Creating Community Impact

As High Point University grows, so too does its positive effect on the city of High Point.   Melanie Maldonado is beginning to see it. Her work as a High Point University student embedded in community service is making an impact. She sees it at the YWCA career closet, where women in need come to […]

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Students Donate Books to Local Schools

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 14, 2016 – High Point University’s Class of 2020 began donating more than 1,000 books to local schools on Sept. 12. Through HPU’s Common Experience program, which includes a common read, new students were invited to share their favorite book with a local child by donating a copy when they arrived […]

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Students Give to United Way’s ‘CANpaign’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 13, 2016 – Leaders from the United Way of Greater High Point were greeted with boxes of food and a $1,000 donation from High Point University students and staff on campus today. As the UWGHP’s delivery truck arrived as part of the organization’s “CANpaign” Kick Off event, the Student Government Association […]

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HPU to Lower Flags for Patriot Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 9, 2016 – In recognition of Patriot Day, High Point University will fly all flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Sept. 11. HPU is a God, family and country school and honors those who lost their lives and saved the lives of others in the attacks that occurred on […]

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Three VISTAs Focus on Serving the City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 31, 2016 – High Point University is hosting three individuals to serve through the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program for the 2016-17 academic year. This year’s VISTAs are Brittaney McClure, Jenna Rosenbloom and Sami Paterno, all May 2016 graduates of HPU. This is the third consecutive year VISTAs […]

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Pharmacy Students Give Back to City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2016 – High Point University’s inaugural class in the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy participated in community service activities on Aug. 22 to get to know their community and the people they’ll one day serve. On their last day of orientation, the students volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, West End […]

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HPU Supports West Virginia Families Impacted by Flooding

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 1, 2016 – High Point University is contributing funds and bottled water to families affected by flooding in West Virginia. HPU’s Student Government Association is donating $2,000 to the American Red Cross to aid families in the southern portion of the state that’s been severely damaged in the last week. The […]

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STEM Camp Wraps Up with Rocket Launch

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 30, 2016 – Children in the community have spent the past nine days engaged in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities through High Point University’s second STEM Camp hosted by the School of Education. HPU faculty and students led activities such as Lego robotics, rocket building, mine craft mazes and […]

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Local Teens Participate in HPU, HPPD Youth Leadership Academy

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 30, 2016 – Teens in the High Point community are preparing for their graduation from the Youth Leadership Academy, hosted by the High Point Police Department and High Point University, Friday at 6 p.m. on HPU’s campus. These teens have spent this 10-day academy giving back to the community and developing their […]

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Class of 2016 Donates $31,000 as Senior Class Gift

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 6, 2016 – High Point University’s Class of 2016 gave back to the university that has impacted their lives through the last four years. In total, the students raised more than $31,000 with an 84 percent giving participation. The students donated to numerous causes within the university including the department of […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 27, 2016 – High Point University is lowering its flags to half-staff on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. “High Point University is a God, family, and country school,” says Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president. “We are grateful for our nation’s system of private enterprise and appreciative to the […]

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Webb Family Gives Generously to HPU

Pictured from left to right are Webb family members Janice, Mark, Jerri and Connor. Mark and Jerri contributed a major gift to HPU in honor of Mark’s late father, Lewis Andrew Webb, his mother, Janice, and the entire Webb family. HIGH POINT, N.C., May 16, 2016 – Mark and Jerri Webb have contributed a major […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Peace Officers Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 13, 2016 – High Point University is lowering its flags to half-staff on Sunday in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. In 2013, President Barack Obama declared May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day to honor the local, state and federal peace officers who have died in the line of duty. […]

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Major Gift Will Support Student Entrepreneurs

Pictured above are the first recipients of the Pagon Promising Entrepreneur’s Fund at High Point University. On the top row from left to right are Joseph Cochrane-Brown, Mandy Engelman and Frazier Robinson. On the bottom row from left to right are Emily DeLena, Brandon Holder and Shakira Ramsey. HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2016 – Through a major gift, Leonard and […]

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Learning Excellence Endowment Established at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2016 – Wilma Jordan and George Green of New York City are establishing an endowment for High Point University’s Learning Excellence program. Learning Excellence is a distinctive program at HPU that provides a support system to assist students in achieving extraordinary academic success. The program is open to any student […]

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