HPU President Nido Qubein Named 2018-19 Wyndham Championship Honorary Chairman

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 10, 2018 – High Point University President Nido Qubein is the 2018 and ‘19 Wyndham Championship honorary chairman, the tournament announced today. The 79th annual Wyndham Championship is set for Aug. 14-19, 2018. As the honorary chairman, Qubein will serve as an ambassador for the PGA TOUR event which provides important economic […]

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Club Rowing Builds Momentum

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s club sports teach students valuable life skills such as time management and grit. Six years ago, two students had a vision to create a rowing team at High Point University. Today, that team is competing against Division I teams. The […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 21, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Student Receives Scholarship from the Society of Physics Students Erin Brady, a rising senior at HPU, has been selected to receive a $2,000 Science Systems and Applications Inc. Underrepresented Student […]

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Local Teens Welcomed to HPU and HPPD’s Youth Leadership Academy

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 19, 2018 – A group of local middle and high school students who competed for spots in the High Point Police Department’s Youth Leadership Academy began their work in leadership development on campus at High Point University yesterday. “We’re the next generation of leaders, and this program serves the foundation for […]

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HPU Receives $600,000 from Triad Alumni Couple

Pictured from left to right are Dan Hauser, High Point University athletic director; Ansley, Charles, David and Amy Smith, all of whom are HPU graduates; and Tubby Smith, HPU men’s basketball coach. The Smith family, who own and operate High Point-based Smith & Jennings, Inc., are supporting the university’s growth with a $600,000 gift. HIGH […]

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HPU Adds Minister to Board of Trustees

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2018 – Dr. Michael B. Brown, minister, instructor and author, has joined the Board of Trustees at High Point University. A native of Asheboro and graduate of HPU, Brown recently retired as senior minister of Marble Collegiate Church in New York, America’s oldest existing Protestant church. He served several United […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Donates To HPU’s Congdon School of Health Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 30, 2018 – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), parent company of High Point’s Thomas Built Buses, is supporting High Point University’s Congdon Hall and Congdon School of Health Sciences with a $1 million donation. “This building and all programs in it represent an improvement in the quality of life for the […]

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HPU and Community Partner Operation Xcel Host Reading Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 27, 2018 – High Point University students in the HPU LifeLines program partnered with Operation Xcel, a community after-school program for local children, to host a poetry celebration last night. HPU LifeLines is a program dedicated to engaging elderly adults, particularly those suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia, in communal poetry writing […]

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New Scholarship and Expansion Gifts Totaling $425,000 Support HPU’s Continued Growth

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2018 – Six families are investing a total of $425,000 in High Point University’s mission to educate the hearts and minds of students. These families have established endowed scholarship funds and made gifts that support HPU’s continuous campus transformation. The following families, who hail from five different states, have contributed: […]

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Ten Lessons Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph Shared with HPU Students

Marc Randolph, Netflix Co-Founder and Entrepreneur in Residence, returned to High Point University for a Q&A led by HPU President Nido Qubein and to continue mentoring students. Randolph held numerous small-group sessions throughout campus, working one-on-one with students in HPU’s entrepreneurship, business and pharmacy majors. Below are a few lessons on leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship […]

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