5 Things You Might Not Know About Your City

As “High Point’s University,” HPU is committed to the city it calls home. The university continually partners with High Point on community service projects, experiential learning opportunities, business endeavors and more. These efforts underscore HPU’s commitment to the community and demonstrate a desire for local engagement. Brush up on your High Point trivia with these […]

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HPU Hosts Free Arts Splash Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 6, 2016 – High Point University will host an evening of free music featuring The Collection starting at 6 p.m. on July 17 in the Alumni Avenue Amphitheatre. The concert is part of the Arts Splash summer concert series organized by the High Point Arts Council. It is free and open […]

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Students and Washington Street Leaders Create Narrative Book

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 4, 2016 – High Point University students presented today a book filled with 28 narratives from people in High Point’s historic Washington Street neighborhood. Students spent their semester in an English service learning course interviewing community leaders, business owners and children who participated in the Community Writing Center on Washington Street […]

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HPU and Penn-Griffin Students Display Art Inspired by Science

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 28, 2016 – High Point University students worked alongside students at Penn-Griffin School for the Arts conducting science experiments earlier this semester. The students at Penn-Griffin School for the Arts were then challenged to generate art inspired by the science experiments they conducted on HPU’s campus. The students were able to […]

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Fraternity Surprises Veteran with Track Chair and Raises $26,000

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2016 – High Point University’s Kappa Alpha Order fraternity surprised a local veteran today when they revealed they’ve raised $16,000 to purchase a Track Chair for him. The students revealed the surprise to Michael Verardo tonight at the HPU campus along with representatives from the Independence Fund, a leading national […]

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HPU Celebrates Arbor Day in New Amphitheatre

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2016 – High Point University’s annual Arbor Day Celebration found a new home this year at the Alumni Avenue Amphitheatre, the latest outdoor learning space to be added to campus. This national holiday brought together members of HPU and the community to share their experiences with the Mariana H. Qubein […]

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Theatre Presents Three More Performances of ‘Cul-De-Sac’

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2016 – There’s still three more chances to attend High Point University’s production of “Cul-De-Sac” after the world premiere of the play, written by Broadway star John Cariani, dazzled audience members at the productions’ opening night on April 14. A limited number of complimentary tickets are available for the general […]

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5 Reasons Why HPU is High Point’s University

High Point’s University – the apostrophe “S” carries much significance. It means that we are a university not only located in High Point, but a vital part of the city in which we reside. The city is an important part of the university too, and it underscores our commitment to the community and local engagement. […]

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Students Donate Food to Open Door Ministries

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 4, 2016 – It started out with High Point University student Haley Slone wanting her fellow students to donate surplus meals to those battling hunger in the city of High Point. In spring 2015, Slone spoke with Ryan Melino, retail brand manager for HPU’s hospitality team, about helping to expand her […]

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