HPU Supports West Virginia Families Impacted by Flooding

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 1, 2016 – High Point University is contributing funds and bottled water to families affected by flooding in West Virginia. HPU’s Student Government Association is donating $2,000 to the American Red Cross to aid families in the southern portion of the state that’s been severely damaged in the last week. The […]

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STEM Camp Wraps Up with Rocket Launch

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 30, 2016 – Children in the community have spent the past nine days engaged in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities through High Point University’s second STEM Camp hosted by the School of Education. HPU faculty and students led activities such as Lego robotics, rocket building, mine craft mazes and […]

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Local Teens Participate in HPU, HPPD Youth Leadership Academy

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 30, 2016 – Teens in the High Point community are preparing for their graduation from the Youth Leadership Academy, hosted by the High Point Police Department and High Point University, Friday at 6 p.m. on HPU’s campus. These teens have spent this 10-day academy giving back to the community and developing their […]

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Class of 2016 Donates $31,000 as Senior Class Gift

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 6, 2016 – High Point University’s Class of 2016 gave back to the university that has impacted their lives through the last four years. In total, the students raised more than $31,000 with an 84 percent giving participation. The students donated to numerous causes within the university including the department of […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 27, 2016 – High Point University is lowering its flags to half-staff on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. “High Point University is a God, family, and country school,” says Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president. “We are grateful for our nation’s system of private enterprise and appreciative to the […]

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Webb Family Gives Generously to HPU

Pictured from left to right are Webb family members Janice, Mark, Jerri and Connor. Mark and Jerri contributed a major gift to HPU in honor of Mark’s late father, Lewis Andrew Webb, his mother, Janice, and the entire Webb family. HIGH POINT, N.C., May 16, 2016 – Mark and Jerri Webb have contributed a major […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Peace Officers Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 13, 2016 – High Point University is lowering its flags to half-staff on Sunday in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. In 2013, President Barack Obama declared May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day to honor the local, state and federal peace officers who have died in the line of duty. […]

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Major Gift Will Support Student Entrepreneurs

Pictured above are the first recipients of the Pagon Promising Entrepreneur’s Fund at High Point University. On the top row from left to right are Joseph Cochrane-Brown, Mandy Engelman and Frazier Robinson. On the bottom row from left to right are Emily DeLena, Brandon Holder and Shakira Ramsey. HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2016 – Through a major gift, Leonard and […]

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Learning Excellence Endowment Established at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2016 – Wilma Jordan and George Green of New York City are establishing an endowment for High Point University’s Learning Excellence program. Learning Excellence is a distinctive program at HPU that provides a support system to assist students in achieving extraordinary academic success. The program is open to any student […]

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Alumni Couple Gives to HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2016 – Two High Point University alumni are giving back to their alma mater in a major way. The Boles, of Winston-Salem, have a significant history with HPU as three generations of their family have attended the university. They are successful entrepreneurs and generous philanthropists. Mickey serves as owner and […]

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HPU Hosts Poetry Celebration for Pennybyrn Residents

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 29, 2016 – High Point University students hosted an end-of-the-year celebration on April 28 with the residents of Pennybyrn to reflect on the poems that they have created together this semester. Throughout the semester, HPU students enrolled in the “Narrative Medicine in Action” course spent time with residents of Pennybyrn, a […]

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Student Receives National Award for Leadership, Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2016 – High Point University sophomore Melanie Maldonado is a recipient of the 2016 Newman Civic Fellows Award from Campus Compact. This award honors 218 college student leaders for their dedicated passion to service, research and advocacy for challenges facing communities throughout the country. In order to receive this award, […]

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Fraternity Surprises Veteran with Track Chair and Raises $26,000

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2016 – High Point University’s Kappa Alpha Order fraternity surprised a local veteran today when they revealed they’ve raised $16,000 to purchase a Track Chair for him. The students revealed the surprise to Michael Verardo tonight at the HPU campus along with representatives from the Independence Fund, a leading national […]

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Sorority Raises Domestic Violence Awareness through Campus-Wide Walk

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2016 – High Point University’s Alpha Chi Omega sorority recently held the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event to raise awareness of domestic violence. Students walked from Greek Village through campus to honor those affected by domestic violence. The event also emphasized the importance of mental health. “Walk a […]

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