HPU Junior Named 2020 Newman Civic Fellow

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 19, 2020 – Kirsten Rowe, a junior at High Point University, has been named a 2020 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. As a fellow, she will participate in a yearlong program emphasizing personal, professional and civic growth for students who have demonstrated a capacity for leadership and an investment in […]

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97% of HPU Graduates Are Employed or Furthering Their Education within 6 Months of Graduation

HPU’s 97% career and continuing education ranking is 11 points above the national average. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 17, 2020 – High Point University graduates continue to achieve success after they complete their HPU education. Data collected by HPU, in accordance with the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) standards, shows 97% of the […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Share Their Views on Education Policy

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2020 –  North Carolinians are engaged and interested in offering opinions on the state’s public schools, according to a recent High Point University Education Poll, a joint venture between faculty in HPU’s Department of Leadership Studies in the Stout School of Education and HPU’s Survey Research Center. In the statewide […]

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Local Children Visit HPU’s Culp Planetarium

More than 100 children visited the planetarium. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 9, 2020 – Two groups of students from area elementary schools visited High Point University’s Culp Planetarium today to get an out-of-this-world lesson on the constellations. Local children have already experienced the planetarium at events like HPUniverse Day. While 100 students from Cornerstone Charter […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Mar. 9, 2020 – High Point University welcomed seven new staff members in February. They are as follows:   Ashley Hintermeyer joined the Office of Student Life at HPU as a resident director. In this role, Hintermeyer will supervise resident assistants to ensure a successful residence life experience for students in her […]

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HPU Bonner Leader Hosts ‘Poetry Project’ Showcase for Local School Children

Doug McCollum, High Point University Bonner Leader and poet, welcomed the loved ones of the students participating in the Poetry Project, a partnership with PNAC after-school programs and HPU’s Community Writing Center. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 6, 2020 – High Point University’s Bonner Leader program partnered with two Washington Street afterschool programs to share poetry […]

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HPU’s Cell-Art Collaborative Hosted Experiment Day for Local Students

High Point University biology students, like Nathan Grinalds (right), show local students how science and art can be integrated during Cell-Art Collaborative’s Experiment Day. HIGH POINT, N.C., Date, 2020 – High Point University’s Cell-Art Collaborative hosted its fifth annual Experiment Day, inviting students from the local community to explore the ways science and art can […]

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HPU Biology Research Suggests Dual Domain Pedagogy Can Promote Classroom Equity

Faculty members in HPU’s Department of Biology recently completed research on various classroom teaching methods to determine impacts on performance for underrepresented groups of students. Pictured top left to right are Dr. Dinene Crater, Dr. Y. Kevin Suh, Dr. Neil Coffield and Dr. Veronica Segarra. Pictured bottom left to right are Dr. Todd Lyda, Dr. […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 28, 2020 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. HPU Astronomy Professor Featured in PBS Documentary Tim Martin, adjunct instructor of astronomy at High Point University, made an appearance in the recent PBS NOVA documentary titled, Polar Extremes, which follows a […]

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