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HPU Hires New Associate Director of Employer Relations
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 2, 2014 – The Office of Career and Internship Services at High Point University recently hired Susan Brien as associate director of employer relations. Brien will develop and foster key employer relationships with the goal of increasing HPU student networks, internships and employment opportunities. She will also coordinate on-campus expos, company […]
Senior Elected to Fraternity’s National Council
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2013 – High Point University senior Sam Martorella is the new student representative of Pi Kappa Phi’s National Council. Martorella was chosen out of every fraternity member in the country based off of his leadership experience and other accomplishments. The national fraternity specifically credited the business major’s strong focus on […]
John Maxwell to Speak at HPU
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 28, 2013 – Bestselling author and internationally renowned leadership expert Dr. John C. Maxwell will headline High Point University’s 2013-2014 Spring Cultural Enrichment Series when he visits the HPU campus on March 19 in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Maxwell will speak to students, faculty, staff and community leaders. Maxwell joins […]
CEOs Discuss Leadership at HPU Roundtable
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 – Believe. That was the message from three local business leaders at High Point University’s Leadership Roundtable discussion held on campus today. They said the key to being a successful leader is to believe in yourself, believe in your team and believe in your core values. “One of the […]
HPU to Host Leadership Roundtable
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 24, 2013 – Three well known CEOs will serve as panelists in a roundtable discussion on the important role of leadership in North Carolina, presented by High Point University. The event will be held at 3 p.m. on Oct. 8 in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center on the campus of HPU. […]
HPU Welcomes New Campus Minister
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 26, 2013 – Rev. Preston A. Davis has joined High Point University as minister to the university to oversee all aspects of religious life on campus. Davis will serve as a spiritual mentor to the HPU family, reside over weekly services in the Charles E. Hayworth Sr. Memorial Chapel, and celebrate […]
Petal Points Set to Release Studio Album
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2013 – High Point University’s women’s a cappella group, the Petal Points, is set to release their second studio album, “Evolution.” The album will be unveiled following the group’s annual spring concert, to be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 23 in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The event is […]
Entrepreneurship Roundtable Highlights Importance of Small Business Innovation
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 21, 2013 – “Only in America could someone with $20 and a racecar one day be sitting on a stage next to the governor.” Those words were spoken by racing CEO and businessman Richard Childress during High Point University’s Entrepreneurship Roundtable event on March 20, where Childress and North Carolina Gov. […]
HPU Hosts Civitans for District Meeting
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 31, 2013 – High Point University recently hosted 100 Civitans for North Carolina East’s District Wide Meeting and offered suggestions on how to improve the organization. During the meeting, Dr. Daniel Hall, assistant professor of economics and Campus Civitan faculty advisor, service learning students and Campus Civitans gave a presentation emphasizing […]
HPU Receives $15,000 for Plant Nursery
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 23, 2013 – The Mariana H. Qubein Arboretum and Botanical Gardens at High Point University recently received $15,000 from the Stanley Smith Foundation to build a new, 2,000 square foot nursery on campus. The nursery will allow HPU to grow new plants for its gardens year round. “We will have the […]
Music Department Performs ‘Hansel and Gretel’ for Local Elementary Schools
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 29, 2013 – Laughing, gasping and lots of singing echoed through Hayworth Fine Arts Center this morning as High Point University’s music department put on the first of two performances of the children’s opera, “Hansel and Gretel,” for students from Montlieu Academy of Technology. The second performance will be held tomorrow […]
October Awards Two Extraordinary Leaders
October’s Extraordinary Leaders have different interests, but they do have two things in common: they both work hard and have the grades to prove it, and they both like to keep busy. Junior Corey Dalton spends most of his non-class time taking on leadership roles in his fraternity, Pi Kappa Phi, which led to a […]
Students Hear from Coordinating Producer for Super Bowl XLVIII
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2013 – High Point University students heard from David Neal, the recently appointed Coordinating Producer for Super Bowl XLVIII Thursday night. The High Point native is a serial Emmy award-winner and sports producer, executive producer of FOX Sports’ World Cup coverage and CONCACAF Gold Cup coverage. Neal worked at NBC […]
HPU Adds Two Historical Sculptures to Campus
HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2014 – Two new historical sculptures added to the High Point University campus represent a valuable concept that Dr. Nido Qubein shares with students: To be great, you must walk hand in hand and side by side with great people. Historical sculptures of John Coltrane and Sir Isaac Newton were installed […]
Gallery Extends Exhibit Featuring Artwork by Late NC Photographer Merry Moor Winnett
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 26, 2013 – Thanks to the enormous popularity of the Merry Moor Winnett photography exhibit at High Point University’s Sechrest Art Gallery, the university has extended the show into the spring 2014 semester. The exhibit, “Merry Moor Winnett: A Photographic Perspective,” will reopen on Jan. 6 and remain in the gallery […]
November Extraordinary Leaders Make an Impact on Campus
November’s Extraordinary Leaders are leaving High Point University a better place than they found it. Seniors Tyler Steelman and Taylor Renwick are achieving their goals in different ways, but their impacts are being felt on campus and around the community. Steelman, a Thomasville, N.C. native, is the first person in HPU history to serve two […]
American Children’s Home Visits High Point University
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 26, 2013 – Students, faculty and friends of High Point University got an early dose of Thanksgiving when they welcomed the American Children’s Home (ACH) to campus. Kathy Berrier, vice president of business affairs for ACH, Craig Burris, ACH director of financial development, and foster care social workers presented the agency’s […]
Dove ‘Real Woman’ Stacy Nadeau Visits HPU
  HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 22, 2013 – Stacy Nadeau wants everyone to start feeling better about their bodies and themselves. Nadeau was one of the women featured in Dove’s original “Real Women” Beauty Campaign, which aimed to celebrate the diversity of body shapes and sizes. On Wednesday, she met with HPU students at a […]
What the Honor Code Means to Me
By Tyler Steelman, senior political science major and SGA president I once heard someone say, “You can learn a lot about a group of people by what they decide to show you first.” The Honor Code Signing Ceremony is the first thing you do as a member of High Point University’s family. I still remember […]
Super Bowl XLVIII Coordinating Producer and Pulitzer Center Journalist Headline ‘Communication Week’
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 3, 2013 – Three industry leaders will headline High Point University’s “Communication Week,” April 8 – 15. They are: Daniel Grossman, Pulitzer Center journalist on global warming; Dr. Jack Shaheen, Hollywood consultant on Arab portrayals, international author and award winning media critic; and High Point native David Neal, 34-time Emmy award-winning […]
Theatre to Produce ‘Picnic’
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 27, 2013 – The High Point University department of theatre will delight audiences – and get them ready for warmer days – with its spring production, “Picnic.” The show will be held at 7:30 p.m. April 11-13, and at 2 p.m. on April 14 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth […]
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