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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Esports Arena Opens in High Point University’s Renovated Game Design Lab

The space now includes three unique areas: Esports Arena, Design/Makerspace and a Game and Interactive Media Computer Lab HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 20, 2020 – Inside the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at High Point University, some newly renovated, state-of-the-art spaces are giving students interested in game design and esports new opportunities. HPU’s Miriam […]

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HPU Welcomed 5,000 to Winter Family Weekend

High Point University President Nido Qubein provided a Life Skills Update to families during this year’s Winter Family Weekend. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 18, 2020 – High Point University welcomed 5,000 visitors to campus and community for this year’s Winter Family Weekend on Feb. 14-16. The weekend brought a big boost to the city of […]

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Greensboro Symphony to Present ‘Farewell Symphony’ at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 14, 2020 – High Point University invites the community to experience a special performance by the Greensboro Symphony, titled “Farewell Symphony,” on Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available for the general public by contacting HPU’s Campus Concierge […]

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HPU AmeriCorps VISTA Teaches Community Children to Play Instruments

High Point University’s Clarice Sigsworth, an AmeriCorps VISTA, teaches music to community children through a new program called Washington Street Music and Movement Collective. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 13, 2020 – Clarice Sigsworth, a High Point University AmeriCorps VISTA, has a love for music, and she has invited community children to share that passion in […]

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