Students Host Valentine’s Day Dance for Individuals with Disabilities

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 11, 2016 – High Point University’s Student Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) hosted a Valentine’s Day Dance for individuals with disabilities from the High Point community on Feb. 9 at the Morehead Recreation Center. High Point Parks and Recreation and Wheatmore High School students co-hosted the event with HPU. For the […]

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Students Donate Food to Open Door Ministries

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 4, 2016 – It started out with High Point University student Haley Slone wanting her fellow students to donate surplus meals to those battling hunger in the city of High Point. In spring 2015, Slone spoke with Ryan Melino, retail brand manager for HPU’s hospitality team, about helping to expand her […]

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HPU Raises $230,000 for United Way Campaign

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 3, 2016 – High Point University has been named the third largest contributor to the United Way of Greater High Point’s annual campaign for the third consecutive year. The HPU family raised $230,000 in 2015 to support the UWGHP and its partner agencies – a 505 percent increase from 2005. Joe Cristy, […]

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Staff Profile: Changing Lives in Chapel Life

Spend five minutes with Brittani Hunt, and you’ll see she has a passion for helping people. When she talks about the injustices that exist in today’s world, the tone in her voice changes – still quiet, yet stern. Empathetic, yet demanding improvement. She says she’s a change agent – a person who creatively, intentionally and […]

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HPU Grad Finds Herself through Service

It was a Saturday, less than 15 minutes after graduation, and Shannon Barr was still in her black graduation gown when she got a text message from one of her professors, Amy MacArthur. “Are you still on campus? I have an offer for you.” She went looking for MacArthur and found her along with the […]

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HPU Hosts Day of Service Opportunities for Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 6, 2016 – High Point University has organized 35 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service projects that anyone can sign up to be part of on Jan. 18. Community members are invited to join HPU students and faculty and can sign up to participate here: http://www.highpoint.edu/servicelearning/mlk-day/. Registration closes Jan. 13. […]

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School of Communication Provides Christmas for Seven Families

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 21, 2015 – Seven families from the Hattie Lee Burgess home, a safe haven for domestic violence victims in Davidson County, will receive a bright Christmas this year thanks to faculty, staff and graduate students of the High Point University Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. “We hope that these people […]

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HPU Family Stuffs 1,000 Stockings for Salvation Army

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 15, 2015 – HPU junior Tay Thompson helped stuff some of the 1,000 stockings that were loaded onto a High Point University truck and delivered to the Salvation Army of High Point today. The Salvation Army’s goal was to fill 1,400 stockings in High Point through their annual Stuff a Stocking […]

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HPU Family Gives Back in Countless Ways this Holiday Season

HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2015 – 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 22,000 lives while […]

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Psychology Students Give Gifts to Children at Parkview Elementary

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 11, 2015 – High Point University students enrolled in Dr. Sadie Leder Elder’s Introduction to Psychology class participated in a class activity with a big impact. Through the course’s “Helping Behavior Activity,” the students assembled gift bags filled with toys for students at Parkview Elementary School. Michelle Bodie-Anderson, community and school […]

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Students Host Holiday Dance for Individuals with Disabilities

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 11, 2015 – With their dancing shoes on and huge grins on their faces, individuals with disabilities from the community enjoyed a Holiday Dance at the Morehead Recreation Center on Dec. 8 organized by High Point University’s Student Council for Exception Children (CEC). Dancing, crafts and food were just a few […]

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Impact Club Provides Community with Gifts for the Holidays

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 11, 2015 – High Point University’s Impact Club, a Christian service organization, hosted the event Impact Christmas for members of the community at the Carl Chavis YMCA on Dec. 5. At the event, the HPU students sold Christmas gifts to more than 60 members of the community at a discounted price […]

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SGA Fills Hundreds of Stockings for Salvation Army

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 10, 2015 – The High Point University community has embraced the Salvation Army’s Stuff a Stocking Campaign again this year. The HPU Student Government Association helped the university near its goal of 1,000 stockings by filling more than 300 stockings today, which will be delivered to children across the Triad on […]

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Local Children and HPU Students Connect Through Video Game Design

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 10, 2015 – Super heroes and video games. Kids love them, right? So why not use them for something good? Those were the thoughts of Brian Heagney, instructor of communication in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at High Point University. Heagney leads a game design course where communication majors […]

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