The Parent Perspective

A Message From HPU’s Dr. Dennis Carroll, Provost

Dear Parents, President Qubein reminded HPU’s 2018 graduates this past weekend that average is out and excellence is in (see highlights from his senior sendoff speech here). Josh Groban, internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter and actor, also inspired students with his challenge to embrace fear and trust their instincts (see highlights here). As our graduates begin careers […]

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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, Thank you for attending our Winter Family Weekend. It was both memorable and educational with new offerings on campus like our Day of Discovery Series, which allowed parents to partake in a variety of classroom experiences. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, we missed you. We’ve posted photos from the […]

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A MESSAGE FROM DR. BETH HOLDER, ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR STUDENT SUCCESS

Dear Parent, Thank you for attending our Winter Family Weekend February 3-5th. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, we missed you. We’ve posted photos from the event here. The Student Success Team welcomes partnerships with parents and families in order to ensure High Point University freshmen transition smoothly into academics and campus life. Student […]

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Nido Qubein: A Christmas wish

Enjoy Dr. Nido Qubein’s column, titled “My Christmas Wish,” which was published in the Greensboro News & Record on Christmas Day in 2016. At this time of year, as we come together to celebrate Christmas and the holiday season, I think of three words: hope, gratitude and love. It starts with my first Christmas in […]

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A Message from Gail Tuttle, Senior Vice President for Student Life

Dear HPU Parents, Knowledge gained in the classroom at High Point University is complemented with meaningful experiences that take place beyond the classroom walls and enrich the souls of our students. Our campus provides daily experiences for students travelling their lifelong journey of education and embracing what is possible. The values of civility, diversity, resiliency […]

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Narrowing the Chasm Between Youth and Experience

Dear Parents, HPU prepares students for lives of both success and significance. Beyond the valuable mentorship your student receives in the classroom, we understand that providing students with experiential learning opportunities narrows the distance on their personal journey from youth to accomplished adult. Instead of waiting for the type of life lessons that may organically transpire over the course of time, […]

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A Message from Dr. Jenn Brandt, Director of the Common Experience

Dear First-Year Families, The start of the semester is always an exciting time, and the Common Experience program has been busy helping our first-year students transition to the High Point community. Our Welcome Week activities included student life presentations on inclusive communities; the signing of the Honor Code; and the Class of 2021 Common Good service project, […]

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