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 Congdon School of Health Sciences Hosts Lecture on Orthopedic Rehabilitation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 22, 2020 – High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences will present Dr. Riann Palmieri-Smith, director of the Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Biomechanics Laboratory in the School of Kinesiology at The University of Michigan, as keynote for its semiannual Distinguished Lecture Series. The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. on […]

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HPU Contributes 1,500 Hours to Community Service During MLK Day of Service

During High Point University’s annual MLK Day of Service, volunteers touched up the murals at Welborn Middle School. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 20, 2020 – In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, High Point University faculty, staff, students and community members participated in 46 service projects today, totaling 1,500 hours of community service throughout […]

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HPU’s Annual MLK Day Worship Service Focuses on ‘Continuing the Work’

Dr. Nido Qubein, High Point University President, welcomed community members, students, faculty and staff to HPU’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Worship Service.  HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 20, 2020 – Continuing to do the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was the focus of High Point University’s annual chapel service that honors King, held […]

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Parent Perspective: The Murphy Family

Pictured from left to right, Toni and Patrick Murphy are parents to HPU students Parker and Riley.  College is a crucial time in a young adult’s life. What campus will be the best home for them? Who will be their mentor? How can they make the most of the next four years? While high school […]

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HPU Students and Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 15, 2020 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of recent research initiatives. HPU Students Present at North Carolina Research Symposium Dr. Joanne Altman, director of undergraduate research and creative works, and […]

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