HPU Welcomes Montlieu Academy Students for First Day of School

“HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 24, 2015 – Montlieu Academy of Technology students received a welcome-back-to-school rally like no other today from the High Point University cheerleaders, Prowler the Panther and Pep Band. As the students arrived for the first day of the new school year, the HPU cheerleaders and Prowler welcomed students with a round […]

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HPU Awards First Generation Scholarship to High Point Central Graduate

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 12, 2015 – High Point University has awarded freshman Dominya’ Donahue of High Point with the university’s First Generation Scholarship. She is one of two new local high school graduates to receive the four-year scholarship this year. The First Generation Scholarship covers full tuition, fees and books. HPU awards the scholarships […]

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HPU Awards First Generation Scholarship to Local High School Graduate

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 12, 2015 – High Point University’s incoming freshman Kayla Mitchell was recently presented with the university’s First Generation Scholarship, which covers full tuition, fees and books for four years. She is one of two local high school graduates who received this honor. HPU awards the scholarships annually to Guilford County Schools […]

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Dr. Allen Goedeke Recognized for 30 Years of Service to HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 31, 2015 – Today the HPU family recognized Dr. Allen Goedeke for his 30 years of service at High Point University. A Pin Oak tree was dedicated outside of Roberts Hall to honor him and his retirement. Since coming to HPU, he has impacted countless students, the academic programs and the overall […]

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Jones Joins Office of Human Resources

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 27, 2015 – Alexandra Jones was recently hired at High Point University as a human resources coordinator in the Office of Human Resources. Jones works collaboratively with the HR team, hiring managers and supervisors around campus to streamline processes related to the hiring of new employees and their welcoming and orientation […]

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HPU Lowers Flags to Honor Chattanooga Victims

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 22, 2015 – High Point University is lowering its flags to half-staff until sunset on July 25 to honor the servicemen who lost their lives in the Chattanooga tragedy. President Obama has ordered flags at all military and federal buildings and grounds throughout the United States to remain at half-staff through […]

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HPU Hosts Guilford County Teens for Youth Leadership Academy

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 30, 2015 – Guilford County teens spent 10 days giving back to the community and honing their leadership skills at the Youth Leadership Academy, hosted by High Point University and the High Point Police Department on June 15-26. The students were selected for the academy, which was hosted on the HPU […]

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HPU Recognized for Promoting Interfaith Community on Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 22, 2015 – High Point University was recently named the interfaith university Rookie of the Year by the Interfaith Youth Core, one of the leading interfaith engagement and service organizations in America. This recognition comes in response to student-led efforts within the past year to promote collaboration, service, understanding and appreciation […]

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Montlieu Academy Visits HPU for Lego Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 3, 2015 – More than 120 first-grade students from Montlieu Academy of Technology enjoyed a day of Lego activities on June 1 at High Point University while third through fifth-graders from their school took end-of-grade tests. The Montlieu Academy students took a field trip to HPU for an interactive, fun and […]

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#EverybodyEats: Student’s Startup Addresses Hunger in the Triad

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 1, 2015 – Everybody needs to eat, and High Point University rising sophomore Austin Baker is determined to make sure people in the Triad, especially those living in “food deserts,” have plenty of access to locally grown fresh produce. Baker, a business management and entrepreneurship major from Charlotte, joined two other […]

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Graduate’s Videos Bring William Penn History to Life

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 28, 2015 – High Point University graduate Quinn Hagen, a native of Pennington, New Jersey, helped history come to life through her creative work on the William Penn Project, an effort to document the history of a historic African-American high school. By managing many of the audio-visual aspects of the project, […]

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Students to Bike Across America Following Graduation

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 15, 2015 – Two recent High Point University graduates are biking across America for a cause. Shane Keene and Chris Fegan are starting their journey in Oregon on May 16 and making their way to Delaware after spending the semester raising money for their trip. The proceeds will be donated to […]

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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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Changing Lives through Teaching: DuChante Davis Joins Teach for America

Family. It’s what DuChante Davis has found more than anything in his educational journey at High Point University. It’s what he hopes to offer inner city school children he’ll teach this fall. He just returned from visiting San Jose, California, where he met some of his future students that already remind him of himself at […]

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