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

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 18, 2019 – High Point University students got another chance to network and learn from Netflix Co-Founder and HPU’s Entrepreneur in Residence Marc Randolph today. During an interactive Q&A session moderated by Dr. Angela Bauer, chair of the Department of Biology, Randolph discussed how having a growth mindset is essential to […]

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HPU Poll: NC Residents Say Valentine’s Day is a Rewarding Holiday

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 14, 2019 – A recent High Point University Poll finds that most North Carolina residents view Valentine’s Day as a rewarding holiday. On average, participants rated the holiday a 6.5 on a scale from zero (not at all rewarding) to 10 (extremely rewarding); translating to 59 percent of respondents reporting Valentine’s […]

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New York Times Multimedia Editor Visits HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 11, 2019 – High Point University’s Media Fellows sponsored a special visit for journalism students in HPU’s Nido R. Qubein School of Communication on Feb. 8. Josh Williams, a multimedia editor for the New York Times, presented his work to a group of journalism majors. He designs and builds interactive presentations […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 8, 2019 – High Point University welcomed nine new staff members in December and January. They are as follows: Dawn Bowes joined the Service Learning program at HPU as the assistant director of civic responsibility and social innovation. She oversees the HPU AmeriCorps VISTA and Bonner Leader programs as well as […]

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Award-Winning Playwright and Actor Visits HPU’s Department of Theatre and Dance

Jessica Dickey, an award-winning playwright and actor, visited HPU’s Theatre Master Class on Jan. 31. This was her third visit to the university. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 7, 2019 – High Point University theatre and dance students had a special guest in their Theatre Master Class on Jan. 31. Jessica Dickey is an award-winning playwright […]

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College Graduates Need Life Skills, According to a National Executive Poll Conducted by HPU

Senior executives say the main reasons new college graduates fail in the workplace are a lack of motivation or emotional intelligence, as opposed to technical skills. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 6, 2019 – Recent college graduates need life skills to succeed in the workplace, according to executive leaders who participated in a national poll conducted […]

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Data Shows 97 Percent of HPU Graduates Are Employed or Furthering Their Education Within 6 Months

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 5, 2019 – High Point University graduates continue to achieve success after they complete their HPU education. Data collected by HPU in accordance with the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) standards shows 97 percent of the Class of 2018 were employed or furthering their education within six months of […]

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HPU Will Welcome Thousands of Guests During Winter Family Weekend

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 28, 2019 – High Point University will host thousands of visitors during Winter Family Weekend, Feb. 1-3. The annual event is a time for HPU students and families to experience together the university’s academic and cultural opportunities, as well as offerings throughout the city of High Point. Each year, Winter Family […]

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HPU to Test Sirens and Emergency Notification System

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 22, 2019 – High Point University will hold a routine test for its sirens and emergency notification system at 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 23. The university performs a full test at the beginning of each semester as a part of its emergency preparedness program. During the test, a text message, email […]

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Speaker Encourages Audience to ‘Repair the Road to Jericho’ at HPU’s Annual MLK Worship Service

The Rev. Preston Davis, minister to HPU, welcomed community members, students, faculty and staff in attendance. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 21, 2019 – At High Point University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day worship service, the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss called on the crowd to “keep repairing the road to Jericho.” Moss’s sermon drew from […]

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Culp Family Establishes Endowed Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 21, 2019 – Dr. Harry “Frosty” and Catharine Wilson Culp, longtime residents of High Point and members of the High Point University family, have generously established a scholarship. The Harry R. and Catharine W. Culp Endowed Scholarship will be given to students pursuing a career in the field of medicine, with […]

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HPU Holds ‘An Impact Beyond Life’ Memorial Service

Students, faculty and staff of High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences gathered for ‘An Impact Beyond Life’ memorial service. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 18, 2019 – Students, faculty and staff of High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences gathered for “An Impact Beyond Life” memorial service today. The service honored the 22 […]

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Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 17, 2019 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Graphic Design Student Featured in Creative Quarterly HPU senior Elisa Crane will be featured as a runner-up in Creative Quarterly 54. Creative Quarterly is an international journal that promotes the best […]

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