HPU Students Find Success in Today’s Job Market as Graduation Nears

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2017 – High Point University seniors have positive news to celebrate. In addition to their graduation approaching on May 6, data from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) shows 95 percent of the Class of 2015 and the Class of 2016 were employed or in graduate school within […]

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Student Receives Pulitzer Fellowship to Report from Chile

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2017 – High Point University student Taylor Lord has been named a 2017 Pulitzer Fellow by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. This competitive opportunity will take Lord to Casablanca, Chile, where she’ll report on how climate change is affecting internationally renowned wines produced in the city. Lord is from […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Lacey Gould Begins Career at LabCorp, Pursues MBA at HPU

Name: Lacey Gould Hometown: Clemmons, North Carolina Major: Gould will graduate as a Exercise Science and Biology double major with a minor in Psychology on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Gould has accepted a job with Laboratory Corporation of America as an IT Product Specialist and Technical Marketing Manager. As LabCorp transitions to a more digital system for providing […]

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HPU Students Receive Goldwater Honorable Mentions for Scientific Research

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2017 – High Point University students Rebecca Ulrich and Thomas Boudreaux received honorable mentions for the 2017 Goldwater Scholarship competition. The Goldwater Scholarship, established in 1986 as a living memorial for Sen. Barry M. Goldwater, serves as the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering. Applicants […]

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Building Community through Conversation

This story is featured in the Spring 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you.   Douglas McCollum understands the power of words. He’s a freshman at High Point University, but he’s wise well beyond his years. McCollum is a High Point native and one of more than a dozen Bonner Leaders at HPU. […]

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Alumnus Gives Major Gift to HPU for New Conservatory

Pictured is an artistic rendering of High Point University’s future Caine Conservatory, supported by a major gift from Don and Teresa Caine. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2017 – Don and Teresa Caine, owners of Greensboro-based Camco Manufacturing, have generously given a major gift in support of a new Conservatory at High Point University. It […]

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This Week In Photos: April 17-21

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The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the annual Arbor Day Celebration, to student awards, Earth Day and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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HPU Family Celebrates Earth Day 2017

HPU students Ashley Britton and Megan Nerney enjoy fresh corn during the annual Earth Day Celebration. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2017 – The High Point University family celebrated Earth Day today with local companies and wildlife organizations in the Cottrell Amphitheatre. Students tasted cold-pressed juice, fed animals at the petting zoo, learned about the lives of […]

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HPU Students Win Start-Up Funds at 2017 Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2017 – Winners of High Point University’s Business Plan Competition received thousands of dollars toward their business idea during the seventh annual event.  Hosted by High Point University’s Belk Center for Entrepreneurship and supported by BB&T, the five finalists competed for $25,000 in start-up funds. The event was held in […]

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Arbor Day Celebration Highlights Expanding Gardens and Tree Collection

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 20, 2017 – As several hundred community members gathered today at High Point University’s Cottrell Amphitheater to celebrate Arbor Day amidst the campus’s more than 3,000 taxa of plants, a special group of alumnae pledged to help keep the campus tree collection growing. For the eighth consecutive year, HPU received the […]

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HPU Senior Receives 2017 Haverty Cup

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 20, 2017 – Hannah Rowell, a senior at High Point University, was honored today as the 2017 recipient of the Haverty Cup. The Haverty Cup was established in 1988 by the late Rawson Haverty to honor annually an outstanding graduating senior in a home furnishings-related programs at HPU. This tribute was […]

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Students Honored for Commitment to Service and Academics

Pictured from left to right are Dr. Dennis Carroll, HPU Provost; Ariel Hodges, recipient of the University Award for Citizenship; Michael Esposito, recipient of the University Award for Service; Haley McKeown, recipient of the University Award for Leadership; and Gail Tuttle, Senior Vice President for Student Life. Not pictured is Jenny Marshall, recipient of the […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kristen Schapowal will Pursue Masters Degree at George Washington University

Name: Kristen Schapowal Hometown: Hicksville, New York Major: Schapowal will graduate with degrees in International Relations and History on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Schapowal will attend George Washington University’s Elliot School of International Affairs and pursue her masters in Middle East Studies. How HPU helped you get there: “From the moment I stepped on campus, High Point University has provided me […]

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HPU and Triad Universities Host 12th Global Communication Association Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 19, 2017 – High Point University served as a primary host for the 12th annual Global Communication Association Conference (GCC). Host universities also included, the University of North Carolina Greensboro, Winston Salem State University, Elon University, Mazoon University College and Bayan College. Each year, GCA invites the brightest minds in the […]

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CNN’s Wolf Blitzer to Give HPU’s 2017 Commencement Address

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2017 – High Point University continues its tradition of bringing renowned thought leaders to campus by featuring Wolf Blitzer, CNN’s lead political anchor and anchor of “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer,” as the Commencement speaker on May 6. The university will award approximately 1,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees. […]

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First Pharmacy Students Become Difference Makers

This story is featured in the Spring 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you. Discover below how HPU’s inaugural pharmacy class is preparing to lead in a collaborative health care environment.    Charity Amenya was still living in Raleigh when she drove to High Point, North Carolina, to volunteer with a group of […]

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ZTA Raises $28,000 for Breast Cancer Education and Awareness

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2017 – High Point University’s Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority hosted its 12th Annual Crown Classic Golf Tournament, raising $28,000 for Breast Cancer Education and Awareness. Each year the sorority invites the community to take part in the tournament, with all proceeds going to the Zeta Tau Alpha foundation and its […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Michael Rossi Gears up for Success at Richard Childress Racing

Name: Michael Rossi Hometown: Pennington, New Jersey Major: Rossi will graduate with a major in Business Administration and a minor in Marketing on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Rossi will fulfill his childhood dream of working in NASCAR and join Richard Childress Racing as the Merchandise Services Coordinator. In his role, Rossi’s primary responsibility will be managing all team apparel for RCR and […]

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