Phoenix Reading Series to Feature Poets Bill Rasmovicz, Carrie Olivia Adams
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 17, 2014 – High Point University will host two nationally acclaimed poets as part of the Phoenix Reading Series. Bill Rasmovicz and Carrie Olivia Adams will hold a reading, Q&A session and book signing at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Francis Auditorium of Phillips Hall, with a reception following the […]
HPU to Feature Talents of Music Department with Annual Faculty Recital
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2014 – High Point University will feature the extraordinary talents of its music faculty with an evening of music at the annual Faculty Recital. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 21 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. It is open to the […]
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 […]
UNC-TV to Air ‘High Point University Presents: Lessons in Leadership’
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 23, 2013 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a special program titled, “High Point University Presents: Lessons in Leadership,” featuring three successful CEOs in a roundtable discussion on the important role of leadership in North Carolina. The program will air on Sunday, Jan. 5 at 6 p.m. The three CEOs featured […]
HPU Hosts ‘Lessons and Carols’ Candlelight Service
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 9, 2013 – More than 300 people ushered in the holiday season with High Point University’s annual Lessons and Carols Candlelight service on Dec. 4 in the Hayworth Chapel. The special service, based on the traditional Festival of Lessons and Carols at King’s College in Cambridge, England, featured members of […]
HPU Welcomes Neighbors to Campus for Third Annual Community Christmas
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 3, 2013 – High Point University will share the spirit of the season by welcoming friends, neighbors and community members of the Piedmont Triad to campus for two nights of holiday celebration from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 18-19. The event is free and open to the public. The […]
Students Observe Hanukkah with Dinners, Cultural Presentations
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 26, 2013 – High Point University students celebrated Jewish traditions with two Hanukkah dinners and presentations of the story of Hanukkah on Nov. 25. This year, Hanukkah begins at sundown on Nov. 27. This is the first time since 1888 Hanukkah and Thanksgiving have fallen on the same day, and […]
HPU to Host NC Symphony Holiday Concert
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 – High Point University will ring in the holiday season with a community favorite, “Holiday Pops,” an annual performance by the North Carolina Symphony. The event will be held on Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The event is open […]
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 […]
Department of Theatre to Perform Retelling of Classic Grimm’s Fairy Tales with ‘Into the Woods’
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 30, 2013 – The High Point University Theatre Department will host “Into the Woods,” a brilliant musical retelling of the classic Grimm’s Fairy Tales by Stephen Sondheim and written by James Lapine. The show will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 14-16, and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 17 in […]
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 […]
HPU Names Facility in Honor of Ashley Furniture Founder Ron Wanek
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2013 – High Point University named a prominent building on campus today in honor of Ron and Joyce Wanek, who have made countless contributions to business and philanthropy throughout their lives. The Waneks attended a ceremony in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center where Ron Wanek praised HPU for its educational […]
Science Students Meet Leading Astrophysicist
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 14, 2013 – High Point University science students recently had the unique opportunity to meet with Dr. Don Winget, an astrophysicist at the University of Texas-Austin. Winget’s research focuses on white dwarf stars, which are the remains of stars similar to the Sun that have already used up all of their […]
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 Welcomes 5,000 for Fall Family Weekend
Families enjoy academic panels, entertainment and much more over the weekend.
HPU to Host Piano Recital Featuring High Point Native Dr. James Giles
Department of Music at High Point University will host a piano recital featuring Dr. James Giles.
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. […]
‘Queen of the Carnival’ to Visit HPU as Part of Latin Heritage Month
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 16, 2013 – High Point University is celebrating Latin Heritage Month in a unique way – by hosting Daniela Cepeda Tarud, the 2013 Queen of the Carnival, who will present a master lecture and performance at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 21 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. […]
U.S. News Ranks HPU No. 1 Three Times
The university has steadily moved up in national rankings as it continues to grow.
