Esteemed Theologians to Discuss Race and Religion

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 19, 2013 – High Point University and St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in High Point are partnering to host a lecture series featuring two esteemed theologians from Duke Divinity School and Boston College – Dr. Willie Jennings and Dr. M. Shawn Copeland. The series, relevant to a diverse and ecumenical audience, will […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Don’t See Syria as a U.S. Responsibility

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 17, 2013 – The situation in Syria has made headlines in recent weeks as the United States has considered a range of options for intervening in the country’s conflict. A new HPU Poll finds that many North Carolinians are aware of the news coming from the Middle East, but they say […]

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HPU Lowers Flags in Honor of Naval Yard Tragedy

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 17, 2013 – To honor those impacted by tragedy at the Washington Navy Yard on Sept. 16, High Point University is flying its flags at half-staff today until sunset on Friday. While HPU is home to students from 47 states and 34 countries, the university has a historic connection to students, […]

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HPU Poll: Obama and McCrory at 39 Percent Approval in NC

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 16, 2013 – A new HPU Poll finds that 39 percent of North Carolina residents approve of President Barack Obama and Governor Pat McCrory’s job performance. Meanwhile, U.S. Senators Kay Hagan and Richard Burr have job approval ratings of 40 and 36 percent, respectively. In the spring, the HPU Poll surveyed […]

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Graduate School to Host Preview Event for Prospective Students

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept 12, 2013 – High Point University will host the 3rd annual Graduate School Preview Day from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 21 in the Greek Village Conference Center. The event will give prospective students the opportunity to see the many advanced degree programs that are available on campus. The […]

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HPU Opens Community Writing Center for Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 9, 2013 – High Point University students and faculty opened a new Community Writing Center today for local children. Area elementary students arrived at the center, located at 1307 Guyer St., around 3:30 p.m. for icebreaker activities, educational games and one-on-one tutoring with HPU students. “We are thrilled to be up […]

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Peer Pressure: Sometimes It’s a Good Thing!

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You’ve probably noticed that the HPU website frequently features success stories about our current students. This is of course by design, to cultivate an environment of excellence. You could also think of this simply as positive peer pressure. As President Qubein has often remarked, “Who you spend time with is who you become.” Here in […]

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HPU Welcomes Hall as Advisor, Coach in Freshman Success Program

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 6, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Douglas Hall as an adviser and coach in the Freshman Success Program. Hall is responsible for serving freshmen by coaching and guiding them toward academic and personal success. “My number one priority is to help students align themselves with their passion and purpose […]

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HPU Welcomes Newsom to Staff

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 29, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Mary Katherine Newsome as an administrative assistant to the Modern Foreign Languages and Political Science Departments. Newsome serves as office manager and assists in the day-to-day needs of her departments’ students, faculty and staff. She will also oversee the Research Administration and Sponsored […]

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HPU Hosts Open House for Strategic Communication Graduate Program

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2013 – High Point University will host an open house for its Strategic Communication Master’s Program on Aug. 29 at 5 and 5:45 p.m. in the Wilson Commerce Ballroom on campus. Prospective students are invited to get an overview of the admission process, curriculum and potential career options with the […]

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HPU Promotes Keilitz to Vice President of Athletics

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2013 – Craig Keilitz has been promoted to Vice President of Athletics at High Point University. Keilitz has been Athletic Director since 2008 and the department has undergone unprecedented growth since then, including upgraded facilities and the additions of men’s and women’s lacrosse. “Craig Keilitz is a talented leader who […]

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HPU Welcomes Sweet as Assistant Director of Construction and Renovation

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Jason Sweet as the assistant director of Construction and Renovation. Sweet is responsible for the day-to-day activities and processes of ongoing construction projects at HPU. He also collaborates on the designs for new projects. Sweet, who has expertise in construction management and effective […]

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