HPU Welcomes 5,000 for Winter Family Weekend

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 3, 2014 – High Point University welcomed 5,000 visitors this past weekend for the annual “Family Weekend.” The weekend brings an economic boost to the city of High Point and the greater Triad area every year. The High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau estimates the weekend had an economic impact of […]

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Jarrell Joins Campus Concierge

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 30, 2014 – Heather Jarrell has recently been hired as a campus concierge at High Point University. Jarrell assists HPU students, faculty, staff and guests by managing phone lines and appropriating requests to various departments. Additionally, Jarrell serves as a valuable resource for general university information. Jarrell is grateful to be […]

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HPU Welcomes Buickerood as Resident Director

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 24, 2014 – The Office of Student Life at High Point University recently hired Glen Buickerood as resident director. Buickerood is responsible for developing a strong community and quality environment for students in Finch, Millis and Wilson residence halls. “I am ecstatic to join High Point University in the trajectory it […]

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HPU Welcomes Beckman as Administrative Assistant

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 23, 2014 – The Office of Student Financial Planning recently hired Carolyn Beckman as administrative assistant. Beckman will be the first point of contact for the Student Financial Planning Office, and will provide positive support to students in their financial experience. “I look forward to being a part of the HPU […]

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Belk Joins HPU Admissions

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 22, 2014 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently hired Whitney Belk as the admissions phone counselor. Belk is responsible for serving as a point of reference regarding applications, campus visits and admissions for prospective HPU students and parents. Belk says her experience as a student ambassador […]

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HPU Donates 73 Pints at Spring Blood Drive

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 15, 2014 – High Point University students, faculty and staff helped impact 219 lives by donating 73 pints of blood at the annual Spring Blood Drive, held by the HPU Volunteer Center. The donated blood will benefit the American Red Cross. “The beginning of the spring semester is always busy, but […]

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Psychology Students Learn Through Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 15, 2014 – High Point University students in Dr. Sadie Leder Elder’s social psychology course got more than a regular classroom experience over the fall 2013 semester. The service learning course integrated class objectives with service-oriented work by having each student volunteer 25 hours of their time to local organizations in […]

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HPU Welcomes Mitsler as Senior Admissions Counselor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 6, 2014 – Julee Mitsler has recently been hired as a senior admissions counselor at High Point University. Mitsler, along with others on the admissions team, serves as the face of HPU during visits to high schools and college fairs. She works with many out-of-state guidance counselors and families in an […]

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Gelber Joins Department of Communications

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 30, 2013 – The Office of Communication at High Point University recently hired Robert Gelber as producer and video editor. Gelber is responsible for updating and creating new video content for the university. “It is my goal to let our audience of prospective students, parents and community members know that HPU […]

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SGA Donates $5,000 to United Way

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 27, 2013 – High Point University’s Student Government Association (SGA) has donated $5,000 to the United Way of Greater High Point. This was a specific student effort that contributed to the $200,000 that HPU donated through its annual campaign this year. The association has made it a point to give back […]

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HPU Welcomes McKeen as Associate Vice President for Admissions

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 27, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Kathryn McKeen as the Office of Admission’s new associate vice president for recruitment and admissions. McKeen is responsible for leading the admissions counselor team as they connect with future HPU students. “I am very excited to join such an extraordinary institution that is […]

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Johnson Joins HPU Admissions Team

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 26, 2013 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently hired Forrest Johnson as regional admissions counselor. As the new California regional admissions counselor, Johnson will perform high school visits and attend college across California, as well as assist potential students in the application process. “HPU is doing […]

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Students Stuff 600 Stockings for Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 17, 2013 – Ensuring that children in the community receive a gift for Christmas is important to High Point University students. This year, they’ve donated 600 stockings filled with toys and necessities to the Salvation Army’s Stuff a Stocking campaign to do just that. It marks the third year in a […]

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