HPU Awarded ‘Silver’ Three Consecutive Years for Exercise is Medicine® on Campus Wellness

High Point University’s health and wellness programs on campus received an Exercise is Medicine recognition for the third year in a row. The university was also awarded the special COVID conqueror badge highlighting their efforts to keep students safely active in the last year. Pictured are HPU students enjoying the outdoor ice skating rink, which […]

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HPU Welcomes New Hires in June

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 1, 2021 – High Point University welcomed 20 new hires in the month of June. They are as follows: Danielle Milich joined the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as an admissions ambassador counselor. In her role as an Admissions Ambassador Counselor, Milich’s will work with prospective students and families visiting campus. She […]

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Local Children Are Back in Action at HPU’s Annual STEM Camp

High Point University student, Courtney Loux, helps out children from The Point Prep and Leadership Academy build solar ovens on the first day of HPU’s Annual STEM camp. HIGH POINT, N.C. June 22, 2021–Rockets are preparing to launch as High Point University students host an exciting week of STEM camp for local children. This year’s […]

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HPU Interior Design Faculty and Alumni Redesign Humane Society Lobby

Valentinas and her dog, Maximus, show off the space she helped design for the Humane Society.   HIGH POINT, N.C., June 21, 2021- Dr. Jane Nichols, chair and associate professor of interior design at High Point University, and Victoria Valentinas, HPU Class of 2012, recently volunteered to redesign and refurbish the lobby reception area for […]

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HPU Family Gives Back to Community Through Various Philanthropic Events

HPU’s Student Government Association and various a cappella groups raised and donated $2,120 to the Family Services of the Piedmont through a virtual fundraiser, “A Cappellove.” Pictured from left to right are Joe Maronski, SGA vice president of external communications; Sam Carr, SGA president; Kellie Dentler with Family Services of the Piedmont; Allie Poovey, Offbeats […]

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HPU Gives $260,000 to the United Way of Greater High Point Campaign

Lyndsey Ayers, Director of Community Partnerships at HPU (right), presents Jane Liebscher, president of United Way of Greater High Point, and Joe Barnes, VP of Resource Development of UWGHP, with a check representing the university’s campaign contribution.  HIGH POINT, N.C., May 27, 2021 – High Point University continues to support the surrounding community by raising […]

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Dallas Mavericks CEO Delivers HPU Commencement Address

Today, High Point University honored all graduates from the Class of 2020, as well as master’s and doctoral students from the Class of 2021. A second ceremony for Class of 2021 undergraduates will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday.     HIGH POINT, N.C., May 7, 2021 – “Finally, this is YOUR day!” That’s […]

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Delta Chi Fraternity Joins HPU’s Fraternity and Sorority Life Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 23, 2021 – High Point University is welcoming Delta Chi fraternity as one of 17 fraternities and sororities on campus. HPU welcomed the organization this academic year with 47 members. Delta Chi’s values include promoting friendship, developing character, advancing justice and assisting in the acquisition of a sound education. “As a […]

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More Than 100 HPU Students Serve as Virtual Tutors for Community Children

HPU students and faculty have partnered with community organizations to host virtual tutoring sessions for children. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 22, 2021 – High Point University students are serving as virtual tutors Monday through Friday within the Guilford County School District for children impacted by virtual learning during the global pandemic. In particular, HPU’s Department […]

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HPU Graduate Student Publishes COVID-19 Children’s Book

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 16, 2021 – A graduate student in High Point University’s Stout School of Education recently published a children’s book focused on the global pandemic. Johnita Readus, a second-year student in the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program and principal of Bluford-Peeler STEAM Academy, wrote and published “Ashleigh’s New Normal.” This book explores the […]

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Community Members Enjoy HPU’s Ice Rink

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 15, 2021 – High Point University welcomed more than a thousand community members to campus to enjoy ice skating over the last nine days. As part of the university’s commitment to offering safe, physically distant activities for students to enjoy during the global pandemic, HPU provided students with a 6,000-square-foot ice […]

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HPU Plants Community Trees in Honor of NC Arbor Day

HPU donated five trees to the city of High Point’s Keep High Point Beautiful organization. Pictured from left to right are Patrick Moore, gardens coordinator; Matt Mahoney, director of grounds; and Taylor Gray, Student Government Association representative for the Biology Club. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2021 – High Point University continued its tradition of […]

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