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Each month, the Office of Alumni Engagement produces an exclusive newsletter for members of the Alumni Association.  This newsletter is packed with High Point University news and can't miss updates about your alma mater!

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Alumni Success Story Spotlight: Jordan knew that she was meant to be a public speaker, ever since she was little. Her HPU experience and learning from Dr. Qubein inspired her to continue pursuing and developing this gift. Click here to read more about Jordan’s journey!


We can’t wait to celebrate our spring day of giving: #DayForHPU on March 27! Save the date and celebrate with us in the following cities:

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
6 PM - 8 PM

City Winery
80 Beverly St., Boston, MA 02114


222 S Caldwell St., Charlotte, NC 28202


Pennsylvania 6
1350 Eye Street NW, Washington, D.C. 2000


President's Suite, Witcher Athletic Center
1018 West College Drive, High Point, NC 27262


The Smith - Midtown
956 Second Avenue 51st St. New York, NY 10022

The Capital Grille
4242 Six Forks Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609


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We are welcoming nominations for our 2019 Alumni Awards Ceremony, to be celebrated at Homecoming Weekend, October 25-27, 2019.

The Alumni Service Award is bestowed upon an alumnus/a based on their generous, philanthropic support both to the University and the world as a whole through their selfless acts of service.

The Alumnus of the Year is an alumnus/a who has achieved great prominence in his or her career field. This alumnus/a generously devotes themselves to the University through their extraordinary support and service.

The Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded to an alumnus/a for their lifelong demonstrated leadership, professional attainment, community involvement, and meaningful involvement and leadership at High Point University. 

The Ten Under Ten Young Alumni Award highlights and celebrates alumni who have graduated within the past decade. They are selected based on their outstanding achievement in both their chosen profession and communities and serve as active partners, advocates and investors in High Point University.

Nominate Here   


97% Placement


In a recent High Point University, C-Suite Executive Poll of Executives with more than 5,000+ employees, results said that new hires fail for reasons such as motivational skills and emotional intelligence. Yet HPU graduates continue to achieve success after they complete their education because of a focus on Life Skills


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Join the High Point University Athletics Department and the Panther Club as they induct for the HPU Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019, featuring four former student-athletes, a former coach, and for the first time, a team will be recognized.

Inductees Include:

  • Taylor Milne, Men's Track and Cross Country: 2002-2005
  • Billy Sorrell, Baseball: 1974-1977
  • Carol Williams, Women's Field Hockey: 1982-1985
  • Paula Shelton, Women's Soccer: 1993-1994
  • AIAW National Chaptions, Women's Basketball Team: 1978
  • Jim Speight, Baseball Coach: 1979-2001

Click below to purchase tickets for the HPU Athletics for the Hall of Fame Induction Night on Saturday, April 27.


Tickets  Here  



From The Archives: Introducing a piece of HPU history in each monthly newsletter! Learning about our history is essential to understanding the roots of our alma mater. This month features a hat worn by Sylvia Teague ’68. These purple and white hats were worn by the freshman class during Freshman Orientation to show their High Point College spirit. Thank you for sharing with us, Sylvia! Click below to share your story with us.


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Tubby Smith


The HPU family and High Point community have quickly come to appreciate Tubby Smith’s presence on campus as the men's basketball coach.


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Bob Ryan

High Point University has named Bob Ryan, retired sports columnist for The Boston Globe, as Sports Reporter in Residence. He has previously worked and developed strong rapport with HPU faculty and students.



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School of Com 2019


This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s School of Communication students are prepared for future careers with Life Skills.


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  Hank Brodt

Holocaust survivor Hank Brodt spoke at HPU in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.


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HPU made a Donation of $1 million to United Methodist sister school, Bennet College, in Greensboro. Click below to see Spectrum News' coverage of the event.


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Give the gift of education and save the date for #DayforHPU! Since 1924, High Point University has been synonymous with extraordinary education. You can help maintain that excellence for today’s students by making a gift to the HPU Fund for Extraordinary Education or a program that is meaningful to you. Make your annual gift by clicking the button below.

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