Elementary Students Begin Summer Reading Institute at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 23, 2014 – Summer is here, but that doesn’t mean students stop learning. High Point University’s School of Education kicked off its new Summer Reading Institute this week. Rising third graders from Oak Hill Elementary School began working with HPU master’s students on reading, integrated math and science experiments, and writing projects. […]

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U.S. Department of Education Awards Grant to HPU and Thomasville Schools

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 23, 2014 – High Point University’s School of Education and Thomasville City Schools were recently awarded a $150,000 Math Science Partnership (MSP) Grant by the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will allow professors from HPU, under the direction of the School of Education, to provide in-depth content training in science […]

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Local Teens Begin Leadership Academy at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 16, 2014 – Guilford County teens interested in developing their leadership skills began a 10-day leadership academy today, hosted by High Point University and the High Point Police Department. The 20 students were selected for the academy by exhibiting exceptional self-control, responsibility and interest in being leaders through the school year. […]

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Victory Junction Camp Counselors Gain Service Insight at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 6, 2014 – High Point University hosted 100 camp counselors and staff from Victory Junction, a year-round camping facility in Randleman that serves local children with serious medical conditions, on its campus this week. HPU staff, known for its focus on students and mission to care for their pursuit of academic […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 23, 2014 – High Point University will honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for this nation by lowering all 78 flags on campus to half-staff on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. “High Point University is a God, family, and country school,” says Dr. Nido […]

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Students Fight Hunger Through Social Influence

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2014 – High Point University students in Dr. Sadie Leder Elder’s Psychology of Social Influence class experienced the power of positive persuasion and influence while completing a class project that provided meals for a week to 125 students at Parkview Elementary School. Students in the class participated in an experiential […]

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HPU to Host Statewide Basketball Tournament for Housing Authority

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 16, 2014 – High Point University will host the statewide Public Housing Authority State Athletic Conference (PHASAC) basketball tournament for the Housing Authority of the City of High Point (HPHA) in the Millis Athletic Center on Sunday. The event is free and open to the public. Six teams from Winston-Salem, High Point, […]

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HPU Kicks Off United Way Postal Food Drive

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 6, 2014 – While the academic year has come to an end, students at High Point University continue to give back in big ways. Before they moved out of their dorm rooms for the summer, students donated hundreds of pounds of nonperishable food, which was collected by the United Way of […]

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HPU Students Raise Awareness for Homelessness

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 29, 2014 – Students at High Point University recently participated in Act! Speak! Build! Week, a national homelessness awareness week sponsored by Habitat for Humanity, April 6 through 12. This is the first year the HPU Habitat for Humanity chapter has participated in Act! Speak! Build! Week. Throughout the week, the chapter […]

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UNC-TV to Air ‘High Point University Presents A Conversation with John Maxwell and Nido Qubein’

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 28, 2014 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a special program, titled “High Point University Presents A Conversation with John Maxwell and Nido Qubein” that features HPU president Nido Qubein and Maxwell, bestselling author and internationally renowned leadership expert. The program will air at 6 p.m. on May 4 on the […]

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HPU Celebrates Arbor Day with Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2014 – The High Point University family and local community celebrated Arbor Day, a national holiday that encourages groups and individuals to plant and care for trees, with a special ceremony in the David Hayworth Park on April 24. HPU was also presented with the Tree Campus USA designation by […]

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Students Recap a Year of Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2014 – The High Point University Service Learning Program and Student Government Association honored HPU students, faculty and community members for their volunteer service this year at the second annual “HPU SERVES Showcase.” Students created and shared 67 posters to demonstrate the service they’ve completed this academic year at the event. […]

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Roundtable to Examine Education in North Carolina

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2014 – Six business and education experts will serve as panelists in a roundtable discussion on the success and challenges of North Carolina’s K-12 public schools, along with the role of colleges, universities and the business community in addressing the state’s workforce and economic development needs. The event will be […]

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