Freshman Success Coaches: Guiding Students Through Their Transition to College

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Freshman’s Success Coaches mentor students. They graduated in May, the first cohort mentored by HPU’s student success coaches. They walked across the stage, received their degree in front of Roberts Hall and began careers or post-graduate work. And Dr. Beth Holder […]

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Office of Career and Professional Development: Focused on Outcomes

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Office of Career and Professional Development help students find successful internships. This past summer, Cassandra Diaz completed an internship with The Madison Square Garden Company where she developed integrated media plans for MSG brands, including Radio City Music Hall and the […]

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Insider’s Look at the New Congdon Hall

Innovation is woven throughout High Point University’s DNA. Congdon Hall is a reflection of that. At $120 million total, these programs and this facility reflect the single largest investment in HPU’s history. Students have already begun to study in the state of the art laboratories. Graduate students preparing to become pharmacists, physician assistants and physical […]

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Studying the Sky: HPU Professor Joins NASA Research Expedition to South Africa

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 24, 2017 – A High Point University professor is part of a research expedition team traveling to South Africa to collect data for NASA’s New Horizons probe. Jeff Regester, HPU instructor of physics and astronomy, is a lead observer on a team that includes scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, MIT, […]

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Student Receives Pulitzer Fellowship to Report from Chile

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2017 – High Point University student Taylor Lord has been named a 2017 Pulitzer Fellow by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. This competitive opportunity will take Lord to Casablanca, Chile, where she’ll report on how climate change is affecting internationally renowned wines produced in the city. Lord is from […]

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HPU Fulbright Will Study the Economics of Renewable Energy in Germany

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 28, 2017 – Liz Reichart, a member of High Point University’s class of 2017, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant. This prestigious award, given by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, will send Reichart to Bonn, Germany to study the economics […]

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10 Lessons Apple Co-Founder and HPU Innovator in Residence Steve Wozniak Shared on the HPU Campus

Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder and High Point University Innovator in Residence, helped pave the way for the computers and technology we have today. When he returned to the HPU campus earlier this week, he met with students, faculty and staff to work on innovative projects and impart valuable wisdom he’s learned along the way. Here […]

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Mentors and Mixes with HPU Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 20, 2017 – Apple Co-founder and High Point University’s Innovator in Residence Steve Wozniak returned to campus today for a series of micro sessions with students, faculty and members of the community that focused on a variety of topics. He began his visit with HPU pharmacy students. Teams of students took […]

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Returns to HPU Campus as Innovator in Residence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 14, 2017 – Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder and High Point University’s Innovator in Residence, will return to campus on Feb. 20 to work with students in exercise science, pharmacy, computer science, education and other majors. The Silicon Valley icon joined HPU as Innovator in Residence in 2016. He also gave the […]

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Design Students Receive ‘Rising Star’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 14, 2016 – Two High Point University students have received recognition from the International Furniture Design Association (IFDA) with the “Rising Star” award. This award honors a student from each of the 11 design programs at colleges across the Carolinas. Seniors Samantha Davis and Hannah Rowell were nominated by HPU faculty […]

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Students Share Research at Statewide Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2016 – High Point University students shared their research at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium on Nov. 5 at North Carolina Central University in Durham. Their participation was sponsored by HPU’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works. “At HPU, we encourage students to get […]

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‘HPU in the City’ Takes Students to New York for Career Development

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 26, 2016 – When it comes to career preparation, High Point University students have phenomenal resources on their campus, including numerous faculty mentors and an office of Career and Professional Development staffed with career advisors. They also have opportunities for development all over the world, thanks to experiential programs like HPU […]

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Students Gain Experience at High Point Furniture Market

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 24, 2016 – At the High Point Market, couches, coffee tables and bedroom sets are infinite. But, for the High Point University students who are working there, the experiences and lessons are priceless. Taking advantage of an opportunity that can only be found in the city of High Point, students majoring […]

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