HPU Completes 33 Service Projects in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Pictured above: High Point University students organized crafts and group activities for residents at Piedmont Christian Home. HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2018 – Jakki Davis knows that High Point University’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is more than just one day of giving back. It represents HPU’s dedication to community throughout […]

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

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 15, 2018 – Change agents must be audacious. That’s the message Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie shared today with community members, students, faculty and staff at High Point University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day worship service. “Audacity is believing that you have something to offer that no one has yet given,” […]

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HPU Student Honored for Community Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 11, 2018 –High Point University student Danasia Eubanks has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities with a shared commitment to civic engagement. Eubanks is a recipient of the network’s Community Impact Award, which honors one student leader at […]

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HPU to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. with ‘A Day On, Not Off’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 9, 2018 – High Point University has organized more than 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service projects that anyone can sign up to be part of on Jan. 15. 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 Jan. […]

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Parent Perspective: What Future Parents Need to Know

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below why parents support HPU and the impact the university has on their children.  HPU’s tremendous growth over the last decade has been fueled by continued advocacy from parents. Below, current parents share insight on how the university helped their students transform into […]

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Multiplatinum Artist Josh Groban Named HPU’s 2018 Commencement Speaker

  CLICK HEREif you want to attend a university that attracts global leaders! HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 8, 2018 – Josh Groban, internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter and actor whose baritone voice is instantly recognizable, will deliver High Point University’s Commencement address on May 5. “Josh Groban has inspired audiences around the world through his performances […]

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This Week in Photos: January 2-5

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This week on campus HPU rang in the new year while waiting for students to return. From icy temperatures to saying good bye to the beloved nutcrackers here is what happened this week on campus.

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Above All, Love for Others

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how Netsu Tegene connects with students through HPU’s top-ranked dining experience. It’s 10:30 a.m. and the morning rush inside the Slane Student Center is slowing down. Netsu Tegene tidies up her workspace. She wants everything to be just right when students arrive for […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Matthew Tetu Leads at General Electric

Name: Matthew Tetu Hometown: Iaconia, New Hampshire Major: Tetu will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with a minor in Sales, on May 5. Post-graduation plans: Tetu will join General Electric through the Commercial Leadership Program. In his position, Tetu will take part in the CLP’s four rotations, locating in various places around the country. His […]

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HPU Family Serves Community During the Holiday Season

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 22, 2017 –Throughout the months of November and December, High Point University students, faculty and staff hosted programs to benefit the local community and beyond. These efforts are part of the 100,000 hours of service and thousands of dollars that the HPU family contributes each year to local causes.   HPU […]

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HPU’s Community Christmas Brings Out The Reason For The Season

For the seventh straight year, Christmas came to High Point University last week. At least 26,000 people experienced a two-night event that transformed the university into a storybook scene full of 12-foot Nutcrackers, a life-size Nativity and a 40-foot  DNA helix that turned into a striped candy cane. Snowflakes made of soap cascaded from rooftops, […]

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A Place to Call Home: HPU Design Students Improve Women’s Shelter

 Pictured above starting from the left professor Cathy Nowicky, Lauren Yoder, Maureen Coleman and Dana Bentley. The kitchen walls were painted a 1950’s mint green. The living room’s dusty maroon and gold colors didn’t help. Now these spaces resemble something from a magazine. In November, three interior design students led by professor Cathy Nowicki gave […]

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HPU Students Score High at Two National Collegiate Sales Competitions

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Students at the Orlando competition, from left to right, are Olivia Royce, Hannah Selberg, Leisel Kreiner, Antwan Foreman, Michael Hadja, Marissa Rajasakara, Keryne Locher and Emmi Esker. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 18, 2017 – Three students in High Point University’s Professional Selling Club – Mandy Engelman, Olivia Royce and Emmi Esker – recently scored high […]

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HPU Wraps up the 7th Annual Community Christmas Celebration with 26,000 Visitors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 15, 2017 – Somewhere between telling Santa what she wanted for Christmas and dancing under the falling snow, five-year-old Bailey Michael and her family made time for a train ride surrounded by lights on the second night of High Point University’s Community Christmas. “I’m about to go on the Polar Express,” […]

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HPU Welcomes Neighbors and Friends for the 7th Annual Community Christmas Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 14, 2017 – Four-year-old Payton Aust and her sister, 3-year-old Taylor, piled into a train car aboard the Polar Express and traveled through tunnels of lights and falling snow on High Point University’s campus. As their journey came to a stop, Payton looked to her parents, Brad and Robin Aust, with […]

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