Gelber Joins Department of Communications

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 30, 2013 – The Office of Communication at High Point University recently hired Robert Gelber as producer and video editor. Gelber is responsible for updating and creating new video content for the university. “It is my goal to let our audience of prospective students, parents and community members know that HPU […]

Read More

SGA Donates $5,000 to United Way

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 27, 2013 – High Point University’s Student Government Association (SGA) has donated $5,000 to the United Way of Greater High Point. This was a specific student effort that contributed to the $200,000 that HPU donated through its annual campaign this year. The association has made it a point to give back […]

Read More

HPU Welcomes McKeen as Associate Vice President for Admissions

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 27, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Kathryn McKeen as the Office of Admission’s new associate vice president for recruitment and admissions. McKeen is responsible for leading the admissions counselor team as they connect with future HPU students. “I am very excited to join such an extraordinary institution that is […]

Read More

Johnson Joins HPU Admissions Team

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 26, 2013 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently hired Forrest Johnson as regional admissions counselor. As the new California regional admissions counselor, Johnson will perform high school visits and attend college across California, as well as assist potential students in the application process. “HPU is doing […]

Read More

Students Stuff 600 Stockings for Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 17, 2013 – Ensuring that children in the community receive a gift for Christmas is important to High Point University students. This year, they’ve donated 600 stockings filled with toys and necessities to the Salvation Army’s Stuff a Stocking campaign to do just that. It marks the third year in a […]

Read More

HPU Hits $200,000 Mark for United Way Campaign

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 16, 2013 – High Point University has donated more than $200,000 through its annual employee campaign to the United Way of Greater High Point this year. Donations from HPU, faculty, staff and students are up 426 percent from 2005, and HPU was named the city of High Point’s fourth largest contributor […]

Read More

HPU Welcomes Robinson as Admissions Counselor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 13, 2013 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently hired Dylan Robinson as admissions counselor. Robinson is responsible for assisting prospective students in Florida, Louisiana, U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. He will be visiting college fairs at high schools across his territory and guiding potential students […]

Read More

HPU Women’s Lacrosse Adopts Makayla Compton through Friends of Jaclyn

HIGH POINT, N.C. — The High Point University women’s lacrosse team has a new member. The team adopted Makayla Compton, a 15-year-old from Lexington, N.C., through the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation. It’s a non-profit organization that pairs up children and their families battling pediatric brain tumors with college and high school sports teams. “Friends of […]

Read More

Board of Stewards Donates $12,000 in Gifts to Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 11, 2013 – High Point University’s Board of Stewards spent more than $12,000 on local children this holiday season. The students purchased clothes, toys and other gifts for more than 125 children involved in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree project. They collected the money during chapel worship services, private donations and […]

Read More

Psychology Class Donates Toys and Cards to Local Elementary Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 5, 2013 – Introduction to Psychology students are making an extra effort to give back to the community this holiday season. The class donated toys and hand-written cards to 19 homeless students at Parkview Elementary School. “In class we discuss why people don’t always notice opportunities to provide assistance,” explained Dr. […]

Read More

HPU Welcomes Sauter as Assistant Director of Annual Giving

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 5, 2013 – High Point University has recently hired Jonathan Sauter as the assistant director of annual giving in the Office of Institutional Advancement. Sauter is responsible for coordinating the senior class campaign, developing strategies for giving campaigns, managing the university’s annual phone-a-thon event and assisting with the school’s fundraising campaigns. […]

Read More

American Children’s Home Visits HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 3, 2013 – Students, faculty and friends of High Point University got an early dose of Thanksgiving when they welcomed the American Children’s Home (ACH) to campus. Kathy Berrier, vice president of business affairs for ACH, Craig Burris, ACH director of financial development, and foster care social workers presented the agency’s […]

Read More

HPU Welcomes Valle as Learning Excellence Specialist

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 26, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Laura Valle as learning excellence specialist in the Academic Development Department. In this position, Valle is responsible for tracking student progress, assisting in student organization and study skills, and referring students to helpful resources. “My hope is to help students gain skills and […]

Read More

HPU Welcomes Lambert as New Resident Director

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 22, 2013 – High Point University has recently hired Bianca Lambert to serve as a new resident director in the Office of Student Life. Lambert is responsible for developing programs to support the academic and social development of students who live in both the University Center and Aldridge Village communities. “I’m […]

Read More