HPU Poll: Trump and Cooper Approval Ratings Hold Steady in NC

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HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2017 – The third High Point University Poll of 2017 finds that North Carolinians give President Donald Trump the same job approval rating of 36 percent they gave in earlier polls this year. They also give Gov. Roy Cooper a rating of 49 percent approval and continue to say in […]

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HPU’s Landscape of Hope and Beauty

This year’s Arbor Day Celebration will take place at 4 p.m. on April 20.  A few weeks before graduation last year, down 48 steps into a new amphitheater, HPU First Lady Mariana Qubein began yet another Arbor Day celebration. She talked about potential. She always has ever since her husband became HPU’s seventh president 12 […]

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This Week in Photos: March 27-31

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the news of a major gift donation, to orientation, a scholarship announcement and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.  

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Council for Exceptional Children to Spotlight Autism Awareness Month

  Pictured: High Point University Students Alana Pulling (left) and Christina Honeycutt (right) sign the “Light It Up Blue” pledge during last year’s Autism Awareness Month.   HIGH POINT, N.C., March 30, 2017 – April is Autism Awareness Month, and High Point University’s Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) has planned several activities in recognition of […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Frazier Robinson Insures his Future with Mutual of Omaha

Name: Frazier Robinson Hometown: Greensboro, North Carolina Major: Robinson will graduate with a degree in Business Administration on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Robinson has accepted an Employee Benefits Sales Trainee position with Mutual of Omaha. For a year, he will be learning the ins and outs of the group benefits insurance industry. During this training period, he will be an Associate […]

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Community Writing Center Receives Donation from Local Elks Lodge

High Point Elks Lodge member Britt Moore, third from left, presents a check for the Community Writing Center to Pastor Frank Thomas of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 29, 2017 – The Community Writing Center, a partnership between High Point University and Mt. Zion Baptist Church, received a donation of $2,000 from […]

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HPU Fulbright Will Study the Economics of Renewable Energy in Germany

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 28, 2017 – Liz Reichart, a member of High Point University’s class of 2017, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant. This prestigious award, given by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, will send Reichart to Bonn, Germany to study the economics […]

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Ward Joins HPU as Clergy in Residence

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 28, 2017 – Rev. Dr. J. Alexander (Al) Ward will join High Point University as Clergy in Residence after he retires as senior pastor of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church in July. Ward will work with religion faculty and pastors in the local church community to develop special projects such as […]

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Faculty Profile: Communication for Social Change

Dr. Sojung Kim’s Classes Focus on Experiential and Service Learning How can we use persuasive strategies and different media platforms to promote positive social changes? That’s a question Dr. Sojung Claire Kim and her students tackle every day. Kim is an assistant professor of strategic communication in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Nick Bellamy Furnishes his Future at Pottery Barn

Name: Nick Bellamy Hometown: Carmel Valley, California Major: Bellamy will graduate with a degree in Visual Merchandising on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Bellamy has accepted a position with Pottery Barn in San Francisco, California. As an Assistant Buyer, he will help the buyer with developing business strategies and seasonal assortment plans to maximize the development of the brand, sales and profits for […]

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