Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Honored at HPU’s Annual Worship Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 16, 2017 – Priorities were the focus of High Point University’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. worship service inside the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel today. In his message, Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, challenged the community members, […]

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HPU Parents Make An Additional Major Gift

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2017 – David and Christine Cottrell, parents of a High Point University graduate, have now contributed $5.5 million with their most recent commitment of $1.5 million to support an outdoor amphitheater. The amphitheater seats 1,000 people and hosts several annual events, including major community events such as the Arbor Day […]

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HPU Receives $1 Million from BNC Bank

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2017 – High Point University is receiving a generous $1 million gift from BNC Bank to support Congdon Hall, which will house the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy and the Congdon School of Health Sciences. BNC is headquartered in High Point and was founded in 1991 by a group of […]

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Campus Prepped for Safety During Winter Storm

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 8, 2017 – About eight inches of snow fell on the High Point University campus on Jan. 7, just as students were headed back for the spring 2017 semester. HPU’s promise to provide every student with an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people holds true in every situation, including […]

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HPU to Host ‘Day of Service’ in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

  HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 6, 2017 – High Point University has organized over 35 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service projects that anyone can sign up to be part of on Jan. 16. Community members are invited to join HPU students and faculty and can sign up to participate here: http://www.highpoint.edu/servicelearning/mlk-day-of-service/. Registration closes […]

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HPU Family Gives Back in Numerous Ways This Holiday Season

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 22, 2016 – The High Point University family gives back in countless ways throughout the year, and their spirit of giving is amplified during the holiday season. HPU students, faculty and staff gave back to the community more than ever before this Christmas. In total, HPU touched more than 24,000 lives. […]

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ZTA Raises $5,600 for Breast Cancer Education and Awareness

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 20, 2016 – High Point University’s Zeta Tau Alpha sorority held its ninth annual Big Man on Campus event and raised more than $5,600 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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Students Fill 1,100 Stockings for Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 16, 2016 – When the Salvation Army of High Point’s delivery van pulled up to the High Point University campus, students and staff were ready to fill it with stockings and gifts for local children. The Salvation Army’s goal this year was to collect 1,600 stockings from across the city. Thanks […]

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Students Raise $7,500 for Angel Tree Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 14, 2016 – There were school uniforms, baby swings, dolls and bicycles in the shopping carts that High Point University’s Board of Stewards filled on Dec. 9. But there was a face, a name and a mission behind each item, too – making Christmas bright for 75 families in the city […]

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Students Share Jewish Traditions at Hanukkah Dinner

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2016 – High Point University’s Jewish students shared their faith and holiday traditions with the HPU community during the fifth annual Hanukkah dinner on Dec. 5. This year, Hanukkah begins at sundown on Dec. 24 and lasts through Jan. 1. The university holds the Hanukkah dinner for the entire campus […]

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Sorority Crafts and Delivers Christmas Cards to Hospital

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 6, 2016 – High Point University’s Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority and the HPU community made Christmas cards for children at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Medical Center in hopes of adding some magic to their holidays. “Sigma loves giving students the opportunity to make holiday cards for the […]

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HPU’s 46th Prayer Breakfast Rings in Christmas

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 2, 2016 – Nearly 800 community members rang in the Christmas season today with a celebration at High Point University’s Annual Prayer Breakfast. Now in its 46th year, the complimentary event has become a tradition for many local residents to officially kick off Christmas and fellowship with neighbors. “What a special […]

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WXLV: HPU Hosts 46th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast

High Point University’s Roger Clodfelter speaks with reporter Elaina O’Connell before the start of HPU’s annual Community Prayer Breakfast. HPU rang in the Christmas season with the signature Christmas tradition, which was open to the public and included special music, a silent prayer in memory of alumni, members of the university family, the community and friends […]

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