HPU Students Host Valentine’s Day Dance for Individuals with Disabilities

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 14, 2018 – There was plenty of love to go around at High Point University’s annual Special Populations Valentine’s Dance, held at the Morehead Recreation Center last night. Organized by HPU’s Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC) and co-hosted with High Point Parks and Recreation, individuals with disabilities and their family […]

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HPU Showcases William Penn Project Website for Penn-Griffin Celebration

Dr. Paul Ringel, High Point University history professor and leader of the William Penn Project, speaks at Penn-Griffin School for the Arts during the school’s annual celebration of the High Point sit-ins.   HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 12, 2018 – Fifty-eight years after the High Point sit-ins, High Point University students and faculty joined Penn-Griffin […]

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Students Receive Hands-On Learning In HPU’s Free Physical Therapy Clinic

Dr. Alicia Emerson, assistant professor of physical therapy, discusses how students receive hands-on learning opportunities with patients inside High Point University’s Free Physical Therapy Clinic. The clinic’s purpose is to help those who don’t have health insurance or are otherwise unable to afford physical therapy treatments.

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HPU Family Establishes Veterans Awareness Endowment

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 5, 2018 – A High Point University family hopes to perpetuate their values of patriotism and service to the country by establishing The Sheriff Family Veterans Awareness Endowment, a $250,000 gift that will support the annual Veterans Day Celebration at HPU. Established by Alan and Karen Sheriff, of Newtown, Pennsylvania, the […]

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Weather Update for Jan. 18, 2018

Dear HPU Family, Due to continued inclement weather and poor road conditions in High Point and around the region, and for the safety of the HPU community, all undergraduate and graduate classes are canceled today, January 18th. Please see important information below regarding HPU Services for today. The on-campus bookstore will open at 11:00 a.m. […]

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Campus Prepared for Blanket of Snow

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 17, 2018 –Covered in both eight inches of snow and plenty of caring people, High Point University’s campus was prepared and ready for the second snowfall of the season.  HPU’s promise to provide every student with an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people holds true in every situation, including […]

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HPU Completes 33 Service Projects in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Pictured above: High Point University students organized crafts and group activities for residents at Piedmont Christian Home. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 15, 2018 – Jakki Davis knows that High Point University’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is more than just one day of giving back. It represents HPU’s dedication to community […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy Honored at HPU’s Annual Worship Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 15, 2018 – Change agents must be audacious. That’s the message Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie shared today with community members, students, faculty and staff at High Point University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day worship service. “Audacity is believing that you have something to offer that no one has yet given,” […]

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HPU Student Honored for Community Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 11, 2018 –High Point University student Danasia Eubanks has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities with a shared commitment to civic engagement. Eubanks is a recipient of the network’s Community Impact Award, which honors one student leader at […]

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HPU to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. with ‘A Day On, Not Off’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 9, 2018 – High Point University has organized more than 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service projects that anyone can sign up to be part of on Jan. 15. Community members are invited to join HPU students and faculty and can sign up to participate here: http://www.highpoint.edu/servicelearning/mlk-day-of-service/. Registration closes Jan. […]

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Above All, Love for Others

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how Netsu Tegene connects with students through HPU’s top-ranked dining experience. It’s 10:30 a.m. and the morning rush inside the Slane Student Center is slowing down. Netsu Tegene tidies up her workspace. She wants everything to be just right when students arrive for […]

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HPU Family Serves Community During the Holiday Season

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 22, 2017 –Throughout the months of November and December, High Point University students, faculty and staff hosted programs to benefit the local community and beyond. These efforts are part of the 100,000 hours of service and thousands of dollars that the HPU family contributes each year to local causes.   HPU […]

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HPU’s Community Christmas Brings Out The Reason For The Season

For the seventh straight year, Christmas came to High Point University last week. At least 26,000 people experienced a two-night event that transformed the university into a storybook scene full of 12-foot Nutcrackers, a life-size Nativity and a 40-foot  DNA helix that turned into a striped candy cane. Snowflakes made of soap cascaded from rooftops, […]

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A Place to Call Home: HPU Design Students Improve Women’s Shelter

 Pictured above starting from the left professor Cathy Nowicky, Lauren Yoder, Maureen Coleman and Dana Bentley. The kitchen walls were painted a 1950’s mint green. The living room’s dusty maroon and gold colors didn’t help. Now these spaces resemble something from a magazine. In November, three interior design students led by professor Cathy Nowicki gave […]

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HPU Wraps up the 7th Annual Community Christmas Celebration with 26,000 Visitors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 15, 2017 – Somewhere between telling Santa what she wanted for Christmas and dancing under the falling snow, five-year-old Bailey Michael and her family made time for a train ride surrounded by lights on the second night of High Point University’s Community Christmas. “I’m about to go on the Polar Express,” […]

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DeBell Family Establishes HPU Scholarship  

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 14, 2017 – John and Pam DeBell of Centreville, Virginia have established a student scholarship at High Point University to support the education of future leaders. The DeBells have a student at HPU and are lifelong entrepreneurs. In 1981, John DeBell founded Clippers, Inc., where he served as CEO and Pam DeBell […]

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