Renowned Business Leaders Join HPU Board

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 14, 2014 – High Point University has appointed three distinguished leaders in business to its National Board of Advisors: Ron Wanek, founder and chairman of Ashley Furniture; Marty Flanagan, president and CEO of Invesco Ltd.; and Kelly King, chairman and CEO of BB&T. They join prominent members of the board such […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Tyler Clay Called to Tanger

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Biology Major Gains Research Experience at Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 11, 2014 – Ivy Cocklereece, a biology major at High Point University and Winston-Salem native, is interning with Ocular Systems Inc. The company’s goal is to provide physicians with innovative surgical solutions to help patients improve their vision. As an intern, Cocklereece works on a team researching regenerative medicine and processes […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Ben Gjebre Optimizes Client ROI

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Basketball Players Volunteer for “Boys Night Out”

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 10, 2014 – Members of High Point University’s Men’s Basketball team and Recreation Services recently engaged with local children at the Family Service of the Piedmont’s Fairview Family Resource Center’s “Boys Night Out.” The HPU students assisted boys aged 10 to 13 years old with basketball warm-ups, held a Q&A session, […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Matt Zachariades Accepts Math Teaching Fellowship

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Student Joins Team Researching Personal Heart Monitors

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 9, 2014 – Rising High Point University sophomore Simeon Simeonides is part of a research team working to develop personal heart monitors that can help determine heart health and possibly predict heart attacks. Simeonides was selected as an undergraduate researcher at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering this summer. He’s […]

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University Minister Ordained as Elder by United Methodist Church

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 8,2014 – Preston Davis, minister at High Point University, recently became an ordained elder in the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Davis oversees all aspects of religious life on campus. He has led students on an alternative spring break trip to Haiti and established the Multifaith Prayer […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Carina Kelly Applies Masters at Cone Elementary

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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HPU Recognized Again for Distinction

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 7, 2014 – High Point University has been named to the 2014-15 Colleges of Distinction list, a unique college guide that honors institutions with an innovative, teacher-centered undergraduate education and a strong record of preparing graduates for real-world success. This is the fourth consecutive year HPU has been included on the […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Jordan Cohen Masters Islamic Studies

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Caitlin Hines Pursues MBA

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Austin Golya Recruited by 76ers

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Student Fires Up Grill Cleaning Business

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 3, 2014 – Jack Willett, a rising sophomore at High Point University, has a blazing passion for business and entrepreneurship. This summer, he’s launched his own business, Grill Guys, that offers grill cleaning and polishing services to customers in the southern Connecticut area. Willett, a strategic communications major and native of […]

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Life Lessons from Dr. Qubein

We are not preparing students for the world as it is. We are preparing them for the world as it is going to be. – Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president Music plays and inspirational messages and images scroll across a large screen in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center as freshmen crowd in to fill the seats. The discussion […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Chelsea Consalo Leads at Family Company

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Professor Discusses Education Strategies at International Conference in Colombia

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 2, 2014 – Dr. Shirley Disseler, assistant professor of elementary, middle grades and STEM in the School of Education at High Point University, recently traveled to Bogota, Colombia to share 21st century teaching strategies at an international conference. The National Training Conference of Colombia (SENA) invited her to speak during “Gran Foro […]

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Students Examine Cross-Cultural Psychology in Europe

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 1, 2014 – Nineteen students from High Point University recently completed their cross-cultural psychology course with a 16-day “Maymester” experience through six western European countries. Led by Dr. Kirsten Li-Barber and Dr. Chris Lootens, assistant professors of psychology at HPU, the course provided students with an opportunity to apply their knowledge […]

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