HPU to Host Former Professional Snowboarder Kevin Pearce

HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2015 – High Point University will host Kevin Pearce, former professional snowboarder and co-founder of LoveYourBrain LLC, at 6 p.m. on April 15 in the Extraordinaire Cinema in the R.G. Wanek Center. This event is free and open to the public, no tickets are required. On Dec. 31, 2009, while training for […]

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Harlem Globetrotters Storm HPU’s Millis Center

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 31, 2015 – High Point University hosted the Harlem Globetrotters on their 2015 World Tour featuring HPU alumnus Corey “Thunder” Law on March 30. High Point University students, faculty, staff and members of the community, such as Big Brothers Big Sisters and local elementary school students, watched as the Globetrotters beat […]

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HPU and North State Create New ‘Video On Demand’ Channel

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 30, 2015 – “Video On Demand” is the way today’s viewers watch, connect with and search for desired programming. Two of High Point’s economic leaders are taking a fresh approach to this world of possibilities. Through North State’s fiber-optic network, High Point University will offer a video on demand channel that […]

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HPU’s International Women’s Day Celebration

Pictured above: From left to right Salwa Mubarak, Fathiya Mubarak and Jenn Brandt, director of women’s and gender studies at HPU, at the International Women’s Day Celebration. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 25, 2015 – High Point University celebrated the rich and diverse community of women at the city’s first International Women’s Day Celebration at the […]

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HPU Celebrates International Women’s Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 17, 2015 – High Point University will join with the YWCA and City of High Point Human Relations Department in celebrating the city’s rich and diverse community of women at the International Women’s Day Celebration. The event will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 20, at the […]

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High Point University Professor Launches Novel

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2015 – Jaded Ibis Press will publish a novel written by Dr. Jacob Paul, assistant professor of English at High Point University, on April 1 titled “A Song of Ilan.” “A Song of Ilan” tells the story of Ilan Frank over the course of a single transformative day, as his […]

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HPU to Host Pulitzer Center Journalist and Photographer

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 10, 2015 – High Point University will host Pulitzer Center journalist Brian Castner and documentary photographer Cheryl Hatch as they discuss their reporting on the efforts of the U.S. military and local community to contain the Ebola epidemic in Liberia. The event will take place at 7 p.m. on March 24 […]

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HPU Hosts College Music Society Conference, Concerts

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 10, 2015 – High Point University invites the community to a series of concerts March 19-21 in conjunction with the 45th Annual Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the College Music Society (CMS-MA). The events will take place in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center on campus. Admission […]

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From the Office of Study Abroad

First International Exchange Students at HPU 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 students […]

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HPU Poll Tracks Highest Consumer Sentiment Since 2010

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 4, 2015 – North Carolinians may be restoring their confidence in the economy, according to the High Point University Poll’s latest Consumer Sentiment Index. Based on the HPU Poll data, the index stands at 85.9 this February. This is more than 10 points higher than the 73.5 index registered a year […]

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