HPU Senior Enters the World of Entertainment at Marvel Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 12, 2019 – High Point University rising senior Gina Figliozzi’s epic career goals include creating the concepts behind attractions and restaurants for America’s biggest entertainment brands, and she’s getting her start interning with Marvel Entertainment in New York City this summer. A studio art major and communications minor from St. James, […]

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Valentine Family Supports HPU and Establishes Scholarship

Julie and Kevin Valentine of Bernardsville, New Jersey, have given a generous gift to support the HPU Fund for Extraordinary Education and establish the Valentine Family Endowed Scholarship. Pictured from left to right are Julie Valentine, Graham Valentine, Bethany Valentine, Grayson Valentine, Gunnar Valentine and Kevin Valentine. HIGH POINT, N.C., July 11, 2019 – High […]

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Students Perform with Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 9, 2019 – High Point University students are performing and working alongside the actors and crew at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company in Baltimore, Maryland this summer. HPU’s Juliet Jacob and Madison Steiner are performing in Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s “Macbeth” and “Love’s Labour’s Lost.” Both students are also participating in an all-intern production […]

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HPU’s Growth Continues with $200 Million in Active Construction

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 8, 2019 –High Point University’s transformational growth continues during the summer months with $200 million in active construction across the 460-acre campus. “It is amazing what takes place on our campus during the summer and beyond,” says HPU President Nido Qubein. “At HPU, we have created a learning environment where our […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 1, 2019 – High Point University recently welcomed 11 new staff members. They are as follows: Dr. Jodi Jabs joined the Office of Student Life at HPU as director of campus engagement and student activities. She plans programs and activities for students, including Summer Advantage, Welcome Week and move-in, and the […]

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Youth Leadership Academy Helps Teens Connect with Community Resources, Service Opportunities

Rory Baker, center, and Brianna Berry, right, participants in the Youth Leadership Academy hosted by HPU and the High Point Police Department, prepare lunches to serve at Open Door Ministries. HIGH POINT, N.C., June 28, 2019 – Twenty-seven teenagers graduated from the Youth Leadership Academy on Thursday with a fresh perspective on leadership and service […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 26, 2019 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognition. HPU Junior Wins Gilman Scholarship Avery Moon, a rising senior international relations and sociology/anthropology major, received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to help fund her summer study abroad trip to Ukraine, […]

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Students Compete in the World’s Largest Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 24, 2019 – High Point University students launched their summer break in New Mexico for this year’s Spaceport America Cup competition. Eight students, led by Jeff Regester, physics and astronomy instructor at HPU, and Paddy Clancy, a 2019 graduate and organizer of the group, participated in the third annual Spaceport America […]

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HPU Receives Colleges of Distinction Honor for Ninth Year

HPU was also recognized as a Career Development College of Distinction for the second consecutive year. HIGH POINT, N.C., June 24, 2019 – For the ninth consecutive year, High Point University has been named to the Colleges of Distinction. It is a unique college guide that honors institutions with an innovative, teacher-centered undergraduate education and […]

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Students Serve More Than 500 Patients in Costa Rica

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 21, 2019 – Thirteen High Point University students cared for more than 500 patients collectively when they traveled to the cities of La Cruz and Liberia in Costa Rica. The group provided free medical, dental and veterinary assistance to these communities. Advised by HPU faculty member Dr. Michael Grider, assistant professor […]

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