Psychology Students Apply Lessons of Giving Outside of the Classroom

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 30, 2013 – High Point University psychology students put what they learn in the classroom into action. Students in Dr. Sadie Leder’s Introduction to Psychology class collected supplies for local elementary school classrooms and created thank you cards for members of the U.S. military, just in time for Memorial Day. Leder, […]

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High Point Nonprofits to Use Marketing Campaigns Developed by HPU Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 13, 2013 – Two High Point nonprofits plan to implement marketing campaigns developed by High Point University strategic communication students this summer. The students met with leaders at The Youth Network and Sisters Helping Sisters multiple times over the semester to determine what needed to create successful campaigns and generate exposure […]

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HPU Honors Those Committed to Service Learning

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2013 – High Point University students and faculty were honored for the extra time they put into helping others this year at the “HPU Serves 2013 Showcase.” The awards included: • Service Learning Student of the Year: Erin Karpovich. Karpovich worked with Latino high school students through St. Mary Episcopal […]

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Clubs Award Multiple Scholarships to Local High School Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 6, 2013 – Three High Point Central students have an extra $1,000 for college, thanks to High Point University student organizations. High Point Central junior, Hadley Mason, won a scholarship through the HPU Enactus Club’s business plan competition with a plan for a phone application. The application is designed to help […]

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HPU Hosts Local Middle School Students for ‘STEM Day’

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 1, 2013 – Dozens of students from Welborn Middle School spent the day learning about science, math, engineering and technology (STEM) during a visit to High Point University. Students visited HPU’s School of Education where they worked in engineering teams to build a robotic Ferris wheel out of LEGOs. They also […]

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Students Chop Off Their Hair to Benefit Cancer Patients

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2013 – It’s a sight to see – a dozen High Point University students lined up, waiting for their hair to be chopped off. The students donated at least eight inches of their hair on April 22 during the Cuts for Cancer event on campus. Their hair will go directly […]

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‘Teachers of Tomorrow’ Makeover a Local Elementary Classroom

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2013 – A group of High Point University education majors dedicated their weekend to makeover local teacher Phyllis Marshall’s Kirkman Park Elementary classroom. HPU’s Teachers of Tomorrow chapter raised funds to purchase new supplies and decorations. The makeover included a special mural painted by an HPU student, installing a new […]

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Students Spend ‘One Day Without Shoes’ in Honor of Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2013 – Anyone walking around High Point University’s campus Tuesday may have noticed something a little unusual – students not wearing any shoes. There was a good reason. Students were working to raise awareness for children who don’t have basic footwear by participating in the national TOMS Shoes event, “One […]

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Praying for Boston

Dear HPU Family, We extend our thoughts and prayers to all those impacted, directly and indirectly, by the Boston bombing yesterday. The High Point University campus is home to students from 47 states and 34 countries – with many from the Boston area. Because we are a national and international community, we understand that the impact […]

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Sorority Raises $15,000 for Breast Cancer Research

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2013 – High Point University’s Zeta Tau Alpha sorority raised $15,000 for breast cancer research and awareness at their Eighth Annual Crown Classic Golf Tournament. More than 180 golfers attended the tournament at the Holly Ridge Golf Links. Participants enjoyed multiple rounds of golf, free food and a complimentary gift […]

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Students to Host ‘Cuts for Cancer’ Event

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2013 – High Point University students, faculty and staff will chop off their hair for a good cause at the 3rd annual “Cuts for Cancer” event on HPU’s campus at 5:30 p.m., on April 22 in Hayworth Park. The event is free and open to the public. “Cuts for Cancer” allows anyone to […]

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