Qubein Broadens Vision for Downtown, Commits to Raising $38 Million in Private Funds

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 17, 2017 – Dr. Nido Qubein, longtime citizen of High Point and president of High Point University, delivered the keynote address, titled “Onward with Faithful Courage: Our City. Our Future.” today at the High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau Annual Meeting. During his presentation, he announced the following: -Qubein accepted Forward […]

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#MyMajorAtHPU: Psychology

#3- The number three most popular major at High Point University for 2017-2018 is Psychology. The psychology department welcomes all those who are interested in the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. The department offers a program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. This program provides many options, allowing students to […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Elizabeth Pellegrini Heads to Law School at College of William & Mary

Name: Elizabeth Pellegrini Hometown: Pittsford, New York Major: Pellegrini graduated with majors in Business Administration and Political Science on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Pellegrini will further her education by attending law school at the College of William & Mary. She begins classes in the fall. How HPU helped you get there: “HPU provided so many opportunities […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Chris Stone Designs and Sells for Tom James

Name: Chris Stone Hometown: Fanwood, New Jersey Major: Stone graduated with a major in Business Administration and a minor in Marketing on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Stone accepted a position as a Professional Clothier with Tom James in New York, New York. In his position, he will design and sell custom suits. From gathering clientele and […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 16, 2017 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   PA Student Selected for National Award Christina Saldanha, a second-year Physician Assistant Studies student at HPU, received a national award from the Association of Physician Assistants in Obstetrics and Gynecology. […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Lexie Williams Recruits Talent for Gartner

Name: Lexie Williams Hometown: Mason, Michigan Major: Williams graduated with a major in Human Relations and a minor in Business Administration on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Williams will begin her career as a Campus Project Specialist at Gartner in Fort Myers, Florida. Her duties will include supporting the Campus Recruiting team in planning and coordinating and executing university recruitment events. She will […]

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HPU Civitan Club Leader Earns Top Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 15, 2017 – Kayla Jones, a High Point University junior and strategic communication major from Cary, was named Campus Civitan of the Year for the second year in a row by Civitan International. The award, presented to the top Campus Civitan each year out of all campus clubs in Civitan International, […]

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HPU Family Hosts Numerous Philanthropic Events

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2017 – Throughout the past month, the following High Point University organizations held fundraising events and hosted programs to benefit the local community and beyond. These efforts are part of the 100,000 hours of service and thousands of dollars that the HPU family contributes each year to local causes.   […]

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Shirley Disseler Receives Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2017 – Dr. Shirley Disseler, associate professor of education at High Point University, received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award during the 2017 Commencement ceremony. The award is named for Meredith Clark Slane, a friend to the university, and has been given annually since 1973 to recognize excellence in […]

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