Six Holiday Traditions at High Point University

The High Point University campus is decked out for the holidays. Christmas lights and nutcrackers line the Promenade while holiday music plays throughout campus. It can only mean one thing: December is here. The holidays are a season of celebration and traditions. Even in the midst of final exams and end-of-semester projects, the HPU family […]

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HPU Announces Community Enrichment Series Events for December

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 19, 2018 – High Point University invites the community to campus for the following Community Enrichment Series events during the month of December. Triad residents can sign up to receive email updates about community events at HPU throughout the year by visiting www.highpoint.edu/friends. They can also receive notifications about events by […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 28, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Theatre Faculty, Student Perform in New York Members of the HPU Department of Theatre and Dance recently participated in the Broadway Bound Play Festival in New York City. Their play, “The […]

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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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Building Life Skills Through Service

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Below, learn  how HPU sophomore Briana Smalley is discovering the ways a community can create positive change.    Inside the High Point City Council Chambers, Briana Smalley sees leaders in her city offer someone a second chance. That someone was convicted of a past violent crime. […]

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HPU Builds 116 Bicycles for Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2018 – High Point University’s faculty and staff kicked off the new academic year by giving back to the community. At a campus-wide meeting on Tuesday, 1,000 HPU employees came together in the Millis Center for a team building event, where, together, they built 116 bikes. Today, those bikes were […]

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A Growing Reminder: How the Mariana H. Qubein Botanical Gardens and Arboretum Inspire Reflection

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how the Mariana H. Qubein Botanical Gardens and Arboretum serve as a place of serenity and education for HPU students. Like High Point University itself, the Mariana H. Qubein Botanical Gardens and Arboretum are noticeably beautiful. But every aspect of their design, […]

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HPU Students Perform with Chesapeake Theatre Company

From left, HPU students Christine Watt, Ceili Lang, Olivia Leenhouts and Alec Yamartino, pictured on stage, are interns at Chesapeake Theatre Company in Baltimore.  HIGH POINT, N.C., July 18, 2018 – Four High Point University students are performing and working alongside the actors and crew at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company this summer. Juniors Christine Watt and […]

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HPU Students Study the Biodiversity of Ecuador During Global Experience

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 16, 2018 – High Point University students have returned from their exploration of biodiversity in Ecuador and the Galapagos as part of an HPU Global Experience trip. Also known as “Maymesters,” these short-term programs led by HPU faculty provide students with the opportunity to be immersed in cultures unlike their own. […]

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HPU President Nido Qubein Named 2018-19 Wyndham Championship Honorary Chairman

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 10, 2018 – High Point University President Nido Qubein is the 2018 and ‘19 Wyndham Championship honorary chairman, the tournament announced today. The 79th annual Wyndham Championship is set for Aug. 14-19, 2018. As the honorary chairman, Qubein will serve as an ambassador for the PGA TOUR event which provides important economic […]

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