Students Make a Difference During Fall Break

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 23, 2013 – From clearing hurricane debris to making sure people have warm food and clean water, High Point University students spent their fall break making life a little better for others. Students organized two different trips to help students give back during their fall break. The first went to Guatemala […]

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Students Impact Lives in Mexico Over Fall Break

    HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 – During fall break, members of High Point University’s Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed service fraternity, traveled to Mexico to help put a roof over one family’s head. The fraternity volunteered with the nonprofit organization Mano Amiga from Oct. 14 – 18 to help people in the […]

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Graduate Donates $1 Million to HPU

  HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 – Anne Kerr Walker has committed a gift of $1 million to her alma mater, High Point University. She and her husband, Dr. Lawrence Crumpler Walker, are active supporters of HPU and residents of Winston-Salem. “The university continues to receive tremendous support from our graduates,” says Dr. Nido […]

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HPU Welcomes Khan to Freshman Success Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Akir Khan as a success coach in the new Freshman Success Program. Khan is responsible for supporting freshmen in their academic, personal, social, and career choices, as well as helping them adjust to their first year of college. Khan is also responsible for […]

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Faculty Help Build Homes in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 17, 2013 – Rain wasn’t enough to deter a group of High Point University faculty and staff members from helping build a house in their community. The group joined Habitat for Humanity of High Point, Archdale and Trinity today to build two homes for families in the Washington Terrace subdivision. Nine faculty […]

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Men’s Basketball Volunteers for Habitat for Humanity

  HIGH POINT, N.C. — The High Point University men’s basketball team volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, helping build a house and do landscaping in a neighborhood near the University on Wednesday. Several other HPU teams are also volunteering for the organization this fall. “It’s so important to give back to our community whenever we […]

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Saul Joins HPU as Coordinator of Graduate Operations

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 14, 2013 – High Point University has recently hired Lauren Saul to serve as the coordinator of graduate operations in the Norcross Graduate School. Saul is responsible for meeting potential students in their hometowns, website management, managing printing materials, the development of campus events, communication with current and prospective students and […]

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HPU to Host ‘March for Babies’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 – The community is invited to join High Point University students, faculty and staff for the March of Dimes annual “March for Babies Walk” on HPU’s campus at 9 a.m. on Oct. 26. Money raised from the event will be used to assist the March of Dimes, which supports […]

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Fraternity Awards ‘Men of Principle Scholarship’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 – The men of Beta Theta Pi at High Point University recently awarded their “Men of Principle” scholarship to freshman Chris Stone. The scholarship was established in 1999 for unaffiliated (non-Greek) men on campus who exemplify the values the fraternity holds dear, mutual assistance, intellectual growth, trust, integrity and […]

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Big Sister, Big Impact

When Jenny Silk signed up to be part of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Piedmont at the activities fair during her first days as a freshman at High Point University, she saw it as a great opportunity to give to others. What she didn’t expect was that this volunteer experience would end up […]

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A Focus on Service: HPU Brings Bonner Program to Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 30, 2013 – A national service program that has made its way to High Point University will benefit three community agencies this year. The Bonner Leader Program began at HPU this fall with six students – seniors Alison Hansen and Christine Hamrick, and juniors Briayna Cuffie, DuChante Davis, Ashlyn Henning and […]

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Alumni Family Establishes $5 Million Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 23, 2013 – An alumnus of High Point University established a new scholarship fund valued over time at $5 million. The funds will support students studying business and communication and be open to all eligible entering freshmen at HPU. The anonymous donor is a graduate who has been successful as an […]

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HPU Donates 139 Units at First Blood Drive of the Year

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 12, 2013 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently showed the true spirit of giving by participating in a blood drive, held by the HPU Volunteer Center. The drive collected 139 units for the American Red Cross. Senior Taylor Bradley is the president of HPU’s Volunteer Center. She says […]

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