HPU AmeriCorps VISTA Teaches Community Children to Play Instruments

High Point University’s Clarice Sigsworth, an AmeriCorps VISTA, teaches music to community children through a new program called Washington Street Music and Movement Collective. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 13, 2020 – Clarice Sigsworth, a High Point University AmeriCorps VISTA, has a love for music, and she has invited community children to share that passion in […]

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HPU Students Host Valentine’s Day Dance for Individuals with Disabilities

High Point University’s Student Council for Exceptional Children partnered with the city of High Point’s Parks and Recreation Department to host the Valentine’s Day Dance for individuals with disabilities. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 12, 2020 – High Point University students had a lot of Valentines at this year’s Special Populations Valentine’s Day Dance hosted by […]

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Alumnus and Community Leader Doug Witcher Makes Major Gift to HPU

Pictured is Doug Witcher, a 1977 alumnus of High Point University, whose lifetime giving to HPU has reached over $4 million. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 4, 2020 – Doug Witcher, a High Point University graduate, Board of Trustee member, business owner and community leader, has committed a new $2 million planned endowment gift to HPU. […]

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HPU and the Congdon Family Foundation Give $2.5 million to the YMCA of High Point

High Point University President Nido Qubein (right) and David Congdon (left), president of the Earl and Kathryn Congdon Family Foundation, announced today a combined $2.5 million gift to support the Carl Chavis Memorial YMCA. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 30, 2020 – Today, High Point University leaders were joined with members of the Congdon Family Foundation […]

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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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HPU’s Annual MLK Day Worship Service Focuses on ‘Continuing the Work’

Dr. Nido Qubein, High Point University President, welcomed community members, students, faculty and staff to HPU’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Worship Service.  HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 20, 2020 – Continuing to do the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was the focus of High Point University’s annual chapel service that honors King, held […]

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Greek Organizations Give Back

This story is featured in the Fall 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Greek Life Organizations represent local and national philanthropies on campus. High Point University’s philanthropic spirit is embodied by the students, faculty and staff of the university. Greek Life organizations are no exception. Fraternities and sororities support and actively […]

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HPU to Host MLK Day of Service

During last year’s MLK Day of Service, High Point University student Macketta Johns (center) painted Dorothy Mainhood’s (left) and Kathy Spainhour’s (right) fingernails at Piedmont Christian Home. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 8, 2020 – In honor of Martin Luther King Day, community members can sign up to participate in 28 service projects organized by High […]

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This Holiday Season, HPU Family Gives Back Through Various Initiatives

High Point University students raised more than $17,500 for the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 23, 2019 – Throughout the months of November and December, High Point University students, faculty and staff hosted programs to benefit the local community and beyond. These efforts are part of the 110,000 hours of service […]

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HPU News | Community Christmas 2019

HPU’s ninth annual Community Christmas celebration attracted families from across the Triad and beyond for two nights of festivities on the High Point University campus. Thousands of guests enjoyed live performances, decorations, visits with Santa Claus, a life-size Nativity, Polar Express train rides and so much more. Save the date for next year’s event, Dec. […]

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