HPU’s New Blueprint of Student Health

Powered by Novant Health, HPU’s Student Health Services provides the foundation for a healthy campus.  Pictured above are Alicia Bouska and Rhys Wittenberg who have served HPU’s Student Health Services for a collective 17 years.    They’re the familiar faces of HPU’s Student Health Services, Alicia Bouska and Rhys Wittenberg.  Bouska, a physician assistant, has worked there for the past seven years; Wittenberg, a nurse practitioner, a decade. They’re […]

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HPU English Professors Secure $23,000 Grant For the Community Writing Center

The grant will provide remote tutoring and writing activities for community children in response to the global pandemic. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2020 – Dr. Cara Kozma, associate professor of English, and Dr. Lynne Murray, instructor of English, at High Point University, recently collaborated with Rev. Frank Thomas, pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, […]

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HPU Mobile Lab and Biology Club Serve Community Children with Science Kits

High Point University’s Mobile Lab team communicated virtually to offer children online resources during the COVID-19 pandemic in the spring. HPU’s Biology Club and Mobile Lab initiative “At-Home Science Experiment Extravaganza” will provide community children with science experiments and care package items. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 18, 2020 – High Point University’s Mobile Lab and […]

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HPU Supports Nine AmeriCorp VISTAs in Serving the City

High Point University is supporting nine AmeriCorp VISTAs this academic year. Pictured from left to right are Wilson Haworth, Natalie Ward, Kayla Quick, Aliyah Suggs, Clarice Sigsworth, Jenny Carpenter, Casey Tyndall, Avery Moon and Douglas McCollum.   HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 13, 2020 – Nine recent college graduates are dedicating a year of service to the […]

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HPU VISTAs: Change Makers of the City

High Point University VISTAs work diligently every year to improve the community of High Point through various non profits and local organizations. Pictured above is Amanda Goodwin (far left), Natalee Laasch (second from left), Clarice Sigsworth (second from right) and Victoria Hensley (far right).  Every Monday, they arrive. They circle around a huge table with […]

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Spectrum News: Dr. Jordan Smith Secures $10,000 Grant for Local Organization

Dr. Jordan Smith, assistant professor and co-curricular coordinator in High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, recently secured a grant for the Community Clinic of High Point to administer influenza vaccines to patients free of charge for the 2020-21 flu season. The $10,000 grant was administered by the Guilford CARES Nonprofit Assistance Grant Program […]

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HPU Donates 2,000 Face Masks to Local Organizations

High Point University donated 2,000 face masks to four organizations within the city of High Point. Pictured from left to right are Rasaahn Morris, procurement officer for the High Point Housing Authority; Alice Owens, operations director at the YWCA of High Point; Carlvena Foster, district vice president of operations for the Carl Chavis YMCA; and […]

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HPU Donates $251,700 for the United Way Campaign

High Point University continues to support its surrounding community by raising $251,706 for the United Way of Greater High Point’s campaign, a 800% increase HIGH POINT, N.C., May 21, 2020 – High Point University continues to support its surrounding community by raising $251,700 for the United Way of Greater High Point’s campaign. The HPU family […]

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Support from Snow White: HPU Theatre Major Spreads Joy By Sending Videos to Community

Shayne Maggard, a High Point University rising junior, is dressing up as Snow White and recording videos for people who need to hear a positive message. HIGH POINT, N.C., May 13, 2020 – When Shayne Maggard transitioned to online learning in March due to COVID-19, she knew it’d be a challenge but felt the show must […]

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