Men’s Basketball Volunteers for Habitat for Humanity

  HIGH POINT, N.C. — The High Point University men’s basketball team volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, helping build a house and do landscaping in a neighborhood near the University on Wednesday. Several other HPU teams are also volunteering for the organization this fall. “It’s so important to give back to our community whenever we […]

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HPU to Hold Performance of Classic Fairy Tale ‘Hansel and Gretel’ for Community, School Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2013 – High Point University will feature the classic fairy tale, “Hansel and Gretel,” by Engelbert Humperdinck at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 23 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The event is open to the public; tickets are not required. HPU will also host a special […]

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Psychology Professor Publishes Journal Article

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 11, 2013 – Dr. Sadie Leder-Elder, assistant professor of psychology and associate director of the Survey Research Center at High Point University, published an article, titled “Supporting our Junior Faculty: Assessing the Concerns and Needs of Early Career Psychologists,” in the current issue of Teaching of Psychology (ToP). This article details […]

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CEOs Discuss Leadership at HPU Roundtable

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 – Believe. That was the message from three local business leaders at High Point University’s Leadership Roundtable discussion held on campus today. They said the key to being a successful leader is to believe in yourself, believe in your team and believe in your core values. “One of the […]

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HPU to Host ‘March for Babies’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 – The community is invited to join High Point University students, faculty and staff for the March of Dimes annual “March for Babies Walk” on HPU’s campus at 9 a.m. on Oct. 26. Money raised from the event will be used to assist the March of Dimes, which supports […]

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Fraternity Awards ‘Men of Principle Scholarship’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 – The men of Beta Theta Pi at High Point University recently awarded their “Men of Principle” scholarship to freshman Chris Stone. The scholarship was established in 1999 for unaffiliated (non-Greek) men on campus who exemplify the values the fraternity holds dear, mutual assistance, intellectual growth, trust, integrity and […]

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Associate Professor Earns ‘Best Paper Award’

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 – Dr. Cynthia Hanson, associate professor of marketing at High Point University, was recently honored with the Best Paper Award from the American Society of Business and Behavioral Science during their 20th annual meeting. The research article, titled “Environmental Concern, Attitude Toward Green Corporate Practices, and Green Consumer Behavior […]

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Alumni Weekend Honors Outstanding Graduates

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2013 – High Point University welcomed visitors for the second weekend in a row during its annual Alumni Weekend, held Oct. 4-6. The weekend brought more than 1,000 alumni back to HPU to enjoy a variety of events at their alma mater. Events included men’s and women’s soccer games, campus […]

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National Athletic Trainers’ Association President Visits HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2013 – Jim Thornton, president of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, recently gave a special presentation to athletic training majors at High Point University. Thornton discussed leadership, professional service and the future direction of athletic training during the presentation. He also had the opportunity to learn more about HPU’s proposed […]

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HPU Hosts Open House for Nonprofit Management Graduate Program

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2013 – High Point University will host an open house for its Nonprofit Master’s Program on Oct. 22 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 degree. […]

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HPU Lowers Flags to Honor the National Firefighters Memorial Service

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 6, 2013 – In honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service, flags on the campus of High Point University will fly at half-staff today from sunrise to sunset. HPU will host members of the local fire station to honor the service and Fire Prevention Week, which is Oct. 6-12.

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