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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HPU Lowers Flags for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 7, 2016 – The High Point University community will recognize Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day by flying all flags on campus at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Dec. 7. The day marks the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, that led to the U.S. declaring war on Japan […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 7, 2016 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   School of Pharmacy Recognized for Community Projects High Point Seventh-day Adventist Church recognized HPU’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy for its work performing health screenings at the Triad Food Pantry […]

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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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This Week in Photos: Nov. 26 – Dec. 2

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the 46th annual Prayer Breakfast, to Lessons & Carols, community service efforts and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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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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Food Recovery Network Delivers More Than 20,000 Meals to Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 30, 2016 – While plenty of High Point University students frequent campus dining locations every day, there’s one group of students who can be found behind the scenes in the kitchens working to fight hunger.    HPU’s Food Recovery Network team recently reached a milestone of 20,000 meals donated since the […]

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HPU Awards Peterson Scholarship to Junior Sales Major

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 28, 2016 – High Point University junior Lauren Sanchez, a sales major with a concentration in furniture and a visual merchandising minor from Silver Spring, Maryland, is the recipient of the Bill and Bonnie Peterson Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to students in the HPU School of Art and Design […]

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Students Awarded Start-up Funds at Annual Elevator Pitch Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 28, 2016 – High Point University celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 14-18 with a variety of activities for students, including an opportunity to win start-up funds for their business plans. The HPU Entrepreneurship Center hosted speakers such as Nadia Shirin Moffett, former Miss North Carolina USA 2010 and Founder and Executive Director of […]

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This Week in Photos: November 19-25

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From theater productions, a Thanksgiving message from the Dr. Nido Qubein, Big South championships and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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HPU/News and Record Poll: North Carolinians Have Confidence in Election Results, But New Choices Welcome

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 23, 2016 – The new High Point University and News and Record post-election survey finds North Carolinians relatively confident in the 2016 election results, but pessimistic about future relations between the major political parties, dissatisfied with their available presidential choices, and somewhat open to voting for a third party in 2020. […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians’ Consumer Sentiment Highest Since 2010 Tracking Began

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 23, 2016 – According to HPU Poll’s Consumer Sentiment Index, North Carolinians remain confident about the economy, including their personal finances and future business conditions. The index, based on new November HPU Poll data, rises to 95.3. Up from 89.7 last February, this is 15 points higher than the 80.0 index registered […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Say the Country is still on the Wrong Track

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 21, 2016 – The HPU Poll’s post-election survey finds only one out of five North Carolinians believes the country is headed in the right direction, and just less than half of those same North Carolina residents approve of how President Barack Obama is doing his job. Continuing a pattern that has […]

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