HPU Honors Hundreds of Veterans During Annual Veterans Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2017 – Nearly 1,100 veterans and community members gathered on the campus of High Point University this morning for a celebration honoring the men and women who have served their country. Veterans were welcomed to the James H. And Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center with a red carpet […]

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Local Children Learn STEM Concepts at HPU’s Community Lego Showcase

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2017 – High Point University’s Stout School of Education was transformed into a Lego Learning Lab over the weekend. More than 800 local children and parents enjoyed engineering competitions, machine building, robotics and Lego storytelling. This free annual event provides an opportunity for children in kindergarten through eighth grade to […]

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HPU Students Treat the Community with Numerous Service Events During October

For the third year, HPU students and faculty hosted the TOPSoccer program, a community-based soccer program that is designed to meet the needs of children with physical and/or intellectual disabilities. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 6, 2017 – Throughout the month of October, High Point University students, faculty and staff hosted programs to benefit the local […]

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United Apparel: Supporting Veterans Through Social Entrepreneurship

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU students combine business and philanthropy through United Apparel. Above photo: (from left) John Gavin Rhodes, Logan Jones, Erin Haggerty and Darryl Remedio operate United Apparel. Purchases from the company benefit veterans in need. Darryl Remedio and Erin Haggerty have discovered the […]

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HPU Students Take Part in Spiritual Pilgrimage to Reignite Faith and Service

Jacob Lancaster, Andria Williamson and Katharina Poppinger visit Open Door Ministries in High Point. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 31, 2017 – Several High Point University students recently took part in the Fall Pilgrimage – a week of programming intersecting spirituality and service that allowed students to explore different communities of faith and faith-based organizations around […]

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Culps Give $1 Million to HPU

The gift will support the future Culp Planetarium on HPU’s campus.  HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 30, 2017 – High Point University received a $1 million philanthropic gift from Rob and Susan Culp and their family for the future planetarium on the High Point University campus.  Rob serves as executive chairman of Culp, Inc. and treasurer […]

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HPU to Host Veterans Day Celebration

The university will continue its patriotic promise of pledging American flags to nonprofits, schools and government buildings. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 27, 2017 – High Point University will host a Veterans Day Celebration to honor hundreds of men and women who have served their country. The event will be held at 8 a.m. on Nov. […]

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HPU Students Host Halloween Dance for Individuals with Disabilities

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 25, 2017 – Halloween came one week early for those who took part in the annual Special Populations Halloween Dance, held at the Morehead Recreation Center last night. Organized by High Point University’s Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC), individuals with disabilities dressed in costumes and enjoyed a community dance. High […]

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Local HPU Alumna Gives Gift to Support Education

The Martha Luck Comer Learning Commons was named in her honor during a dedication ceremony on Oct. 5. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 6, 2017 – A High Point University alumna has made a substantial gift in support of education at her alma mater. Martha Luck Comer Johnson, who graduated in 1954, received her bachelor’s degree […]

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HPU Students Give to United Way’s ‘CANpaign’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 12, 2017 – Leaders and volunteers from the United Way of Greater High Point were greeted with boxes of food from High Point University students and staff on campus today. UWGHP’s delivery vans arrived as part of the organization’s “CANpaign” Kick Off, event and the Student Government Association presented nearly 400 […]

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Nine HPU AmeriCorps VISTAs Begin Service to the City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 10, 2017 – Nine recent High Point University graduates will work to improve education and food security in the city of High Point this year as AmeriCorps VISTAs. For the fifth consecutive year, HPU is hosting VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members, who are placed with nonprofit organizations to build […]

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Physical Therapy Students Connect with Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 22, 2017 – Students in High Point University’s physical therapy doctoral program are one of the newest groups on campus, but already they’re building relationships with children in their community. Children at Camp High Five, a weeklong program for youth with limited movement on one side of the body, are receiving […]

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