Board of Stewards Raises $10,000 for Angel Tree

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 9, 2015 – High Point University’s Board of Stewards filled their shopping carts with the perfect gifts for children in the High Point area in hopes of making their Christmas brighter this year. Every year, 100 percent of their fall semester offering from HPU Chapel services goes to the Salvation Army’s […]

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HPU Donates $100,000 to YMCA for Splash Pad

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 9, 2015 – High Point University is underwriting the new splash pad to be built at the Carl Chavis YMCA in High Point with a lead gift of $100,000. The splash pad will be named in honor of Carlvena Foster, executive director of the YMCA. “We honor Carlvena and her extraordinary […]

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Sorority Raises $5,000 for Breast Cancer Awareness

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2015 – High Point University’s Zeta Tau Alpha sorority held its eighth annual Big Man on Campus event and raised more than $5,000 for breast cancer education and awareness. At the event, male representatives from various sports teams, clubs and Greek organizations competed for the title of Big Man on […]

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Kappa Delta Helps Raise $25,000 for VCU’s Children’s Hospital

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 2, 2015 – High Point University’s Kappa Delta sorority helped raise $25,000 along with other Kappa Delta sororities from across the country as a part of the 33rd annual Teddy Bear Fun Run. Three-hundred Kappa Deltas nationwide traveled to the Children’s Hospital at Virginia Commonwealth University on Nov. 7 to participate […]

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Staff Storyteller: A Thanksgiving Reminder – How Lucky We Are

By: Pam Haynes, Class of 2009, director of media relations at High Point University A story that puts life into perspective unfolded on campus just in time for Thanksgiving. It came after a heavy week when Paris, Beirut and cities around the world were attacked. Students mourned and searched for answers at a prayer vigil in […]

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Students Collect 250 Pounds of Food for Out of the Garden

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 24, 2015 – With a goal to nourish people in the community, High Point University students donated over 250 pounds of food to the Out of the Garden project today. “This food is needed, especially in the city of High Point right now,” said Nikki Christakos, operations manager for Out of […]

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HPU Security Ranked 14th in the Nation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 19, 2015 – For the third year in a row, High Point University made Security Magazine’s list of top campus security programs. HPU is ranked 14th in the nation and is one of only two universities in North Carolina to make the list, along with Duke University. HPU’s security team is […]

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Students Give Thanks with ‘The Gratitude Project’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 – High Point University students took time to document their blessings during “The Gratitude Project,” a way for them to reflect on what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving season. Now in its fifth year, students organized and hosted “The Gratitude Project” on campus as an opportunity to share […]

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Book Buddies Celebrate Holidays on HPU Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2015 – Heaven Shamberger made her way through the halls of the High Point University School of Education today to place her handmade ornament on a tree in the lobby. Underneath it, she found a gift with her name on it. It was from her book buddy, HPU student Ashley Voner. […]

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Heroes Walk and Luncheon Honors Veterans

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2015 – A hundred pairs of hands clapped and waved American flags when veterans arrived at High Point University today. These men and women, whose service spans most every war fought in the last seven decades, brought cheers and applause from students who lined up to welcome them. The HPU […]

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Alpha Chi Omega Sorority Donates to Carpenter House

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 5, 2015 – High Point University’s Alpha Chi Omega sorority raised over $1,400 during their philanthropy week on Oct. 26-31. The money that they raised will be donated to the Family Service of the Piedmont’s Carpenter House, which shelters women and their children who have been victims of domestic violence. “These […]

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HPU lowers flags to honor Howard Coble

High Point University has lowered flags to half-staff to honor North Carolina Congressman Howard Coble, who passed away on Tuesday. Flags will remain lowered through sunset on Thursday. Coble served North Carolina’s 6th Congressional District from 1985 to 2015 and became the state’s longest-serving Republican U.S. congressman. Several High Point University students interned for Congressman […]

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5 People You Need to Know on Campus: Junior Edition

You’re more than halfway through your college career at High Point University, and one step closer to launching your post-grad life of success and significance. Take advantage of every opportunity to enhance your academic experience. Explore research opportunities. Nail down plans for a summer internship. Discover more ways to get involved. Attend career fairs and […]

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