The Parent Perspective

A Letter from Rev. Preston Davis

Dear families, We eagerly await the arrival of your sons and daughters. High Point University has a treasured history of educating the whole student—mind, body, and soul. This comes out of our spiritual legacy of being a school founded by Christians of sincere faith. Know the whole university, and particularly Hayworth Chapel and the Religious […]

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A message from HPU’s Dr. Stephanie Crofton, Vice President for Experiential Learning and Career Development

Dear Parents: Entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and solopreneurs – oh my! HPU is focused on preparing students, as President Qubein puts it, “to be job creators, not job takers.” Our passion to prepare students for the world as it is going to be includes a constant reminder to students that excellence is defined by relevance. And relevance only exists where value […]

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A Message From HPU President Nido R. Qubein

Dear Parents, Each month we bring you this Parent Perspective Newsletter for two simple reasons: to inform and inspire. Inform – There are hundreds of services, programs, and resources available to your student – all contributing to successful outcomes (click here to see the story from Career and Professional Development with the 5 Things to do […]

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A MESSAGE FROM HPU’S DR. DENNIS CARROLL, PROVOST

Dear Parents, President Qubein reminded HPU’s 2019 graduates this past weekend to become ‘actionist’ – not just an optimist – by putting their ideas into motion (see highlights from his senior send-off speech and the entire weekend here). Dr. Michio Kaku, theoretical physicist, co-founder of String Field Theory, bestselling author, renowned futurist and popularizer of […]

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A Message from Career and Professional Development

  Learning from those who are established and experienced in a career field is an age-old concept. We call it “Informational Interviewing” – an investigative conversation with a person who is doing what you aspire to do. We believe it is a critical part of a student’s personal and career development and is sure to […]

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A Message HPU President Nido R. Qubein

Dear Parent, Last weekend we welcomed over 5,000 families to campus for Winter Family weekend. We are very blessed and thankful. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, we missed you. We’ve posted photos from the event here. We hope to see you at our next Fall Family Weekend. This month’s Parent Perspective highlights examples […]

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A MESSAGE FROM DR. STEPHANIE CROFTON, VICE PRESIDENT OF EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Dear Parent, Thank you for attending our Winter Family Weekend February 1-3rd. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, we missed you. We’ve posted photos from the event here. The Experiential Learning Team welcomes partnerships with parents and families in order to ensure High Point University freshmen transition smoothly into academics and campus life. Housed […]

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