Class of 2014 Outcomes: Abigail Johe Receives Prestigious Graduate School Offer

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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Psychology Class Makes Blankets for Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 29, 2014 – Students in Dr. Sadie Leder Elder’s Introduction to Psychology class made blankets for children in need, putting to practice what they learned in the classroom. Each semester, Elder’s students learn about helping behaviors and pro-social behaviors during their social psychology module, and then vote on a service-oriented project […]

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Class of 2014 Outcomes: Alisha Deary Called to Fortune 500 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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HPU Students Raise Awareness for Homelessness

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 29, 2014 – Students at High Point University recently participated in Act! Speak! Build! Week, a national homelessness awareness week sponsored by Habitat for Humanity, April 6 through 12. This is the first year the HPU Habitat for Humanity chapter has participated in Act! Speak! Build! Week. Throughout the week, the chapter […]

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UNC-TV to Air ‘High Point University Presents A Conversation with John Maxwell and Nido Qubein’

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 28, 2014 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a special program, titled “High Point University Presents A Conversation with John Maxwell and Nido Qubein” that features HPU president Nido Qubein and Maxwell, bestselling author and internationally renowned leadership expert. The program will air at 6 p.m. on May 4 on the […]

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Class of 2014 Outcomes: Janae Werdlow Teaches English in Latin America

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 Outcomes: Matt Jakubowski Turns Internship into Career

      HIGH POINT, N.C., April 28, 2014 – Internships are sure-fire way to boost résumés, build connections, expand networks, and set potential employees apart from the competition. New Jersey native Matt Jakubowski, a well-decorated senior political science major, landed a job with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (Mt. Laurel, N.J.) to begin just nine days […]

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Reach for the Stars – Or Run for Them

By Melissa Sweredoski, Junior Reach for the stars. Be successful. Make it happen. Keep going. Sounds easy, right? Well the reality of life is that nothing worth having comes easy. College is a time to push ourselves more than we ever have- academically, emotionally, and even physically. We are told that we are young, motivated and […]

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HPU Celebrates Arbor Day with Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2014 – The High Point University family and local community celebrated Arbor Day, a national holiday that encourages groups and individuals to plant and care for trees, with a special ceremony in the David Hayworth Park on April 24. HPU was also presented with the Tree Campus USA designation by […]

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Class of 2014 Outcomes: Tyler Yusko Takes on New York City

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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Students Recap a Year of Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2014 – The High Point University Service Learning Program and Student Government Association honored HPU students, faculty and community members for their volunteer service this year at the second annual “HPU SERVES Showcase.” Students created and shared 67 posters to demonstrate the service they’ve completed this academic year at the event. […]

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Psychology Students and Professor Attend National Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2014 – Students from the High Point University Psychology Department recently attended the Society for Research in Human Development (SRHD) conference held in Austin, Texas. The event, held biennially, brings together students and faculty from across the nation to discuss research advancements in the field of human development. HPU students Jackie […]

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Professor and Student Present Research on Mass Murders at National Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2014 – Kathleen Kelley, a senior criminal justice major at High Point University, along with Dr. Heather Ahn-Redding, associate professor of criminal justice, recently attended the Academy of Criminal Justice Science Annual Meeting in Philadelphia to present their research on the profile of mass murderers. Kelley and Ahn-Redding presented their […]

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Art Student Awarded in National Exhibition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2014 – High Point University sophomore David Friedman has been selected to exhibit his artwork at the “Artists of the 21st Century” exhibit at the West Tennessee Regional Art Center from April 1 to April 25. His piece, titled “The Swan,” made from 1,600 pieces of folded paper, placed 2nd in […]

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Business Plan Finalist: The Sound of Entrepreneurism

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2014 – The roar of a sold-out crowd beckoning an artist to take the stage is music to Bobby Robertson’s ears. As a sophomore attending HPU on a voice scholarship, Robertson’s love for music is expected. He frequently performs for audiences all over campus with the Chapel Choir. But his passion extends […]

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HPU names Dan Hauser new Athletic Director

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2014 – High Point University President Nido R. Qubein announced today the appointment of Dan Hauser as the new Athletic Director, effective July 1, 2014. Hauser has spent the last eight years as Senior Associate Athletic Director at Ohio University. He previously served as Director of Marketing at Wake Forest University. […]

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Roundtable to Examine Education in North Carolina

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2014 – Six business and education experts will serve as panelists in a roundtable discussion on the success and challenges of North Carolina’s K-12 public schools, along with the role of colleges, universities and the business community in addressing the state’s workforce and economic development needs. The event will be […]

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