Staff Preps Campus for Safety During Winter Storm

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2015 – Caring people are a vital component of High Point University. With more than 90 percent of students living on campus, HPU remains open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, even during inclement weather. Teams in Campus Enhancement, Food Services, Security and more are preparing campus for […]

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HPU Welcomes Yardenay as Jewish Life Coordinator

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Ron Yardenay as the university’s new Jewish Life Coordinator. Yardenay will work with the Chapel and Religious Life Office to serve as a support structure for Jewish life on campus by coordinating relevant programming and acting as a resource for Chapel and Religious […]

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HPU Hires Cox in Office of Communications

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2015 – The Office of Communications at High Point University recently hired Dalton Cox as video editor and producer. Cox is responsible for producing and editing videos for HPU that will inform students of campus life, growth and student opportunities. This content will be available on the HPU YouTube channel […]

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High Point University Is Awarded the N.C. Spirit Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 18, 2015 – High Point University was honored with the 2014 “Spirit of North Carolina” award in the category for Educational Institution. The award was given by the United Way of North Carolina during its statewide meeting Feb. 13. The HPU family raised $225,000 in 2014 to support UWGHP and its […]

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Alumnus Invests in High Point

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES You could say Chris Gillespie is invested in High Point. Aside from being a 25-year resident of the city, he’s the executive director of West End Ministries, holds a master’s degree from High Point University and has worked as a teacher, director and tutor at Guilford County Schools. Now, he’s […]

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New Leadership Appointments at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 5, 2015 – New leadership appointments have been made at High Point University for Chris Dudley and Steve Potter. Dudley has been named Vice President for Development of Community Relations, and Potter has been named Vice President of Facilities and Auxiliary Operations. Dudley who graduated from HPU in 1994, will be […]

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Security Captain Appointed Treasurer of ASIS International

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 6, 2015 – High Point University Security Captain Lindy Johnson was recently appointed treasurer of the American Society for Industrial Security International NC Piedmont Chapter. ASIS International is the leading organization for security professionals, with more than 38,000 members worldwide. It is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security […]

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Giving Back – One Step at a Time

James Tasca doesn’t run for himself. He runs for research. He runs for awareness. He runs for hope. Tasca is a High Point University senior and Newport, Rhode Island native. He discovered a passion for running while studying abroad in Australia during his junior year, and he soon started training for the Taniwha marathon in […]

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Guthrie Joins HPU as Administrative Assistant

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 3, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Mary Guthrie as the new administrative assistant in the Office of Academic Development. In this position, Guthrie will support the tutoring, disability support, learning excellence and academic advising departments. Guthrie is excited to take on her new position at HPU, working with departments […]

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Security Ranked No. 12 in the Nation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 21, 2015 – The High Point University campus has been commended for safety again. The security team is ranked 12th in the Education category out of 500 security programs in the nation that were reviewed by SECURITY Magazine. The rankings were determined by public records, data supplied by participating enterprises and […]

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HPU to Test Sirens, Emergency Notification System

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 20, 2015 – High Point University will hold a routine test for its sirens and emergency notification system at 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 21. The university performs a full test at the beginning of each semester as a part of its emergency preparedness program. During the test, a text message, email […]

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MLK Service Features Pastor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Spiritual Home

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 19, 2015 – The reverend of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, which served as the spiritual home of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered a powerful message about truth today at High Point University. “Truth causes trouble,” the Rev. Raphael Warnock told community members in the Hayworth Chapel. Reading from […]

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SGA Honors Qubein’s 10-Year Anniversary

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 16, 2015 – High Point University’s Student Government Association honored the 10th anniversary of Dr. Nido Qubein’s presidency with a special presentation on Jan. 15. “Dr. Qubein has given so much to this university and to the students. The growth and expansion that High Point University has seen in the last […]

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Students Awarded Scholarship from Consulate General of Mexico

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 13, 2015 – High Point University in partnership with the Institutes of Mexicans Abroad and the office of the Consulate General of Mexico awarded scholarships to two HPU students of Mexican heritage. Freshman Isabella Alcazar and sophomore Karla Villarreal received scholarships totaling $7,500. “I am very happy to be a recipient […]

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