NASA Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison Named HPU’s 2020 Commencement Speaker

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 20, 2019 – Dr. Mae Jemison, an accomplished NASA astronaut, engineer and physician who became the first woman of color to travel to space, will deliver High Point University’s 2020 Commencement address on May 9. “Dr. Jemison’s pioneering spirit and outstanding accomplishments in science and space exploration have inspired all of […]

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HPU’s Event Management Program Awarded Pinnacle Award for Fourth Straight Year

High Point University’s event management program has been named the best bachelor’s degree in the industry for the fourth year in a row. Pictured from left to right are Dr. Vern Biaett, chair and professor of event management, HPU students Alexa Maldonado, Morgan Banker, Kathryn Abel, Murphy DiRosa, Ashlyne McComb, Anna Dwares and Dr. Brianna […]

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HPU Adds Four New Members to Board of Visitors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2019 – High Point University has appointed four new members to its Board of Visitors. The board is composed of more than 100 business leaders, alumni, friends and community advocates of HPU who are recognized for their character, success, philanthropy and leadership. “We appreciate the ways these individuals have contributed […]

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HPU Announces New Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 15, 2019 – High Point University welcomed 38 new faculty members to the David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences, School of Art and Design, Wanek School of Natural Sciences, Congdon School of Health Sciences, Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, Earl N. Philips School of Business, Nido R. Qubein School […]

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HPU Students Advanced in National Cybersecurity Competition

High Point University students participated in the 2019 Governor’s Cybersecurity Talent Competition over the summer. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 15, 2019 – High Point University computer science students in the Webb School of Engineering who competed in the 2019 Governor’s Cybersecurity Talent Competition over the summer gained perfect scores, cybersecurity skills and scholarship money. Ty […]

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HPU to Host Fall Dance Concert

HPU to host Fall Dance Concert, with three performances in October beginning on Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 11, 2019 – High Point University is hosting its annual Fall Dance Concert, with performances on Oct. 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. The concert is free, […]

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HPU Celebrates National PA Week

High Point University PA students packed gift bags and delivered them as a thank you to local health care professionals who serve as preceptors. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 10, 2019 – In alignment with National PA Week, recognized each year from Oct. 6-12, High Point University students in the physician assistant graduate program took time […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolina Consumer Sentiment Unchanged

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 10, 2019 – According to the latest High Point University Poll, the Consumer Sentiment Index shows that North Carolinians’ opinions about the economy and their personal finances haven’t changed much in 2019. The newest index, based on Sept./Oct. 2019 HPU Poll data, is recorded at 86.4. That number was 86.2 in […]

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