The Parent Perspective

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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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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