HPU to Host ‘Overseas Empires and Navies’ for Annual Rothenberg Seminar

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 28, 2019 – High Point University will present its annual Gunther E. Rothenberg Seminar in Military History from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2. The event will be held in the Webb Conference Center and is open to the public. Named for world-renowned military historian Gunther E. Rothenberg, […]

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HPU Students and Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 30, 2019 – 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 Faculty Research Findings Featured in International Publication Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, associate professor of psychology, and researchers from […]

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HPU’s History Department to Host American Discoveries Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 27, 2019 – High Point University’s History Department will host an American Discoveries Symposium entitled, “Slavery and Its Legacies in North Carolina,” commemorating the 400th anniversary of African-American history. The event is free and open to the public and will be held at the Webb Conference Center ballroom on the university’s […]

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Class of 2019 Profiles: Christian Langston Pursues Music Production

With another successful commencement behind us, High Point University seniors have kicked-off 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 senior from the […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Karen Davis Attends Law School

With another successful Commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are already kicking-off 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 senior […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Julia Blumberg Begins Graduate School

With commencement just around the corner, recent High Point University graduates are already 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 senior from […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Alexandra Burke Commences Career with Robert Peirce & Associates

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 senior from the […]

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Students Honored for Service and Academic Commitment

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 19, 2018 – At the end of each year, the High Point University community comes together to honor the academic and professional achievements of students. An array of awards highlighting impressive research, community service and positive impact made on campus are presented. Four top awards are also given to standout students […]

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HPU’s William Penn Project Shares Website at Penn-Griffin High School

Members of HPU’s William Penn Project, including Dr. Paul Ringel, HPU history professor and project leader, and former HPU students, joined with students at Penn-Griffin School for the Arts in celebration of the historic High Point sit-ins. During the celebratory event, HPU presented the William Penn Project website to a crowded auditorium.       […]

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HPU Shares William Penn Project Website with Students at Penn-Griffin

Fifty-eight years after the High Point sit-ins, High Point University students and faculty joined Penn-Griffin School for the Arts students to celebrate and remember the historic occasion. Members of HPU’s William Penn Project, including Dr. Paul Ringel, HPU history professor and project leader, and former HPU students, took part in the celebratory event by presenting […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 16, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions: Director of Vocal Studies to Perform ‘The Polar Express’ with NC Symphony Dr. Scott MacLeod, director of vocal studies at HPU, was selected to be a narrator and soloist for “The […]

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Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2017 – 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 research initiatives from the past month. Communication Professor Publishes in International Journal of Communication Nahed Eltantawy, associate professor of journalism at HPU, […]

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Class of 2017 Outcomes: Kristen Schapowal will Pursue Masters Degree at George Washington University

Name: Kristen Schapowal Hometown: Hicksville, New York Major: Schapowal will graduate with degrees in International Relations and History on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Schapowal will attend George Washington University’s Elliot School of International Affairs and pursue her masters in Middle East Studies. How HPU helped you get there: “From the moment I stepped on campus, High Point University has provided me […]

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HPU Student Heads to Oxford

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES Andrew Tzavaras took a chance. Dr. Frederick Schneid, one of his mentors, encouraged him. Other members of the history faculty did, too. So, after receiving his undergrad and master degrees at High Point University, a school a few miles from his boyhood home, Tzavaras looked to the other side of […]

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Oxford Historian to Speak at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2016 – The Department of History at High Point University will host Professor Peter Wilson, Chichele Professor of the History of War at the University of Oxford, for a lecture titled “The European Fiscal-Military System 1580-1850: or making war with resources you don’t have.” The lecture will be held from […]

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Class of 2016 Outcomes: Dillon O’Gorman Recruits New Talent

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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HPU Welcomes Fink as History Instructor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 30, 2015 – Joey Ann Fink recently joined the faculty of High Point University as an instructor of history. She teaches undergraduate survey courses in 20th century U.S. history and western civilization. Fink’s teaching and research focus on connecting history to contemporary communities and current issues by examining oral history. This […]

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