Kappa Delta Helps Raise $25,000 for VCU’s Children’s Hospital

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 2, 2015 – High Point University’s Kappa Delta sorority helped raise $25,000 along with other Kappa Delta sororities from across the country as a part of the 33rd annual Teddy Bear Fun Run. Three-hundred Kappa Deltas nationwide traveled to the Children’s Hospital at Virginia Commonwealth University on Nov. 7 to participate […]

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Partnerships Give Students a “Taste of Real Life”

A framed poster hangs near an entrance of Cottrell Hall, showing an eagle spreading its wings alongside a seven-word message as familiar to students as their favorite song. “Instilling The Entrepreneurial Spirit. It’s In Our DNA.” Kathy Elliott, the director of HPU’s Belk Entrepreneurship Center, makes sure of that. She brings in entrepreneurs and local business […]

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Faculty Profile: Guiding Student Entrepreneurs toward Success

Whether she’s teaching a business class or beside a circle of students inside Cottrell Hall’s Center of Entrepreneurship, there’s one thing you’ll notice about Kathy Elliott. She’s always smiling. HPU students notice, and they’re drawn to Elliott because of her easy-going demeanor. But there’s more to it than that. They come because she helps ease […]

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Alumni Profile: An MBA Success Story

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES A lot can happen in five years. Just ask Matt Young. He graduated from High Point University’s MBA program in 2011. Since then, he’s gotten married, purchased a home, had a son with another on the way, began learning a new language, was accepted into a doctorate program, switched jobs […]

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Student Provides Personal Perspective on Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 1, 2015 – High Point University student Ninaru Shtayyeh, a sophomore from Jerusalem, attended the International Student Leadership Conference hosted by the North Carolina Association of International Educators on Nov. 13-14. Shtayyeh, an international business and economics major, prepared a paper for the conference, which she also presented for a class […]

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Staff Storyteller: A Thanksgiving Reminder – How Lucky We Are

By: Pam Haynes, Class of 2009, director of media relations at High Point University A story that puts life into perspective unfolded on campus just in time for Thanksgiving. It came after a heavy week when Paris, Beirut and cities around the world were attacked. Students mourned and searched for answers at a prayer vigil in […]

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This Week in Photos: November 21-27

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the first admitted student to the Class of 2020, to Thanksgiving events, a 5K run and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Students Collect 250 Pounds of Food for Out of the Garden

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 24, 2015 – With a goal to nourish people in the community, High Point University students donated over 250 pounds of food to the Out of the Garden project today. “This food is needed, especially in the city of High Point right now,” said Nikki Christakos, operations manager for Out of […]

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Senior Races to Achieve a Lifelong Dream

Escorting families and prospective students around campus in his purple University Ambassador shirt, Matt Gahrmann hears one question often. “Do you play sports?” “No, I race motocross,” he always responds. “But no matter what you do, High Point will support you.” Last year, High Point University sponsored Gahrmann during his 27 motocross races. But it […]

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Students Awarded Start-Up Funding During Global Entrepreneurship Week

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 23, 2015 – High Point University students, local entrepreneurs and investors celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 16-19, the world’s largest celebration of innovators and job creators. The HPU Entrepreneurship Center hosted events throughout the week such as speakers like Jason Oliver Nixon from Madcap Cottage and Mark Philips from the Phillips […]

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HPU to Hold Winter Band Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 23, 2015 – High Point University student and faculty musicians from a variety of ensembles will perform at the upcoming Winter Band Concert. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 7 in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre. It is free and open to the public; tickets are […]

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This Week in Photos: November 14-20

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From theatre performances, The Gratitude Project, entrepreneurship events and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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