Undergraduates Present at Professional Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2013 – A group of High Point University students had the extraordinary opportunity to present their research at a professional conference in Washington, D.C. The students took part in the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association’s (PCA/ACA) national conference March 27 – 30. HPU sent 12 students and three faculty members […]

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Finalists Announced for Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2013 – The Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced the three finalists for its 3rd annual Business Plan Competition. The finalists will split a $15,000 prize. The three finalists are Cameron McGraw, a senior entrepreneurship and management major; Alexa Crawford, a junior entrepreneurship major; and Kristopher Hovland, […]

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Students to Host ‘Cuts for Cancer’ Event

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2013 – High Point University students, faculty and staff will chop off their hair for a good cause at the 3rd annual “Cuts for Cancer” event on HPU’s campus at 5:30 p.m., on April 22 in Hayworth Park. The event is free and open to the public. “Cuts for Cancer” allows anyone to […]

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Super Bowl XLVIII Coordinating Producer and Pulitzer Center Journalist Headline ‘Communication Week’

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 3, 2013 – Three industry leaders will headline High Point University’s “Communication Week,” April 8 – 15. They are: Daniel Grossman, Pulitzer Center journalist on global warming; Dr. Jack Shaheen, Hollywood consultant on Arab portrayals, international author and award winning media critic; and High Point native David Neal, 34-time Emmy award-winning […]

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Hundreds Head to HPU for BigSURS Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 2, 2013 – Hundreds of students and faculty from the Big South Atlantic Conference will be in High Point this weekend for the 6th Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium, to be hosted at High Point University. The BigSURS provides undergraduate scholars a forum to share the results of their research through […]

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Sorority to Host Golf Tournament for Breast Cancer Awareness

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 1, 2013 – High Point University’s Zeta Tau Alpha sorority will raise money and breast cancer awareness with their 8th annual Crown Classic Golf Tournament. The tournament will be held at the Holly Ridge Golf Links on April 6. Tee times are scheduled for 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Team entry […]

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Big Brothers, Big Sisters Host Easter Egg Hunt

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 29, 2013 – Shouts of joy filled High Point University’s Hayworth Park during a “Big Brothers, Big Sisters Easter Egg Hunt,” organized by the big brothers and sisters at HPU. “They really wanted to do something special for their little brothers and sisters,” said Teresa Jackson, match support specialist at Big […]

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Sophomore Honored with a National Award for Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 28, 2013 – High Point University sophomore Erin Karpovich was recently named a 2013 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. She was one of six college students in the state to receive the honor. The honor is given to students around the country who make the most of their college experiences […]

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Phi Mu Sorority’s ‘Hoop-A-Palooza’ Scores Again in an Effort to Support Children’s Hospitals

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 28, 2013 – Members of the Phi Mu sorority at High Point University recently held their sixth annual Hoop-A-Palooza event, which raised more than $1,000 for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, specifically Duke Children’s Hospital. The event consisted of a number of different activities over three days that ranged from a […]

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Theatre to Produce ‘Picnic’

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 27, 2013 – The High Point University department of theatre will delight audiences – and get them ready for warmer days – with its spring production, “Picnic.” The show will be held at 7:30 p.m. April 11-13, and at 2 p.m. on April 14 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth […]

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HPU Poll: Obama at 44 Percent Approval in NC; McCrory at 50

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HIGH POINT, N.C., March 26, 2013 – A new HPU Poll finds that 44 percent of registered voters in North Carolina approve of President Barack Obama’s job performance while 48 percent disapprove. The poll also finds that 50 percent of the same registered voters approve of newly elected North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory’s job performance, […]

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Entrepreneurship Roundtable Highlights Importance of Small Business Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 21, 2013 – “Only in America could someone with $20 and a racecar one day be sitting on a stage next to the governor.” Those words were spoken by racing CEO and businessman Richard Childress during High Point University’s Entrepreneurship Roundtable event on March 20, where Childress and North Carolina Gov. […]

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‘American Discovery Series’ to Discuss ‘America’s Army: Making the All-Volunteer Force’

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 21, 2013 – High Point University department of history will host Dr. Beth Bailey as part of its “American Discoveries” series. Bailey, professor of history at Temple University, will present “America’s Army: Making the All-Volunteer Force,” at 5 p.m. on April 4 in Room 109 of the Nido R. Qubein School […]

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HPU to Present ‘Muslim Women and the Politics of the Veil’ by UNC-Chapel Hill Professor

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 20, 2013 – High Point University will feature Dr. Sahar Amer, professor of Asian studies, adjunct professor of French, and adjunct professor of global studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as part of its Faculty Cultural Enrichment Series. She will present “Muslim Women and the Politics of […]

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