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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Staff Preps Campus for Safety During Winter Storm

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2015 – Caring people are a vital component of High Point University. With more than 90 percent of students living on campus, HPU remains open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, even during inclement weather. Teams in Campus Enhancement, Food Services, Security and more are preparing campus for […]

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HPU Welcomes Yardenay as Jewish Life Coordinator

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Ron Yardenay as the university’s new Jewish Life Coordinator. Yardenay will work with the Chapel and Religious Life Office to serve as a support structure for Jewish life on campus by coordinating relevant programming and acting as a resource for Chapel and Religious […]

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HPU Hires Cox in Office of Communications

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2015 – The Office of Communications at High Point University recently hired Dalton Cox as video editor and producer. Cox is responsible for producing and editing videos for HPU that will inform students of campus life, growth and student opportunities. This content will be available on the HPU YouTube channel […]

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High Point University Is Awarded the N.C. Spirit Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 18, 2015 – High Point University was honored with the 2014 “Spirit of North Carolina” award in the category for Educational Institution. The award was given by the United Way of North Carolina during its statewide meeting Feb. 13. The HPU family raised $225,000 in 2014 to support UWGHP and its […]

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Alumnus Invests in High Point

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES You could say Chris Gillespie is invested in High Point. Aside from being a 25-year resident of the city, he’s the executive director of West End Ministries, holds a master’s degree from High Point University and has worked as a teacher, director and tutor at Guilford County Schools. Gillespie attended […]

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New Leadership Appointments at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 5, 2015 – New leadership appointments have been made at High Point University for Chris Dudley and Steve Potter. Dudley has been named Vice President for Development and Community Relations, and Potter has been named Vice President of Facilities and Auxiliary Operations. Dudley who graduated from HPU in 1994, will be […]

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Security Captain Appointed Treasurer of ASIS International

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 6, 2015 – High Point University Security Captain Lindy Johnson was recently appointed treasurer of the American Society for Industrial Security International NC Piedmont Chapter. ASIS International is the leading organization for security professionals, with more than 38,000 members worldwide. It is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security […]

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