HPU Welcomes Largest Group of New Students

The HPU family welcomes more than 1,500 new students, the largest number of new students in university history, as well as 5,200 total students, the university’s largest total enrollment. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 18, 2018 – The 1,500 new students who moved into High Point University today came for a long list of reasons. Impressive […]

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HPU Builds 116 Bicycles for Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2018 – High Point University’s faculty and staff kicked off the new academic year by giving back to the community. At a campus-wide meeting on Tuesday, 1,000 HPU employees came together in the Millis Center for a team building event, where, together, they built 116 bikes. Today, those bikes were […]

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Famed Physicist and Co-Founder of String Field Theory Dr. Michio Kaku Named HPU’s 2019 Commencement Speaker

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 14, 2018 – Dr. Michio Kaku, theoretical physicist, co-founder of String Field Theory, bestselling author, renowned futurist and popularizer of science, will deliver High Point University’s Commencement address on May 11. “Dr. Kaku’s dedication to scientific discovery and ability to communicate those discoveries with a wide array of audiences makes him […]

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HPU Breaks Records with Largest Number of New Students and Total Enrollment

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 13, 2018 – High Point University will welcome more than 1,500 new students, the largest number of new students in university history, as well as 5,200 total students, the university’s largest total enrollment, when classes begin on Aug. 21. The university is also launching new academic programs and making progress on […]

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HPU Senior Interns in U.S. House of Representatives

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 10, 2018 – High Point University senior Sandrine Yesilian caught a glimpse of the inside workings of the U.S. House of Representatives during her internship this summer. The political science and international relations major worked in the office of U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, a congressman from Florida. Throughout the summer, she […]

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Byron Pitts of ABC News Joins HPU as Journalist in Residence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 9, 2018 – High Point University named Byron Pitts, co-anchor of ABC News’ “Nightline,” as Journalist in Residence. Pitts is widely known for his thoughtful storytelling, on-the-ground reporting and in-depth interviews. He has covered national news stories and in-depth features for ABC, reporting across the news division on programs such as […]

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HPU Adds Accomplished Consultant and Trainer Scott McKain as Corporate Educator in Residence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 8, 2018 – Scott McKain, best-selling author, business consultant and trainer, has joined High Point University as Corporate Educator in Residence. McKain is among the growing list of global leaders and innovators who serve in-residence to mentor students at HPU, including Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph, HPU’s Entrepreneur in Residence, Apple Co-Founder […]

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HPU Selected for Princeton Review’s ‘Best 384 Colleges’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 6, 2018 – High Point University has again been named one of the nation’s top institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review. HPU is recognized in “The Best 384 Colleges: 2019 Edition” for its academic programming, as well as positive survey responses and feedback from students, parents, and higher education […]

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HPU Launches Willed Body Program

HPU students are in Congdon Hall’s new anatomy lab, which was built to meet the industry’s highest standards. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 3, 2018 – A new Willed Body Program has launched at High Point University, allowing donors to contribute to the education of health care providers in HPU’s graduate programs while also receiving a […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 31, 2018 – High Point University welcomed 17 new staff members during the month of July. They are as follows:   Lindsey Griffin joined HPU as a student success coach. She provides academic advising to first- and second-year business majors. She also assists first-year students with transitional advice and connects them […]

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Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph Returns to Campus to Mentor Students

Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph participates in an interactive Q&A session led by students and moderated by High Point University President Dr. Nido Qubein. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2018 – High Point University students spent today with Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph, HPU’s Entrepreneur in Residence, as he returned to campus to mentor students. During an […]

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HPU Breaks Ground on Wanek School of Undergraduate Sciences

Pictured from left to right are HPU Provost Dennis Carroll, HPU Board of Trustees Chairman Jack Finch, High Point Mayor Jay Wagner, HPU President Nido Qubein, Karen Wanek, Todd Wanek, Cameron Wanek, Joyce Wanek and Ron Wanek officially breaking ground at the ceremony. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2018 – High Point University continued its […]

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HPU to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. with ‘A Day On, Not Off’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 9, 2018 – High Point University has organized more than 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service projects that anyone can sign up to be part of on Jan. 15. Community members are invited to join HPU students and faculty and can sign up to participate here: http://www.highpoint.edu/servicelearning/mlk-day-of-service/. Registration closes Jan. […]

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HPU Welcomes Neighbors and Friends for the 7th Annual Community Christmas Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 14, 2017 – Four-year-old Payton Aust and her sister, 3-year-old Taylor, piled into a train car aboard the Polar Express and traveled through tunnels of lights and falling snow on High Point University’s campus. As their journey came to a stop, Payton looked to her parents, Brad and Robin Aust, with […]

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HPU Awards Peterson Scholarship to Senior Sales Major

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 13, 2017 – High Point University student Lauren Sanchez, a senior majoring in sales with a concentration in furniture with a visual merchandising minor and native of Silver Spring, Maryland, has been awarded with the Bill and Bonnie Peterson Endowed Scholarship for the second consecutive year. The scholarship is awarded to […]

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HPU Honors Hundreds of Veterans During Annual Veterans Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2017 – Nearly 1,100 veterans and community members gathered on the campus of High Point University this morning for a celebration honoring the men and women who have served their country. Veterans were welcomed to the James H. And Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center with a red carpet […]

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