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Convocation 2014 New Location

07.25.2014 By: Holly Raulston
Dear Parents, Your HPU student will soon play a role in a historic event: HPU’s largest freshman class.  We are excited to welcome more than 1,400 freshmen next month.  To provide adequate space for the Class of 2018, transfer students, and their family members, the Convocation Ceremony will be held on the lawn of Roberts […]
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The Parent Perspective for Upperclassman Parents: July 2014

07.1.2014 By: Holly Raulston
    Summertime Greetings, We hope you are enjoying this relaxing time of year and have been able to spend quality time with your HPU student. Parents are our partners and play a vital role in your student’s personal and career development. You know their strengths and personal characteristics better than anyone, so please encourage […]
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The Parent Perspective for Freshman Parents: July 2014

By: Holly Raulston
    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 (see the story below from Career and Internship Services with the Four Year Plan for Parents). Each […]
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The Parent Perspective: June 2014

06.10.2014 By: Holly Raulston
Dear Parents: Preparing for the world as it’s going to be…From the freshman and senior Life Skills Seminars, to the 4-year Action Plan developed by the Career and Internship Services Office, to experiential learning opportunities implemented by stellar faculty, HPU is focused on preparing students as President Qubein puts it, “to be job creators, not job takers.” To keep students […]
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