HPU Holds ‘Signing Day’ for Say Yes Scholarship Recipients

Pictured are High Point University’s 2018 Say Yes and First Generation Scholars, all of whom hail from local high schools. From left to right are Clara Primus, Japheth Soto, Blen Kidane, Henna Khan and Geneva Harrison.  HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2018 – Athletes are honored during signing days for their achievements and commitment to […]

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HPU Commits $20 Million to City Transformation

Pictured is High Point University President Nido Qubein (far left) presenting a $20 million gift from HPU to High Point Community Foundation leaders Ann Busby (middle) and Paul Lessard (right). HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2018 – The High Point University Board of Trustees today pledged $20 million to support the city’s revitalization initiatives in […]

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HPU Receives $600,000 from Triad Alumni Couple

Pictured from left to right are Dan Hauser, High Point University athletic director; Ansley, Charles, David and Amy Smith, all of whom are HPU graduates; and Tubby Smith, HPU men’s basketball coach. The Smith family, who own and operate High Point-based Smith & Jennings, Inc., are supporting the university’s growth with a $600,000 gift. HIGH […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: HPU Scholar Rebecca Ulrich Selects a Graduate School

Name: Rebecca Ulrich Hometown: Troutman, North Carolina Major: Ulrich will graduate on May 5 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a minor in Physics. Post-graduation plans: After being accepted to eight graduate schools, Ulrich plans to attend the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois, where she will earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry. How HPU helped you get […]

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Nourishing Body, Mind and Soul

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how Chef Christian Froelich provides the fuel students need to succeed. Students gather around the dining table in the sleek kitchen of Caffey Hall, the newest residential facility on campus. Their teacher is Executive Chef Christian Froelich. His goal is to teach […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Donates To HPU’s Congdon School of Health Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 30, 2018 – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), parent company of High Point’s Thomas Built Buses, is supporting High Point University’s Congdon Hall and Congdon School of Health Sciences with a $1 million donation. “This building and all programs in it represent an improvement in the quality of life for the […]

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Students Donate $6,000 to Erwin Montessori Tornado Relief

High Point University students present Erwin Montessori with a check for $6,000 to go toward the elementary school’s tornado relief efforts. From left to right are HPU student Alexis Ogren; Kassie Sparks, HPU assistant director of campus engagement; Courtney Sparrow, Erwin Montessori PTA president; Dr. Deborah Parker, Erwin Montessori principal; Lyndsey Clos, HPU SGA president; […]

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HPU and Community Partner Operation Xcel Host Reading Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 27, 2018 – High Point University students in the HPU LifeLines program partnered with Operation Xcel, a community after-school program for local children, to host a poetry celebration last night. HPU LifeLines is a program dedicated to engaging elderly adults, particularly those suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia, in communal poetry writing […]

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HPU Students Help Community Celebrate Children’s Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2018 – An afternoon of crafts, dancing, games and learning disguised as fun – that’s what the kids who attended the city’s first Children’s Day celebration experienced on April 22 at the High Point Public Library. High Point University students partnered with the library, the Latino Family Center and the […]

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New Scholarship and Expansion Gifts Totaling $425,000 Support HPU’s Continued Growth

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2018 – Six families are investing a total of $425,000 in High Point University’s mission to educate the hearts and minds of students. These families have established endowed scholarship funds and made gifts that support HPU’s continuous campus transformation. The following families, who hail from five different states, have contributed: […]

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HPU Game Designers Invited to Present at East Coast Game Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2018 – The gaming experience can be for everyone, including people with visual impairments. That’s the hope a High Point University student group had when they set out to create an elevator-murder-mystery video game that’s accessible to visually impaired players through a process called audio description (AD). Students from HPU’s […]

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HPU’s Nido R. Qubein School of Communication Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 13, 2018 – High Point University celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication yesterday, reflecting on the last decade and the transformation that has taken place in the school. HPU President Nido Qubein delivered the keynote address, thanking the faculty and leadership within the school for […]

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