HPU Commencement is Nationally Recognized Once Again

It’s become an annual honor for High Point University, being recognized for attracting extraordinary graduation speakers. HPU’s 2015 Commencement speaker, broadcast legend Tom Brokaw, was named in The Huffington Post’s list of top Commencement speakers. Last year, CNN included the 2014 Commencement speaker, Gen. Colin Powell, on a similar list. His speech went on to […]

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Civitan Club Honored for Service Project

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 4, 2015 – High Point University’s Civitan Club has received the honor of “Campus Club Service Project of the Year” for the third consecutive year from Civitan International. They were awarded for their service project, the Homelessness Awareness Campout and car show. The car show was held during the day to […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Barrett South Leads at Target

With commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors are preparing to commence 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 from […]

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Journalism Students Visit the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 1, 2015 – High Point University’s National Association of Black Journalists recently organized and hosted a trip to the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Thirteen HPU students explored the museum’s six floors of hands-on exhibits and gained insight into the history of American journalism. Students were touched by the museum’s historical galleries, […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Marissa Pierre Manages Client Relationships

With commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors are preparing to commence 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 from […]

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Meet the Seniors: Sarah Thompson Reaches For The Bright Lights of Broadway

With a Celtic harp slung over her shoulder and wearing all black, Sarah Thompson stands in the crosswalk beside HPU’s reflection pond and looks toward the curb. “Alright everybody,’’ she says emphatically. “Move out!’’ A dozen actors in 18th century costumes sidle across the street like ducks crossing a busy road on a recent Friday […]

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Student Honored with National Sorority Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 30, 2015 – High Point University senior Taylor Van Horn is one of four women in the country to receive the Tri Sigma Outstanding Member of the Region Award. The award is presented to a collegian that excels on campus, in her community and as a leader of Tri Sigma Sorority. […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Christina Drake Heads to Graduate School

With commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors are preparing to commence 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 from […]

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My Major at HPU: Business Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs and small business owners are at the heart of the American economy. Small businesses are a major US employer (more than 50 percent of all private sector workers are employed by small businesses), and are responsible for 75 percent of the new jobs in the U.S. economy. Small business activity is also important to the global economy: small businesses, producing […]

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Students Participate in Model Arab League

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 29, 2015 – Student members of High Point University’s Model United Nations Club recently traveled to Houston to serve as delegates to the Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce Model Arab League. During the conference, which took place at the University of Houston, HPU students became diplomats for the weekend while representing […]

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