The Parent Perspective

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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Parent Perspective: December 2016

  Your monthly connection to High Point University During the holidays, our diverse and engaged HPU student body celebrates with a sense of gratitude and openness. HPU received a $10 million gift from an anonymous donor that will support a new undergraduate sciences school and building. Construction on the facility will begin in 2017. Steve […]

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Upperclassman Parents: November 2016

  Your monthly connection to High Point University The holidays are a great time for your student to conduct informational interviews or engage in a day of job shadowing. The Fall 2016 HPU Magazine has arrived and is headed to a mailbox near you. Be sure to check out the perforated poster inside! Students got […]

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Freshman Parents: November 2016

  Your monthly connection to High Point University Gail Tuttle, HPU’s senior vice president for student life, shares how HPU students give back to our community and beyond. The Fall 2016 HPU Magazine has arrived and is headed to a mailbox near you. Be sure to check out the perforated poster inside! Students got into […]

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