Students Make an Impact in the Triad

High Point University’s mission to provide students with an impactful, experiential education takes learning well beyond the walls of the classroom. HPU juniors and seniors enrolled in “HRE 4220: Advanced Leadership and Team Development” recently completed four service projects in the Triad community. As part of the course, students designed and implemented an initiative that […]

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Service Learning Showcase Honors Community Agencies and Volunteers

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2015 – High Point University students, faculty, staff and members of the community were honored at the 2015 “HPU Serves Showcase.” Students created and shared nearly 100 posters to demonstrate the service they’ve completed this academic year at the event. The posters represented nearly half of the 100,000 hours of […]

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Sarah Stride Presented With 2015 HPU Haverty Cup

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2015 – Sarah Stride, a senior at High Point University, was honored today as the 2015 recipient of the Haverty Cup. Stride, a native of Littleton, New Hampshire, received $2,500 and her name engraved on the base of the Haverty Cup, which is on permanent display in the library of […]

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Sorority Raises $18,000 For Breast Cancer Awareness

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2015 – High Point University’s Zeta Tau Alpha raised $18,000 for breast cancer awareness and research at the sorority’s 10th annual Crown Classic Golf Tournament. The tournament was held April 11-12 at the Forest Oaks Country Club in Greensboro and hosted teams of golfers made up of HPU faculty members […]

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Hundreds Attend HPU’s LEGO Day Showcase Event

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2015 – Over 300 children spent their weekend with HPU education majors learning fun and educational ways to use Legos. The Lego showcase event, Come Build With Us, gave children from the community the opportunity to learn and participate in Lego learning projects, robotic showcases and create a “future city” […]

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Senior to Present Paper at Regional Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2015 – Nolan Stout, a senior at High Point University, will present his paper at the Phi Alpha Theta Carolinas Regional Conference at the University of South Carolina Beaufort on April 18. His paper, titled “At All Costs: Manifest Destiny, Texan Imperialism, Secession and the New Mexico Campaign of 1862,” […]

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HPU to Host Percussion Ensemble Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2015 – The High Point University Percussion Ensemble will captivate the community with a diverse mix of music during an upcoming concert featuring performances by HPU faculty and students. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 26 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. […]

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HPU to Showcase Symphonic Band in Spring Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2015 – The High Point University Symphonic Band will treat community members to a night of delightful music and talent at the annual Spring Band Concert. The event, to be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 28 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center, is open to […]

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Students Donate Their Locks for Cancer Patients

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 13, 2015 – High Point University students lined up to donate their hair for cancer patients who aren’t able to have hair on campus on April 12. The event, Cuts for Cancer, allows anyone to donate at least 8 inches of their hair to be made into wigs for cancer patients […]

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5 Ways Biz Stone Embodies Entrepreneurism

Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, influenced the way the world communicates, spreads news and tells stories – and he’s coming to the campus of High Point University on April 15 to speak in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. In addition to launching one of the world’s most popular social media sites, Stone has been […]

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Finalists Announced for HPU’s 2015 Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 13, 2015 – The Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced five finalists for its fifth annual business plan competition. This year’s winners will compete and potentially win up to $15,000. The finalists will present their business plans to a panel of judges consisting of local business leaders, entrepreneurs […]

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HPU Choirs to Perform Spring Choral Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 9, 2015 – The High Point University Department of Music invites the community to its annual Spring Choral Concert. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 23 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. It is free and open to the public; tickets are required. […]

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Meet the Seniors: Values-Based Living and Learning

READ MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES It was the values-based education at High Point University that drew Alex Nelson here as a hopeful freshman – that of free enterprise, patriotism and individual initiative that the university celebrates. Four years later, those same values send him into the world as a financial advisor with Edward Jones. On […]

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HPU to Host Annual Arbor Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2015 – High Point University will continue the tradition of celebrating its arboretum, gardens and vibrant campus by holding its annual Arbor Day Celebration at 4 p.m. on April 23 in the David R. Hayworth University Park. The event is open to the public. Attendees are asked to confirm their […]

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Furniture Artisans Become Focus for HPU Photography Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2015 – High Point University students are making the community their classroom for a semester by documenting the area’s furniture workforce. A service learning photography class led by Benita VanWinkle, assistant professor of art, is embracing the Piedmont Triad’s heritage in furniture manufacturing by photographing the individuals who build furniture […]

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