Students Fill 1,100 Stockings for Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 16, 2016 – When the Salvation Army of High Point’s delivery van pulled up to the High Point University campus, students and staff were ready to fill it with stockings and gifts for local children. The Salvation Army’s goal this year was to collect 1,600 stockings from across the city. Thanks […]

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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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Student Honored for Community Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2016 – High Point University student Ebony Gillette 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. Gillette is a recipient of the network’s Community Impact Award, honoring one student leader at […]

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Montlieu Academy Students Enjoy HPU Fall Festival

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 9, 2016 – Nine-year-old Timothy Ratley hopped across the finish line with a smile on his face as he finished the sack race. “Did you win?” a friend asked him. “No,” shouted Jamauri Saunders, Ratley’s classmate, with a grin. “I definitely won.” High Point University welcomed children from Montlieu Academy to […]

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HPU Greek Life Serves Elementary School Garden

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 9, 2016 – High Point University’s Kappa Sigma Fraternity and Kappa Delta Sorority partnered with FoodCorps to prepare the gardens at Kirkman Park Elementary School for the coming winter months. While volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters at Kirkman Park, one member of Kappa Sigma noticed the gardens and thought they […]

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Local Children Learn STEM Concepts at HPU’s Community Lego Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2016 – High Point University’s School of Education was transformed into a Lego Learning Lab over the weekend. Over 800 local children and parents enjoyed engineering competitions, machine building, robotics and Lego storytelling. This free annual event provides an opportunity for children in kindergarten through eighth grade to experience STEM […]

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High Point Family Invests in HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 1, 2016 – High Point University has received a major gift from Dr. Michael and Susan Samuel. The Samuels are longtime residents of High Point who believe the success of HPU contributes to the success of their community. Dr. Samuel, a native of High Point, established a successful dental practice in […]

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Trick or Treat: Local Children Experience Halloween on HPU Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 28, 2016 – Residence halls on High Point University’s campus were filled with the sounds of childhood excitement on Oct. 27. Children from Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Piedmont got into the Halloween spirit with an afternoon of trick-or-treating. Dressed as superheroes, princesses, witches and furry animals, children roamed […]

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