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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HPU Opens Community Writing Center for Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 9, 2013 – High Point University students and faculty opened a new Community Writing Center today for local children. Area elementary students arrived at the center, located at 1307 Guyer St., around 3:30 p.m. for icebreaker activities, educational games and one-on-one tutoring with HPU students. “We are thrilled to be up […]

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Fraternity Raises More Than $2,000 for Charity

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 6, 2013 – High Point University’s Kappa Sigma chapter recently held its most successful philanthropy week in history, raising more than $2,000 in its Military Heroes Campaign benefiting The Fisher House Foundation. The foundation provides a home for families of wounded soldiers to stay in while their loved ones recover and […]

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Alumnus Donates $2 Million to HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 5, 2013 – High Point University continues to receive generous support and stewardship with a new commitment of $2 million from alumnus Doug Witcher. “Our university is blessed with philanthropic investors who believe in the institution’s values-based, holistic education. We are very grateful for the generosity of community leader Doug Witcher,” […]

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Students and Faculty Create Community Writing Center for Families

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 30, 2013 – High Point University students are opening a Community Writing Center for local children near the HPU campus at 1307 Guyer St. The Community Writing Center, organized by HPU faculty members Dr. Charmaine Cadeau, assistant professor of English, and Dr. Cara Kozma, assistant professor of English and assistant director […]

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Student’s Research Helps Improve Youth Soccer in Her Hometown

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 22, 2013 – A sophomore at High Point University is using research to make a difference in her community. Nicole Bayeur spent her freshman year at HPU researching and reviewing scholarly literature on long term athletic development in youth soccer. Bayeur started her research after taking a First Year Seminar class, […]

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