The Parent Perspective

Freshman Parent Perspective: April 2017

Your monthly connection to High Point University The Princeton Review has named High Point University’s game and interactive media design major one of the best in the country. Liz Reichart, a member of High Point University’s class of 2017, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant. For the second year in a row, […]

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Upperclassman Parent Perspective: April 2017

Your monthly connection to High Point University The Princeton Review has named High Point University’s game and interactive media design major one of the best in the country. Liz Reichart, a member of High Point University’s class of 2017, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant. For the second year in a row, […]

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Upperclassman Parent Perspective: March 2017

Your monthly connection to High Point University It is never too early for students to start networking and building connections to land internships and jobs. Students worked with “The Woz,” HPU’s Innovator in Residence, on many projects, including an autonomous mobile kiosk project they started last year.   Encourage your student to attend LinkedIn photo […]

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The Power of Networking through Informational Interviews

A Message from Career & 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 […]

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Upperclassman Parent Perspective: February 2017

  Your monthly connection to High Point University HPU has a uniquely relevant, holistic and values-based approach to learning. Senior Caroline Tucker will pursue a management career with Amazon after she graduates in May. HPU welcomed more than 5,000 visitors for this year’s Winter Family Weekend. HPU students traveled to Washington, D.C., to attend the […]

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Freshman Parent Perspective: February 2017

  Your monthly connection to High Point University HPU has a uniquely relevant, holistic and values-based approach to learning. Senior Caroline Tucker will pursue a management career with Amazon after she graduates in May. HPU welcomed more than 5,000 visitors for this year’s Winter Family Weekend. HPU students traveled to Washington, D.C., to attend the […]

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A Message from Roger Clodfelter, Senior Vice President for Communications

Dear Parent, Thank you for attending our Winter Family Weekend February 3-5th. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, we missed you. We’ve posted photos from the event here. This month’s Parent Perspective highlights examples of HPU’s commitment to holistic education. Our students are well-prepared for both careers and graduate school placement because HPU […]

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A Message from Dr. Beth Holder, Associate Dean for Student Success

  Dear Parent, Thank you for attending our Winter Family Weekend February 3-5th. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, we missed you. We’ve posted photos from the event here. The Student Success Team welcomes partnerships with parents and families in order to ensure High Point University freshmen transition smoothly into academics and campus life. […]

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Parent Perspective: January 2017

  Your monthly connection to High Point University The value of giving is engrained in HPU’s educational philosophy, and the university’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is a prime example of that. The HPU family made the holidays bright for thousands of people this holiday season. Each year, HPU hosts the Martin […]

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The Value of Giving is in Our DNA

Dear Parent, On Monday, January 16, High Point University honors the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a day of service to humankind. The value of giving is engrained in HPU’s educational philosophy as students, faculty and staff contribute more than 100,000 volunteer hours and invest almost a million dollars in charitable causes […]

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