Students Fill 1,100 Stockings for Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 16, 2016 – When the Salvation Army of High Point’s delivery van pulled up to the High Point University campus, students and staff were ready to fill it with stockings and gifts for local children. The Salvation Army’s goal this year was to collect 1,600 stockings from across the city. Thanks […]

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Students Raise $7,500 for Angel Tree Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 14, 2016 – There were school uniforms, baby swings, dolls and bicycles in the shopping carts that High Point University’s Board of Stewards filled on Dec. 9. But there was a face, a name and a mission behind each item, too – making Christmas bright for 75 families in the city […]

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Students Stuff Stockings for the Salvation Army

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Students at High Point University work to make the holidays a little brighter by stuffing stockings for the Salvation Army’s “Stuff a Stocking” Campaign. They filled the stocking with school supplies, toiletries, toys and much more as a gift for community children.

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HPU Community Christmas Celebration Preview

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Barry Kitley, High Point University’s director of community relations, provides a preview of the sixth annual Community Christmas celebration on campus. The night includes visits with Santa and a gift for every child, a petting zoo, Polar Express train rides and falling snow across campus. The event is entirely free and open to the public.

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 13, 2016 – High Point University welcomed nine new faculty and staff members during the month of November. They are as follows:   Dr. Jean Douglas joins the School of Pharmacy as associate professor of clinical sciences. This is a newly created faculty position. Douglas will teach courses and serve as […]

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November’s Extraordinary Leader: A Profile in Courage

When Rachel Callaway stepped onstage in October, she couldn’t see anyone inside HPU’s Pauline Theatre because of the bright lights. Still, she knew she had a crowd of 300 female first-year students in front of her. “Breathe,” she told herself. “Breathe.” She was seconds away from telling her story for the first time publicly. It […]

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