National Board of Advisors Adds Dr. Anthony Atala

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 23, 2015 – Anthony Atala, a physician and internationally recognized scientist in the field of regenerative medicine, has joined High Point University’s Board of Advisors. HPU’s National Board of Advisors is composed of Fortune 500 CEOs, thought leaders, and distinguished visionaries who have positively impacted the United States and the world in […]

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Theatre Department Hosts ‘Night of the Originals’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 20, 2015 – High Point University’s Department of Theatre is hosting six more nights of the “Night of the Originals.” This play is composed of five brand new plays written by HPU student playwrights. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. through Feb. 25 in the Empty Space Theatre on HPU’s […]

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HPU Chamber Ensembles to Perform ‘Kaleidoscope’ Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 17, 2015 – High Point University will offer community members an evening of non-stop musical performances with its Spring Chamber Ensembles Concert, “Kaleidoscope.” The event, part of the university’s Cultural Enrichment Series, will be held at 7:30 p.m. March 3 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. It […]

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Student Storyteller: Interfaith United at HPU

By: Kevin Garrity, HPU senior and native of Winston-Salem   I traveled to Atlanta with so many questions about what it means – and what it will mean – to be a white male Christian living in the 21st century. What will it mean to live in a spiritually globalized world, which due to technology, […]

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HPU Hires Dozier in IT Department

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 16, 2015 – The Office of Information Technology at High Point University recently hired Wayne Dozier as network analyst. Dozier will be responsible for the ongoing configuration and support of the university’s network infrastructure that powers the wired, wireless and Internet-based phone needs across campus. Dozier’s previous experience includes engineering networking […]

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Steve Harvey Hosts Local Edition of ‘Ask Steve’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 13, 2015 – Steve Harvey, TV personality, comedian and best-selling author, visited High Point University and did a local edition of “Ask Steve” where members of the audience asked Harvey questions about love and relationships. The event was hosted by WXII 12, NBC’s local affiliate. Each weekday in his multi-topic show, […]

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HPU Hires Jernigan as Librarian for Wanek Center

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 6, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Leanne Jernigan as the new librarian for the Wanek Center Learning Commons. In this position, Jernigan will assist students and faculty with research and help them navigate library databases. She will also offer bibliographic instruction to several departments and coordinate student outreach programs […]

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HPU Hires Curtin as Director of Marketing Services for Admissions

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 30, 2015 – High Point University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions recently hired Jennifer Curtin as director of marketing services. In this position, Curtin leads the undergraduate admissions marketing team in connecting prospective students with HPU. This includes social media, collateral and promotional materials that encourage students to apply and enroll. Curtin […]

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HPU Named Charter Member of Survey Research Transparency Initiative

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 29, 2015 – High Point University’s Survey Research Center (SRC) became the 20th Charter Member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Transparency Initiative. The new initiative encourages organizations like the SRC to share important details about how they collect and interpret information about their research projects. “We are […]

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Students Score Professional Skills at Figure Skating Championships

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 28, 2015 – Behind the loops and axels, the famed figure skaters and the thousands of visitors that descended upon Greensboro, High Point University students were hard at work. While the spotlight was on the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro Jan. 17-25, four HPU students scored professional development opportunities that […]

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International Exchange Program Brings New Faces to City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 27, 2015 – A new exchange program launched this semester at High Point University is bringing students from Austria, France and Brazil to North Carolina’s International City. Seven students from these countries are the first exchange students in the university’s history. They arrived at the university in January, and seven HPU […]

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