The Parent Perspective

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, Last weekend we welcomed over 5,000 families to campus for Winter Family weekend. We are very blessed and thankful. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, we missed you. We’ve posted photos from the event here. We hope to see you at our next Fall Family Weekend. This month’s Parent Perspective highlights examples […]

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A MESSAGE FROM DR. STEPHANIE CROFTON, VICE PRESIDENT OF EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Dear Parent, Thank you for attending our Winter Family Weekend February 1-3rd. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, we missed you. We’ve posted photos from the event here. The Experiential Learning Team welcomes partnerships with parents and families in order to ensure High Point University freshmen transition smoothly into academics and campus life. Housed […]

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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. 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 the […]

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A Message from Gail Tuttle, Senior Vice President for Student Life

Dear HPU Parents, Knowledge gained in the classroom at High Point University is complemented with meaningful experiences that take place beyond the classroom walls and enrich the souls of our students. Our campus provides daily experiences for students travelling their lifelong journey of education and embracing what is possible. The values of civility, diversity, resiliency […]

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A Message from Dr. Stephanie Crofton on 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 have included the signing of the Honor Code and the Class of 2022 Common Good service project, where incoming students brought over […]

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Upperclassman: 4 Busted Myths About Career and Professional Development

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 Cottrell Hall. However, some students at HPU believe misconceptions […]

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