Students’ Internships Lead to ACC Championship Game

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 9, 2015 – Two High Point University students scored big in their internships assisting with event management for the ACC Championship in Charlotte on Dec. 5. Senior Graham Billings and junior Ryan McCabe, who have interned with the ACC’s Game Day Operations Center throughout football season, played important roles in the […]

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A Student Entrepreneur Finds Success

Alex Frees is an HPU senior. And he has his own company. He calls it CR Publishing, and he oversees the website, takes business calls and develops content and edits the 60-page starter guides and the 267-page books that help educate people on how to build their credit. Frees discovered the opportunity after interning several […]

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Board of Stewards Raises $10,000 for Angel Tree

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 9, 2015 – High Point University’s Board of Stewards filled their shopping carts with the perfect gifts for children in the High Point area in hopes of making their Christmas brighter this year. Every year, 100 percent of their fall semester offering from HPU Chapel services goes to the Salvation Army’s […]

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HPU Donates $100,000 to YMCA for Splash Pad

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 9, 2015 – High Point University is underwriting the new splash pad to be built at the Carl Chavis YMCA in High Point with a lead gift of $100,000. The splash pad will be named in honor of Carlvena Foster, executive director of the YMCA. “We honor Carlvena and her extraordinary […]

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Sorority Raises $5,000 for Breast Cancer Awareness

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2015 – High Point University’s Zeta Tau Alpha sorority held its eighth annual Big Man on Campus event and raised more than $5,000 for breast cancer education and awareness. At the event, male representatives from various sports teams, clubs and Greek organizations competed for the title of Big Man on […]

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Qubein Appointed to Leadership Council for Museum of American Revolution

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2015 – The Museum of the American Revolution has appointed Dr. Nido Qubein, High Point University president, to its National Leadership Council, alongside distinguished Americans such as Gen. Colin Powell, former secretary of state, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and national security advisor; David McCullough, Pulitzer Prize winner […]

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5 Ways the International Student Concourse Inspires Collaboration

It’s the setting of an international airport. It’s part of the holistic approach that helps students take flight in today’s “connection” economy, created by the myriad of technological advances of our time. The International Student Concourse inside Cottrell Hall anchors the building’s international theme. An open-concept entryway is accented by a spiral staircase and loft […]

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Staff Member Presents at Student Employment Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 7, 2015 – High Point University’s student employment program manager Whitney Neal recently traveled to San Francisco, California to attend the 2015 National Student Employment Association Conference (NSEAC). At the conference, Neal spoke to several hundred student employment program managers from universities across the country. At NSEAC, professionals can learn from […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 7, 2015 – The High Point University community will recognize Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day by flying all flags on campus at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Dec. 7. The day marks the 74th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, that led to the U.S. declaring war on Japan […]

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Triad Leader Honored at 45th Annual Prayer Breakfast

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 4, 2015 – As more than 875 members of the community rang in the holiday season at High Point University’s 45th Annual Prayer Breakfast today, a Triad leader was honored for her contributions to the city of High Point and beyond. Dr. Nido Qubein, university president, announced at the Prayer Breakfast […]

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Professor Authors and Edits Book on Teaching Psychology

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 4, 2015 – Psychology teachers have a new reference book of helpful tips and resources thanks to a recent publication by High Point University assistant professor Dr. Sadie Leder Elder. Elder acts as both an author and the primary editor of the second edition of the e-book, “Introductory Psychology Teaching Primer: […]

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Students Celebrate Jewish Traditions at Hanukkah Dinner

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 4, 2015 – High Point University’s Jewish students shared their faith and holiday traditions with the HPU community during the 4th annual Hanukkah dinner on Dec. 2. “Celebrating Hanukkah is an experience that Jewish families have always treasured,” said Ron Yardenay, Jewish life coordinator on HPU’s campus. “It is very significant […]

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Students Conduct Water Taste Test to Reduce Plastic Waste

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 4, 2015 – High Point University students conducted a taste test challenge comparing bottled water to filtered tap water as a part of their Psychology of Social Influence course. This taste test raised awareness about the need for water conservation and reducing disposable water bottle waste. “It is great to take […]

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Students Connect with National Law Schools

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 3, 2015 – High Point University’s pre-law professional program and the Office of Career and Professional Development hosted a law school fair on HPU’s campus Nov. 4. In addition to North Carolina, the 14 schools in attendance were from Florida, Georgia, Washington D.C., Maryland, Massachusetts and New York. The event served […]

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