HPU’s Hillel Chapter and Jewish Life Coordinator Receive International Award

Members of HPU Hillel light Shabbat candles during an event the group organized on campus. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2021 – High Point University’s chapter of Hillel and Amy Epstein, HPU’s Jewish Life Coordinator, are the recipients of the Phillip H. and Susan Rudd Cohen Outstanding Campus Award from Hillel International. Each year, two […]

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HPU Stout School of Education to Offer ‘STEM Camp in a Box’ for Community Children

This is the seventh year HPU is offering the camp to community children. Last year was the first year it was offered virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Whitley Davis (left) and Aubrey May Davis (right) participated in HPU’s “STEM Camp in a Box” virtual camp last year. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2021 – […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 26, 2021 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Professor Mark Brown Presents Artwork in Solo Exhibition Mark Brown, associate professor of visual arts, held a solo exhibition titled “Lullaby” at the McGlothlin Center for the Arts at Emory and Henry […]

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97% of HPU Graduates Are Employed or Furthering Their Education within 6 Months of Graduation

While navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, HPU’s 97% rating remains 11 points above the national average. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2021 – High Point University remained committed to and focused on student success when the COVID-19 global pandemic began impacting the region in spring 2020. Data collected by HPU, in accordance with the National Association […]

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HPU Welcomes Ingram as Founding Chair of Nursing in Congdon School of Health Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 23, 2021 – Dr. Racquel Ingram has joined High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences as founding chair and assistant professor for the Department of Nursing. In her role, Ingram will work with the Drs. Daniel Erb, senior vice president of academic affairs, and Kevin Ford, interim dean for HPU’s […]

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$80 Million Library is HPU’s Next Step in Transformational Growth Plan

The facility will be completed in 2024 during HPU’s Centennial Anniversary. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 16, 2021 – As High Point University’s transformational growth plan continues, HPU announces construction plans for a new $80 million library that will provide ample study space for students and house a new Admissions Center. The facility is expected to […]

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HPU Welcomes David Horsager as Trust Expert in Residence

David Horsager is a bestselling author and global authority on helping leaders and organizations become the most trusted in their industry. Horsager has joined High Point University as Trust Expert in Residence. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 15, 2021 – High Point University’s Access to Innovators program continues to grow with the addition of David Horsager, […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Say Relationship Has Not Changed During Pandemic

With Valentine’s Day this weekend, more than half of respondents are extremely satisfied with their current relationship. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 12, 2021 – The latest High Point University Poll asked adults in North Carolina about their use of online dating sites or apps, given that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Thirty-four percent […]

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HPU Poll: Majority in North Carolina Says Biden Will Successfully Pass His Programs

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 11, 2021 – A High Point University Poll finds a majority of North Carolinians think President Joe Biden will be successful in passing his programs. The poll also finds that North Carolina residents are pessimistic about relations between Democrats and Republicans, as well as the political divisions in the country and […]

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Alumni Outcomes: Designing for Disney

HPU’s Michaela Mucha, ’18, creates creative marketing magic for Walt Disney Studios.   If you weren’t streaming movies and shows before the Covid-19 pandemic, then odds are high you’ve since become a streaming pro. And with more than 85 million subscribers, chances are also good that you’ve explored Disney+ looking for your next binge-worthy experience. […]

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HPU Announces New Hires in January

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 3, 2021 – High Point University welcomed nine new hires in the month of January. They are as follows: Victoria Williams joined HPU’s Office of Student Life as a resident director. Williams is responsible for creating an engaging environment for students who live in York and Point Place Halls. Prior to […]

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HPU’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy Awarded Full Accreditation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 1, 2021 – High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, the Triad’s only pharmacy school, has recently been awarded full accreditation status by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). “We are grateful to be granted accreditation from pharmacy education’s accrediting body to continue to provide an extraordinary education in […]

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HPU Commissions Harriet Tubman and Thurgood Marshall Sculptures in Honor of Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, High Point University has commissioned sculptures of Harriet Tubman and Thurgood Marshall to be the newest additions to a long list of inspirational leaders featured on HPU’s campus. These sculptures will join prominent people such as Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, George Washington Carver, Amelia Earhart, John Coltrane, […]

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HPU Awards Peterson Scholarship to Two Interior Design Majors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 28, 2021 – High Point University students Gabrielle Listorti and Helen de Weissenbruch, both sophomore interior design majors, have been awarded the Bill and Bonnie Peterson Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to students in the HPU School of Art and Design who are studying visual merchandising or interior design and […]

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