Design Students Receive ‘Rising Star’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 14, 2016 – Two High Point University students have received recognition from the International Furniture Design Association (IFDA) with the “Rising Star” award. This award honors a student from each of the 11 design programs at colleges across the Carolinas. Seniors Samantha Davis and Hannah Rowell were nominated by HPU faculty […]

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HPU Honors Hundreds of Veterans

Card Stunt and Winston Churchill’s Granddaughter Pay Homage to Those Who’ve Served HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2016 – Carved on the sidewalk of High Point University’s Kester International Promenade, you’ll find a quote from Winston Churchill: “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Today, Churchill’s […]

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This Week in Photos: November 5-11

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the annual Veterans Day celebration, to the Gratitude Project, community events and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Students Share Research at Statewide Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2016 – High Point University students shared their research at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium on Nov. 5 at North Carolina Central University in Durham. Their participation was sponsored by HPU’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works. “At HPU, we encourage students to get […]

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Student Honored for Community Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2016 – High Point University student Ebony Gillette has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities with a shared commitment to civic engagement. Gillette is a recipient of the network’s Community Impact Award, honoring one student leader at […]

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Montlieu Academy Students Enjoy HPU Fall Festival

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 9, 2016 – Nine-year-old Timothy Ratley hopped across the finish line with a smile on his face as he finished the sack race. “Did you win?” a friend asked him. “No,” shouted Jamauri Saunders, Ratley’s classmate, with a grin. “I definitely won.” High Point University welcomed children from Montlieu Academy to […]

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HPU Greek Life Serves Elementary School Garden

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 9, 2016 – High Point University’s Kappa Sigma Fraternity and Kappa Delta Sorority partnered with FoodCorps to prepare the gardens at Kirkman Park Elementary School for the coming winter months. While volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters at Kirkman Park, one member of Kappa Sigma noticed the gardens and thought they […]

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Students Featured in 2016 Juried Photo Biennial

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 8, 2016 – For the final week, the works of seven High Point University students will be on display in the 2016 Juried Photo Biennial gallery at the Center for Visual Arts in Greensboro. Seven students were accepted into the gallery through a statewide competition for college students, where their submitted […]

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Local Children Learn STEM Concepts at HPU’s Community Lego Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2016 – High Point University’s School of Education was transformed into a Lego Learning Lab over the weekend. Over 800 local children and parents enjoyed engineering competitions, machine building, robotics and Lego storytelling. This free annual event provides an opportunity for children in kindergarten through eighth grade to experience STEM […]

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Access to Innovators

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. HPU students are granted access to global innovators, including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. As Wozniak begins his role as “Innovator in Residence” at HPU, students come to know the genius behind Apple Computer as a mentor and a friend. Jan. 31, 2017 update: Steve […]

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HPU Receives $3 Million from Triad Entrepreneurs

Couch Hall to be named in their honor HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 3, 2016 – A couple with roots in High Point is generously giving $3 million to High Point University. David Couch, CEO of The Blue Ridge Companies Inc., and his wife Stephanie Quayle, an accomplished singer and songwriter, made the gift to HPU […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 2, 2016 – High Point University welcomed five new faculty and staff members during the month of October. They are as follows:   Dr. S. Alex Marshall joins the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy as an assistant professor of basic pharmaceutical sciences. This is a newly created faculty position. He will […]

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High Point Family Invests in HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 1, 2016 – High Point University has received a major gift from Dr. Michael and Susan Samuel. The Samuels are longtime residents of High Point who believe the success of HPU contributes to the success of their community. Dr. Samuel, a native of High Point, established a successful dental practice in […]

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Senior Interns with IBM

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 31, 2016 – High Point University senior Tyler Bailey recently completed an internship with IBM in Austin, Texas. There, he worked on a team of global software engineers responsible for innovating and building IBM’s leadership in the cloud computing market, one of the company’s most important investments. A computer science major […]

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Students Spend Fall Break Giving Back

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 31, 2016 – Two groups of High Point University students spent their fall break improving and assisting communities in Guatemala and Costa Rica. Seven HPU students partnered with nine members of Oak Ridge United Methodist Church on a service trip to Guatemala. There, they worked with low income families to build […]

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This Week in Photos: October 22-28

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From trick-or-treating, a community Halloween dance, soccer championships and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Trick or Treat: Local Children Experience Halloween on HPU Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 28, 2016 – Residence halls on High Point University’s campus were filled with the sounds of childhood excitement on Oct. 27. Children from Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Piedmont got into the Halloween spirit with an afternoon of trick-or-treating. Dressed as superheroes, princesses, witches and furry animals, children roamed […]

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