week in Photos: December 3-9

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the annual Community Partner Luncheon, to the Hanukkah dinner, philanthropy efforts, national recognitions and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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