HPU AmeriCorps VISTAs and Bonner Leaders Continue to Serve Community During Pandemic

Their efforts include supporting a safe opening for the High Point Farmer’s Market, assisting nonprofits with digital campaigns and creating a community newsletter. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 29, 2020 – High Point University’s AmeriCorps VISTAs and Bonner Leaders have continued serving the surrounding community virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is certainly a challenging time […]

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HPU Students Present Innovative Research Virtually at Eighth Annual Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 28, 2020 – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, 100 High Point University students from 18 different fields participated in the eighth annual HPU Research and Creativity Symposium (High-PURCS) on April 21, hosted by HPU’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works. An HPU tradition, High-PURCS is an opportunity for students to showcase […]

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Outstanding HPU Students Recognized on Honors Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 27, 2020 – High Point University honored outstanding student achievements in the classroom, on campus and in the community during a Virtual Honors Day Ceremony on April 21. Among these awards, four standout students received University Awards for their impressive research, community service, leadership and positive impact. “With High Point University, […]

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HPU’s Stout School of Education to Host ‘STEM Camp in a Box’ for Community Children

The annual STEM summer camp will be held virtually due to COVID-19. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 27, 2020 – High Point University’s Stout School of Education will continue offering its annual summer STEM camp to community children this year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, through an innovative approach. This summer’s “STEM Camp in a Box: Building […]

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HPU Students, Faculty and Staff Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2020 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of recent research initiatives. HPU Biology Professor Leading Student Research on COVID-19 Dr. Davin Townley-Tilson, instructor of biology, is working with students to […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2020 – High Point University welcomed three new staff members in March. They are as follows: Shelia Harrell-Roye joined the Office of Admissions at HPU as a campus visit coordinator. In this role, Harrell-Roye coordinates campus visits for prospective students and parents, collaborating with faculty and other departments to establish […]

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Flower Power: HPU Gardens Tech Delivers Bouquets to Health Care Workers

Art Ogden delivers bouquets made from HPU’s gardens daily to Wake Forest Baptist Health’s High Point Medical Center. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2020 – Every day, Art Ogden works in the beautiful gardens on High Point University’s campus. When the COVID-19 pandemic first began impacting the United States, Ogden had an idea to brighten […]

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HPU Students Win $10,000 in Start-Up Funds in Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2020 – High Point University’s Belk Center for Entrepreneurship announced the winners of the 2020 Business Plan Competition. Held virtually this year, 12 finalists submitted business pitches to a panel of judges. The annual competition, supported by Truist, grants start-up funds to students, totaling $10,000. Funds were divided amongst the […]

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HPU Student Creates ‘Reading with Ruby’ for Parents and Children

High Point University’s Ruby Esposito, a junior nonprofit leadership and management and education studies double major, created “Reading with Ruby” on YouTube for children. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 20, 2020 – When the COVID-19 pandemic began to impact the nation, Ruby Esposito, a High Point University junior, decided that it wouldn’t deter her from finishing […]

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HPU Student Volunteers at Local Hospital to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2020 – Will Payne, a High Point University junior and political science major, joined a group of volunteers at High Point Medical Center to set up assessment tents outside of the emergency department for patients experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. The Burlington, North Carolina, native felt inspired to volunteer his time […]

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