HPU Announces New Hires in November

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 3, 2020 – High Point University welcomed four new hires in the month of November. They are as follows: Kate Berry joined the Office of Institutional Advancement as a senior advancement officer. In this role, she partners with parents, alumni and community members to engage them with the university and facilitate […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolina Consumer Sentiment Remains Low Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 1, 2020 – According to the latest High Point University Poll, the Consumer Sentiment Index shows that North Carolinians’ opinions about the economy and their personal finances have remained low. The newest index, based on November 2020 HPU Poll data, is recorded at 74.4. That number is consistent with what an […]

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HPU Will Continue Tradition of Free Christmas Event for Triad Residents

HPU’s first Christmas Drive in 2019 attracted nearly 10,000 visitors. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 1, 2020 – High Point University is offering a festive, safe way for local families to celebrate the Christmas season together. The HPU Christmas Drive will welcome families to campus again this year to enjoy the holiday decorations and sounds of […]

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Triad Children Observe Universe Through HPU Service Learning Course

HPU students were trained on robotic telescopes and taught community children how to operate the telescopes virtually. Millie Grobe is a 6-year-old participant in High Point University’s LASeR program, which is supported by Dr. Brad Barlow, director of the Culp planetarium and associate professor of astrophysics. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 30, 2020 – Children in […]

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HPU Announces Academic And Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 24, 2020 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Pharmacy Student Milka Tewolde Wins First Place in National Business Competition Milka Tewolde, a dual graduate degree student in HPU’s pharmacy and MBA programs, won first place in this year’s LEAP at […]

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HPU Sales Club Donates Turkey Dinners to the Community

High Point University’s Professional Selling Club delivered 75 meals to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater High Point. Pictured from left to right are Kenny Mack, vice president of operations for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater High Point; Travis Moore, Southside Club director; Caleb Hughes, Central Asheboro Club director; Francesca Riehl; Roberto […]

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HPU Recognized as a ‘Gold Standard Employer’ by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 20, 2020 – High Point University has earned CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer for its commitment to the health of its employees, students and campus community. “Here at HPU, we place a high priority on employee wellness because a happy person is a healthy person,” […]

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HPU President Nido Qubein Named Among 2020 Triad Power Players

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 20, 2020 – High Point University President Dr. Nido Qubein has been named among Triad Business Journal’s “2020 Triad Power Players.” Triad Business Journal compiles the annual list based on the regional impact Triad leaders are making in areas of economic development, investment, entrepreneurship and the workforce. “The Triad region is […]

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HPU Students Participate in Gratitude Week

High Point University students participated in T.A.G. Week across campus Nov. 9-13 as an opportunity to “Think About Giving.” Doug Mathis (left), an HPU senior, and Sam Carr (right), president of HPU’s Student Government Association, take time to participate in The Gratitude Project. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 16, 2020 – High Point University students participated […]

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HPU Awarded ‘Gold’ for Workplace Health by American Heart Association

High Point University has earned a “Gold” designation from the American Heart Association’s 2020 Workplace Health Achievement. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 13, 2020 – High Point University has earned a “Gold” designation from the American Heart Association’s 2020 Workplace Health Achievement. The American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index allows organizations to qualify for bronze, […]

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HPU and The War Memorial Foundation Honor Service Men and Women for 10th Annual Virtual Veterans Day Celebration

HPU continued its tradition of donating 100 American flags to community schools, nonprofits and government buildings. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2020 – High Point University’s Annual Veterans Day Celebration looked different this year, but even during a global pandemic, the university remained committed to honoring the men and women who served and are serving […]

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Boras Family Establishes Veterans Scholarship at HPU

George and Susan Boras, of Ashburn, Virginia, have established the Boras Veterans Endowed Scholarship at High Point University. Pictured from left to right are Susan, Caroline, Alex, Grace and George Boras. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2020 – George and Susan Boras, of Ashburn, Virginia, have established the Boras Veterans Endowed Scholarship at High Point […]

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