This story is featured in the Spring 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Hillel fosters community and Jewish tradition on campus. Every December, Sam Berg sees it in her sorority house. It’s on a table near her sorority’s Christmas tree, an iconic image she often saw in side her synagogue, around her neighborhood and […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 5, 2017 – Karen Jacobsen, known as “The GPS Girl” and the most downloadable voice in the world, is High Point University’s newest Global Artist in Residence. Through an ongoing partnership, Jacobsen will connect with HPU students and faculty for experiential learning opportunities. A native of Mackay, Australia, Jacobsen is well […]
From humble roots came the yearly holiday tradition known as Community Christmas. Seven years ago, High Point University first hosted the event to fellowship with neighbors and invite them for a stroll down the Kester International Promenade. A few hundred people came and enjoyed hot chocolate, lights and Christmas music. Each year since, it it […]
Studies are underway for optometry, nursing and occupational therapy. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 4, 2017 – After receiving thousands of applications and a high volume of strong candidates for new graduate health care programs, High Point University President Nido Qubein has assembled a team to accelerate the consideration and research phase for additional health-related programs. […]
This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU offers students a path to the real world through experiential learning opportunities. The circular lobby inside Cottrell Hall is what Dr. Stephanie Crofton, vice president for experiential learning and career development, calls the nexus of experiential learning. Students can stand in the […]
Name: Taylor Agapite Hometown: Canton, Massachusetts Year: Class of 2018 Major: Marketing Internship: Working on the partnerships team in the brand marketing department for the world’s largest travel site was exhilarating. Agapite’s typical day included outreach and communication efforts for TripAdvisor’s growing portfolio of strategicbrand partners. She also curated content for an interactive touchscreen at future TripAdvisor […]
This week brought beautiful music to campus from the “Lessons and Carols” Candlelight Service to the HPU Community Orchestra Concert and the annual Stuff a Stocking Campaign, see below for more photos from this week.
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 1, 2017 – High Point University recently welcomed five new staff members during the month of November. They are as follows: Dr. Richard “Trey” Brindle joins HPU’s Department of Physical Therapy as a postdoctoral fellow. Brindle’s responsibilities include expanding the running-related biomechanics research in the Human Biomechanics and Physiology laboratories. Additionally, […]
High Point University students are filling 1,200 Christmas stockings this year for local children through the Salvation Army of High Point. The Student Government Association met on Nov. 29 to fill 800 stockings. The campus community will fill the rest by Dec. 5.
This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s educational model has a mission to help students begin their professional careers as soon as they arrive on campus. Emily De Lena was a student when she stood in front of Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph, who is now HPU’s Entrepreneur in Residence. […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 10, 2015 –The light of nearly 350 candles held by members of the High Point University community filled Hayworth Chapel on Nov. 29th during the “Lessons and Carols” Candlelight Service. The annual event is a special time of sharing the Christmas story through readings and songs. Based on the traditional Festival […]
The HPU Family Plans to Contribute 1,200 Stockings This Year HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 30, 2017 – Toys, clothes, crayons and coloring books passed through the hands of High Point University students Wednesday night and into bright red stockings. Inside HPU’s Community Center, members of the Student Government Association lined dozens of tables with gifts […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 30, 2017 – 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 research initiatives from the past month. Biology professor and students publish research on native ferns Dr. Niky Hughes, associate professor of […]