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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HPU Raises $230,000 for United Way Campaign

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 3, 2016 – High Point University has been named the third largest contributor to the United Way of Greater High Point’s annual campaign for the third consecutive year. The HPU family raised $230,000 in 2015 to support the UWGHP and its partner agencies – a 505 percent increase from 2005. Joe Cristy, […]

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Staff Profile: Changing Lives in Chapel Life

Spend five minutes with Brittani Hunt, and you’ll see she has a passion for helping people. When she talks about the injustices that exist in today’s world, the tone in her voice changes – still quiet, yet stern. Empathetic, yet demanding improvement. She says she’s a change agent – a person who creatively, intentionally and […]

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HPU Grad Finds Herself through Service

It was a Saturday, less than 15 minutes after graduation, and Shannon Barr was still in her black graduation gown when she got a text message from one of her professors, Amy MacArthur. “Are you still on campus? I have an offer for you.” She went looking for MacArthur and found her along with the […]

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HPU Hosts Day of Service Opportunities for Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 6, 2016 – High Point University has organized 35 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service projects that anyone can sign up to be part of on Jan. 18. Community members are invited to join HPU students and faculty and can sign up to participate here: http://www.highpoint.edu/servicelearning/mlk-day/. Registration closes Jan. 13. […]

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School of Communication Provides Christmas for Seven Families

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 21, 2015 – Seven families from the Hattie Lee Burgess home, a safe haven for domestic violence victims in Davidson County, will receive a bright Christmas this year thanks to faculty, staff and graduate students of the High Point University Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. “We hope that these people […]

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