Music Professor Hosts Concert to Celebrate Release of CD, ‘Praxis’
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 3, 2013 – Dr. Brian Meixner, assistant professor of music at High Point University, will present a concert celebrating the release of his new CD, “Praxis,” to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 14 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The event is free and open […]
HPU to Build Athletic Performance Center for NCAA Div. I Teams
The new facility will house an academic center and state-of-the-art athletic training center at Vert Stadium.
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 […]
HPU Welcomes the Class of 2017
Freshmen get through a smooth and welcoming move-in, despite the rain.
Sechrest Gallery Features VISIONS 2013: Making the Ordinary Extraordinary
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 6, 2013 – The Sechrest Art Gallery at High Point University will feature the work of 16 renowned artists from across the country in its second annual exhibition – VISIONS 2013: “Making the Ordinary Extraordinary.” The exhibit, which opens Aug. 27, will remain in the gallery until Nov. 1. An opening […]
Surrounded by Inspiration in a Foreign Land
A journalism major describes the little moments that made a big impact while she studied in Oxford, England.
Basketball Star Drafted By Harlem Globetrotters
Corey Law is going from slam dunk stardom to join the world-famous team.
The Democracy USA Project in Retrospect
Three artifacts will commemorate one of HPU’s largest experiential learning initiatives.
Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Addresses HPU’s Largest Graduating Class
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 4, 2013 – Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak gave the ultimate lesson in innovation and invention to High Point University’s Class of 2013 during his commencement address today at the 89th Graduation Ceremony on the Roberts Hall lawn. A total of 936 degrees were conferred to the largest graduating class in HPU’s […]
One Senior’s Contributions Will Benefit Future HPU Students
April’s Extraordinary Leader, Dana Lindblad, created new opportunities on campus.
HPU Installs 60 New Trees for Arbor Day and Hands Out Hundreds More
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2013 – High Point University marked Arbor Day with a special ceremony April 18. The university handed out 200 dogwood trees to community members to plant around the city, and announced plans to plant 60 more on campus. The new trees are in addition to five new large Oak trees […]
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 […]
Arbor Day Celebration to Give Away 200 Trees and Plant 60 More on Campus
HPU will be presented with the Tree Campus USA designation for the fourth consecutive year at the event.
Band Partners with N. Forsyth Band for ‘Let’s Go to the Movies!’
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 3, 2013 – The High Point University Band will host its spring concert, “Let’s Go to the Movies!” at 7:30 p.m. on April 16 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The performance is free and open to the public. The HPU University Band will partner with the […]
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 Welcomes Thousands for Family Weekend
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 28, 2014 – High Point University will welcome an estimated 2,500 visitors to campus during its annual Family Winter Weekend. The event, to be held Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, will offer a lecture series, entertainment, festivities, a university update and more to HPU students and their families. “Over a period […]
HPU Invites Community to Greensboro Symphony Concert
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 9, 2014 – High Point University will welcome audiences to a night of exhilarating musical selections as part of a concert presented by the Greensboro Symphony. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 24 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Led by Dmitry Sitkovetsky, […]
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 […]
Annual Prayer Breakfast Rings in Christmas, Honors Mandela
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 6, 2013 – More than 700 people attended High Point University’s 43rd Annual Prayer Breakfast today to ring in the holiday season. A special message was delivered by Rev. Dr. Don Wilton, who is the senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Spartanburg, S.C. and also serves as a minister to […]
HPU to Host 43rd Annual Prayer Breakfast Featuring Rev. Dr. Donald Wilton
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 27, 2013 – High Point University will kick-off the holiday season with the 43rd Annual Prayer Breakfast, featuring Rev. Dr. Donald J. Wilton. The event starts at 7:30 a.m. on Dec. 6 in the Millis Athletic and Convocation Center and is open to the public. Dr. Don Wilton has been the […]
NFL Player Corvey Irvin Trains in HPU’s Biomechanics Lab
The combination of renowned faculty and leading-edge equipment make the HPU Human Biomechanics and Physiology Lab one of the most unique labs in the country – so much so that it’s attracting visits from professional athletes like NFL player Corvey Irvin of the Dallas Cowboys. Over the summer, Irvin discovered the HPU lab through his […]
CNN’s Pamela Brown Inspires Students to Welcome Challenges, Learn from Failure
