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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High Point University Students Gain Hands-On Experience at High Point Furniture Market

High Point University senior interior design majors Tara Kelley (left) Amy Fleener (right) and Christina Carilli, a sophomore psychology major (center) prepare the Loloi showroom during High Point Market. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2019 – Today, High Point University students helped High Point Market exhibitors prepare for the largest home furnishings industry trade show […]

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NASA Awards Research Grant to HPU Astrophysics Professor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2019 – High Point University’s Dr. Brad Barlow, associate professor of astrophysics and director of the Culp Planetarium, was recently awarded a research grant by NASA. Using data gathered during a research trip with HPU students to the Andes Mountains in Chile, Barlow submitted a proposal to NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet […]

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HPU Students to Shadow Cynt Marshall During Dallas Mavericks Externship

During her time on campus, Cynt Marshall, CEO of the Dallas Mavericks and Sports Executive in Residence at High Point University, networks with students, answers their questions and provides insight into developing a successful career. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2019 – On Wednesday, Oct. 23, four High Point University students will travel to Dallas, […]

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HPU Students Explore Spain and Ecotourism During Fall Pilgrimage

High Point University students are participating in Fall Pilgrimage this week. The group is walking 93 miles in Spain from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela, which is the culmination of the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 17, 2019 – A group of High Point University students are walking 93 miles through […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Livy Beaner Broadens her Journalism Experience

With another successful Commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are kicking off prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior […]

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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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