HPU Lowers Flags for Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 23, 2019 – High Point University will honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for this nation by lowering perimeter flags to half-staff on Monday in observance of Memorial Day. “High Point University is a God, family and country school,” says HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein. “We are […]

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HPU Chemistry Professor Receives Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 20, 2019 – Dr. Andrew Wommack, assistant professor of chemistry, received the Ruth Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award during High Point University’s 2019 Commencement ceremony. The award recognizes a full-time faculty member for exemplary accomplishments in research and creative endeavors. Wommack’s research blends two subdisciplines of chemistry, synthetic organic chemistry […]

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HPU Recognizes Math Professor with Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 20, 2019 – Dr. Adam Graham-Squire, associate professor of mathematics, received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award during High Point University’s 2019 Commencement ceremony. The award is named for Meredith Clark Slane, a friend to the university, and has been given annually since 1973 to recognize excellence in teaching. Graham-Squire […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Peace Officers Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 15, 2019 – High Point University will lower perimeter flags to half-staff today in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which it falls as National Police Week. The day honors […]

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Dr. Michio Kaku Tells HPU Graduates: ‘You Are Among the Winners’

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2019 – Dr. Michio Kaku, physicist and co-founder of String Field Theory, told 1,100 High Point University graduates and 10,000 friends and family members today that he believes a fourth wave of innovation is near, if it hasn’t already begun. “I’m a scientist,” said Kaku during today’s HPU’s Commencement ceremony. […]

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HPU Family Hosts Numerous Philanthropic Events

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2019 – Throughout the past month, the following High Point University organizations held fundraising events and hosted programs to benefit the local community. These efforts are part of the 110,000 hours of service and thousands of dollars that the HPU family contributes each year. Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority Provides Swim […]

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Students Donate an Amtryke Bike to a Local Child

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 29, 2019 – High Point University student volunteers presented Veyla O’Donnell with an Amtryke bike at a Miracle League of High Point’s baseball game. In partnership with the High Point Civitan Club, HPU’s Civitan chapter and Circle K Club have worked to purchase the bike for O’Donnell, a Greensboro resident, who […]

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