‘Acatoberfest’ Concert Supports Greater High Point Food Alliance

HPU’s annual “Acatoberfest” was held on Oct. 26 to benefit the Greater High Point Food Alliance. The university’s three a cappella vocal groups hosted the concert and collected nonperishable food items. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 30, 2018 – The spooky songs and costumes were all for a good cause at the annual High Point University […]

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Pharmacy Students Assist State’s SHIIP Program

Some HPU pharmacy students are certified Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counselors who help seniors find cost saving Medicare plans during Medicare Open Enrollment. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 30, 2018 – High Point University Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy students are out in the community helping Medicare recipients save money on their plans through […]

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HPU Students Participated in Send Silence Packing Event

More than 1,000 backpacks were spread across HPU’s Cottrell Amphitheatre for the Send Silence Packing event. The event is organized by Active Minds, a national nonprofit that partnered with HPU’s Counseling Services. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 24, 2018 – High Point University’s Counseling Services and students partnered with Active Minds for the Send Silence Packing […]

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HPU Students Host Special Pops Halloween Dance for Community Members

HPU’s Student Council for Exceptional Children partners with the city of High Point’s Parks and Recreation department each year to host the Halloween Special Populations Dance for people with disabilities. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 24, 2018 – There were tricks and treats at this year’s Special Populations Halloween Dance at Morehead Recreation Center. The event […]

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HPU Students Compete in Statewide Hunger Relief Campaign

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2018 – Students at High Point University are partnering up with Food Lion Feeds, N.C. Campus Compact and other colleges and universities across the state to raise support for hunger relief. Through the Collegiate Challenge, they are also competing to win up to $20,000 to further their efforts toward alleviating […]

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HPU’s Civitan Club Collects Items for Those Affected by Hurricane Florence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2018 – High Point University’s Civitan Club was busy packing hygiene kits on Oct. 1 for those affected by Hurricane Florence. The toiletry items and cleaning supplies were donated to HPU by Sunnybrook Church in Bristol, Tennessee, and at this year’s CROP Hunger Walk where HPU students volunteered. Members of […]

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HPU Students Donate Books to Area Schools

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 2, 2018 – High Point University’s Class of 2022 began donating more than 1,000 books to area elementary schools today. Through HPU’s Common Experience program, which includes a common read, new students were invited to share their favorite book with a local child by donating a copy when they arrived to campus […]

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HPU’s Sigma Nu Donates $13,000 to American Heart Association

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 1, 2018 – A High Point University fraternity has given back to a local nonprofit after a personal experience. HPU’s Sigma Nu raised $13,000 through their annual car show. Every year the fraternity decides on a charity that the event’s proceeds will support. This year, the fraternity supported the American Heart […]

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HPU Families Provide Boost to City, Support Hurricane Relief During Family Weekend

Families packaged 20,000 meals to be distributed to those affected by Hurricane Florence and witnessed the historic groundbreaking of the Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 24, 2018 – High Point University welcomed nearly 5,000 family members to campus for an annual Fall Family Weekend that celebrated historic […]

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HPU Raises $30,000 for Hurricane Florence Relief

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2018 – Hundreds of High Point University parents and students gathered inside the Hayworth Fine Arts Center today as HPU President Nido Qubein presented a check for $30,000 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Florence relief efforts. “HPU has stepped up time and time again to meet the needs […]

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HPU’s Fall Family Weekend to Bring Thousands of Visitors to Campus and City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 19, 2018 – High Point University will host approximately 5,000 visitors during Family Weekend, Sept. 21-23. The annual fall event is a time for HPU students and families to experience together the university’s academic and cultural opportunities, as well as offerings throughout the city of High Point. This year’s event will […]

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HPU to Raise Funds for Families Impacted by Hurricane Florence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 18, 2018 – High Point University President Nido Qubein and HPU’s Student Government Association announced that they will raise funds for the American Red Cross to assist those affected by Hurricane Florence in eastern North Carolina. Already, the university has raised $15,000. Anyone can contribute to the efforts here. “While our […]

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Inside Look at Hurricane Florence Preparations

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 13, 2018 – High Point University’s promise to provide every student with an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people holds true in every situation, including inclement weather. Although HPU canceled classes for Thursday and Friday, the campus remains fully operational for students. HPU Security, Food Services, Campus Enhancement, […]

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