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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Students Stuff Stockings for the Salvation Army

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Students at High Point University work to make the holidays a little brighter by stuffing stockings for the Salvation Army’s “Stuff a Stocking” Campaign. They filled the stocking with school supplies, toiletries, toys and much more as a gift for community children.

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HPU Community Christmas Celebration Preview

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Barry Kitley, High Point University’s director of community relations, provides a preview of the sixth annual Community Christmas celebration on campus. The night includes visits with Santa and a gift for every child, a petting zoo, Polar Express train rides and falling snow across campus. The event is entirely free and open to the public.

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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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