Growing Graduate Programs Bring New Students to Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 26, 2017 – Graduate programs in the Congdon School of Health Sciences are flourishing on the High Point University campus this summer as the first-ever physical therapy doctoral students join campus, a new 3+2 master’s degree in athletic training welcomes its first class, and the physician assistant master’s program welcomes its […]

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Physical Therapy Students Connect with Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 22, 2017 – Students in High Point University’s physical therapy doctoral program are one of the newest groups on campus, but already they’re building relationships with children in their community. Children at Camp High Five, a weeklong program for youth with limited movement on one side of the body, are receiving […]

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Science in the Summer: HPU’s STEM Camp Kicks off for Local Kids

Above: Ashwaq Althubity, a graduate student in HPU’s Stout School of Education (right), leads (from left to right) Adam Koonce, Riley Lemons and Sean Edwards, rising fifth-graders at the North Carolina Leadership Academy, through a rocket building activity.  HIGH POINT, N.C., June 19, 2017 – Riley Robinson began building her rocket today at High Point University’s […]

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HPU Hosts Free Arts Splash Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 7, 2017 – High Point University will host an evening of free music featuring Laney Jones and the Spirits starting at 6 p.m. on June 25 at the Cottrell Amphitheater. The concert is part of the Arts Splash summer concert series organized by the High Point Arts Council. It is free […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 6, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Graduate Awarded Most Outstanding Senior Award Haley McKeown was honored with High Point University’s Most Outstanding Senior Award at the Onward with Faithful Courage Senior Send Off event, held on May […]

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HPU Civitan Club Leader Earns Top Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 15, 2017 – Kayla Jones, a High Point University junior and strategic communication major from Cary, was named Campus Civitan of the Year for the second year in a row by Civitan International. The award, presented to the top Campus Civitan each year out of all campus clubs in Civitan International, […]

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HPU Family Hosts Numerous Philanthropic Events

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2017 – Throughout the past month, the following High Point University organizations held fundraising events and hosted programs to benefit the local community and beyond. These efforts are part of the 100,000 hours of service and thousands of dollars that the HPU family contributes each year to local causes.   […]

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SGA Donates $15,000 to Support Youth Food Summit

Pictured from left to right are Carl Vierling, executive director of the Greater High Point Food Alliance; Karol Murks, GHPFA treasurer; Rachel Callaway, HPU’s 2016-17 Student Government Association president; and Dr. Joe Blosser, HPU’s Robert G. Culp director of service learning. HPU’s SGA donated $15,000 to support a Youth Food Summit, to be held by […]

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‘Signing Day’ Held for Say Yes Scholarship Recipients

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2017 – Just as athletes are honored during signing days for their achievements and commitment to play at a university level, High Point University honored five Triad high school students with full-tuition scholarships for committing to continue their academic careers. HPU awards five Say Yes Scholarships annually, three of which […]

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Building Community through Conversation

This story is featured in the Spring 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you.   Douglas McCollum understands the power of words. He’s a freshman at High Point University, but he’s wise well beyond his years. McCollum is a High Point native and one of more than a dozen Bonner Leaders at HPU. […]

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Arbor Day Celebration Highlights Expanding Gardens and Tree Collection

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 20, 2017 – As several hundred community members gathered today at High Point University’s Cottrell Amphitheater to celebrate Arbor Day amidst the campus’s more than 3,000 taxa of plants, a special group of alumnae pledged to help keep the campus tree collection growing. For the eighth consecutive year, HPU received the […]

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HPU Community Gathers for Annual Black Heritage Service

  HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2017 – High Point University’s fourth annual Black Heritage Service brought students, faculty and community members together in Hayworth Chapel on Feb. 26. Hosted by HPU’s Black Cultural Awareness Club, the service was a special time of sharing African-American heritage, listening to the voices of the black experience, and […]

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HPU to Host Winter Family Weekend

Families will package 20,000 meals for local agencies HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 31, 2017 – High Point University will welcome more than 5,000 visitors to campus for its annual Winter Family Weekend on Feb. 3-5. The event will bring a positive economic impact to High Point and the greater Triad as families – many from […]

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