Class of 2015 Profile: Megan Robinson Recruited by Charlotte Hornets

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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Senior Presents Research at AEJMC Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2015 – Mallory Drummond, a senior at High Point University, recently presented her paper at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference held in Knoxville, Tennessee, on March 27. Her presentation, titled “To Pray or Not to Pray: Sectarian Prayer in Legislative Meetings,” is about the constitutionality […]

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HPU Celebrates Earth Day with Local Businesses and Wildlife

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2015 – A festival of local food vendors, environmentally friendly businesses and wildlife took over the Hayworth Park at High Point University today for an Earth Day celebration. Hundreds of students enjoyed food produced by area businesses such as Carolina Corn Roasters, Big Boss Bakery, Miss Jenny’s Pickles and My […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Michelle Scirica Thrives in Interior Design

With commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors 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 senior from […]

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Distinguished Journalist Tom Brokaw to Give HPU’s 91st Commencement Address

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2015 – High Point University continues its tradition of bringing renowned thought leaders to campus by featuring distinguished journalist Tom Brokaw as its Commencement speaker on May 9. The university will award approximately 963 degrees, making this the largest graduating class in HPU’s history. Brokaw is best known as the […]

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HPU Hosts Adapted Field Day for Students With Disabilities

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 20, 2015 – As part of High Point University’s Disability Awareness Week, the Office of Student Life hosted an Adapted Field Day in the Slane Gym on April 16 for more than 100 students with disabilities from the community. “Seeing the students’ faces light up because of the fun they were […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Marcus Cromwell Hired by Aetna

With commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors 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 senior from […]

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#BostonStrong

By: Jessica Wayashe, ‘11   Maybe it was the guy in the cheeseburger costume trudging past me on Heartbreak Hill. It could have been the women running side by side in superhero capes, or the people guiding blind friends and family members toward the finish. Whatever it was, the energy I felt in the midst […]

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Students Make an Impact in the Triad

High Point University’s mission to provide students with an impactful, experiential education takes learning well beyond the walls of the classroom. HPU juniors and seniors enrolled in “HRE 4220: Advanced Leadership and Team Development” recently completed four service projects in the Triad community. As part of the course, students designed and implemented an initiative that […]

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Service Learning Showcase Honors Community Agencies and Volunteers

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2015 – High Point University students, faculty, staff and members of the community were honored at the 2015 “HPU Serves Showcase.” Students created and shared nearly 100 posters to demonstrate the service they’ve completed this academic year at the event. The posters represented nearly half of the 100,000 hours of […]

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Sarah Stride Presented With 2015 HPU Haverty Cup

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2015 – Sarah Stride, a senior at High Point University, was honored today as the 2015 recipient of the Haverty Cup. Stride, a native of Littleton, New Hampshire, received $2,500 and her name engraved on the base of the Haverty Cup, which is on permanent display in the library of […]

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Sorority Raises $18,000 For Breast Cancer Awareness

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2015 – High Point University’s Zeta Tau Alpha raised $18,000 for breast cancer awareness and research at the sorority’s 10th annual Crown Classic Golf Tournament. The tournament was held April 11-12 at the Forest Oaks Country Club in Greensboro and hosted teams of golfers made up of HPU faculty members […]

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Hundreds Attend HPU’s LEGO Day Showcase Event

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2015 – Over 300 children spent their weekend with HPU education majors learning fun and educational ways to use Legos. The Lego showcase event, Come Build With Us, gave children from the community the opportunity to learn and participate in Lego learning projects, robotic showcases and create a “future city” […]

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Senior Presents Paper at Regional Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2015 – Nolan Stout, a senior at High Point University, presented his paper at the Phi Alpha Theta Carolinas Regional Conference at the University of South Carolina Beaufort on April 18. Stout won Outstanding Undergraduate Paper Overall as well as Outstanding Undergraduate Paper. His paper, titled “At All Costs: Manifest […]

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HPU to Host Percussion Ensemble Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2015 – The High Point University Percussion Ensemble will captivate the community with a diverse mix of music during an upcoming concert featuring performances by HPU faculty and students. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 26 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. […]

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