The Parent Perspective

Fall 2015 Student Engagement Calendar

Dear HPU Parents and Families, High Point University’s faculty and staff are eager to reunite with our students and to meet our incoming freshmen. We are so blessed to know them and have the opportunity to work with them as they continue on their journey toward a life of success and significance. The success of our […]

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Upperclassman Parents: July 2015

Dear Parents, We hope you are enjoying the summer and have been able to spend quality time with your HPU student. Parents are our partners and play a vital role in your student’s journey. You know their strengths and personal characteristics better than anyone, so please encourage your student to take full advantage of the […]

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Freshman Parents: July 2015

  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 (see the story below from Career and Internship Services with the 6 Tips to Maximize […]

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The Parent Perspective: June 2015

Preparing Students For the World as It’s Going to Be… Dear Parents: From the freshman and senior Life Skills Seminars, to the 4-year Action Plan developed by the Office of Career and Professional Development, to experiential learning opportunities implemented by stellar faculty, HPU is focused on preparing students as President Qubein puts it, “to be job […]

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The Parent Perspective: May 2015

Dear Parents, President Qubein reminded HPU’s 2015 graduates this past weekend that the world is anticipating their arrival (see highlights from his senior sendoff speech here). Of course, High Point University helps prepare our students for the global marketplace throughout their entire four-year journey. Below, you’ll enjoy some examples of success from both our graduating […]

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Upperclassman Parents: April 2015

Dear Parents, It is hard to believe that in less than a month, the 2014-15 academic year will come to a close.  It is always with mixed emotions that we send off an outstanding class of seniors who are destined for greatness in their future.  And it is with great anticipation that we soon will […]

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Freshman Parents: April 2015

Dear Parents, It is hard to believe that in less than a month, the 2014-15 academic year will come to a close. Even as the summer months approach, know that learning never stops at High Point University. Our students take their classroom and campus experiences with them as they expand their horizons at home and […]

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Commencement Preparation Checklist

Dear Parent of an HPU Senior, There are only a few months left until your student will walk across the stage in front of Roberts Hall to receive their High Point University diploma. We want to keep you informed of what Commencement information is being provided to your student during this time. Commencement Preparation Checklist: […]

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Freshman Parents: February 2015

Dear Parents, Thank you for attending our Winter Family Weekend February 6-8th. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, we missed you. We’ve posted photos from the event here. The Freshman Success Team welcomes partnerships with parents and families in order to ensure High Point University freshmen transition smoothly into academics and campus life.  Freshman […]

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Upperclassman Parents: February 2015

February 2015: Holistic Education Dear Parents, Thank you for attending our Winter Family Weekend February 6-8th. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, we missed you. We’ve posted photos from the event here. At every Family Weekend, we are blessed to connect with so many wonderful HPU parents.  Frequently you share your appreciation for […]

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