The Parent Perspective

A Message from Dr. Stephanie Crofton, Vice President for Experiential Learning and Career Development

Dear HPU Families, It is hard to believe your student is finishing this academic year at High Point University! The transition from online back to in-person learning was a big milestone. This journey has included understanding what it means to be a self-advocate, to support the health and wellbeing of the entire campus community, and […]

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HPU’s Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies Programs Receive 100% Pass Rates

The Class of 2020 is the inaugural class for HPU’s Department of Physical Therapy.   HIGH POINT, N.C., March 8, 2021 – Class of 2020 graduates in High Point University’s Departments of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies received 100% pass rates on the national exams. Class of 2020 graduates in the HPU Department of […]

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Virtual Informational Interview: A Message From Career and Professional Development

Dear HPU Family Member, The professional development journey of our students never stops, even during a global pandemic or while they’re on spring break. HPU is here, continuing to support the growth, development and opportunities for our entire study body. Today, let’s talk about how virtual informational interviewing is an important career development step that […]

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How Virtual Learning During the Pandemic May Impact the Future of High School Students

Dear Discerning Parent, I hope you found helpful insight in my letter about the challenges virtual learning has imposed on high school students. I hope you are also comforted by and ready to experience HPU’s ecosystem of support. We are prepared to help new college students overcome those challenges. Below are the source references from […]

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A Message from HPU President Nido R. Qubein

Dear Parent, This month’s Parent Perspective highlights examples of HPU’s commitment to providing our students with academic excellence and life skills education. With the spring semester safely underway, we remain committed to safe and impactful in-person learning for all students. For instance, our Office of Career and Professional Development continues hosting several Premier Life Skills […]

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Nido Qubein: A Christmas wish

Enjoy Dr. Nido Qubein’s column, titled “A Christmas Wish,” which was previously published in the Greensboro News & Record on Christmas Day, with minor adaptations. A timeless message, this thoughtful essay has been printed several times over the years. The pandemic and the challenges brought on by it bring even greater relevance to the themes […]

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A Message From Dr. Bill Gentry, Assistant Vice President of Career and Professional Development

Dear Parents, You are our partners and play a vital role in your student’s college journey. You know their strengths and characteristics better than anyone. Encourage your student to take full advantage of the Office of Career and Professional Development throughout their entire time at HPU in order to help convey their strengths to employers […]

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