HPU Students Host Fourth Annual Black Heritage Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2017 – High Point University students are hosting the fourth annual Black Heritage Service at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 26 in honor of Black History Month. The event will be held in Hayworth Chapel on HPU’s campus and is free and open to the public. Presented by the HPU Black […]

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HPU Logo on Water Tower

The High Point University logo will soon be visible throughout the city. Barry Kitley, director of community relations at HPU, discusses the university’s plans to install a logo on the water tower. The logo will read “High Point’s University” and will be in place by mid April.

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HPU Family Weekend Features Service Project

Families from all of the country and world came to High Point University for Winter Family Weekend. Over 5,000 visitors enjoyed activities on campus and brought an economic boost to the city. During the weekend, families participated in a service project where they packaged over 20,000 meals for local agencies.

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Students Host Valentine’s Dance for Special Needs Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 10, 2017 – High Point University’s Student Council For Exceptional Children (CEC) and High Point Parks and Recreation hosted a Valentine’s Dance on Feb. 7 for the special needs community. Activities included music, crafts and refreshments at the Morehead Recreation Center. HPU’s CEC consists of majors from across campus who share a […]

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HPU Commissions New Miniature Train for City Lake Park

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 7, 2017 – A popular attraction for families in High Point will keep chugging thanks to a gift from High Point University. For nearly 25 years, High Point City Lake Park’s miniature train has provided more than 50,000 rides annually to local residents. In recent years, however, the train began to […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Honored at HPU’s Annual Worship Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 16, 2017 – Priorities were the focus of High Point University’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. worship service inside the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel today. In his message, Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, challenged the community members, […]

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HPU Parents Make An Additional Major Gift

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2017 – David and Christine Cottrell, parents of a High Point University graduate, have now contributed $5.5 million with their most recent commitment of $1.5 million to support an outdoor amphitheater. The amphitheater seats 1,000 people and hosts several annual events, including major community events such as the Arbor Day […]

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HPU Receives $1 Million from BNC Bank

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2017 – High Point University is receiving a generous $1 million gift from BNC Bank to support Congdon Hall, which will house the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy and the Congdon School of Health Sciences. BNC is headquartered in High Point and was founded in 1991 by a group of […]

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Campus Prepped for Safety During Winter Storm

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 8, 2017 – About eight inches of snow fell on the High Point University campus on Jan. 7, just as students were headed back for the spring 2017 semester. HPU’s promise to provide every student with an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people holds true in every situation, including […]

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HPU to Host ‘Day of Service’ in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

  HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 6, 2017 – High Point University has organized over 35 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service projects that anyone can sign up to be part of on Jan. 16. Community members are invited to join HPU students and faculty and can sign up to participate here: http://www.highpoint.edu/servicelearning/mlk-day-of-service/. Registration closes […]

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HPU Family Gives Back in Numerous Ways This Holiday Season

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 22, 2016 – The High Point University family gives back in countless ways throughout the year, and their spirit of giving is amplified during the holiday season. HPU students, faculty and staff gave back to the community more than ever before this Christmas. In total, HPU touched more than 24,000 lives. […]

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ZTA Raises $5,600 for Breast Cancer Education and Awareness

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 20, 2016 – High Point University’s Zeta Tau Alpha sorority held its ninth annual Big Man on Campus event and raised more than $5,600 for breast cancer education and awareness. At the event, male representatives from various sports teams, clubs and Greek organizations competed for the title of Big Man on […]

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Students Fill 1,100 Stockings for Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 16, 2016 – When the Salvation Army of High Point’s delivery van pulled up to the High Point University campus, students and staff were ready to fill it with stockings and gifts for local children. The Salvation Army’s goal this year was to collect 1,600 stockings from across the city. Thanks […]

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