HPU to Host Discussion on Local and National Water Quality

Posted on:

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 7, 2017 – High Point University invites the community to hear from two experts who will discuss drinking water quality in the local community as well as recent crises on the national level. The program, a part of HPU’s spring environmental seminar series, will be held 6:30-8 p.m. on March 16 […]

Read More

HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 6, 2017 – High Point University welcomed seven new faculty and staff members during January and February. They are as follows:   Dr. Dave Tofanelli joins the Earl N. Phillips School of Business as assistant professor of the practice of management. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on organizational behavior, innovation […]

Read More

Class of 2017 Profile: DJ Johnson Forges Her Own Future

Name: DJ Johnson Hometown: Indian Trail, North Carolina Major: Johnson will graduate with a B.A. in Communication, with a concentration in Electronic Media Production, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Johnson will pursue a career as a CEO and Producer at K.O. Productions Media, her own film and multimedia production company in Charlotte, North Carolina. Johnson founded K.O. Productions Media in June […]

Read More

This Week in Photos: Feb. 25 – March 3

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the annual Black Heritage Service, HPU Poll results, philanthropy events and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.  

Read More

Class of 2017 Profile: Taylor Peck Sells Suits for Tom James

Name: Taylor Peck Hometown: Fairfield, Connecticut Major: Peck will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with a minor in Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Peck accepted a position as a Professional Clothier at Tom James in New York City. In her position, Peck will design and sell custom suits. She will be responsible for the entire process of creating […]

Read More

Class of 2017 Profile: Kenna Winter Begins Management Career

Name: Kenna Winter Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio Major: Winter will graduate with a B.A. in Communication, with a concentration in Strategic Communication and a minor in Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Winter accepted a position as a Management Trainee at Uprooted Consulting, a marketing company in Cincinnati, Ohio. In her position, Winter will work with customers, help mentor and development sales associates, and continue to maintain client […]

Read More

HPU Poll: North Carolinian Consumer Sentiment Remains Optimistic

Posted on:

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 2, 2017 – The High Point University Poll’s Consumer Sentiment Index shows North Carolinians remaining confident about the economy and their personal finances. This is the first full Consumer Index the HPU Poll had fielded under a new presidential administration. “This post-inauguration poll shows overall consumer sentiment continues to be near […]

Read More

HPU Community Gathers for Annual Black Heritage Service

  HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2017 – High Point University’s fourth annual Black Heritage Service brought students, faculty and community members together in Hayworth Chapel on Feb. 26. Hosted by HPU’s Black Cultural Awareness Club, the service was a special time of sharing African-American heritage, listening to the voices of the black experience, and […]

Read More

HPU and News & Record Poll: NC Residents Concerned about HB2 Impact, Support NC Senate Power to Approve Cabinet

Posted on:

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2017 – The second High Point University and News and Record Poll of 2017 finds that most North Carolinians believe that hosting high profile sporting events brings important benefits to North Carolina’s economy and image. Majorities are concerned about the economic impact of HB2, yet the same North Carolina residents […]

Read More

HPU Poll: Approval Ratings for Trump and Cooper

Posted on:

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 28, 2017 – The second High Point University Poll of 2017 finds that North Carolinians give President Donald Trump the same job approval rating that they did in the first poll of the year, at 36 percent, and Gov. Roy Cooper holds an approval rating of 44 percent while a large majority […]

Read More

Full STEM Ahead: Robotics Competition Holds Second Challenge for Middle Schools

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 27, 2017 – “Tonight’s challenges are a little harder than they were last time, aren’t they?” asked Dr. Shirley Disseler, associate professor of education at High Point University. A room full of middle school students nodded their heads and simultaneously answered, “Yes!” Thanks to an $8,000 grant from Daimler Trucks North […]

Read More

HPU Raises $240,000 for United Way Campaign

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 27, 2017 – High Point University has been honored with the Spirit of North Carolina Award from the United Way of Greater High Point after the university became one of the largest contributors in the city for the 2016 campaign. The HPU family raised $240,580 in 2016 to support the UWGHP […]

Read More

This Week in Photos: February 18-24

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From a visit with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, theater productions, robotics competitions and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.  

Read More

HPU Students Host Fourth Annual Black Heritage Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2017 – High Point University students are hosting the fourth annual Black Heritage Service at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 26 in honor of Black History Month. The event will be held in Hayworth Chapel on HPU’s campus and is free and open to the public. Presented by the HPU Black […]

Read More

HPU Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2017 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month.   Communication Professor Presents Keynote Address at International Conference Dr. Kate Fowkes, professor of media and […]

Read More

10 Lessons Apple Co-Founder and HPU Innovator in Residence Steve Wozniak Shared on the HPU Campus

Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder and High Point University Innovator in Residence, helped pave the way for the computers and technology we have today. When he returned to the HPU campus earlier this week, he met with students, faculty and staff to work on innovative projects and impart valuable wisdom he’s learned along the way. Here […]

Read More

Class of 2017 Profile: Charlie Kissel Sells for Quoizel

Name: Charlie Kissel Hometown: Bay Head, New Jersey Major: Kissel will graduate with a B.A. in Strategic Communication on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Kissel accepted a position as a Sales Trainee at Quoizel, a lighting design and manufacturing company in Charleston, South Carolina. In his position, Kissel will assist field sales personnel to merchandise products in lighting showrooms nationwide while […]

Read More