The Parent Perspective Parent Blog

A Message from Career and Professional Development

  Dear Parent, Learning from those who are established and experienced in a career field is an important opportunity for your student. 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 […]

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A MESSAGE HPU PRESIDENT NIDO R. QUBEIN

Dear Parent, This weekend, we will welcome thousands of families to campus for Winter Family weekend. We are very blessed and thankful. This month’s Parent Perspective highlights examples of HPU’s commitment to instilling Life Skills in students. Our students are well-prepared. That is reflected in data collected by HPU in accordance with the National Association of Colleges […]

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A Message from HPU Provost Dennis Carroll

Dear Parents, Summer 2019 may be winding down, but HPU students have been incredibly productive and active in pursuing their dreams and bettering themselves for the future. Meanwhile, we have been busy on campus preparing for the 2019-2020 academic year. More than 40 new faculty members will be joining our family in the coming weeks. […]

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A Message from HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein

Dear Parents, Your student’s life is filled with change. They move to campus, enroll in courses for a few months and then travel home to visit before starting the process over again. Theirs is a journey of constant movement. And the ever-changing global economy is no different. The good thing is that young people are […]

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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 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’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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