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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Students Create Fundraiser Campaigns for High Point Center for Children and Families

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 19, 2014 – High Point University students created and shared fundraising campaign ideas on Dec. 15 for the High Point Center for Children and Families. All of the students are strategic communication majors enrolled in the health communications course. Each of the four groups pitched their plan to the panel of […]

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HPU Welcomes Senior Writer Jeri Rowe

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 17, 2014 – High Point University recently added Jeri Rowe to its staff as senior writer. He joins the Office of Communications after 28 years writing and editing for newspapers. Rowe tells the university’s story through a variety of formats, including thematic books, short- and long-form stories and blogs. His work […]

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Fraternity Hosts Empathy Dinner

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 17, 2014 – Pi Kappa Phi hosted an Empathy Dinner for the second year in a row to increase awareness of people who live with disabilities. Each participant experienced a disability for the night; some were blindfolded while others could only eat with one arm. “My disability was that I couldn’t […]

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An Unscripted Gift: By Dr. Joseph Blosser

By Rev. Dr. Joe Blosser, director of service learning and assistant professor of religion and philosophy at HPU A stained glass nightlight. Scottish shortbread cookies. A books of the Bible tie. A “Brain Games” book. An “I love Chicago” Beany Baby. And a Jesus action figure. What do all these things have in common? They are […]

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Students Help Children Make Healthy Choices

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 12, 2014 – High Point University students enrolled in the Nutrition and Healthy Living service learning course dedicated a semester to educating children at the Carl Chavis YMCA childcare center about healthy living. Every week, HPU students would creatively teach the children how to make healthy choices as well as make […]

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HPU Hires King in Office of Communication

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 10, 2014 – High Point University recently hired alumna Rebecca King as communication specialist in the Office of Communication. As communication specialist, King is responsible for sharing the stories of HPU in multiple platforms including the HPU website and magazine. She also distributes these stories and information about the university to […]

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Foster Joins Admissions Team

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2014 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently hired Thomas James Foster III as admissions counselor. Foster facilitates the application process for prospective students from New York. A native of High Point, Foster joins the admissions team with more than eight years of experience in trade […]

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