HPU to Break Ground on School of Health Sciences and School of Pharmacy; Gov. Pat McCrory to Attend

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 4, 2015 – A phenomenal decade of transformation at High Point University has led to another historical moment. After tripling enrollment, doubling faculty, adding more than 50 new academic and residential facilities to campus, and raising a university record of $57 million in the last 14 months alone, HPU will move […]

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HPU Welcomes New Assistant Professor of Athletic Training

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 4, 2015 – Erica Thornton, a professional with 19 years of experience, joins High Point University as assistant professor of athletic training. As one of 41 new faculty members joining HPU, Thornton teaches a medical terminology class, musculoskeletal evaluation and rehabilitation classes, and clinical application courses in the Department of Athletic […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Caroline Durkee Creates Graphics for Clients

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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HPU Adds Dr. Jordan Smith to School of Pharmacy

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2015 – High Point University welcomes Dr. Jordan Smith to the School of Pharmacy as assistant professor of clinical sciences. He is one of more than 40 new faculty members joining HPU this year, 21 of which are new positions. Smith will teach a course on drug information for first-year […]

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Students, Alum Launch ‘Zipsy’ Social Media App

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2015 – Four High Point University students have harnessed the entrepreneurial spirit by combining everything their generation loves about social media into a single app called Zipsy. The app is available in the App Store today. Search for “Zipsy” and scroll until you see the official icon, or visit http://www.zipsyapp.com/ […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Brandon Hubschman Designs in Florida

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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School of Education Adds Assistant Professor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 27, 2015 – The School of Education at High Point University recently added Dr. Theresa Hegedus to the faculty as assistant professor. Hegedus teaches undergraduate elementary and middle grades teacher candidates and graduate students in the STEM concentration of the Master of Education program. She also serves as a university supervisor […]

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Freshman Profile: Ahead of the Curve

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Below is a snapshot of a student who finished high school a year early, putting her ahead of the curve:  Name: Poeu Breckinridge Hometown: Bloomville, New York High school attended: South Kortright Central School in South Kortright, New York Accomplishments: Originally […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Kyle Prates Lands Job in Boston

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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McConnell Joins Sport Communication Sequence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 25, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Dr. Patrick McConnell as associate professor of sport communication. He is one of more than 40 new faculty joining HPU for the 2015-16 academic year. McConnell serves as coordinator for the new sport communication sequence in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. […]

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Freshman Profile: An Extraordinary NASCAR Driver

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. David Garborcauskas, or David Garbo as he prefers, has a unique background in NASCAR; find out below how his racing ties led him to establish his own foundation for students with non-traditional learning styles.  Name: David Garbo, Jr. Hometown: Stonington, Connecticut High […]

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Student Interns for Fashion Designer in New York City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2015 – High Point University rising junior Kimberly Kloss is learning from one of the most prominent fashion designers, Diane von Furstenberg, at her internship. Kloss, a New York, New York native, is spending her summer in New York City as a marketing communications intern at Diane von Furstenberg Studio […]

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Senior Spends Summer at Internship in LA

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2015 – High Point University senior Brenna Austin is on her way to an exciting career in the entertainment industry after completing her summer internship with Entertainment Fusion Group in Los Angeles. Austin, a High Point native and strategic communication major, served as a public relations and events intern for […]

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Freshmen Profile: Twins Eager for Future at HPU

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Twins Josh and Greg Allen are among the incoming Class of 2019; find out why they both chose HPU below.  Name: Josh and Greg Allen Hometown: Honeoye Falls, New York High school attended: Honeoye Falls-Lima High School in Honeoye Falls, New York Accomplishments: Josh […]

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