HPU Families Provide Boost to City, Support Hurricane Relief During Family Weekend

Families packaged 20,000 meals to be distributed to those affected by Hurricane Florence and witnessed the historic groundbreaking of the Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 24, 2018 – High Point University welcomed nearly 5,000 family members to campus for an annual Fall Family Weekend that celebrated historic […]

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HPU Raises $30,000 for Hurricane Florence Relief

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2018 – Hundreds of High Point University parents and students gathered inside the Hayworth Fine Arts Center today as HPU President Nido Qubein presented a check for $30,000 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Florence relief efforts. “HPU has stepped up time and time again to meet the needs […]

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HPU’s Fall Family Weekend to Bring Thousands of Visitors to Campus and City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 19, 2018 – High Point University will host approximately 5,000 visitors during Family Weekend, Sept. 21-23. The annual fall event is a time for HPU students and families to experience together the university’s academic and cultural opportunities, as well as offerings throughout the city of High Point. This year’s event will […]

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HPU to Raise Funds for Families Impacted by Hurricane Florence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 18, 2018 – High Point University President Nido Qubein and HPU’s Student Government Association announced that they will raise funds for the American Red Cross to assist those affected by Hurricane Florence in eastern North Carolina. Already, the university has raised $15,000. Anyone can contribute to the efforts here. “While our […]

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Inside Look at Hurricane Florence Preparations

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 13, 2018 – High Point University’s promise to provide every student with an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people holds true in every situation, including inclement weather. Although HPU canceled classes for Thursday and Friday, the campus remains fully operational for students. HPU Security, Food Services, Campus Enhancement, […]

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HPU Receives Donation from the Mahler Family

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 6, 2018 – A long-time High Point family has generously made a seven-figure gift, bringing their lifetime giving to the university to more than $2 million. Peter Mahler, founder of Triad-based PAM Trading Corporation, and his wife, Mary, made the gift along with their daughter Punkin Parker, her husband, Alan, and […]

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Building Life Skills Through Service

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Below, learn  how HPU sophomore Briana Smalley is discovering the ways a community can create positive change.    Inside the High Point City Council Chambers, Briana Smalley sees leaders in her city offer someone a second chance. That someone was convicted of a past violent crime. […]

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HPU Pharmacy Students Join Campus and Community

During a day of service, pharmacy students organized books at D-UP, a nonprofit organization on Washington Street dedicated to keeping kids active. Pictured from left to right are students Kimberly Varner of Raleigh, Baily Coble of Kernersville and Cathy Le of Jamestown, all sorting books at D-UP. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2018 – High […]

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HPU Welcomes Largest Group of New Students

The HPU family welcomes more than 1,500 new students, the largest number of new students in university history, as well as 5,200 total students, the university’s largest total enrollment. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 18, 2018 – The 1,500 new students who moved into High Point University today came for a long list of reasons. Impressive […]

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HPU Builds 116 Bicycles for Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2018 – High Point University’s faculty and staff kicked off the new academic year by giving back to the community. At a campus-wide meeting on Tuesday, 1,000 HPU employees came together in the Millis Center for a team building event, where, together, they built 116 bikes. Today, those bikes were […]

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Committed to Excellent Care: Student Health Services

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Student Health Services is committed to providing extraordinary care that puts both students and parents at ease. The staff of the on-campus Student Health Services at HPU can empathize. They know it’s hard for students to be away from home […]

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