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 15, 2013 – In the first eight months of her career at CNN, 29-year-old Pamela Brown was faced with covering the Boston Marathon bombings, the Cleveland kidnapper and the Oklahoma tornado. It was a grueling start for a young journalist, but she persevered and shared her challenges, mistakes and triumphs […]
HPU to Feature Cultural Critic Lynne Tillman at 43rd Annual Phoenix Festival
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 5, 2013 – High Point University will feature novelist, short story writer and cultural critic Lynne Tillman as part of the 43rd annual Phoenix Literary Festival, hosted by HPU’s department of English. Tillman’s presentation begins at 7 p.m. on Nov. 21 in the Francis Auditorium of Phillips Hall. The event is […]
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 […]
HPU to Hold Performance of Classic Fairy Tale ‘Hansel and Gretel’ for Community, School Children
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2013 – High Point University will feature the classic fairy tale, “Hansel and Gretel,” by Engelbert Humperdinck at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 23 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The event is open to the public; tickets are not required. HPU will also host a special […]
HPU to Showcase Talents from Symphonic Band in Fall Band Concert
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 10, 2013 – Community members will have an opportunity to experience the talents of the High Point University Symphonic Band thanks to the upcoming Fall Band Concert. The event, to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 26 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center, is open to […]
Music Students Return from Performing in Costa Rica
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 4, 2013 – Music students from High Point University just returned from Costa Rica where they participated in the country’s unique and highly selective “Promising Artists” program. The students invited to take part in the program each year are considered some of the best of the best from the U.S. HPU […]
The future at High Point University is bright.
The future of High Point University is bright. Just ahead on the horizon are two major projects spurred and supported by alumni and parents of current students. The Center for Student Success and the Athletic Performance Center will offer students new professional and career development opportunities while continuing to enhance the stellar academic experience offered […]
HPU Gardens to be Featured on UNC-TV
The Mariana H. Qubein Botanical Gardens and Arboretum will be featured on UNC-TV’s “In the Garden with Bryce Lane” at noon on Sept. 28 and 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 29.
Theatre to Perform ‘Diary of Anne Frank’
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 20, 2013 – High Point University’s Department of Theatre will present “The Diary of Anne Frank,” a stage adaptation of the autobiographical book, at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 3 – 5 and Oct. 7 – 9 in the Empty Space Theatre on the HPU campus. It is open to the public, […]
Phoenix Festival to Feature Colombian Fiction Writer, Juan Alvarez
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 13, 2013 – In celebration of Latin Heritage Month, High Point University will host internationally acclaimed Colombian author Juan Alvarez as part of the Phoenix Reading Series. The reading, book signing and reception will be held at 7 p.m. on Sept. 26 in the Francis Auditorium of Phillips Hall. The event […]
Students, Faculty and Staff Share Their Stories with ‘Dear World’
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 6, 2013 – High Point University students, faculty and staff had the unique opportunity to share their stories with the “Dear World” project this week. World famous photographer Robert X. Fogarty visited the campus, bringing with him his interactive and award-winning event. Fogarty photographed hundreds of HPU students after they wrote […]
UNC-TV to Air ‘High Point University Presents: Steve Wozniak’
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 2, 2013 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a special program titled, “High Point University Presents: Steve Wozniak” that features HPU president Nido Qubein and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. The program will air on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. Check local listings for channel information. Wozniak served as HPU’s Commencement […]
West African Dancing and Drumming Group to Bring a Beat, Cultural History to HPU
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 28, 2013 – The High Point University campus will come alive with West African dancing and drumming at the event, “Drumming Up Diversity,” to be held at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 12 at the outdoor Hoffman Amphitheatre in Hayworth Park. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets […]
New Students Participate in Convocation and the Signing of the Honor Code
Convocation inspires students for a new academic year.
HPU to Feature General Colin Powell at 2014 Commencement
High Point University continues its tradition of bringing renowned thought leaders to campus by featuring General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), former secretary of state, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and national security advisor, as its Commencement speaker on May 3, 2014.
