HPU’s Hillel Fosters Jewish Tradition on Campus

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 […]

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‘The GPS Girl’ Karen Jacobsen Joins HPU as Global Artist in Residence

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 […]

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HPU Pursues More Health Care and Science Programs

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. […]

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Relevant Experience: A Conversation with Dr. Stephanie Crofton

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 […]

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Internship Profile: Taylor Agapite Interns at TripAdvisor

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 […]

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This Week in Photos: Nov. 25 – Dec. 1

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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.

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HPU Announces New Hires For November

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, […]

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Compressing Time and Expanding Experiences for Students

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. […]

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HPU Embraces the Joy of Christmas at Lessons and Carols

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 […]

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HPU Students Fill Hundreds of Christmas Stockings for Local Children

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 […]

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