Students Stuff 600 Stockings for Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 17, 2013 – Ensuring that children in the community receive a gift for Christmas is important to High Point University students. This year, they’ve donated 600 stockings filled with toys and necessities to the Salvation Army’s Stuff a Stocking campaign to do just that. It marks the third year in a […]

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HPU Hits $200,000 Mark for United Way Campaign

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 16, 2013 – High Point University has donated more than $200,000 through its annual employee campaign to the United Way of Greater High Point this year. Donations from HPU, faculty, staff and students are up 426 percent from 2005, and HPU was named the city of High Point’s fourth largest contributor […]

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HPU Welcomes Robinson as Admissions Counselor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 13, 2013 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently hired Dylan Robinson as admissions counselor. Robinson is responsible for assisting prospective students in Florida, Louisiana, U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. He will be visiting college fairs at high schools across his territory and guiding potential students […]

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HPU President Nido Qubein Featured on CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’

Here is the 7-minute segment from CNBC’s Squawk Box, featuring President Nido Qubein. During the interview, Qubein discussed the vitality of the American Dream, the importance of experiential learning, and the value of faculty mentors, among other topics. The interview, which prominently featured High Point University, was viewed in more than 395 million homes worldwide, […]

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HPU Women’s Lacrosse Adopts Makayla Compton through Friends of Jaclyn

HIGH POINT, N.C. — The High Point University women’s lacrosse team has a new member. The team adopted Makayla Compton, a 15-year-old from Lexington, N.C., through the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation. It’s a non-profit organization that pairs up children and their families battling pediatric brain tumors with college and high school sports teams. “Friends of […]

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HPU Poll: Support for Health Care Law Low in N.C.

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 12, 2013 – Opposition to the Affordable Care Act has increased in North Carolina since January 2013, according to the latest High Point University Poll. The poll found that 56 percent of all respondents oppose the law, while 31 percent favor it and 12 percent aren’t sure. That is compared to […]

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HPU Poll: N.C. Residents Express Confidence in Teachers and Principals

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 12, 2013 – A majority of North Carolina residents say they trust their school’s teachers and principals, but they also favor evaluating those teachers on how well students perform on standardized tests. The HPU Poll asked respondents if they trusted the principals and teachers in public schools. Fifty-four percent said they […]

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Student Awarded Prestigious Scholarship to Study Abroad

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 11, 2013 – High Point University junior, and High Point native, Shelby Jones has received the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad in Russia next semester. The scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, aims to diversify the students who study […]

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Board of Stewards Donates $12,000 in Gifts to Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 11, 2013 – High Point University’s Board of Stewards spent more than $12,000 on local children this holiday season. The students purchased clothes, toys and other gifts for more than 125 children involved in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree project. They collected the money during chapel worship services, private donations and […]

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Connect with the Career & Internship Services Office

As the holidays begin, you and your student will have the joy of spending about three weeks together.  In addition to family celebrations and connecting with friends, this time can be used to have conversations and experiences that can sharpen the focus for your child’s future.  You are one of your student’s most valuable resources […]

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HPU President Nido Qubein to Appear on CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’

Squawk Box, the premier pre-market business program on CNBC, will interview President Nido Qubein on Wednesday, December 11 at 8:20am. The segment will focus on “Opportunities in America” and will highlight both the extraordinary transformation of High Point University and the personal story of President Qubein. Tune in to CNBC to watch the live interview […]

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