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HPU Students Travel for Eclipse Viewing

About 100 High Point University students traveled to Newberry, South Carolina on Aug. 21 to see the eclipse in its “path of totality,” the path where the sun is completely blocked. The group departed campus early and returned that same evening. HPU physics and astronomy instructor Jeff Regester led the trip, and when his group […]

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3,000 Gather at HPU to Celebrate The Great American Eclipse

Dr. Brad Barlow, assistant professor of astrophysics (center), organized HPU’s on-campus eclipse celebration and joined students in viewing the once-in-a-lifetime event today. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2017 – Three thousand people wearing purple eclipse shades lined High Point University’s Kester International Promenade today in celebration of the total solar eclipse. Alexander Kuzmanoff, a sophomore […]

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HPU Convocation and Traditions Welcome the Class of 2021

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 20, 2017 – More than 2,600 parents, students and faculty dressed in regalia filled High Point University’s Millis Athletic and Convocation Center today. While it looked like a scene from HPU’s graduation, it was the university’s annual Convocation Ceremony, which signals the start of the academic year and sets the stage […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Nick Blackman

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’s Record Enrollment Nears 5,000 as New Academic Programs and Facilities Are Introduced

    HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 17, 2017 – High Point University’s total enrollment will near 5,000 students, a record for HPU, when classes begin on Aug. 22. Students will return to the completion of major expansion projects, including academic and residential facilities, as well as new academic programs. They also will be greeted by […]

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Preparing 21st Century Teachers

This story is featured in the Spring 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Stout School of Education is preparing students to become 21st century educators.    Rachel Lawrence remembers when the heads of 30 children turned toward her as she stepped into a real classroom for the first time. The looks on their faces […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Rachel Callaway Manages Social Media and HPU Master’s Program

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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Class of 2017 Profile: Amanda Gregory Attends Duke University for Doctorate of Physical Therapy

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 Graduates First Physician Assistant Class

High Point University President Nido Qubein shakes the hand of Jaclyn Woods, one of HPU’s first physician assistant students, during the program’s graduation. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 12, 2017 – A group of new physician assistants are ready to care for patients in the Piedmont Triad and throughout the country after graduating today from High […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kira Foglesong Attends Graduate School at Clemson University

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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Class of 2017 Profile: Kirstie Pratt Begins Career with Golf Channel

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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Class of 2017 Profile: Kristine Faxlanger Finds Her Financial Future

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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Class of 2017 Profile: Sydney Richards Studies Divinity at Duke University

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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Class of 2017 Profile: Nick Stigler Joins Duke University Medical Center as Athletic Trainer

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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Summer Scholars Present Research at Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 31, 2017 – Caroline Dau, a rising senior at High Point Central High School, stood beside a poster that displayed her summer research and confidently explained the discoveries she’s made as a Draelos Scholar at High Point University. Dau knew that she had an interest in chemistry when she applied for […]

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