Building Life Skills Through Service

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Below, learn  how HPU sophomore Briana Smalley is discovering the ways a community can create positive change.    Inside the High Point City Council Chambers, Briana Smalley sees leaders in her city offer someone a second chance. That someone was convicted of a past violent crime. […]

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HPU Builds 116 Bicycles for Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2018 – High Point University’s faculty and staff kicked off the new academic year by giving back to the community. At a campus-wide meeting on Tuesday, 1,000 HPU employees came together in the Millis Center for a team building event, where, together, they built 116 bikes. Today, those bikes were […]

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A Growing Reminder: How the Mariana H. Qubein Botanical Gardens and Arboretum Inspire Reflection

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how the Mariana H. Qubein Botanical Gardens and Arboretum serve as a place of serenity and education for HPU students. Like High Point University itself, the Mariana H. Qubein Botanical Gardens and Arboretum are noticeably beautiful. But every aspect of their design, […]

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HPU Students Perform with Chesapeake Theatre Company

From left, HPU students Christine Watt, Ceili Lang, Olivia Leenhouts and Alec Yamartino, pictured on stage, are interns at Chesapeake Theatre Company in Baltimore.  HIGH POINT, N.C., July 18, 2018 – Four High Point University students are performing and working alongside the actors and crew at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company this summer. Juniors Christine Watt and […]

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HPU Students Study the Biodiversity of Ecuador During Global Experience

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 16, 2018 – High Point University students have returned from their exploration of biodiversity in Ecuador and the Galapagos as part of an HPU Global Experience trip. Also known as “Maymesters,” these short-term programs led by HPU faculty provide students with the opportunity to be immersed in cultures unlike their own. […]

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HPU President Nido Qubein Named 2018-19 Wyndham Championship Honorary Chairman

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 10, 2018 – High Point University President Nido Qubein is the 2018 and ‘19 Wyndham Championship honorary chairman, the tournament announced today. The 79th annual Wyndham Championship is set for Aug. 14-19, 2018. As the honorary chairman, Qubein will serve as an ambassador for the PGA TOUR event which provides important economic […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 21, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Student Receives Scholarship from the Society of Physics Students Erin Brady, a rising senior at HPU, has been selected to receive a $2,000 Science Systems and Applications Inc. Underrepresented Student […]

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Local Teens Welcomed to HPU and HPPD’s Youth Leadership Academy

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 19, 2018 – A group of local middle and high school students who competed for spots in the High Point Police Department’s Youth Leadership Academy began their work in leadership development on campus at High Point University yesterday. “We’re the next generation of leaders, and this program serves the foundation for […]

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