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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Sarah Stride Presented With 2015 HPU Haverty Cup

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2015 – Sarah Stride, a senior at High Point University, was honored today as the 2015 recipient of the Haverty Cup. Stride, a native of Littleton, New Hampshire, received $2,500 and her name engraved on the base of the Haverty Cup, which is on permanent display in the library of […]

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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 April 15 to speak in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. In addition to launching one of the world’s most popular social media sites, Stone has been […]

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Students Help Members of the Community File Their Taxes for Free

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 6, 2015 – High Point University students are helping members of the community file their taxes this season for free under the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. HPU students are enrolled in a service learning course that prepared them to participate in VITA, a program that provides free tax return […]

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Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority Hosts Easter Egg Hunt for Children

Pictured above: Allie Zambito (left) and William Brazier (right) at the Easter egg hunt. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 2, 2015 – It took a matter of minutes for local elementary school students to clear High Point University’s Greek Village of 400 Easter eggs. HPU’s Zeta Tau Alpha sorority hosted children in the PNAC (physical activity, […]

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HPU to Host Former Professional Snowboarder Kevin Pearce

HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2015 – High Point University will host Kevin Pearce, former professional snowboarder and co-founder of LoveYourBrain LLC, at 6 p.m. on April 15 in the Extraordinaire Cinema in the R.G. Wanek Center. This event is free and open to the public, no tickets are required. On Dec. 31, 2009, while training for […]

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Harlem Globetrotters Storm HPU’s Millis Center

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 31, 2015 – High Point University hosted the Harlem Globetrotters on their 2015 World Tour featuring HPU alumnus Corey “Thunder” Law on March 30. High Point University students, faculty, staff and members of the community, such as Big Brothers Big Sisters and local elementary school students, watched as the Globetrotters beat […]

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