HPU’s Community Christmas Brings Out The Reason For The Season

For the seventh straight year, Christmas came to High Point University last week. At least 26,000 people experienced a two-night event that transformed the university into a storybook scene full of 12-foot Nutcrackers, a life-size Nativity and a 40-foot  DNA helix that turned into a striped candy cane. Snowflakes made of soap cascaded from rooftops, […]

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A Place to Call Home: HPU Design Students Improve Women’s Shelter

 Pictured above starting from the left professor Cathy Nowicky, Lauren Yoder, Maureen Coleman and Dana Bentley. The kitchen walls were painted a 1950’s mint green. The living room’s dusty maroon and gold colors didn’t help. Now these spaces resemble something from a magazine. In November, three interior design students led by professor Cathy Nowicki gave […]

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HPU Students Score High at Two National Collegiate Sales Competitions

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Students at the Orlando competition, from left to right, are Olivia Royce, Hannah Selberg, Leisel Kreiner, Antwan Foreman, Michael Hadja, Marissa Rajasakara, Keryne Locher and Emmi Esker. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 18, 2017 – Three students in High Point University’s Professional Selling Club – Mandy Engelman, Olivia Royce and Emmi Esker – recently scored high […]

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HPU Wraps up the 7th Annual Community Christmas Celebration with 26,000 Visitors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 15, 2017 – Somewhere between telling Santa what she wanted for Christmas and dancing under the falling snow, five-year-old Bailey Michael and her family made time for a train ride surrounded by lights on the second night of High Point University’s Community Christmas. “I’m about to go on the Polar Express,” […]

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HPU Welcomes Neighbors and Friends for the 7th Annual Community Christmas Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 14, 2017 – Four-year-old Payton Aust and her sister, 3-year-old Taylor, piled into a train car aboard the Polar Express and traveled through tunnels of lights and falling snow on High Point University’s campus. As their journey came to a stop, Payton looked to her parents, Brad and Robin Aust, with […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Matt Iczkowski Leads at 3D Printing Company

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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DeBell Family Establishes HPU Scholarship  

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 14, 2017 – John and Pam DeBell of Centreville, Virginia have established a student scholarship at High Point University to support the education of future leaders. The DeBells have a student at HPU and are lifelong entrepreneurs. In 1981, John DeBell founded Clippers, Inc., where he served as CEO and Pam DeBell […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 13, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Physician Assistant Student Awarded NCAPA Scholarship Sarah Gordon, a second-year physician assistant student at High Point University, was recently awarded the North Carolina Association of Physician Assistants (NCAPA) Endowment Scholarship. This […]

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‘Twas the Night of HPU Community Christmas

On most days, Brianna Beard would identify herself as a High Point University junior majoring in elementary education. However, during HPU’s annual Community Christmas Celebration, she prefers to be known as Brianna the Bus Elf.  Each year, High Point community members, neighbors and friends come together for two free nights of Christmas cheer on HPU’s […]

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HPU Students Raise $15,000 for Angel Tree Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 12, 2017 – High Point University students give offerings at weekly services in the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel with a special group of people in mind. As a longstanding tradition, the chapel’s Board of Stewards collects the fall semester offerings to support the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program. This semester, […]

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