CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Named 2017 Commencement Speaker

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2016 – Wolf Blitzer, CNN’s lead political anchor and anchor of “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer,” will serve as High Point University’s Commencement Speaker on Saturday, May 6, 2017. “We are committed to providing our students with access to innovators,” says Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president. “Wolf Blitzer has […]

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HPU to Host Second Annual Piano Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 24, 2016 – High Point University will host its second annual piano competition, funded by the Randall Thomas Johnson Trust, starting at 1 p.m. on Sept. 10. The competition will bring three talented finalists to the HPU campus to compete for cash prizes. The event will be held in the Pauline […]

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Freshman Profile: Ahead of the Curve

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Elena Lewis, one member of the Class of 2020, brings with her many accolades and achievements in speech and debate. Below, discover how she plans to make the most out of her time at HPU:  Name: Elena Lewis Hometown: North Canton, […]

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Pharmacy Students Give Back to City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2016 – High Point University’s inaugural class in the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy participated in community service activities on Aug. 22 to get to know their community and the people they’ll one day serve. On their last day of orientation, the students volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, West End […]

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Education Professor Named Journal Editor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2016 – The North Carolina Association for Middle Level Education selected Dr. James Davis, associate professor of education at High Point University, as editor of the NCMLE Journal. Davis was selected from among more than 40 candidates for this honor. The NCMLE Journal publishes peer-reviewed manuscripts twice a year on […]

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Freshman Profile: A Dedication to Service

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Elizabeth O’Brien is one member of the Class of 2020. Below, discover how she plans to make the most out of her time at HPU:  Name: Elizabeth O’Brien Hometown: Aberdeen, North Carolina High school attended: Pinecrest High School in Southern Pines, North […]

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Water Safety Concern

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Dear HPU family, The City of High Point has reported an isolated incident of e. Coli in city water supply. Out of an abundance of caution, please avoid drinking water from fountains or using water from faucets for teeth brushing at this time. Complimentary clean drinking water is available immediately at the Slane Center Cafe […]

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Freshman Profile: A Future in Physics

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Zack Hutchens joins the Class of 2020 with a wealth of experience already under his belt. Below, discover how he plans to launch a successful career in the sciences, starting with an extraordinary education at HPU:  Name: Zack Hutchens […]

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Senior Explores Fashion Industry with Ralph Lauren

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2016 – As a summer intern with Ralph Lauren, High Point University senior Alexis Lee went behind the scenes of New York fashion, learned what it takes to produce a clothing line, and even had a face-to-face meeting with Ralph Lauren himself. Lee, a Greensboro native, was one of 40 […]

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5 Lessons Dr. Carol Dweck Shared on the HPU Campus

Today, High Point University welcomed Dr. Carol Dweck, Stanford University professor and author of “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.” Her book also inspired HPU to select “Growth Mindset” as its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) theme. In a conversation with HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein that was filmed by UNC-TV, Dweck spoke about the premises of her book, […]

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Qubein Hosts Back-to-Back Discussions with Thought Leaders

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 18, 2016 – Dr. Nido Qubein, president of High Point University, brought two impactful leaders to campus today to discuss the changing landscape of higher education and how an entrepreneurial spirit can transform colleges and universities. Dr. Carol Folt, chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Stanford […]

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