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HPU Students Travel for Eclipse Viewing

About 100 High Point University students traveled to Newberry, South Carolina on Aug. 21 to see the eclipse in its “path of totality,” the path where the sun is completely blocked. The group departed campus early and returned that same evening. HPU physics and astronomy instructor Jeff Regester led the trip, and when his group […]

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3,000 Gather at HPU to Celebrate The Great American Eclipse

Dr. Brad Barlow, assistant professor of astrophysics (center), organized HPU’s on-campus eclipse celebration and joined students in viewing the once-in-a-lifetime event today. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2017 – Three thousand people wearing purple eclipse shades lined High Point University’s Kester International Promenade today in celebration of the total solar eclipse. Alexander Kuzmanoff, a sophomore […]

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HPU Convocation and Traditions Welcome the Class of 2021

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 20, 2017 – More than 2,600 parents, students and faculty dressed in regalia filled High Point University’s Millis Athletic and Convocation Center today. While it looked like a scene from HPU’s graduation, it was the university’s annual Convocation Ceremony, which signals the start of the academic year and sets the stage […]

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Class of 2021 Joins HPU Family

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2017 – Two years ago, Sheri and Kevin Mullen of Villanova, Pennsylvania moved their daughter into her residential hall at High Point University. Today, they did the same for their son, Sean. On the fifth floor of Blessing Hall, they unpacked, knowing that as their second child moves to campus, […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Nick Blackman

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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HPU’s Record Enrollment Nears 5,000 as New Academic Programs and Facilities Are Introduced

    HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 17, 2017 – High Point University’s total enrollment will near 5,000 students, a record for HPU, when classes begin on Aug. 22. Students will return to the completion of major expansion projects, including academic and residential facilities, as well as new academic programs. They also will be greeted by […]

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Preparing 21st Century Teachers

This story is featured in the Spring 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Stout School of Education is preparing students to become 21st century educators.    Rachel Lawrence remembers when the heads of 30 children turned toward her as she stepped into a real classroom for the first time. The looks on their faces […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Rachel Callaway Manages Social Media and HPU Master’s Program

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Amanda Gregory Attends Duke University for Doctorate of Physical Therapy

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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HPU Graduates First Physician Assistant Class

High Point University President Nido Qubein shakes the hand of Jaclyn Woods, one of HPU’s first physician assistant students, during the program’s graduation. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 12, 2017 – A group of new physician assistants are ready to care for patients in the Piedmont Triad and throughout the country after graduating today from High […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 14, 2017 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Education Dean Appointed to Teaching Fellows Commission Dr. Mariann Tillery, dean of the Stout School of Education at HPU, will serve on the N.C. Teaching Fellows Commission representing North Carolina […]

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Nine HPU AmeriCorps VISTAs Begin Service to the City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 10, 2017 – Nine recent High Point University graduates will work to improve education and food security in the city of High Point this year as AmeriCorps VISTAs. For the fifth consecutive year, HPU is hosting VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members, who are placed with nonprofit organizations to build […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kira Foglesong Attends Graduate School at Clemson University

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kirstie Pratt Begins Career with Golf Channel

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 7, 2017 – High Point University welcomed five new staff members during the month of July. They are as follows:   Derek Clark joined Security and Transportation at HPU as manager of transportation and parking services. He manages a staff that provides safe and reliable transportation and parking for students, staff […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kristine Faxlanger Finds Her Financial Future

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Sydney Richards Studies Divinity at Duke University

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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