The Parent Perspective

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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Freshman & Upperclassman Parent Perspective: May 2017

Your monthly connection to High Point University May is a month of great change, and three distinct groups of the HPU family are embarking on extraordinary new opportunities. Parker Ramsey, Class of 2017, adapted HPU’s Daily Motivation into an Amazon Alexa “Skill” allowing Echo users to access inspirational quotes and facts about the university in an entirely […]

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

Dear Parents, President Qubein reminded HPU’s 2017 graduates this past weekend that average is out and excellence is in (see highlights from his senior sendoff speech here). Wolf Blitzer, CNN’s lead political anchor, also inspired students with his challenge to show up, work hard and be curious (see highlights here). As our graduates begin careers and […]

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