Students and Washington Street Leaders Create Narrative Book

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 4, 2016 – High Point University students presented today a book filled with 28 narratives from people in High Point’s historic Washington Street neighborhood. Students spent their semester in an English service learning course interviewing community leaders, business owners and children who participated in the Community Writing Center on Washington Street […]

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HPU and Penn-Griffin Students Display Art Inspired by Science

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 28, 2016 – High Point University students worked alongside students at Penn-Griffin School for the Arts conducting science experiments earlier this semester. The students at Penn-Griffin School for the Arts were then challenged to generate art inspired by the science experiments they conducted on HPU’s campus. The students were able to […]

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Fraternity Surprises Veteran with Track Chair and Raises $26,000

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2016 – High Point University’s Kappa Alpha Order fraternity surprised a local veteran today when they revealed they’ve raised $16,000 to purchase a Track Chair for him. The students revealed the surprise to Michael Verardo tonight at the HPU campus along with representatives from the Independence Fund, a leading national […]

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HPU Celebrates Arbor Day in New Amphitheatre

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2016 – High Point University’s annual Arbor Day Celebration found a new home this year at the Alumni Avenue Amphitheatre, the latest outdoor learning space to be added to campus. This national holiday brought together members of HPU and the community to share their experiences with the Mariana H. Qubein […]

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Theatre Presents Three More Performances of ‘Cul-De-Sac’

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2016 – There’s still three more chances to attend High Point University’s production of “Cul-De-Sac” after the world premiere of the play, written by Broadway star John Cariani, dazzled audience members at the productions’ opening night on April 14. A limited number of complimentary tickets are available for the general […]

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5 Reasons Why HPU is High Point’s University

High Point’s University – the apostrophe “S” carries much significance. It means that we are a university not only located in High Point, but a vital part of the city in which we reside. The city is an important part of the university too, and it underscores our commitment to the community and local engagement. […]

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Students Donate Food to Open Door Ministries

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 4, 2016 – It started out with High Point University student Haley Slone wanting her fellow students to donate surplus meals to those battling hunger in the city of High Point. In spring 2015, Slone spoke with Ryan Melino, retail brand manager for HPU’s hospitality team, about helping to expand her […]

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HPU Grad Finds Herself through Service

It was a Saturday, less than 15 minutes after graduation, and Shannon Barr was still in her black graduation gown when she got a text message from one of her professors, Amy MacArthur. “Are you still on campus? I have an offer for you.” She went looking for MacArthur and found her along with the […]

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Community Christmas Attracts Record-Breaking 20,000 Attendees

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 18, 2015 – More people than ever before experienced the life-size Nativity scene, falling snow, Clydesdale carriage rides, hot food, Santa Claus and an abundance of sights and sounds of the season at High Point University’s Fifth Annual Community Christmas Celebration. A total of 20,000 people came to the two-night event […]

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