October Awards Two Extraordinary Leaders

October’s Extraordinary Leaders have different interests, but they do have two things in common: they both work hard and have the grades to prove it, and they both like to keep busy. Junior Corey Dalton spends most of his non-class time taking on leadership roles in his fraternity, Pi Kappa Phi, which led to a […]

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Rowing Team to Host ‘Oak Holloween Regatta’ on Saturday

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 24, 2013 – The High Point University Rowing Team will host the “Oak Holloween Regatta” from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Oak Hollow Lake. The event is free and open to the public, and food and drink will be available for purchase. HPU and three schools, UNC Wilmington, […]

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New No. 1 Ranking for HPU

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Following three No. 1 rankings from U.S. News and World Report, High Point University received yet another No. 1 rating on Thursday when the HPU men’s basketball team was picked No. 1 in the North Division of the Big South Conference at the league’s annual media day. The Panthers won their first-ever Big South regular-season […]

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Students Make a Difference During Fall Break

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 23, 2013 – From clearing hurricane debris to making sure people have warm food and clean water, High Point University students spent their fall break making life a little better for others. Students organized two different trips to help students give back during their fall break. The first went to Guatemala […]

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Students Impact Lives in Mexico Over Fall Break

    HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 – During fall break, members of High Point University’s Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed service fraternity, traveled to Mexico to help put a roof over one family’s head. The fraternity volunteered with the nonprofit organization Mano Amiga from Oct. 14 – 18 to help people in the […]

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Graduate Donates $1 Million to HPU

  HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 – Anne Kerr Walker has committed a gift of $1 million to her alma mater, High Point University. She and her husband, Dr. Lawrence Crumpler Walker, are active supporters of HPU and residents of Winston-Salem. “The university continues to receive tremendous support from our graduates,” says Dr. Nido […]

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HPU Hosts Furniture Industry Networking and Panel Event for Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 – High Point University students and furniture market visitors got an inside look at the furniture industry today. The High Point Market, HPU and Next Generation-Now, the North American Home Furnishings Association’s young professionals group, gave students and furniture market attendees personal access to the furniture industry’s experts and […]

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Open House for Graduate Programs

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2013 – High Point University will host an open house for its Graduate Programs on Nov. 5 at 5 and 5:45 p.m. in the Wilson Commerce Ballroom on campus. Prospective students are invited to get an overview of the admission process, curriculum and potential career options with the various degrees […]

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Faculty Help Build Homes in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 17, 2013 – Rain wasn’t enough to deter a group of High Point University faculty and staff members from helping build a house in their community. The group joined Habitat for Humanity of High Point, Archdale and Trinity today to build two homes for families in the Washington Terrace subdivision. Nine faculty […]

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Men’s Basketball Volunteers for Habitat for Humanity

  HIGH POINT, N.C. — The High Point University men’s basketball team volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, helping build a house and do landscaping in a neighborhood near the University on Wednesday. Several other HPU teams are also volunteering for the organization this fall. “It’s so important to give back to our community whenever we […]

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HPU to Hold Performance of Classic Fairy Tale ‘Hansel and Gretel’ for Community, School Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2013 – High Point University will feature the classic fairy tale, “Hansel and Gretel,” by Engelbert Humperdinck at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 23 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The event is open to the public; tickets are not required. HPU will also host a special […]

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