Students Operate Community Writing Center for Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 7, 2015 – Each week at the Community Writing Center, High Point University students and Kirkman Park Elementary School students come together for story time. Located at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, the Community Writing Center is staffed and operated by HPU students and faculty who promote literacy and offer tutoring to […]

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Students Use Stories to Promote Healing

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 7, 2015 – High Point University students are using stories to help improve the health of the residents at Pennybryn at Maryfield. Students that are enrolled in the service learning class “Narrative Medicine in Action,” meet with residents of the retirement living community each weekend for workshops filled with laughter and […]

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Students Help Members of the Community File Their Taxes for Free

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 6, 2015 – High Point University students are helping members of the community file their taxes this season for free under the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. HPU students are enrolled in a service learning course that prepared them to participate in VITA, a program that provides free tax return […]

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Warwick Joins HPU as Event Planner

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 3, 2015 – High Point University recently hired alumna Brandy Warwick as event planner for the university. In this position, Warwick is responsible for overseeing and planning the Community Enrichment Series at HPU. The Community Enrichment Series features dozens of cultural events, speakers and performances on the HPU campus that are […]

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Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority Hosts Easter Egg Hunt for Children

Pictured above: Allie Zambito (left) and William Brazier (right) at the Easter egg hunt. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 2, 2015 – It took a matter of minutes for local elementary school students to clear High Point University’s Greek Village of 400 Easter eggs. HPU’s Zeta Tau Alpha sorority hosted children in the PNAC (physical activity, […]

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Impact Club Packs Over 1,000 Lunches for Backpack Beginnings

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 24, 2015 – High Point University’s Impact Club, a Christian service organization on campus, packed 1,012 lunches for 506 children to be fed for two weekends with Backpack Beginnings, a local nonprofit organization in Greensboro. “Impact Club’s second ‘Give Backpack Lunch’ event was extremely successful,” said Christen Cothran, HPU student and […]

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Kappa Delta and FSOP Raises $20,000 in Second Super Hero Dash

Pictured above: Molly Holbrook in the foreground with participants of the Super Hero Dash. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 23, 2015 – High Point University students, faculty, staff and members of the community dressed up as their favorite superheroes for the second Super Hero Dash co-hosted by HPU’s Kappa Delta sorority and the Guild of Family […]

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HPU Plants Trees at Local Schools for NC Arbor Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 23, 2015 – High Point University planted trees at four local elementary schools for North Carolina Arbor Day. Montlieu Academy of Technology, Shadybrook Elementary, Johnson Street Global Studies and each received a purple plum tree that was planted at their school by HPU staff members. Arbor Day is a holiday dedicated […]

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Students Serve in Haiti for Spring Break

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 19, 2015 – High Point University students spent their spring break taking part in a week of service for the second year in a row in Haiti, which was ravaged by an earthquake five years ago. Ten HPU students volunteered in the village of Cange by teaching English in local schools, […]

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Service Fraternity Travels to California for Spring Break

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 17, 2015 – Students from the High Point University chapter of Alpha Phi Omega (APO), a co-ed service fraternity, spent their spring break in Los Angeles volunteering and completing construction projects at five sites with Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit Christian ministry founded on the conviction that […]

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HPU Hires Foley as Director of Student Accounts

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 13, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Janice Foley as director of student accounts. In this position, Foley works with parents and students to facilitate the financial process. She is responsible for directing and monitoring the overall operations of the student accounting department and ensuring that her department provides effective […]

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Students Donate Money to Operation Smile

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 13, 2015 – High Point University students Patrick Slane, Ryder Harmon and Lilyana Diaz recently donated $1,000 to Operation Smile when country music star Stephanie Quayle visited campus and asked the students to help. Operation Smile is an international children’s medical charity that performs safe, effective cleft lip and cleft palate […]

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Bonner Leaders Serve in Washington, D.C. During Spring Break

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 12, 2015 – First-year participants in High Point University’s Bonner Leader Program are spending their spring break in Washington, D.C., to complete service projects that fight poverty and to learn about democracy in the nation’s capital. Since they arrived in Washington D.C., the Bonner Leaders packaged meals at Food and Friends, […]

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HPU Honored with Five United Way Awards for 2014

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2015 – High Point University was honored with four awards from the United Way of Greater High Point at the organization’s annual celebration on March 10, as well as being named the city of High Point’s third largest contributor for the 2014 campaign. HPU received the following distinctions: The Spirit […]

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Sorority Makes Fleece Blankets for Carpenter House

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 6, 2015 – Alpha Chi Omega, one of High Point University’s sororities, made fleece blankets and donated them to the Carpenter House for Hera Day. Hera Day is a tradition where Alpha Chi Omega sororities all over the country complete service projects that benefit their community. The Carpenter House is a […]

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