Transitioning Students to College Life

This story is featured in the upcoming 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 […]

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HPU Hosts ‘Come Build with Us’ Field Trip for Elementary Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2019 – Ninety students from Hurley Elementary School experienced STEM, science, technology, engineering and math, education through a “Come Build with Us” field trip hosted by High Point University’s Stout School of Education. The “Come Build with Us” LEGO field trip included activities with robotics, storytelling, brick math activities and […]

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March Extraordinary Leader: He Made A Dream Real

In kindergarten, senior Zach Posner got an assignment, “When I Grow Up,” and he wrote he wanted to be an ambulance person. Or really, in the language of a 6 year old, Posner wrote he wanted to be an “abelans pasan.” But his teacher knew. In his hometown of Livingston, New Jersey, Posner grew up […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2019 – High Point University welcomed five new staff members in March. They are as follows: Lisa Rudd joined the Department of Physical Therapy at HPU as a human physiology research assistant. She is responsible for the data collection and processing/analysis from physiological instruments within the Human Biomechanics and Physiology […]

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HPU Selected to Host Governor’s School of North Carolina

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 26, 2019 – Beginning this summer, High Point University has been selected to host the Governor’s School of North Carolina for intellectually gifted high school students. The Governor’s School of North Carolina is a summer residential program that integrates academic disciplines, the arts and unique courses on two campuses in the […]

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Community Enrichment Series Events for April

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 22, 2019 – High Point University invites the community to campus for the following Community Enrichment Series events during the month of April. Triad residents can sign up to receive email updates about community events at HPU throughout the year by visiting www.highpoint.edu/friends. They can also receive notifications about events by […]

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HPU Named Tree Campus USA 10 Years in a Row

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 21, 2019 – High Point University is celebrating its 10th consecutive year as a Tree Campus USA recipient. HPU is one of 16 North Carolina colleges and universities to be recognized for 2018 and is one of four in the state to have been honored by the Arbor Day Foundation for […]

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Grohowski Family Establishes Scholarship for HPU Business Students

Above, Grohowski, third from left, meets with business students and members of HPU’s Investment Club during a visit to campus in February. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 21, 2019 – Leo and Nancy Grohowski, of Far Hills, New Jersey, have established a scholarship for students studying business at High Point University. The $100,000 gift supports the […]

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Nurturing and Inspiring Spaces: Gardens promote wellness and inspire students to do what they love

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Mariana Qubein Arboretum and Botanical Gardens provide students the calming environment needed to reflect and excel. Pause for a moment. Inhale and exhale. Release any tension you have and notice your surroundings. What do you see? Hear? Smell? HPU’s campus is […]

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