New Campus Minister Aims to Inspire and Transform through Religious Life
Rev. Preston Davis discusses religious life on campus and its role in a liberal arts education.
Inspirational Freshman Brings Dedication and Passion to the Lacrosse Team
Despite seemingly unbeatable odds, Connor McKemey proves anything is possible as long as you never give up.
Junior Creates, Presents Portrait to NBA Star Dwyane Wade
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 25, 2013 – Brandon Hubschman, a junior at High Point University, makes art personal by painting portraits of his role models and presenting them to the people who inspire him the most. Hubschman, a Florida native, recently created a portrait of Dwyane Wade and presented it directly to the famed Miami […]
‘World News with Diane Sawyer’ and ‘GMA’ Feature HPU Graduates
The inspiring story of two HPU graduates appears on national news.
Video & Photo Highlights of Commencement Weekend 2013 Events.
Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak to Give Commencement Address to Largest Graduating Class
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2013 – High Point University will host Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak as this year’s speaker for its 89th Graduation Ceremony. The university will award more than 900 degrees – 836 undergraduate and 90 graduate degrees. This marks the largest undergraduate class in the history of HPU. The Graduation Ceremony will […]
Students Recognized for Exceptional Commitment to School and Community at Honors Day
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2013 – High Point University students go above and beyond to make a difference in their community. Every year, HPU takes one night to recognize them and their work during the annual Honors Day Awards ceremony. This year, the four students receiving the top university awards excel in the classroom, […]
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 to Feature Spirituals in Annual Spring Choral Concert
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 5, 2013 – The High Point University Department of Music is excited to present their annual Spring Choral Concert. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 19-20 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The annual concert will feature the University Singers, the Women’s Choir, […]
Senior Recognizes Staff Member for Serving More than Great Meals
Miss Lisa is an example of faculty and staff who are dedicated to providing a holistic experience.
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 […]
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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 […]
HPU President Nido Qubein to Appear on CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’
Squawk Box, the premier pre-market business program on CNBC, will interview President Nido Qubein on Wednesday, December 11 at 8:20am. The segment will focus on “Opportunities in America” and will highlight both the extraordinary transformation of High Point University and the personal story of President Qubein. Tune in to CNBC to watch the live interview […]
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 […]
HPU to Perform Popular Annual Holiday Choral Concert
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 14, 2013 – High Point University will treat the community to two nights of musical cheer with its annual Holiday Choral Concert. The performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 3 and Dec. 5 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The concerts are free open […]
ZTA to Plant Pink Ribbon Garden on Campus
Who: Members of the Delta Gamma Chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority at High Point University. What: Planting pink flowers in the shape of a pink ribbon as part of the ZTA’s “Seeds for Hope” event. The ribbon will be about 20 feet tall and 17 feet wide, filled with pink hydrangeas and a mix […]
Gallery Exhibit to Honor Late Iconic NC Photographer Merry Moor Winnett
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 29, 2013 – The Sechrest Art Gallery at High Point University will honor the life of a beloved regional and national artist with the exhibit, “Merry Moor Winnett: Photographic Personal Perspective.” The exhibit, which opens Nov. 11, will remain in the gallery until Dec. 4. An opening reception will be […]
Phoenix Reading Series to Feature Film Scholar Gregory Flaxman
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2013 – High Point University will feature film scholar Gregory Flaxman as part of the Phoenix Reading Series. The event will be held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 24 in the Francis Auditorium of Phillips Hall. The event is free and open to the public; no tickets are required. Flaxman, […]
HPU to Host Performance by Percussion Ensemble
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 15, 2013 – High Point University will share a beat with the community during an upcoming concert from the Percussion Ensemble. The group will hold a performance at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The event is open to the public; tickets […]
Jazz Ensemble to Feature Toe-Tapping Numbers at Annual Fall Concert
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9, 2013 – High Point University will host an evening of toe-tapping jazz with the upcoming Jazz Ensemble Concert. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The event is open to the public; no tickets are required. […]
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 […]
HPU Continues Transformation with Groundbreaking of Center for Student Success
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 28, 2013 – High Point University broke ground on the Center for Student Success today with students and parents in attendance during the annual Fall Family Weekend. The Center for Student Success, scheduled for completion in one year, is a $16 million, 40,000-square-foot facility that will be a central hub of […]
A Values-Based Education
Alex Nelson’s hard work, dedication and giving spirit make him an Extraordinary Leader.
