HPU to Host MLK Day of Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 14, 2019 – In honor of Martin Luther King Day, community members can sign up to participate in 35 service projects organized by High Point University that will take place throughout the city on Jan. 21. Community members are invited to join HPU students and faculty and can sign up to […]

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HPU Raises $247,500 for the United Way Campaign

HPU President Nido Qubein presented the United Way of Greater High Point with a $245,000 check at the men’s basketball game on Jan. 9. Pictured from left to right are Bobby Smith, UWGHP president; the Rev. Frank Thomas, chair; HPU President Nido Qubein; and Joe Barnes, UWGHP campaign division director. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 11, […]

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Lazarus Family Makes Donation

The Lazarus family of Weston, Florida, made a $250,000 commitment to High Point University and the new Caine Conservatory. Marla and Barry Lazarus are the parents of Brooke Lazarus, a 2018 graduate of HPU and member of the women’s soccer team. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 18, 2018 – Barry and Marla Lazarus of Weston, Florida, […]

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HPU Family Gives 600 Stockings to Salvation Army

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 17, 2018 – First, High Point University’s Student Government Association hosted a Stuff a Stocking packing event. Then they asked the HPU family to help, and they responded. And on Dec. 14, the HPU family loaded 600 stockings into a van outside of HPU’s Slane Center to help the Salvation Army […]

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Community Christmas: A Night of Soul-Filling Moments

On Thursday night, they came. Thousands of them. They came from almost everywhere to see how HPU transforms its campus every December into a scene that feels pulled straight from a storybook. They find that elusive sense of Christmas magic. They also find good will. But moreover, they find an event that in its eighth […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 7, 2018 – High Point University welcomed four new staff members during the month of November. They are as follows: Jennifer Roberts joined the Office of Accounting Services at HPU as budget director. She manages the operating and capital budget processes for the university and develops the annual budget. She also […]

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HPU Alumna Establishes Endowment for Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 28, 2018 – Emily Millis-Hiatt, a resident of High Point and alumna of High Point University, has established an endowment for HPU’s Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic. The $250,000 gift created the Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic Support Endowment, which will support salary, benefits and professional development for physical therapists in […]

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SCEC Hosts Special Populations Christmas Dance

Participants crowded the dance floor at Morehead Recreation Center for HPU Student Council for Exceptional Children’s (SCEC) Special Populations Christmas Dance on Dec. 4. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 6, 2018 – High Point University’s Student Council for Exceptional Children’s Special Populations Christmas Dance welcomed about 100 participants and plenty of holiday spirit. HPU’s SCEC, which […]

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