The Parent Perspective

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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Freshmen: 3 Busted Myths about Career & Professional Development

By: Elizabeth Walker Illig, career advisor The Office of Career and Professional Development is looking forward to welcoming the Class of 2021 to HPU. As another school year approaches, we strive to help freshmen students make the most of their time on campus. That’s why we highly recommend students connect with our office in Cottrell […]

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A MESSAGE FROM DR. NIDO QUBEIN, HPU PRESIDENT

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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Upperclassmen: 3 Busted Myths about Career & Professional Development

  By: Elizabeth Walker Illig, career advisor The Office of Career and Professional Development is looking forward to welcoming your student back to campus. As another school year approaches, we strive to help upperclassmen make the most of their remaining time on campus. That’s why we highly recommend that students work with our office in […]

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

Dear Parents, Summer 2017 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 2017-2018 academic year. More than 30 new faculty members will be joining our family in a few weeks. These faculty, […]

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A Message From Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU President

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 […]

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Freshman & Upperclassman Parent Perspective: June 2017

Your monthly connection to High Point University A message from Stephanie Crofton, Vice President for Experiential Learning and Career Development. Jeff Regester, HPU instructor of physics and astronomy, was part of a research expedition team that traveled to South Africa to collect data for NASA’s New Horizons probe. HPU students experience new cultures during their […]

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