Esteemed Theologians to Discuss Race and Religion
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 19, 2013 – High Point University and St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in High Point are partnering to host a lecture series featuring two esteemed theologians from Duke Divinity School and Boston College – Dr. Willie Jennings and Dr. M. Shawn Copeland. The series, relevant to a diverse and ecumenical audience, will […]
HPU Lowers Flags for Patriot Day and Holds Memorial Service
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 11, 2013 – In recognition of Patriot Day, High Point University will fly all flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset. A special worship service will also be held in the Hayworth Chapel at 5:30 p.m. The sermon, titled “How Shall We Remember,” will focus on how we remember the tragedy […]
Senior Spends Summer Reporting in Scotland
Henry Molski reflects on his experience as a student grantee writer at the Pulitzer Center in Scotland.
Junior Wins Gold and Silver Medals in 2013 World Dwarf Games
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 30, 2013 – A High Point University junior returned to campus this month with one gold medal, two silver medals and a world champion title to her name. Stephanie Vrettakos, a business and entrepreneurship major at HPU, competed in the 2013 World Dwarf Games in August where she won a gold […]
HPU to Host ‘Faculty Dance Performance,’ Panel Discussion for Community
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 27, 2013 – The High Point University dance minor program will present an evening of professional dance works as part of the annual Faculty Dance Performance and Panel. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 6 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center; it is […]
New Students Participate in Convocation and the Signing of the Honor Code
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2013 – High Point University freshmen and their parents were welcomed to campus this weekend with a variety of events designed to provide a smooth transition and an engaging environment for HPU’s newest students. Throughout the weekend, freshmen took part in HPU traditions including the formal Opening Convocation ceremony, where […]
Students Work Alongside Professional Actors in HPU’s “Waiting for Godot”
The theatre department’s new “Extension Project” gives students a real-world theatre experience.
Faculty and Professional Actors to Perform in HPU’s Presentation of ‘Waiting for Godot’
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 22, 2013 – Professional actors and faculty in the High Point University department of theatre will present the classic production of “Waiting for Godot.” The production will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 15-18, Aug. 23-25 and at 2 p.m. on Aug. 16 and 23 in the Pauline Theatre of […]
Independence Day 2013
High Point University wishes everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July.
HPU to Host Summer Entertainment with Annual Eastern Music Festival
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 24, 2013 – High Point University will host an evening of musical entertainment with the Eastern Music Festival, an annual event held on campus. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on July 10 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The event is open to the […]
Foreign and Unfamiliar: ‘Maymesters’ Send Students Across the Globe
These experiential learning journeys bring classroom content to life.
Business Administration Major to Work for Global Fortune 500 Company
Charlie Apter says the experiences he gained at HPU helped set him apart from other applicants.
Bishop Larry M. Goodpaster to Speak at HPU Baccalaureate
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2013 – High Point University’s 2013 Baccalaureate service, to be held at 5 p.m. on May 3 at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, will be led by Bishop Larry M. Goodpaster, a bishop of the United Methodist Church. He will address more than 900 seniors – the largest graduating class […]
Brandon Browning’s Compassion Earns Him the Title of Extraordinary Leader
Browning shows his leadership skills in class, Greek life and campus activities.
Student Receives Pulitzer Fellowship to Report on Scottish Secession Vote
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 10, 2013 – HPU junior Henry Molski has been selected by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to receive a stipend that will allow him to travel to Scotland and report on the upcoming vote that would allow the country to secede from the United Kingdom. Molski, a communication major with […]
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 […]