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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Fueling the Future: At Marathon Oil, Alumnus Improves Environmental Efficiency

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES Dan Short, a 2010 alumnus of High Point University, is making a big impact on the future of the fuel and automotive industries as a fuel technologist at Marathon Petroleum Company. A native of Cambridge, Md., Short received a B.S. in mathematics from HPU with minors in both chemistry and […]

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HPU Welcomes Bunting to Accounting Services

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 29, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Gene Bunting as manager of contracts and procurement in the accounting services office. In his position, Bunting will oversee the development and renewal of contracts for products and services that enhance the student experience. His expertise is in production planning, purchasing and contracting, […]

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HPU Gives Back to Countless Families During the Holidays

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 23, 2014 – The High Point University family’s caring spirit is amplified during the Christmas season. Students, faculty and staff made the holidays bright for thousands of people in the community this year. In total, HPU touched more than 15,250 lives this holiday season while contributing $30,000 in Christmas gifts. High […]

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Office of Financial Planning Welcomes Hill

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 19, 2014 – Cana Gyongyos Hill recently joined High Point University as an administrative assistant in the Office of Financial Planning. Hill functions as the first point of contact for students in the financial planning office, helping to complete financial aid forms and inputting essential information into university databases. “I am […]

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