The Parent Perspective

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 6 Tips to Maximize […]

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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 United Methodist University. Know the whole university, and particularly Hayworth Chapel and Religious Life Office, is here to […]

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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’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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