HPU AmeriCorps VISTAs and Bonner Leaders Continue to Serve Community During Pandemic

Their efforts include supporting a safe opening for the High Point Farmer’s Market, assisting nonprofits with digital campaigns and creating a community newsletter. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 29, 2020 – High Point University’s AmeriCorps VISTAs and Bonner Leaders have continued serving the surrounding community virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is certainly a challenging time […]

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Flower Power: HPU Gardens Tech Delivers Bouquets to Health Care Workers

Art Ogden delivers bouquets made from HPU’s gardens daily to Wake Forest Baptist Health’s High Point Medical Center. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2020 – Every day, Art Ogden works in the beautiful gardens on High Point University’s campus. When the COVID-19 pandemic first began impacting the United States, Ogden had an idea to brighten […]

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HPU Student Creates ‘Reading with Ruby’ for Parents and Children

High Point University’s Ruby Esposito, a junior nonprofit leadership and management and education studies double major, created “Reading with Ruby” on YouTube for children. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 20, 2020 – When the COVID-19 pandemic began to impact the nation, Ruby Esposito, a High Point University junior, decided that it wouldn’t deter her from finishing […]

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HPU Student Volunteers at Local Hospital to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2020 – Will Payne, a High Point University junior and political science major, joined a group of volunteers at High Point Medical Center to set up assessment tents outside of the emergency department for patients experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. The Burlington, North Carolina, native felt inspired to volunteer his time […]

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HPU Family Donates Personal Protective Equipment to Emergency Workers

HPU has assisted several local agencies during the COVID-19 pandemic. These caring efforts were made possible by the HPU Cares Fund. You can contribute your support during these unprecedented times at https://engage.highpoint.edu/hpucares. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2020 – The High Point University family continues to support its surrounding community members during the COVID-19 pandemic. HPU has donated […]

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HPU Mobile Lab Goes Online for Children During COVID-19 Pandemic

High Point University’s Mobile Lab team communicates virtually to offer children online resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 7, 2020 – High Point University’s Mobile Lab remains committed to bringing science to children across the community while school is not in session because of the COVID-19 pandemic. HPU’s Mobile Lab leaders are […]

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HPU Family Supports Community During COVID-19 Pandemic

High Point University is donating 14,000 bottles of water to various organizations in the community. These caring efforts were made possible by the HPU Cares Fund. You can contribute your support during these unprecedented times at https://engage.highpoint.edu/hpucares. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 6, 2020 – The High Point University family is giving back to the community they call home […]

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HPU Professor and Students Create Online Planetarium and Classroom for Children

While local school children have frequently visited HPU’s Culp Planetarium throughout this academic year before the global pandemic, Barlow and his HPU students are now working to offer content online so children can continue to enjoy the Planetarium’s offerings. High Point University’s Dr. Brad Barlow has created an online classroom for students and community children […]

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HPU Bonner Leader Hosts ‘Poetry Project’ Showcase for Local School Children

Doug McCollum, High Point University Bonner Leader and poet, welcomed the loved ones of the students participating in the Poetry Project, a partnership with PNAC after-school programs and HPU’s Community Writing Center. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 6, 2020 – High Point University’s Bonner Leader program partnered with two Washington Street afterschool programs to share poetry […]

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