Domestic Violence Awareness Event to Honor Slain Teacher

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2013 – High Point University professors and the YWCA of High Point will host a domestic violence awareness event to honor the life of High Point teacher Laurissa Armstrong, who is believed to have been killed in a domestic violence dispute. To honor her memory, the YWCA and High Point […]

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Big Sister, Big Impact

When Jenny Silk signed up to be part of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Piedmont at the activities fair during her first days as a freshman at High Point University, she saw it as a great opportunity to give to others. What she didn’t expect was that this volunteer experience would end up […]

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A Focus on Service: HPU Brings Bonner Program to Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 30, 2013 – A national service program that has made its way to High Point University will benefit three community agencies this year. The Bonner Leader Program began at HPU this fall with six students – seniors Alison Hansen and Christine Hamrick, and juniors Briayna Cuffie, DuChante Davis, Ashlyn Henning and […]

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HPU Welcomes 5,000 for Fall Family Weekend

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 30, 2013 – High Point University welcomed 5,000 visitors this past weekend for the annual “Family Weekend.” The weekend brings an economic boost to the city of High Point and the greater Triad area every year. The High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau estimates an economic impact of $1,884,510 with a […]

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HPU to Welcome 4,000 for Fall Family Weekend

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High Point University will host approximately 4,000 visitors to campus as a part of this fall’s “Family Weekend” – ensuring an economic boost to the city of High Point and the greater Triad area.

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Esteemed Theologians to Discuss Race and Religion

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 19, 2013 – High Point University and St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in High Point are partnering to host a lecture series featuring two esteemed theologians from Duke Divinity School and Boston College – Dr. Willie Jennings and Dr. M. Shawn Copeland. The series, relevant to a diverse and ecumenical audience, will […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Don’t See Syria as a U.S. Responsibility

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 17, 2013 – The situation in Syria has made headlines in recent weeks as the United States has considered a range of options for intervening in the country’s conflict. A new HPU Poll finds that many North Carolinians are aware of the news coming from the Middle East, but they say […]

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HPU Lowers Flags in Honor of Naval Yard Tragedy

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 17, 2013 – To honor those impacted by tragedy at the Washington Navy Yard on Sept. 16, High Point University is flying its flags at half-staff today until sunset on Friday. While HPU is home to students from 47 states and 34 countries, the university has a historic connection to students, […]

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