HPU Welcomes 5,000 Visitors for Winter Family Weekend

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 8, 2016 – More than 5,000 out-of-town parents and family members came to the city for High Point University’s Winter Family Weekend on Feb. 5-7, and made a substantial impact on the local economy while visiting their HPU students. Throughout the weekend, families participated in a variety of activities, including a […]

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Students Donate Food to Open Door Ministries

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 4, 2016 – It started out with High Point University student Haley Slone wanting her fellow students to donate surplus meals to those battling hunger in the city of High Point. In spring 2015, Slone spoke with Ryan Melino, retail brand manager for HPU’s hospitality team, about helping to expand her […]

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HPU Raises $230,000 for United Way Campaign

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 3, 2016 – High Point University has been named the third largest contributor to the United Way of Greater High Point’s annual campaign for the third consecutive year. The HPU family raised $230,000 in 2015 to support the UWGHP and its partner agencies – a 505 percent increase from 2005. Joe Cristy, […]

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Family Weekend Brings 5,000 to City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 28, 2016 – High Point University will host more than 5,000 visitors Feb. 5-7 for its Winter Family Weekend, when families will take part in a variety of activities, including a service project, where they will have the opportunity to pack healthy meals to be distributed to the Triad Food Pantry […]

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HPU Grad Finds Herself through Service

It was a Saturday, less than 15 minutes after graduation, and Shannon Barr was still in her black graduation gown when she got a text message from one of her professors, Amy MacArthur. “Are you still on campus? I have an offer for you.” She went looking for MacArthur and found her along with the […]

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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 Jan. 20, 2016 to speak in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. In addition to launching one of the world’s most popular social media sites, Stone has […]

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Chamber Music Series to Feature the Bassoon

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 7, 2016 – High Point University invites the community to the first Chamber Music Series concert of 2016, to be held at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 24 in the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required. The program will feature […]

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HPU Hosts Day of Service Opportunities for Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 6, 2016 – High Point University has organized 35 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service projects that anyone can sign up to be part of on Jan. 18. Community members are invited to join HPU students and faculty and can sign up to participate here: http://www.highpoint.edu/servicelearning/mlk-day/. Registration closes Jan. 13. […]

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