HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 28, 2020 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. HPU Astronomy Professor Featured in PBS Documentary Tim Martin, adjunct instructor of astronomy at High Point University, made an appearance in the recent PBS NOVA documentary titled, Polar Extremes, which follows a […]

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HPU Wins NCICU Ethics Bowl

A team of six High Point University students won the ninth annual North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Ethics Bowl tournament. Pictured left to right are Amy MacArthur, Gia Scirrotto, Jacob Lancaster, Tate Powell, Hope Williams (NCICU President), Matthew Knipfer, Garrett Hill, Ally King and Thaddeus Ostrowski. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 28, 2020 – A […]

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Joe and Amanda Budd Generously Give $1 Million to HPU

 HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 26, 2020 – Joe, ‘83, and Amanda Budd, of Winston-Salem, have graciously given $1 million to High Point University with $750,000 supporting the Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena and Conference Center, and $250,000 directed to the Richard P. and Sylvia Budd Endowed Scholarship. The university will honor the Budds’ generosity by […]

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HPU to Host Sonia Kovalevsky Mathematics Day for Middle School and High School Girls

Dr. Dandrielle Lewis, associate professor and chair for the Department of Mathematical Sciences, helped launch HPU’s First Annual Sonia Kovalevsky Mathematics Day. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2020 – High Point University’s Mathematical Sciences Department will host its First Annual Sonia Kovalevsky Mathematics Day on April 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the […]

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HPU Bonner Leaders and Local Children Showcase Poetry Created in Afterschool Programs

High Point University senior and Bonner Leader Douglas McCollum teaches poetry to a group of children. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2020 – Local schoolchildren from two Washington Street afterschool programs that partner with High Point University’s Bonner Leader program will share poetry during an event open to the public. The Poetry Project Showcase will […]

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Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph Returns to Mentor High Point University Students

Marc Randolph, Co-Founder of Netflix and High Point University’s Entrepreneur in Residence, participated in an interactive Q&A session with students on social entrepreneurship, moderated by Dr. Joe Blosser, Robert G. Culp director of Service Learning. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2020 – Today, High Point University students had the opportunity to learn from Marc Randolph, […]

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HPU Students, Faculty and Staff Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2020 – 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 recent research initiatives. HPU Counselor to Present at National Conference Dr. Brenden Hargett, clinical counselor in HPU’s Office of Counseling, was selected […]

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Esports Arena Opens in High Point University’s Renovated Game Design Lab

The space now includes three unique areas: Esports Arena, Design/Makerspace and a Game and Interactive Media Computer Lab HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 20, 2020 – Inside the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at High Point University, some newly renovated, state-of-the-art spaces are giving students interested in game design and esports new opportunities. HPU’s Miriam […]

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HPU Welcomed 5,000 to Winter Family Weekend

High Point University President Nido Qubein provided a Life Skills Update to families during this year’s Winter Family Weekend. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 18, 2020 – High Point University welcomed 5,000 visitors to campus and community for this year’s Winter Family Weekend on Feb. 14-16. The weekend brought a big boost to the city of […]

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Greensboro Symphony to Present ‘Farewell Symphony’ at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 14, 2020 – High Point University invites the community to experience a special performance by the Greensboro Symphony, titled “Farewell Symphony,” on Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available for the general public by contacting HPU’s Campus Concierge […]

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HPU AmeriCorps VISTA Teaches Community Children to Play Instruments

High Point University’s Clarice Sigsworth, an AmeriCorps VISTA, teaches music to community children through a new program called Washington Street Music and Movement Collective. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 13, 2020 – Clarice Sigsworth, a High Point University AmeriCorps VISTA, has a love for music, and she has invited community children to share that passion in […]

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