HPU Announces New Hires in December

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 7, 2021 – High Point University welcomed three new hires in the month of December. They are as follows: Katherine Quinn joined HPU’s Office of Learning Excellence as a learning excellence specialist. In this role, she supports students in meeting their academic goals by providing individualized support, coaching, and encouragement. Prior […]

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HPU’s Teachers of Tomorrow and Students Partner to Donate $8,500 to Area Teachers

High Point University’s Teachers of Tomorrow partnered with an AmeriCorp VISTA and the Student Government Association to donate $8,500 to Guilford Education Alliance’s Teacher Supply Warehouse. Pictured from left to right are Winston McGregor, president of Guilford Education Alliance; Barbara Frye, enrichment coordinator for High Point Schools Partnership; Avery Moon, an HPU AmeriCorp VISTA who […]

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HPU’s Student Government Association Donates $21,000 to Community Organizations

High Point University’s Student Government Association has presented the United Way of Greater High Point with a $21,000 check for various organizations. Jane Liebscher (left), president of the United Way of Greater High Point, is presented with a check from Sam Carr (right), HPU’s SGA president. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 18, 2020 – High Point […]

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A Moment with HPU’s New Medical Director: ‘They Are Our Children, Too.’

Dr. Anne Lule-Kiwanuka pursued medicine because of her childhood. She bounced in and out of hospitals because of her asthma and allergies to everything, from milk and shellfish, to pineapples, oranges and eggs. As all mothers with children facing food allergies, her mom learned how to make cakes without eggs or milk for her daughter, […]

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HPU Marketing and Sales Professors Offer ‘Project Purpose’ to Community Members

‘Project Purpose’ teaches professional selling skills to those who may be struggling to find employment. Larry Quinn (left), chair and assistant professor of marketing, and Randy Moser (right), assistant professor of marketing, are offering “Project Purpose” to those who may be struggling to find employment.  HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 14, 2020 – Larry Quinn, chair […]

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HPU’s School of Communication Gives Back to Families in Surrounding Communities

High Point University’s Nido R. Qubein School of Communication faculty, students and staff donated toys to area families at Family Services of Davidson County and Family Services of the Piedmont. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 11, 2020 – Faculty in High Point University’s Nido R. Qubein School of Communication donated gifts and sporting equipment to area […]

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HPU Provides Cone Health with Freezer to Store COVID-19 Vaccine

High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, the Triad’s only pharmacy school, has provided Cone Health assistance with storing COVID-19 vaccines. Pictured from left to right are Dr. Buddy Lingle, dean of the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy; Scottie McIntosh, laboratory manager; and Dr. Robert Coover, assistant professor of basic pharmaceutical sciences. HIGH POINT, […]

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The PT Food Pantry: A Vital Place of Health

Pictured above is Gretchen Sanchez, administrative assistant for HPU’s Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic and food pantry.    The patients come to cure their chronic pain. When they arrive, they realize they can get something just as essential: They receive the food they need. They’re invited into the clinic’s food pantry after their visit and […]

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Triad Children Observe Universe Through HPU Service Learning Course

HPU students were trained on robotic telescopes and taught community children how to operate the telescopes virtually. Millie Grobe is a 6-year-old participant in High Point University’s LASeR program, which is supported by Dr. Brad Barlow, director of the Culp planetarium and associate professor of astrophysics. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 30, 2020 – Children in […]

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HPU Sales Club Donates Turkey Dinners to the Community

High Point University’s Professional Selling Club delivered 75 meals to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater High Point. Pictured from left to right are Kenny Mack, vice president of operations for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater High Point; Travis Moore, Southside Club director; Caleb Hughes, Central Asheboro Club director; Francesca Riehl; Roberto […]

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