Dr. Michio Kaku Tells HPU Graduates: ‘You Are Among the Winners’

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2019 – Dr. Michio Kaku, physicist and co-founder of String Field Theory, told 1,100 High Point University graduates and 10,000 friends and family members today that he believes a fourth wave of innovation is near, if it hasn’t already begun. “I’m a scientist,” said Kaku during today’s HPU’s Commencement ceremony. […]

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HPU Family Hosts Numerous Philanthropic Events

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2019 – Throughout the past month, the following High Point University organizations held fundraising events and hosted programs to benefit the local community. These efforts are part of the 110,000 hours of service and thousands of dollars that the HPU family contributes each year. Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority Provides Swim […]

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Students Donate an Amtryke Bike to a Local Child

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 29, 2019 – High Point University student volunteers presented Veyla O’Donnell with an Amtryke bike at a Miracle League of High Point’s baseball game. In partnership with the High Point Civitan Club, HPU’s Civitan chapter and Circle K Club have worked to purchase the bike for O’Donnell, a Greensboro resident, who […]

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Musical Empowerment Hosts First Recital for Kirkman Park Elementary Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2019 – High Point University’s Wilson Ballroom was transformed into a concert hall on April 13 for HPU’s Musical Empowerment recital. Musical Empowerment is a national nonprofit on select university and college campuses that raises funds to purchase musical instruments for underserved children in the community and offers free one-on-one […]

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HPU Plants Tree at Shadybrook Elementary to Honor NC Arbor Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2019 – Today, about 80 pre-K and kindergarteners at Shadybrook Elementary School took their classroom outside to learn about planting trees from High Point University’s Campus Enhancement team. HPU landscape manager Matt Mahoney as well as Michael Beauregard and Patrick Gale of HPU’s Campus Enhancement team, joined children at Shadybrook […]

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Transitioning Students to College Life

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how caring staff transition students into college life. What’s it like to make 1,500 new friends in a week? Scott Wojciechowski knows. It happens each August as new students arrive at their home away from home. As HPU’s assistant vice president for student life, […]

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Community Partners Host Free Medicine Giveaway

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2019 – NC MedAssist, High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, the city of High Point, United Way of Greater High Point and High Point Seventh-Day Adventist Church all came together today to provide the community with free over-the-counter medicine and health screenings. The event was held in the […]

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HPU Sophomore Crowned Miss North Carolina Collegiate America 2019

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 26, 2019 – High Point University has a crowned winner on campus who is helping North Carolina’s youth prevent and overcome cyberbullying. Kenzie Hansley, a sophomore broadcast journalism major and business marketing minor from Surf City, North Carolina, was crowned Miss North Carolina Collegiate America 2019. Hansley has been competing in […]

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