Students Deliver Books to Local Schools

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 23, 2019 – Today, High Point University’s Class of 2023 began their week donating more than 1,000 books to area schools. As part of HPU’s Welcome Week, new students were invited to share their favorite book with a local child by donating a copy when they arrived to campus for the […]

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Two HPU Staff Members Receive Kahn Family Extraordinary Staff Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2019 – Two High Point University staff members were awarded $5,000 from the Kenneth F. and Jana S. Kahn Extraordinary Staff Award for their above and beyond service to the university. Nancy Gordon, assistant vice president for business services, and Jeffrey “J.T.” Thomas, campus security officer, received the honor from […]

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HPU Freshmen Build 150 Bikes for Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2019 – New High Point University students didn’t know they’d be building 150 bikes and presenting them to local children today. But thanks to a surprise Welcome Week activity, that’s exactly what they did. “You’ve only been on this campus for one day and you’ve already built a bike for […]

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Giving the Gift of Reading

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how one of HPU the many gardens at HPU offer sanctuary and a place of reflection.  HPU Students Donate Thousands of Books to Local Children CLICK HEREto see the full Spring 2019 Magazine! “I want to spend the rest of […]

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First African-American Student to Attend High Point College Receives Honorary Degree

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 13, 2019 – During today’s campus-wide faculty meeting, High Point University President Nido Qubein presented Ammie Jenkins with an honorary degree. Jenkins is the first African American student to attend High Point College in 1962 after desegregation. “I can’t tell you how proud I am that you have chosen to come […]

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Community Connector

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how one of HPU’s caring students serves the community.  Junior Radu Grecu is a ‘SAY YES’ Scholar and a Bonner Leader  CLICK HEREto see the full Spring 2019 Magazine! A conversation with his High Point University admissions counselor set the […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 5, 2019 – High Point University recently welcomed 19 new staff members. They are as follows: Jeremy Bontrager joined the Office of Institutional Advancement at HPU as a data analyst. He ensures that the office’s database is accurate and produces timely data reports. Before coming to HPU, he was a university […]

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Enhancing Students Lives

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU staff member, Curtis Giles, provides students with a safe and comfortable environment.  Curtis Giles is part of a team that ensures students live in an inspiring environment. When Curtis Giles arrives on HPU’s campus at 3 p.m., he […]

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