HPU’s 47th Annual Prayer Breakfast Rings in Christmas

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2017 – High Point University’s 47th Annual Prayer Breakfast rang in the Christmas season with a theme of new beginnings. For the 800 community members who attended, like Sister Lucy Hennessy from Pennybyrn at Maryfield, the breakfast provided an opportunity to begin the holiday season and fellowship with one another. […]

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HPU Honors Local Businesses for their Services

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 7, 2017 – Local business leaders gathered at High Point University today to celebrate the strong partnerships they’ve developed with the university to increase vitality in the city. The event, known as the annual Community Partner Luncheon, honors their dedication to welcoming 100,000 visitors HPU attracts to the city each year, […]

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HPU Partners with Leadership LINKS, Inc. with Event to Prepare Students for College

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 29, 2017 – Preparing for college early is not always easy for middle- and high-school students, but a recent event – “LINKS Leader Path to College” – which partnered High Point University with Leadership LINKS, Inc. aimed to do just that. Leadership LINKS, Inc. – a High Point-based nonprofit organization that […]

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HPU to Host 47th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 28, 2017 – High Point University invites the community to ring in the Christmas season with the annual Community Prayer Breakfast. The event will be held at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 8 in the James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center on campus. The event is free […]

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HPU Students Donate Thanksgiving Meals to Local Families

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2017 – For the third year in a row, students in High Point University’s Professional Selling Club donated Thanksgiving meals to families in need. The students raised $1,800 to purchase 90 meal kits, each filled with a turkey, stuffing, macaroni and cheese, fours cans of vegetables, a two-pound bag of […]

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HPU Honors Hundreds of Veterans During Annual Veterans Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2017 – Nearly 1,100 veterans and community members gathered on the campus of High Point University this morning for a celebration honoring the men and women who have served their country. Veterans were welcomed to the James H. And Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center with a red carpet […]

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HPU Students Treat the Community with Numerous Service Events During October

For the third year, HPU students and faculty hosted the TOPSoccer program, a community-based soccer program that is designed to meet the needs of children with physical and/or intellectual disabilities. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 6, 2017 – Throughout the month of October, High Point University students, faculty and staff hosted programs to benefit the local […]

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United Apparel: Supporting Veterans Through Social Entrepreneurship

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU students combine business and philanthropy through United Apparel. Above photo: (from left) John Gavin Rhodes, Logan Jones, Erin Haggerty and Darryl Remedio operate United Apparel. Purchases from the company benefit veterans in need. Darryl Remedio and Erin Haggerty have discovered the […]

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HPU Hosts Congdon Hall Community Open House

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 27, 2017 – Hundreds of High Point community members attended Thursday night’s High Point University Community Open House for the newly constructed Congdon Hall.   The event was free and open to the public and provided community members with a special look inside of the state-of-the-art facility, complete with presentations and […]

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HPU to Host Veterans Day Celebration

The university will continue its patriotic promise of pledging American flags to nonprofits, schools and government buildings. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 27, 2017 – High Point University will host a Veterans Day Celebration to honor hundreds of men and women who have served their country. The event will be held at 8 a.m. on Nov. […]

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HPU Students Host Halloween Dance for Individuals with Disabilities

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 25, 2017 – Halloween came one week early for those who took part in the annual Special Populations Halloween Dance, held at the Morehead Recreation Center last night. Organized by High Point University’s Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC), individuals with disabilities dressed in costumes and enjoyed a community dance. High […]

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