5 Things You Might Not Know About Your City

As “High Point’s University,” HPU is committed to the city it calls home. The university continually partners with High Point on community service projects, experiential learning opportunities, business endeavors and more. These efforts underscore HPU’s commitment to the community and demonstrate a desire for local engagement. Brush up on your High Point trivia with these […]

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STEM Camp Wraps Up with Rocket Launch

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 30, 2016 – Children in the community have spent the past nine days engaged in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities through High Point University’s second STEM Camp hosted by the School of Education. HPU faculty and students led activities such as Lego robotics, rocket building, mine craft mazes and […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Jenna Rosenbloom Serves as VISTA

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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Local Teens Participate in HPU, HPPD Youth Leadership Academy

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 30, 2016 – Teens in the High Point community are preparing for their graduation from the Youth Leadership Academy, hosted by the High Point Police Department and High Point University, Friday at 6 p.m. on HPU’s campus. These teens have spent this 10-day academy giving back to the community and developing their […]

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This Month in Photos: June 2016

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the second-annual STEM Camp, Think Big Grants, Summer Experience, research projects and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this month.  

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High Point Central Students Immersed in Research through Draelos Science Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 28, 2016 – Projects involving zebrafish, yeast cells and ultraviolet radiation are part of the research that High Point Central students are immersed in this summer through the Draelos Science Scholars Program at High Point University. High Point Central students applied and seven were chosen to participate in the new Draelos […]

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This Week in Photos: May 7-13

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the 2016 Commencement ceremony, food donations, new community initiatives and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Students and Washington Street Leaders Create Narrative Book

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 4, 2016 – High Point University students presented today a book filled with 28 narratives from people in High Point’s historic Washington Street neighborhood. Students spent their semester in an English service learning course interviewing community leaders, business owners and children who participated in the Community Writing Center on Washington Street […]

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HPU and Penn-Griffin Students Display Art Inspired by Science

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 28, 2016 – High Point University students worked alongside students at Penn-Griffin School for the Arts conducting science experiments earlier this semester. The students at Penn-Griffin School for the Arts were then challenged to generate art inspired by the science experiments they conducted on HPU’s campus. The students were able to […]

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HPU Announces $160 Million in New Construction

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 27, 2016 – Today, Dr. Nido Qubein, High Point University president, announced another $160 million in construction and expansion on the campus of High Point University. “At High Point University, we are blessed to do what seems impossible, especially during one of the greatest recessions of our time,” said Qubein, who […]

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Student Receives National Award for Leadership, Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2016 – High Point University sophomore Melanie Maldonado is a recipient of the 2016 Newman Civic Fellows Award from Campus Compact. This award honors 218 college student leaders for their dedicated passion to service, research and advocacy for challenges facing communities throughout the country. In order to receive this award, […]

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This Week in Photos: April 16-22

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the Business Plan Competition, Earth and Arbor Day Celebrations, a visit from Stedman Graham and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Band Concert to be Held at Alumni Ave. Amphitheatre

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 20, 2016 – The location for the HPU Spring Band Concert, performed by HPU’s Symphonic Band, has been changed to the Alumni Ave. Amphitheatre, HPU’s newest outdoor learning space. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 25. The concert will feature a mixture of serious band literature and […]

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HPU Family Celebrates Earth Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 20, 2016 – The High Point University family celebrated Earth Day today with local companies and wildlife organizations in the new Alumni Ave. Amphitheatre. Students enjoyed food from local vendors including Miss Jenny’s Pickles, Big Boss Baker, Carolina Corn Roasters and My Three Sons Gourmet Pimento Cheese. Companies such as Bixby […]

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