HPU's Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity to Host Charity Car and Motorcycle Show

Alpha Phi Omega, a service fraternity at High Point University, will host its first annual Charity Car and Motorcycle Show on Saturday, April 18, to raise funds for volunteer efforts including Habitat for Humanity, Christmas presents for orphanage children, animal shelters and highway cleanups. The show has commitments from two local clubs ? the Heart of the Carolinas’ classic car club and the United car club from Winston-Salem.

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Staff Profile: Tyresa Foster

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how Tyresa Foster, HPU’s director of housing operations and Volunteer Center advisor, helps students find their niche on campus.  Service is a way of life for Tyresa Foster. At High Point University, she’s one of the friendly staff members ensuring […]

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Homecoming: A Campus Tradition

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s alumni are welcomed back to campus for a Homecoming Weekend filled with HPU traditions.    Members of the High Point University alumni family returned to campus Oct. 5-7 for Homecoming Weekend 2018. The annual celebration brings Panthers from […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: GR Dulac Analyzes Performance in Atlanta

Though commencement is months away, High Point University seniors are already preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the Class […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Antonia Braccia Pursues Law Degree

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the […]

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Outstanding Alumni Recognized During HPU Homecoming Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2018 – High Point University welcomed alumni back to campus for Homecoming Weekend 2018 on Oct. 5-7. They participated in a variety of activities, including longstanding traditions and new experiences at their alma mater and within the city of High Point. Alumni participated in tours of campus, a Panther tailgate, […]

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Top 10 Reasons You Can’t Miss HPU Homecoming

Homecoming Weekend is right around the corner! As alumni make their way back to campus on October 5, HPU prepares to host over 25 events for an exciting, memorable weekend. Here are the Top 10 can’t-miss opportunities alumni and students can expect:   1 You get to come back HOME! Whether you visit the Slane Center, Wanek Center, the […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Allison Holland Practices Philanthropy with the Peace Corps

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the […]

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February Extraordinary Leader: Campus Leader With The Creative Eye

On Michaela Mucha’s laptop covered with stickers, look close. Mucha has two autographs right in the middle from two people she met at High Point University – Aaron Draplin, a well-known graphic designer; and Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple. Draplin’s signature is all arrows and exclamation marks. Wozniak simply wrote “Woz.” Many HPU students […]

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Finding My ‘Life of Success and Significance’

By Mary Funke, Class of 2013, Emergency Medicine Resident Doctor at Duke Health I never know what kind of challenges my patients are facing when they’re rushed into the Duke Health Emergency Room in Durham, North Carolina. Sometimes it’s appendicitis. Sometimes it’s severe trauma from a car crash. What I do know is that my […]

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The Different Routes of HPU’s Walk of Faith

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Religious Life helps students dig deep to find who they are and what they represent.   The Rev. Preston Davis sounds like an excited professor when he talks about faith and its effect on the students he sees. He should know. […]

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Class of 2017 Outcomes: Justin Lerner Begins Career as a Marketing Coordinator

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Nine HPU AmeriCorps VISTAs Begin Service to the City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 10, 2017 – Nine recent High Point University graduates will work to improve education and food security in the city of High Point this year as AmeriCorps VISTAs. For the fifth consecutive year, HPU is hosting VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members, who are placed with nonprofit organizations to build […]

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Class of 2017 Outcomes: Nicole Drinkwater Joins Better Business Bureau

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Food Recovery Network Delivers More Than 20,000 Meals to Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 30, 2016 – While plenty of High Point University students frequent campus dining locations every day, there’s one group of students who can be found behind the scenes in the kitchens working to fight hunger.    HPU’s Food Recovery Network team recently reached a milestone of 20,000 meals donated since the […]

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Student Honored for Community Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2016 – High Point University student Ebony Gillette has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities with a shared commitment to civic engagement. Gillette is a recipient of the network’s Community Impact Award, honoring one student leader at […]

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Students Spend Fall Break Giving Back

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 31, 2016 – Two groups of High Point University students spent their fall break improving and assisting communities in Guatemala and Costa Rica. Seven HPU students partnered with nine members of Oak Ridge United Methodist Church on a service trip to Guatemala. There, they worked with low income families to build […]

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Class of 2016 Outcomes: Stephanie Ziolkowski Serves at SREE Hotels

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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