Class of 2015 Profile: Andrew Colitti Works Toward Master of Accountancy

With commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors 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 one extraordinary senior from […]

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Vocal Students Advance to National Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 8, 2015 – Four High Point University students have qualified to audition in the national competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, which features the best talent among vocal students in the U.S. The national competition will be held in June. They qualified for nationals by placing during the […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Zack Russell Continues Education in Athletic Training

With commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors 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 one extraordinary senior from […]

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Students Receive Awards at Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 6, 2015 – Thirteen students from High Point University presented their hard work and research along with faculty mentors at the seventh annual Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium, held at Campbell University. During the symposium, students not only presented their research in oral and poster sessions, but also had the opportunity […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Lauren Tolliver Selected for Professional Development

With commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors 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 one extraordinary senior from […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Jay Carroll Promotes #GoLocal

With commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors 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 one extraordinary senior from […]

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Ashley Furniture Founder to Receive Honorary Doctorate at HPU Commencement

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 5, 2015 – High Point University will recognize the lifetime achievements of Ron Wanek, founder of Ashley Furniture, and his countless contributions to business and philanthropy with an honorary doctorate at the HPU Commencement ceremony on May 9. Wanek started manufacturing furniture with only 35 employees in 1970. His company, Ashley […]

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HPU Commencement is Nationally Recognized Once Again

It’s become an annual honor for High Point University, being recognized for attracting extraordinary graduation speakers. HPU’s 2015 Commencement speaker, broadcast legend Tom Brokaw, was named in The Huffington Post’s list of top Commencement speakers. Last year, CNN included the 2014 Commencement speaker, Gen. Colin Powell, on a similar list. His speech went on to […]

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Civitan Club Honored for Service Project

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 4, 2015 – High Point University’s Civitan Club has received the honor of “Campus Club Service Project of the Year” for the third consecutive year from Civitan International. They were awarded for their service project, the Homelessness Awareness Campout and car show. The car show was held during the day to […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Barrett South Leads at Target

With commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors 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 one extraordinary senior from […]

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Journalism Students Visit the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 1, 2015 – High Point University’s National Association of Black Journalists recently organized and hosted a trip to the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Thirteen HPU students explored the museum’s six floors of hands-on exhibits and gained insight into the history of American journalism. Students were touched by the museum’s historical galleries, […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Marissa Pierre Manages Client Relationships

With commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors 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 one extraordinary senior from […]

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Meet the Seniors: Sarah Thompson Reaches For The Bright Lights of Broadway

With a Celtic harp slung over her shoulder and wearing all black, Sarah Thompson stands in the crosswalk beside HPU’s reflection pond and looks toward the curb. “Alright everybody,’’ she says emphatically. “Move out!’’ A dozen actors in 18th century costumes sidle across the street like ducks crossing a busy road on a recent Friday […]

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Student Honored with National Sorority Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 30, 2015 – High Point University senior Taylor Van Horn is one of four women in the country to receive the Tri Sigma Outstanding Member of the Region Award. The award is presented to a collegian that excels on campus, in her community and as a leader of Tri Sigma Sorority. […]

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