HPU to Host NC Zoo Conservation Researcher

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2015 – Dr. Corinne Kendall, associate curator of conservation and research for the North Carolina Zoo, will speak at High Point University at 3 p.m. on Oct. 9 in the David L. Francis Lecture Hall at Earl N. Phillips School of Business. The event is free and open to the […]

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HPU to Host Annual Arbor Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2015 – High Point University will continue the tradition of celebrating its arboretum, gardens and vibrant campus by holding its annual Arbor Day Celebration at 4 p.m. on April 23 in the David R. Hayworth University Park. The event is open to the public. Attendees are asked to confirm their […]

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HPU Plants Trees at Local Schools for NC Arbor Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 23, 2015 – High Point University planted trees at four local elementary schools for North Carolina Arbor Day. Montlieu Academy of Technology, Shadybrook Elementary, Johnson Street Global Studies and each received a purple plum tree that was planted at their school by HPU staff members. Arbor Day is a holiday dedicated […]

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Professor Helps Keep National Forests Open

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 18, 2014 – Summer break: a fleeting time for students, teachers and professors to change their routines and relax between academic years. That’s not entirely the case for Dr. Martie Bell, associate professor of physical education at High Point University. She’s spending her summer volunteering in the mountains of Virginia’s George […]

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HPU Celebrates Arbor Day with Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2014 – The High Point University family and local community celebrated Arbor Day, a national holiday that encourages groups and individuals to plant and care for trees, with a special ceremony in the David Hayworth Park on April 24. HPU was also presented with the Tree Campus USA designation by […]

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HPU to Recognize Arbor Day with Annual Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2014 – High Point University will continue its tradition of celebrating its arboretum, gardens and vibrant campus by holding the annual Arbor Day Celebration. An afternoon of recognition and dedications will begin at 4 p.m. on April 24 in the David R. Hayworth University Park on the HPU campus. The […]

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HPU Hosts Grand Opening for the LEED-Certified School of Education

High Point University held a grand opening for the new LEED-Certified School of Education with a ceremony, tours of the state-of-the-art facility and demonstrations in the classrooms. Special guest hosts – students from Oakview Elementary School in High Point – even led guests of the event through elementary education classrooms.

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Grand Opening for LEED-Certified School of Education

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 13, 2012 – High Point University held a grand opening for the new LEED-Certified School of Education with a ceremony, tours of the state-of-the-art facility and demonstrations in the classrooms. Special guest hosts – students from Oakview Elementary School in High Point – even led guests of the event through elementary […]

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HPU Named ‘Tree Campus USA’ for Third Consecutive Year

Thanks to continued efforts on the High Point University campus, the Arbor Day Foundation has announced that HPU achieved “Tree Campus USA” designation for the third year in a row. The Tree Campus USA program is an initiative that sprang from a partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota Motor North America, Inc. to foster the development of the next generation of tree stewards.

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HPU Continues Its Green Initiatives With ‘Wecar’

High Point University recently took another step to reduce its environmental impact with the addition of the WeCar by Enterprise. This membership-based car sharing program is a refreshing alternative to car ownership that lowers cost and reduces the hassle of traditional transportation. The WeCar is available at students’ convenience 24 hours a day.

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HPU Recognized As One Of The ‘Greenest’ Schools In America

High Point University’s sustainability efforts were recently recognized when the university was named one of the top “green” schools in the country on the Sierra Club’s list of America’s Coolest Schools. The list ranks schools across the United States based on their eco-friendly conduct in areas including energy, efficiency, transportation, waste, and various other aspects.

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HPU To Host Arbor Day Celebration

In continuing its observance of Earth Week, High Point University will hold an Arbor Day celebration at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20 at the Hoffman Amphitheater at the David R. Hayworth University Park. The event will be hosted by HPU First Lady Mariana Qubein. The public is invited to attend. Several presentations will be made during the event, including a presentation of the Tree Campus USA Award.

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HPU Earns 'Tree Campus USA' Title

The Tree Campus USA program is an initiative that sprang from a partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota Motor North America, Inc. to foster the development of the next generation of tree stewards. The program is designed to award national recognition to college campus and the leaders of their surrounding communities for promoting healthy urban forest management and engaging the campus community in environmental stewardship.

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