HPU Poll: Likely Democratic and Republican Primary Voters Staunchly Divided on the Direction of the Country

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 9, 2016 – The most recent High Point University Poll has found that Democratic and Republican primary voters will likely cast their ballots with very different concerns about North Carolina and their country as well as contrasting views of their elected officials. A majority (54 percent) of likely Democratic primary voters […]

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Alumni Profile: Tuning Up for NASCAR

It’s that time of year when engines rev and NASCAR season kicks into gear again. Drivers, pit crews, officials and admins will travel down to Daytona this weekend to compete in the first of many races in the Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series. Ken Breath will fly to Daytona, too. But not […]

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HPU Continues to Be Recognized for Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 9, 2016 – High Point University’s innovative curriculum and experiential learning opportunities have secured a new ranking for the university. HPU was recently ranked one of the Most Innovative Small Colleges in America by Best Degree Programs. In the fall, HPU was also recognized as the No. 1 Most Innovative Regional […]

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HPU Poll: Clinton Leads Democratic Primary; Trump, Cruz and Rubio Have Most GOP Support

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 8, 2016 – The High Point University Poll has found former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the lead in North Carolina’s Democratic Primary for President of the United States over Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. On the Republican side, more of North Carolina’s likely Republican primary voters support Donald Trump. […]

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HPU Welcomes 5,000 Visitors for Winter Family Weekend

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 8, 2016 – More than 5,000 out-of-town parents and family members came to the city for High Point University’s Winter Family Weekend on Feb. 5-7, and made a substantial impact on the local economy while visiting their HPU students. Throughout the weekend, families participated in a variety of activities, including a […]

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A Message from Roger Clodfelter, Senior Vice President for Communications

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Dear Parent, Thank you for attending our Winter Family Weekend February 5-7th. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, we missed you. We’ve posted photos from the event here. This month’s Parent Perspective highlights examples of HPU’s commitment to holistic education. Our students are well-prepared for both careers and graduate school placement because […]

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A Message from Dr. Beth Holder, Associate Dean for Student Success

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  Dear Parent, The Student Success Team welcomes partnerships with parents and families in order to ensure High Point University freshmen transition smoothly into academics and campus life. Student Success Coaches serve not only as academic advisors during students’ freshman year, they also serve as network coordinators, connecting your student to many other campus services and […]

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HPU Professor Gives Invited Talk at National Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 5, 2016 – High Point University assistant professor of psychology, Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, was recently invited to give a talk titled, “It was the Best of Times, It was the Worst of Times; Successfully Navigating Life as an Early Career Psychologist” at the teaching pre-conference of the 17th annual Society […]

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Students Donate Food to Open Door Ministries

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 4, 2016 – It started out with High Point University student Haley Slone wanting her fellow students to donate surplus meals to those battling hunger in the city of High Point. In spring 2015, Slone spoke with Ryan Melino, retail brand manager for HPU’s hospitality team, about helping to expand her […]

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