HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 16, 2017 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Two HPU Students Named Fulbright Semifinalists HPU seniors Liz Reichart and Catherine Bakewell are semifinalists for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Fulbright offers opportunities for students to undertake graduate study, […]

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Faculty Profile: Community in the Classroom

What is community, and how do we find our identity? These are profound questions for Dr. Amanda Mbuvi, assistant professor of religion. They are pivotal to her scholarship, and she finds that students are curious about them too. Mbuvi’s classes on biblical studies, Jewish studies, and religion and literature are spaces for students to explore […]

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HPU Announces March Community Enrichment Series Events

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 15, 2017 – High Point University will host the following events in March as part of the Community Enrichment Series. All of these events are open to the public. Tickets are not required unless otherwise noted. Triad residents can sign up to receive email updates from HPU about events throughout the […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Jamison Orr Launches Sales Executive Career

Name: Jamison Orr Hometown: Falmouth, Massachusetts Major: Orr will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with minors in Sales and Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Orr accepted a position as a Sales Executive with Star Asia International, a third-party international logistics company, in Charlotte, North Carolina. In his position, Orr will continue to build his own book of business by selling […]

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HPU Names Court in Honor of Tubby and Donna Smith

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High Point University will name their new basketball court after alumni Tubby and Donna Smith. The couple is donating $1 million to the university’s new Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena and Conference Center. Tubby Smith played basketball for the HPU Panthers and captained the team his senior year.

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Coach Tubby Smith and wife Donna Give $1 Million to HPU

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High Point University will recognize alumni Tubby and Donna Smith by naming the basketball court in HPU’s new Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena and Conference Center in their honor. The couple will donate $1 million to the arena, which  will become the home of HPU’s men’s and women’s basketball programs.

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HPU Names Basketball Court in Honor of Tubby and Donna Smith

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University of Memphis head men’s basketball coach Orlando “Tubby” Smith and his wife, Donna Smith, are donating $1 million to support HPU’s new Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena and Conference Center. The arena will become the home of HPU’s men’s and women’s basketball programs, and the basketball court will be named in honor of the […]

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Returns to HPU Campus as Innovator in Residence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 14, 2017 – Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder and High Point University’s Innovator in Residence, will return to campus on Feb. 20 to work with students in exercise science, pharmacy, computer science, education and other majors. The Silicon Valley icon joined HPU as Innovator in Residence in 2016. He also gave the […]

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HPU Family Weekend Features Service Project

Families from all of the country and world came to High Point University for Winter Family Weekend. Over 5,000 visitors enjoyed activities on campus and brought an economic boost to the city. During the weekend, families participated in a service project where they packaged over 20,000 meals for local agencies.

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Share Their Views on Education Policy

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 13, 2017 – North Carolinians are engaged and interested in offering opinions on the state’s public schools, according to the 2017 HPU Education Poll, a joint venture between selected faculty in the Department of Leadership Studies in the School of Education and HPU’s Survey Research Center. In the statewide survey, 55 […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Katie Aitkens Provides Insurance Services

Name: Katie Aitkens Hometown: West Long Branch, New Jersey Major: Aitkens will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with minors in Sales and Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Aitkens accepted a position as an Underwriter Trainee at Selective Insurance in Hamilton, New Jersey. In her position, Aitkens will administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules, […]

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Students Host Valentine’s Dance for Special Needs Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 10, 2017 – High Point University’s Student Council For Exceptional Children (CEC) and High Point Parks and Recreation hosted a Valentine’s Dance on Feb. 7 for the special needs community. Activities included music, crafts and refreshments at the Morehead Recreation Center. HPU’s CEC consists of majors from across campus who share a […]

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