HPU President Secures $100 Million in Private Funds for Downtown Catalyst Projects

Qubein has secured $50 million from private developers and $50 million in philanthropic support. HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 7, 2017 – High Point University President Nido Qubein announced yesterday he exceeded his initial goal and has raised $50 million in private funds for downtown High Point catalyst projects. Just a few short months ago, Qubein […]

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HPU Presents ‘A Conversation with Kevin Ashton and Dr. Nido Qubein’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 29, 2017 – High Point University will host “A Conversation with President Nido R. Qubein and Kevin Ashton” from 9-10:30 a.m. on Sept. 12 in the Pauline Theatre of Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Community members can reserve a seat by contacting the HPU Campus Concierge at 336-841-4636 or concierge@highpoint.edu. Ashton is […]

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Community Enrichment Series Events for September

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 24, 2017 – High Point University will host the following events in September as part of the Community Enrichment Series. Triad residents can sign up to receive email updates from HPU about events throughout the year at http://www.highpoint.edu/community.   Sechrest Art Gallery Presents “Hunt Seat and Equitation” by Elise Schweitzer, ongoing […]

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Class of 2021 Joins HPU Family

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2017 – Two years ago, Sheri and Kevin Mullen of Villanova, Pennsylvania moved their daughter into her residential hall at High Point University. Today, they did the same for their son, Sean. On the fifth floor of Blessing Hall, they unpacked, knowing that as their second child moves to campus, […]

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Nine HPU AmeriCorps VISTAs Begin Service to the City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 10, 2017 – Nine recent High Point University graduates will work to improve education and food security in the city of High Point this year as AmeriCorps VISTAs. For the fifth consecutive year, HPU is hosting VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members, who are placed with nonprofit organizations to build […]

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HPU Students Devote Summer to Scholarly Research

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 12, 2017 – Each year, High Point University students seize summer as an opportunity to put their scholarly research skills to work in the community, scientific laboratories and beyond. In addition to the research projects and creative works they complete in the academic year, the Summer Research Institute, Summer Research Fellowship […]

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Growing Graduate Programs Bring New Students to Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 26, 2017 – Graduate programs in the Congdon School of Health Sciences are flourishing on the High Point University campus this summer as the first-ever physical therapy doctoral students join campus, a new 3+2 master’s degree in athletic training welcomes its first class, and the physician assistant master’s program welcomes its […]

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Physical Therapy Students Connect with Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 22, 2017 – Students in High Point University’s physical therapy doctoral program are one of the newest groups on campus, but already they’re building relationships with children in their community. Children at Camp High Five, a weeklong program for youth with limited movement on one side of the body, are receiving […]

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Science in the Summer: HPU’s STEM Camp Kicks off for Local Kids

Above: Ashwaq Althubity, a graduate student in HPU’s Stout School of Education (right), leads (from left to right) Adam Koonce, Riley Lemons and Sean Edwards, rising fifth-graders at the North Carolina Leadership Academy, through a rocket building activity.  HIGH POINT, N.C., June 19, 2017 – Riley Robinson began building her rocket today at High Point University’s […]

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HPU Hosts Free Arts Splash Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 7, 2017 – High Point University will host an evening of free music featuring Laney Jones and the Spirits starting at 6 p.m. on June 25 at the Cottrell Amphitheater. The concert is part of the Arts Splash summer concert series organized by the High Point Arts Council. It is free […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 6, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Graduate Awarded Most Outstanding Senior Award Haley McKeown was honored with High Point University’s Most Outstanding Senior Award at the Onward with Faithful Courage Senior Send Off event, held on May […]

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HPU Civitan Club Leader Earns Top Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 15, 2017 – Kayla Jones, a High Point University junior and strategic communication major from Cary, was named Campus Civitan of the Year for the second year in a row by Civitan International. The award, presented to the top Campus Civitan each year out of all campus clubs in Civitan International, […]

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HPU Family Hosts Numerous Philanthropic Events

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2017 – Throughout the past month, the following High Point University organizations held fundraising events and hosted programs to benefit the local community and beyond. These efforts are part of the 100,000 hours of service and thousands of dollars that the HPU family contributes each year to local causes.   […]

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