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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Students Raise $7,500 for Angel Tree Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 14, 2016 – There were school uniforms, baby swings, dolls and bicycles in the shopping carts that High Point University’s Board of Stewards filled on Dec. 9. But there was a face, a name and a mission behind each item, too – making Christmas bright for 75 families in the city […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 13, 2016 – High Point University welcomed nine new faculty and staff members during the month of November. They are as follows:   Dr. Jean Douglas joins the School of Pharmacy as associate professor of clinical sciences. This is a newly created faculty position. Douglas will teach courses and serve as […]

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November’s Extraordinary Leader: A Profile in Courage

When Rachel Callaway stepped onstage in October, she couldn’t see anyone inside HPU’s Pauline Theatre because of the bright lights. Still, she knew she had a crowd of 300 female first-year students in front of her. “Breathe,” she told herself. “Breathe.” She was seconds away from telling her story for the first time publicly. It […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Glenn

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 12, 2016 – High Point University has lowered flags to half-staff in memory of John Glenn, the former astronaut and U.S. senator who became the first American to orbit the earth. Flags will remain lowered until sunset on the day of interment. President Barack Obama has ordered flags to be lowered […]

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This Week in Photos: December 3-9

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the annual Community Partner Luncheon, to the Hanukkah dinner, philanthropy efforts, national recognitions and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Students Share Jewish Traditions at Hanukkah Dinner

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2016 – High Point University’s Jewish students shared their faith and holiday traditions with the HPU community during the fifth annual Hanukkah dinner on Dec. 5. This year, Hanukkah begins at sundown on Dec. 24 and lasts through Jan. 1. The university holds the Hanukkah dinner for the entire campus […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 7, 2016 – The High Point University community will recognize Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day by flying all flags on campus at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Dec. 7. The day marks the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, that led to the U.S. declaring war on Japan […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 7, 2016 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   School of Pharmacy Recognized for Community Projects High Point Seventh-day Adventist Church recognized HPU’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy for its work performing health screenings at the Triad Food Pantry […]

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Sorority Crafts and Delivers Christmas Cards to Hospital

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 6, 2016 – High Point University’s Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority and the HPU community made Christmas cards for children at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Medical Center in hopes of adding some magic to their holidays. “Sigma loves giving students the opportunity to make holiday cards for the […]

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This Week in Photos: Nov. 26 – Dec. 2

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the 46th annual Prayer Breakfast, to Lessons & Carols, community service efforts and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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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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Food Recovery Network Delivers More Than 20,000 Meals to Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 30, 2016 – While plenty of High Point University students frequent campus dining locations every day, there’s one group of students who can be found behind the scenes in the kitchens working to fight hunger.    HPU’s Food Recovery Network team recently reached a milestone of 20,000 meals donated since the […]

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HPU Awards Peterson Scholarship to Junior Sales Major

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 28, 2016 – High Point University junior Lauren Sanchez, a sales major with a concentration in furniture and a visual merchandising minor from Silver Spring, Maryland, is the recipient of the Bill and Bonnie Peterson Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to students in the HPU School of Art and Design […]

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