Class of 2016 Outcomes: Stephanie Ziolkowski Serves at SREE Hotels

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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Abundance through Adversity: Oprah’s Mentee Joins HPU

There’s sunlight streaming through the floor-to-ceiling glass windows of Cottrell Hall’s International Concourse, where Mpumi Nobiva has set up shop to start her day. With her laptop, phone and bag full of textbooks, she looks like other college students at High Point University with project deadlines. But talk to her, and layers of an unexpected […]

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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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5 Life Lessons from Rachel Callaway, SGA President

Rachel Callaway is an HPU senior and president of the Student Government Association. The following is a transcript of her speech to the Class of 2020 during Opening Convocation on Aug. 22.   Good morning and congratulations. You made it to High Point University. On behalf of the student body, I want to welcome you […]

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Class of 2016 Outcomes: Hattie Dougherty Teaches at Florence Elementary

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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Enriching the Mind, Heart and Soul

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you. At High Point University, students gain more than an education. They gain a network of mentors and friends who provide endless opportunities for engagement.   You’ll notice it first when you pull onto campus. A security officer smiling to […]

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Class of 2016 Outcomes: Gwena Pitt Promotes Santa Cruz Warriors

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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Class of 2016 Outcomes: Kim Greve Designs Custom Homes

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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Student Receives Prestigious Scholarship to Study Abroad

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 10, 2016 – High Point University sophomore Caroline Cunningham is the recipient of the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, a federal awards program for students who study abroad. Cunningham, a Frankfort, Kentucky, native and communication major studying electronic media, will use the scholarship to study in England this fall. The […]

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Class of 2016 Outcomes: Ainsley Gompf Secures Position at Johnson Street

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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Learning Skills Beyond the Classroom

Hannah Grau is in New York City. Cameron Scott, too. Zach Zukowski just returned from Hong Kong as Alex Fundora sticks close to campus this summer taking classes, helping new students and putting into practice what he learned from a leadership speaker known as the “Front-Row Girl.” Meanwhile, Jenny Marshall is in Maryland, her home. […]

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Class of 2016 Outcomes: Lauren Rubenstein Attends Grad School

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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Fulbright Scholar Will Use the Power of Photography in Bosnia

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 27, 2016 – Hannah Bailey, a 2016 High Point University graduate, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar. The prestigious award will send Bailey to Bosnia in October to implement a social reconciliation project using photography in a way that connects people across ethnic and religious lines. Bailey, a Holly Springs […]

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Students Learn from Political Professionals during D.C. ‘Maymester’

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 22, 2016 – High Point University students met a wide range of Washington D.C. professionals as a part the “Maymester” course “Power and Politics.” Visits included high profile media outlets, influential elected officials and their staffs, experienced political operatives from both major parties and a variety of government officials. Students visited […]

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Class of 2016 Outcomes: Deanna Smith Designs for Architecture Firm

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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‘Maymester’ Course Takes Students to a Sports Medicine Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 14, 2016 – Numerous High Point University students and faculty converged in Boston May 30 through June 5 for the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, the most comprehensive exercise science conference in the world. Eighteen HPU students presented research at the conference and nine faculty members attended. Also among […]

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Students Study Popular Culture During ‘Maymester’ in Tokyo

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 8, 2016 – High Point University students recently added the Japanese phrase, “Ganbatte,” which is commonly used to mean, “do your best,” to their vocabularies while studying abroad in Japan. These students also added to their knowledge about Japanese culture and its impact on the United States through the “Maymester” course […]

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Art Students Inspired by Italian ‘Maymester’

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 7, 2016 – The Roman Colosseum is magnificent in photos, but a group of High Point University students recently discovered that it is even more striking in person. They studied the Colosseum and other renowned attractions through HPU’s “Grand Tour of Italy,” a class that immersed the students in Italian art […]

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Students Immersed in Spanish Culture During ‘Maymester’

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 2, 2016 – High Point University students studying Spanish are learning about Spain first-hand as they travel to cities throughout the country as a part of the “Spanish Culture: Past and Present Maymester” course. The students visited cities such as Madrid, Sevilla, Granada, Córdoba and Cádiz as well as monuments such […]

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