Students Give Thanks Through ‘The Gratitude Project’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2013 – High Point University students took time to give thanks during “The Gratitude Project,” a way for them to document their blessings this Thanksgiving season. This is the third year students have held “The Gratitude Project” on campus as an opportunity to reflect, appreciate and share their thankfulness for […]

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Senior Honored with Community Impact Student Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 14, 2013 – High Point University senior Scott Skowronski is one of 19 college students in North Carolina to receive the 2013 Community Impact Student Award for his efforts to make a difference in the community. Skowronski has implemented numerous service and fundraising efforts around High Point as the recent president […]

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Students Deliver ‘Literacy Stools’ to Florence Elementary Teachers

  HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 13, 2013 – “That is so sweet! This is unbelievable!” said a beaming Kim Cobb as HPU senior Alyssa Springer delivered a hand painted “literacy stool” to Cobb’s Kindergarten class at Florence Elementary today. Springer was one of a number of North Carolina Association of Elementary Educators (NCAEE) HPU cohort […]

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HPU Welcomes Lindsay to Freshman Success Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 13, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Leigh Anne Lindsay as adviser and coach in the Freshman Success Program. Lindsay is responsible for working with the education, design and psychology majors throughout the year. As a former English teacher, she is looking forward to working with freshmen on their academic […]

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Jim Millis Establishes HPU Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2013 – Jim Millis Jr., a 1976 graduate of High Point University, has established a new scholarship to honor the service of former HPU faculty member Shirley Rawley, who now resides in Winston-Salem. The $300,000 fund will support the academic endeavors of qualified English majors at the university who demonstrate […]

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Students Plant Pink Ribbon Garden for Breast Cancer Awareness

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2013 – High Point University’s Zeta Tau Alpha sorority completed their fundraising and awareness efforts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by planting a large Pink Ribbon garden on the HPU campus on Nov. 2. The garden is filled with plants purchased by students and community members in honor of their […]

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Carl Welcomed as Freshman Success Program Adviser, Coach

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 8, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Brittney Carl as an adviser and coach in the Freshman Success program. Carl is responsible for supporting freshmen as they begin their studies at HPU, and guiding them through the transition into campus and academic life. She is excited to begin working with […]

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HPU Adds Smith to Admission Staff

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2013 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently hired Sally Smith as a regional admissions counselor. Smith is responsible for working with prospective HPU students and aiding in the admissions process. “I will be able to impact students by encouraging excellent applicants who will enhance the […]

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Former Fulbright Scholar Joins Freshman Success Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 6, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Jason Vuic as an adviser and coach for the Freshman Success program. He is responsible for helping freshmen accomplish their goals as they begin their path to academic success. As a former history professor and administrator, Vuic understands the importance of student advising. […]

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HPU Donates 71 Units at Winter Blood Drive

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 6, 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 71 units for the American Red Cross. Senior Taylor Bradley is the president of HPU’s Volunteer Center. She says […]

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Tri Sigma Raises Money for Hospital Play Therapy

  HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 31, 2013 – The sisters of HPU’s Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority raised more than $1,400 over their philanthropy week to benefit play therapy in hospitals. The money raised goes to children’s hospitals around the country. The sisters held a series of fundraising events throughout the week. “I was so happy […]

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