The High Point University community honored the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during its annual Martin Luther King Day worship service on Jan. 19 with a special guest speaker - the Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock. Warnock, a native of Savannah, Ga., who serves as senior pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the spiritual home of King, delivered a message of hope, inspiration and peace.
Dr. Nido Qubein, president of High Point University, has been named among one of the most admired leaders in North Carolina by News & Record columnist Doug Clark. n the commentary, Clark says Qubein is responsible for "putting HPU on the map in four years, following a dynamic business career." Others on the list include Maya Angelou, Richard Petty, Billy Graham, Hugh McColl, Roy Williams and Andy Griffith.