HPU Students Donate Thanksgiving Meals to Local Families

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2017 – For the third year in a row, students in High Point University’s Professional Selling Club donated Thanksgiving meals to families in need. The students raised $1,800 to purchase 90 meal kits, each filled with a turkey, stuffing, macaroni and cheese, fours cans of vegetables, a two-pound bag of […]

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HPU Honors Hundreds of Veterans During Annual Veterans Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2017 – Nearly 1,100 veterans and community members gathered on the campus of High Point University this morning for a celebration honoring the men and women who have served their country. Veterans were welcomed to the James H. And Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center with a red carpet […]

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HPU Students Treat the Community with Numerous Service Events During October

For the third year, HPU students and faculty hosted the TOPSoccer program, a community-based soccer program that is designed to meet the needs of children with physical and/or intellectual disabilities. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 6, 2017 – Throughout the month of October, High Point University students, faculty and staff hosted programs to benefit the local […]

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United Apparel: Supporting Veterans Through Social Entrepreneurship

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU students combine business and philanthropy through United Apparel. Above photo: (from left) John Gavin Rhodes, Logan Jones, Erin Haggerty and Darryl Remedio operate United Apparel. Purchases from the company benefit veterans in need. Darryl Remedio and Erin Haggerty have discovered the […]

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HPU Hosts Congdon Hall Community Open House

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 27, 2017 – Hundreds of High Point community members attended Thursday night’s High Point University Community Open House for the newly constructed Congdon Hall.   The event was free and open to the public and provided community members with a special look inside of the state-of-the-art facility, complete with presentations and […]

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HPU to Host Veterans Day Celebration

The university will continue its patriotic promise of pledging American flags to nonprofits, schools and government buildings. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 27, 2017 – High Point University will host a Veterans Day Celebration to honor hundreds of men and women who have served their country. The event will be held at 8 a.m. on Nov. […]

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HPU Students Host Halloween Dance for Individuals with Disabilities

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 25, 2017 – Halloween came one week early for those who took part in the annual Special Populations Halloween Dance, held at the Morehead Recreation Center last night. Organized by High Point University’s Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC), individuals with disabilities dressed in costumes and enjoyed a community dance. High […]

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HPU President Secures $100 Million in Private Funds for Downtown Catalyst Projects

Qubein has secured $50 million from private developers and $50 million in philanthropic support. HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 7, 2017 – High Point University President Nido Qubein announced yesterday he exceeded his initial goal and has raised $50 million in private funds for downtown High Point catalyst projects. Just a few short months ago, Qubein […]

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HPU Presents ‘A Conversation with Kevin Ashton and Dr. Nido Qubein’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 29, 2017 – High Point University will host “A Conversation with President Nido R. Qubein and Kevin Ashton” from 9-10:30 a.m. on Sept. 12 in the Pauline Theatre of Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Community members can reserve a seat by contacting the HPU Campus Concierge at 336-841-4636 or concierge@highpoint.edu. Ashton is […]

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Community Enrichment Series Events for September

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 24, 2017 – High Point University will host the following events in September as part of the Community Enrichment Series. Triad residents can sign up to receive email updates from HPU about events throughout the year at http://www.highpoint.edu/community.   Sechrest Art Gallery Presents “Hunt Seat and Equitation” by Elise Schweitzer, ongoing […]

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Class of 2021 Joins HPU Family

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2017 – Two years ago, Sheri and Kevin Mullen of Villanova, Pennsylvania moved their daughter into her residential hall at High Point University. Today, they did the same for their son, Sean. On the fifth floor of Blessing Hall, they unpacked, knowing that as their second child moves to campus, […]

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