Students Honored for Service and Academic Commitment

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 19, 2018 – At the end of each year, the High Point University community comes together to honor the academic and professional achievements of students. An array of awards highlighting impressive research, community service and positive impact made on campus are presented. Four top awards are also given to standout students […]

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HPU Family Celebrates Earth Day 2018

Students had the opportunity to learn about the sun and view it though a specialized telescope. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2018 – The High Point University family celebrated Earth Day today with local companies and wildlife organizations in the Cottrell Amphitheater. Students tasted cold-pressed juice, fed animals at the petting zoo, learned about how to care […]

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Students Make Professional Connections at High Point Market

Jackie Musso stands in front of the La-Z-Boy Casegoods showroom, where she works with clients selling furniture at the High Point Market. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2018 – The High Point Furniture Market is a vibrant, fast-paced environment with thousands of industry experts from across the globe in attendance. It’s also a place for High Point University students […]

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HPU Students Win $25,000 in Start-Up Funds at 2018 Business Plan Competition

In the group photo, the HPU Business Plan Competition finalists from left to right are CeAnna Soper, Dylan Silber, Richard Pagano, Jenna Tarantino and Joseph Cochrane-Brown. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2018 – Winners of High Point University’s Business Plan Competition received thousands of dollars toward their businesses during the eighth annual event. Hosted by […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Kit D’Anthony Scores a Position at Mondelēz International

Name: Kit D’Anthony Hometown: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Major: D’Anthony will graduate on May 5 with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration and a minor in Marketing. Post-graduation plans: D’Anthony will begin her career at Mondelēz International as a sales associate in Savannah, Georgia. As a sales associate, she will establish and maintain rapport with key clients while […]

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HPU Game Designers Invited to Present at East Coast Game Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2018 – The gaming experience can be for everyone, including people with visual impairments. That’s the hope a High Point University student group had when they set out to create an elevator-murder-mystery video game that’s accessible to visually impaired players through a process called audio description (AD). Students from HPU’s […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Criminal Justice Major Lands Career at EBI, Inc.

Name: Alexis Rendina Hometown: Hamilton, New Jersey Major: Rendina will graduate on May 5 with a B.S. in Psychology and a B.A. in Sociology. Post-graduation plans: Rendina will begin her career at Employment Background Investigations (EBI), Inc. as a Records Specialist Investigator. Her duties will include running criminal background checks for businesses as well as managing online criminal […]

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HPU’s Nido R. Qubein School of Communication Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 13, 2018 – High Point University celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication yesterday, reflecting on the last decade and the transformation that has taken place in the school. HPU President Nido Qubein delivered the keynote address, thanking the faculty and leadership within the school for […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: John Onufer Heads to Graduate School

Name: John Onufer Hometown: North Haledon, New Jersey Major: Onufer will graduate on May 5 with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration with a minor in Finance and Economics. Post-graduation plans: Onufer plans to pursue a master’s degree in finance at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. How HPU helped you get there: “The most positive impact were the experiential […]

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HPU Family Endows Daniel Herbert, Sr. Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 13, 2018 – A High Point University family has endowed a new scholarship to support students. The Daniel H. Herbert, Sr. Family Endowed Scholarship was established by Christine Yackman, who, along with her daughter, Denise Pittenger, and son, Daniel Yackman, wish to support and encourage students who demonstrate financial need. The […]

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HPU Breaks Ground on Wanek School of Undergraduate Sciences

Pictured from left to right are HPU Provost Dennis Carroll, HPU Board of Trustees Chairman Jack Finch, High Point Mayor Jay Wagner, HPU President Nido Qubein, Karen Wanek, Todd Wanek, Cameron Wanek, Joyce Wanek and Ron Wanek officially breaking ground at the ceremony. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2018 – High Point University continued its […]

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