Sorority Raises $9,000 for Children’s Miracle Network

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2016 – High Point University’s Phi Mu sorority is making a difference in the lives of children across the United States by raising more than $9,000 for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through events held this academic year. The Bonnamu Music Festival, an adaption of the annual Music and Arts […]

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HPU Family Impacts 843 Lives Through Blood Drives

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2016 – High Point University students, faculty and staff impacted 843 lives this academic year by donating 283 pints of blood. HPU held four blood drives throughout the year to support the American Red Cross. “It is amazing to see how many students come out to the blood drive to […]

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HPU Gives 1,500 Members of the Community Free OTC Medication

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 1, 2016 – High Point University, NC MedAssist, High Point Community Foundation and High Point Seventh-Day Adventist Church gave more than 1,500 members of the community free over-the-counter medication today at the HPU Community Center. The organizations hosted the third Over-the-Counter Give Away Day for those in need of medication in […]

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Student Success Coach Named ‘Community Game Changer’

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 23, 2016 – High Point University student success coach and adjunct professor Akir Khan is the recipient of a Community Game Changer Award from the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro. Offered in partnership with the Greensboro Grasshoppers, the award recognizes people who have worked to make the local community a better […]

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Serving Up Smiles

It’s 12:45 on a Tuesday afternoon in the Café; the lunch rush is in full swing. A band plays live music while a steady stream of students file through the doors. Kristy Norton is a whirlwind of activity. She greets every student by name. She puts one bowl of noodles in the pot and immediately […]

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Fraternity Raises $1,500 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 22, 2016 – One special child has led a High Point University fraternity to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and beat a Guinness World Record at the same time. Beta Theta Pi is sponsoring a child and raising funds for that child’s “wish” to come true through the Make-A-Wish Foundation […]

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HPU to Bring Free Over-the-Counter Medicine to Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 17, 2016 – High Point University, NC MedAssist, High Point Community Foundation and High Point Seventh-Day Adventist Church will hold a free Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medicine Give Away Day in High Point on Friday, April 1. The event is open to any individual or family needing OTC medication and will be held […]

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HPU Lowers Flags to Honor Nancy Reagan

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 7, 2016 – High Point University has lowered flags to half-staff today to honor Nancy Reagan, the influential wife of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. Nancy passed away Sunday, March 6. Flags will remain lowered until sunset on the day of burial.

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A Partnership for the People of High Point

HPU, HPRH Establish Community Rehabilitation Clinic HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2016 – High Point University and High Point Regional Hospital announced today the partnered creation of the Community Rehabilitation Clinic – a clinic that will treat both the insured and the uninsured populations with a variety of physical therapy and rehabilitation needs. “We are […]

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HPU Brings Free OTC Medication and Health Screenings to the Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb.16, 2016 – High Point University pharmacy faculty were in the community today distributing free over-the-counter medication and providing health screenings at High Point Seventh-Day Adventist Church. With the help of NC MedAssist, HPU faculty provided at least $80 per person worth of OTC products, including allergy relief, pain relief, indigestion relief, […]

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Students Host Valentine’s Day Dance for Individuals with Disabilities

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 11, 2016 – High Point University’s Student Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) hosted a Valentine’s Day Dance for individuals with disabilities from the High Point community on Feb. 9 at the Morehead Recreation Center. High Point Parks and Recreation and Wheatmore High School students co-hosted the event with HPU. For the […]

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Students Donate Food to Open Door Ministries

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 4, 2016 – It started out with High Point University student Haley Slone wanting her fellow students to donate surplus meals to those battling hunger in the city of High Point. In spring 2015, Slone spoke with Ryan Melino, retail brand manager for HPU’s hospitality team, about helping to expand her […]

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