Fraternity Continues Local Stream Cleaning in Weekend of Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2014 – High Point University’s chapter of Kappa Sigma collected 150 pounds of waste from the stream on the High Point Greenway, between East Lexington Avenue and Terrell Drive, on April 4. The stream cleaning efforts were part of the national organization’s “Day of Service.” “We take pride in our […]

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Sorority “Digs for Hope” on High Point Greenway

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 10, 2014 – Members of the Zeta Tau Alpha (ZTA) sorority at High Point University installed a memorial walkway on the High Point Greenway on April 6 to honor those affected by cancer. Pink trees and flowers were planted throughout the greenway as part of the sorority’s first annual “Digging for […]

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BCA Presents Check to American Heart Association

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 9, 2014 – High Point University’s Black Cultural Awareness (BCA) organization and Diversity Club presented a donation to the American Heart Association (AHA) on Tuesday, April 1. Danielle Criss, co-president of BCA, Matthew Burns, president of the Diversity Club, and La-Nita Williams, BCA advisor, presented the check to HPU graduate student Jacqueline […]

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Students Chop Off their Hair to Help Cancer Patients

Who: High Point University students, faculty and staff. The event is free and open to the public. Media are also invited to attend. What: Fourth Annual Cuts for Cancer. Where: High Point University Amphitheater. When: Saturday, April 5 at 3 p.m. Why: “Cuts for Cancer” allows anyone to donate at least eight inches of their […]

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HPU Hires New University Registrar

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 28, 2014 – The Office of Academic Affairs at High Point University recently hired Danny Brooks as university registrar. Brooks is responsible for managing the overall operations in the Office of the University Registrar, including interpreting and clarifying academic policies and procedures for students and faculty. Brooks is also responsible for […]

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HPU Unites with Faith Community to Feed 835 Families

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 20, 2014 – High Point University students volunteered today at local agencies to distribute grocery gift cards that will feed 835 families who lost food due to winter storm power outages in early March. In the days preceding the gift card distribution, HPU students, faculty and staff united to raise $10,000 […]

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Students Donate $20,000 for Cancer Research

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 10, 2014 – Members of High Point University’s Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity recently donated $20,000 to cancer research. The money was raised over the fraternity’s philanthropy week which included a Jail and Bail event, a date auction, Panther cookout and the annual Garnet and Gold Golf Classic. All the money raised […]

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Haire Joins Staff as Community Relations Manager

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 7, 2014 – High Point University recently welcomed Natalie Haire as community relations manager in the Office of Communications. Haire is responsible for the university’s Passport Partner Program, which provides an exclusive opportunity for local businesses to gain exposure to HPU students, faculty and staff. She will continue to build partnerships […]

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Students Serve in Haiti on Spring Break

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 6, 2014 – Spring break for one group of High Point University students has been filled with opportunities to serve and learn from others in Haiti this week. Rev. Preston Davis, minister to the university, and 11 students traveled to Haiti on March 1 to begin a week of service to […]

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IFC Students Take the ‘Polar Plunge’ for Testicular Cancer

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2014 –High Point University students recently took an icy dip for a good cause. Sunday 25 students, including members of the Interfraternity Council (IFC), Greek community and student body participated in the IFC’s annual Polar Plunge 3K race, raising funds for the Testicular Cancer Awareness Foundation. “The Polar Plunge is […]

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HPU Welcomes Atchley to Freshman Success Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 17, 2014 – High Point University recently hired April Atchley as a success coach in the Freshman Success Program. Atchley provides support and guidance to incoming HPU freshmen. Along with aiding students in their academic, social and career choices, Atchley supports students in the transition from high school to college. She […]

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