Fall Family Weekend Brings 5,000 Visitors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 27, 2016 – High Point University welcomed nearly 5,000 guests to campus for Fall Family Weekend, an annual event that also brings visitors to the city and provides a boost to the local economy. Last year’s Family Weekend had an estimated economic impact of more than $2.4 million according to The […]

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Creating Community Impact

As High Point University grows, so too does its positive effect on the city of High Point.   Melanie Maldonado is beginning to see it. Her work as a High Point University student embedded in community service is making an impact. She sees it at the YWCA career closet, where women in need come to […]

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Students Donate Books to Local Schools

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 14, 2016 – High Point University’s Class of 2020 began donating more than 1,000 books to local schools on Sept. 12. Through HPU’s Common Experience program, which includes a common read, new students were invited to share their favorite book with a local child by donating a copy when they arrived […]

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Students Give to United Way’s ‘CANpaign’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 13, 2016 – Leaders from the United Way of Greater High Point were greeted with boxes of food and a $1,000 donation from High Point University students and staff on campus today. As the UWGHP’s delivery truck arrived as part of the organization’s “CANpaign” Kick Off event, the Student Government Association […]

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Pharmacy Students Give Back to City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2016 – High Point University’s inaugural class in the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy participated in community service activities on Aug. 22 to get to know their community and the people they’ll one day serve. On their last day of orientation, the students volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, West End […]

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HPU Welcomes Inaugural Pharmacy Class, 1,500 New Students and 48 New Faculty

Pictured is Jonathan Paez, left, a member of HPU’s inaugural pharmacy class, working alongside Dr. Comfort Boateng, assistant professor of basic pharmaceutical sciences.   HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 15, 2016 – The Piedmont Triad’s only pharmacy school will welcome its inaugural class next week when High Point University kicks off a new academic year. In […]

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Two Thought Leaders to Visit HPU for ‘A Discussion with Dr. Nido Qubein’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 8, 2016 – High Point University will host back-to-back discussions with Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president, and two educational thought leaders at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Aug. 18 in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. A limited number of complimentary tickets are available by contacting concierge@highpoint.edu or 336-841-4636. In the […]

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Senior Hones Business Skills as Old Dominion Intern

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 27, 2016 – High Point University rising senior James Ensor wanted an internship with a major company that would enhance his business skills. He found that close to HPU’s campus at Old Dominion Freight Line when the company selected him as a pricing and costing analyst intern for the summer. Ensor, […]

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