HPU Breaks Ground on Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel

Several HPU family members ceremoniously broke ground during today’s event. Pictured from left to right are Dr. Rev. Jeff Patterson, senior pastor of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church; HPU Provost Dr. Dennis Carroll; Bob Brown, vice chairman of the HPU Board of Trustees; HPU President Nido Qubein; HPU First Lady Mariana Qubein; Orlando “Tubby” Smith, […]

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HPU Raises $30,000 for Hurricane Florence Relief

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2018 – Hundreds of High Point University parents and students gathered inside the Hayworth Fine Arts Center today as HPU President Nido Qubein presented a check for $30,000 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Florence relief efforts. “HPU has stepped up time and time again to meet the needs […]

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HPU/N&R Poll: NC Residents Say They Support Most Constitutional Amendments

Support is most split for the amendment that gives legislators more control over filling judicial vacancies. HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 21, 2018 – A recent High Point University/News and Record Poll finds that majorities (62 percent) of North Carolinians say they are more likely to vote in this year’s election knowing about the chance to vote […]

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HPU Poll: Presidential Approval at 42 Percent, Congress Approval at 23 Percent

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 20, 2018 – A recent High Point University Poll finds that North Carolinians give President Donald Trump a job approval rating of 42 percent and are split on who they would vote for in U.S. Congressional and North Carolina General Assembly races if they were held today. Twenty-three percent of North […]

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HPU’s Fall Family Weekend to Bring Thousands of Visitors to Campus and City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 19, 2018 – High Point University will host approximately 5,000 visitors during Family Weekend, Sept. 21-23. The annual fall event is a time for HPU students and families to experience together the university’s academic and cultural opportunities, as well as offerings throughout the city of High Point. This year’s event will […]

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HPU Breaks Ground on the Caine Conservatory

Construction on HPU’s Caine Conservatory has now begun. Pictured from left to right are Dr. Carole Stoneking, dean of the David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences; HPU Provost Dr. Dennis Carroll; Don Caine and Teresa Caine, owners of Greensboro-based Camco Manufacturing and supporters of the facility; HPU First Lady Mariana Qubein; HPU President […]

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HPU to Raise Funds for Families Impacted by Hurricane Florence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 18, 2018 – High Point University President Nido Qubein and HPU’s Student Government Association announced that they will raise funds for the American Red Cross to assist those affected by Hurricane Florence in eastern North Carolina. Already, the university has raised $15,000. Anyone can contribute to the efforts here. “While our […]

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Hurricane Florence Update

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Sept. 17, 4:30 a.m.   Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, Out of an abundance of caution, classes will begin at 10:40 a.m. today, Sept. 17. All other HPU services will continue to operate on normal schedule. While conditions remain stable, Campus Enhancement will be working this morning to prepare a few academic spaces on campus […]

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Meet The Deans 2018

Dr. Michael Oudshoorn Dean of the Webb School of Engineering Education: B.Sc. in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics; B.Sc. (Hons) in Computer Science; Ph.D. in Computer Science. All from the University of Adelaide, Australia. Accolades: Dr. Oudshoorn has more than 30 years of experience as an educator. His career began at the University of Adelaide, […]

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Inside Look at Hurricane Florence Preparations

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 13, 2018 – High Point University’s promise to provide every student with an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people holds true in every situation, including inclement weather. Although HPU canceled classes for Thursday and Friday, the campus remains fully operational for students. HPU Security, Food Services, Campus Enhancement, […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 10, 2018 – High Point University welcomed 14 new staff members during the month of August. They are as follows:   The Rev. Dr. McKennon Shea joined the Office of Institutional Advancement at HPU as assistant vice president for development. He manages and provides strategic oversight to the university’s major and […]

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