Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Featured Plant: Golden Paperbush

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While we try to have as much diversity in the gardens there are certain plants that seem to have all the qualities that almost require them to reside in every garden. Edgeworthia fits the bill in almost every regard. A member of the Thymelaeaceae (daphne family), this rounded deciduous shrub has all the fragrance intensity […]

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Featured Garden: The Welcome Garden

The Welcome Garden greets visitors and admissions guests as they enter High Point University. This breathtaking garden was added in 2013 and has flowers blooming virtually every month of the year. The design was inspired by gardens off of Champs-Elysées Avenue in Paris. Click here for more images from the HPU Photo Blog.   Learn more […]

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Students Plant Pink Ribbon Garden for Breast Cancer Awareness

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2013 – High Point University’s Zeta Tau Alpha sorority completed their fundraising and awareness efforts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by planting a large Pink Ribbon garden on the HPU campus on Nov. 2. The garden is filled with plants purchased by students and community members in honor of their […]

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Student Prepares For A Career In Broadcast At Madison Square Garden

Erin Sinnott, a rising junior majoring in communication at High Point University, is spending the summer interning at the world?s most famous arena ? Madison Square Garden. Sinnott is working in the Madison Square Garden Media programming department, where she works on various aspects of broadcast schedules. Her responsibilities include creating and revamping broadcast schedules for each month.

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HPU Supports Nine AmeriCorp VISTAs in Serving the City

High Point University is supporting nine AmeriCorp VISTAs this academic year. Pictured from left to right are Wilson Haworth, Natalie Ward, Kayla Quick, Aliyah Suggs, Clarice Sigsworth, Jenny Carpenter, Casey Tyndall, Avery Moon and Douglas McCollum.   HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 13, 2020 – Nine recent college graduates are dedicating a year of service to the […]

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HPU VISTAs: Change Makers of the City

High Point University VISTAs work diligently every year to improve the community of High Point through various non profits and local organizations. Pictured above is Amanda Goodwin (far left), Natalee Laasch (second from left), Clarice Sigsworth (second from right) and Victoria Hensley (far right).  Every Monday, they arrive. They circle around a huge table with […]

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HPU AmeriCorps VISTAs and Bonner Leaders Continue to Serve Community During Pandemic

Their efforts include supporting a safe opening for the High Point Farmer’s Market, assisting nonprofits with digital campaigns and creating a community newsletter. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 29, 2020 – High Point University’s AmeriCorps VISTAs and Bonner Leaders have continued serving the surrounding community virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is certainly a challenging time […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2020 – High Point University welcomed three new staff members in March. They are as follows: Shelia Harrell-Roye joined the Office of Admissions at HPU as a campus visit coordinator. In this role, Harrell-Roye coordinates campus visits for prospective students and parents, collaborating with faculty and other departments to establish […]

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97% of HPU Graduates Are Employed or Furthering Their Education within 6 Months of Graduation

HPU’s 97% career and continuing education ranking is 11 points above the national average. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 17, 2020 – High Point University graduates continue to achieve success after they complete their HPU education. Data collected by HPU, in accordance with the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) standards, shows 97% of the […]

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HPU Contributes 1,500 Hours to Community Service During MLK Day of Service

During High Point University’s annual MLK Day of Service, volunteers touched up the murals at Welborn Middle School. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 20, 2020 – In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, High Point University faculty, staff, students and community members participated in 46 service projects today, totaling 1,500 hours of community service throughout […]

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