Musical Empowerment Hosts First Recital for Kirkman Park Elementary Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2019 – High Point University’s Wilson Ballroom was transformed into a concert hall on April 13 for HPU’s Musical Empowerment recital. Musical Empowerment is a national nonprofit on select university and college campuses that raises funds to purchase musical instruments for underserved children in the community and offers free one-on-one […]

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HPU Plants Tree at Shadybrook Elementary to Honor NC Arbor Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2019 – Today, about 80 pre-K and kindergarteners at Shadybrook Elementary School took their classroom outside to learn about planting trees from High Point University’s Campus Enhancement team. HPU landscape manager Matt Mahoney as well as Michael Beauregard and Patrick Gale of HPU’s Campus Enhancement team, joined children at Shadybrook […]

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Transitioning Students to College Life

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how caring staff transition students into college life. What’s it like to make 1,500 new friends in a week? Scott Wojciechowski knows. It happens each August as new students arrive at their home away from home. As HPU’s assistant vice president for student life, […]

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Community Partners Host Free Medicine Giveaway

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2019 – NC MedAssist, High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, the city of High Point, United Way of Greater High Point and High Point Seventh-Day Adventist Church all came together today to provide the community with free over-the-counter medicine and health screenings. The event was held in the […]

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HPU Sophomore Crowned Miss North Carolina Collegiate America 2019

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 26, 2019 – High Point University has a crowned winner on campus who is helping North Carolina’s youth prevent and overcome cyberbullying. Kenzie Hansley, a sophomore broadcast journalism major and business marketing minor from Surf City, North Carolina, was crowned Miss North Carolina Collegiate America 2019. Hansley has been competing in […]

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Dr. Brett Woods: Preparing for Health Professions

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU mentor Dr. Brett Woods guides students striving to become medical practitioners.  One of High Point University’s fastest growing populations is undergraduate science students preparing for professional health careers. Beginning their freshman year, these students chart a vigorous course to gain acceptance […]

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Hayworth Gift Supports Renovations to HPU’s Chapel

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 7, 2019 – David Hayworth, a longtime friend and supporter of High Point University, has donated $500,000 through two family foundations for the renovation of the Charles E. Hayworth Sr. Memorial Chapel on campus. The chapel will receive a full remodeling with upgrades and enhancements to flooring, seating, painting, lighting and […]

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HPU Supports Bennett College With $1 Million Gift

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 1, 2019 – Today, High Point University contributed $1 million to Bennett College to support Bennett and rally others to help the college reach their $5 million fundraising goal. The announcement, made by HPU President Nido Qubein in HPU’s Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, challenges supporters to meet the campaign’s total […]

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HPU Leadership Fellows Program Named in Honor of the Siegfried Family

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 14, 2019 – A High Point University family has generously established a $1.5 million endowment to support the newly created Siegfried Leadership Fellows Program. The endowment was established by Rob L. and Kathleen M. Siegfried of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and the Siegfried Group, LLP of Wilmington, Delaware. The Siegfried’s son, Rob, […]

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