Students and parents: Wow!
As the admissions application season continues to move full speed ahead, all I can say is “Wow!” To the many students whose incredible applications I’ve been fortunate enough to read, wow! To the students I have been able to meet during your campus visits, wow! To the students who have already been admitted under [...]
We’ve got a surprise for you…
Wow guys…I promised you a surprise post last week and I hope the suspense hasn’t been killing you…aha just kidding! But seriously, last week was an incredibly busy week. I was away last weekend with our HPU Running Club, as I ran my first half marathon in the Charlotte Thunder Road Race. Surprisingly, I am [...]
It’s easy to love the South, y’all
Growing up in the north, I had a pretty harsh opinion of southern folk and had grouped them into two categories. There were folks who could’ve been characters from Gone with the Wind, dressed to the nines attending fabulous parties and drinking sweet tea on the front porch. And then there were those southern rebels, [...]
Bonners take on the HPU Ropes Course
The Millis Estate: A Donation that offers an outer body experience for students Donated in late 2011, the 22-acre Millis Estate offers a house to be used for professional meetings and retreats, as well as tons of open outdoor space. Not only is the Millis Estate often used for paintball (one of the awesome events [...]
A month of philanthropy
October was a busy month on High Point University’s campus. Between Alumni Weekend, midterm exams and Fall Break, it is amazing that students have had the time to come together to help those who deserve it most. The Greek community on campus works tremendously hard to promote their philanthropies, and October was a month full [...]
HPU is everywhere!
Aloha future Panthers! I am finally back in the office after six weeks on the road. I had a wonderful time meeting with many fantastic students and families, all of whom are hoping to join our amazing community here at High Point University. A few quick things that I learned: I am not meant to [...]
“Bonner What?” “Bonner Love!” Above are the two things I heard the most this two weekends ago at one of the Bonner Foundation’s annual conferences, Bonner Congress. Two-four representatives from each of the 70+ Bonner Colleges come to the host school to develop a big idea project for their program, receive feedback and network [...]
Kara’s dentistry adventures
Hey guys! I hope you all had a nice Columbus Day weekend. The students here at High Point are lucky to get an entire week off. Some of my friends stayed here to work market, some went to visit friends, others went home – which is what I did. Leaving on Friday night after my [...]
Starbucks: before and during class
I had such a good class experience yesterday that I just had to share with all of you! Despite the fact that I don’t drink coffee, I love Starbucks! I guess you could say there’s just something about the assortment of pastries and non-coffee drinks that makes me want to use almost all of my [...]
Steph can’t wait for Family Weekend!
Well everyone, this is the first of many last traditions for me here at High Point University: Fall Family Weekend. It has always been a tradition that my dad comes to Fall Family Weekend and my mom visits for Spring Family Weekend, so this will be the last time my dad comes to campus until [...]