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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Qubein Broadens Vision for Downtown, Commits to Raising $38 Million in Private Funds

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 17, 2017 – Dr. Nido Qubein, longtime citizen of High Point and president of High Point University, delivered the keynote address, titled “Onward with Faithful Courage: Our City. Our Future.” today at the High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau Annual Meeting. During his presentation, he announced the following: -Qubein accepted Forward […]

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HPU Civitan Club Leader Earns Top Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 15, 2017 – Kayla Jones, a High Point University junior and strategic communication major from Cary, was named Campus Civitan of the Year for the second year in a row by Civitan International. The award, presented to the top Campus Civitan each year out of all campus clubs in Civitan International, […]

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HPU Family Hosts Numerous Philanthropic Events

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2017 – Throughout the past month, the following High Point University organizations held fundraising events and hosted programs to benefit the local community and beyond. These efforts are part of the 100,000 hours of service and thousands of dollars that the HPU family contributes each year to local causes.   […]

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SGA Donates $15,000 to Support Youth Food Summit

Pictured from left to right are Carl Vierling, executive director of the Greater High Point Food Alliance; Karol Murks, GHPFA treasurer; Rachel Callaway, HPU’s 2016-17 Student Government Association president; and Dr. Joe Blosser, HPU’s Robert G. Culp director of service learning. HPU’s SGA donated $15,000 to support a Youth Food Summit, to be held by […]

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‘Signing Day’ Held for Say Yes Scholarship Recipients

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2017 – Just as athletes are honored during signing days for their achievements and commitment to play at a university level, High Point University honored five Triad high school students with full-tuition scholarships for committing to continue their academic careers. HPU awards five Say Yes Scholarships annually, three of which […]

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Building Community through Conversation

This story is featured in the Spring 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you.   Douglas McCollum understands the power of words. He’s a freshman at High Point University, but he’s wise well beyond his years. McCollum is a High Point native and one of more than a dozen Bonner Leaders at HPU. […]

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ZTA Raises $28,000 for Breast Cancer Education and Awareness

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2017 – High Point University’s Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority hosted its 12th Annual Crown Classic Golf Tournament, raising $28,000 for Breast Cancer Education and Awareness. Each year the sorority invites the community to take part in the tournament, with all proceeds going to the Zeta Tau Alpha foundation and its […]

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HPU Pharmacy students Give Back During Free OTC Day

  HIGH POINT, N.C., April 13, 2017 – A line of people wrapped around the High Point University Community Center during the bi-annual Over the Counter Medicine Giveaway, a community effort to supply free medication to the public. Hosted by High Point University, NC MedAssist, the United Way of Greater High Point, the city of […]

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