McConnell Joins Sport Communication Sequence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 25, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Dr. Patrick McConnell as associate professor of sport communication. He is one of more than 40 new faculty joining HPU for the 2015-16 academic year. McConnell serves as coordinator for the new sport communication sequence in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. […]

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HPU Welcomes Montlieu Academy Students for First Day of School

“HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 24, 2015 – Montlieu Academy of Technology students received a welcome-back-to-school rally like no other today from the High Point University cheerleaders, Prowler the Panther and Pep Band. As the students arrived for the first day of the new school year, the HPU cheerleaders and Prowler welcomed students with a round […]

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Freshman Profile: An Extraordinary NASCAR Driver

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. David Garborcauskas, or David Garbo as he prefers, has a unique background in NASCAR; find out below how his racing ties led him to establish his own foundation for students with non-traditional learning styles.  Name: David Garbo, Jr. Hometown: Stonington, Connecticut High […]

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HPU Convocation, Traditions Welcome 1,450 New Students and 8,200 Visitors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2015 – High Point University’s Roberts Hall lawn was set for Commencement today – a stage, thousands of chairs filled with eager minds and family members, and faculty dressed in regalia. But it wasn’t graduation, it was Convocation – the formal introduction of the freshman class to the faculty. Thousands […]

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5 People You Need to Know on Campus: Freshman Edition

It’s that time of year: time to stock up on dorm supplies, finish your summer reading and count down the days until #HPUmovein. As more than 17 million students move in to their dorms across the United States, some for the first time, it’s important to know about the unique and valuable resources that you […]

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NASA Astronaut Michael Foreman Visits HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2015 – Retired NASA astronaut Michael Foreman visited High Point University today to speak with students and faculty about his 35-year career as a NASA space flyer. After applying to NASA eight times, Foreman was chosen to join the elite astronaut corps in 1998 and rode to orbit for the […]

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Student Interns for Fashion Designer in New York City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2015 – High Point University rising junior Kimberly Kloss is learning from one of the most prominent fashion designers, Diane von Furstenberg, at her internship. Kloss, a New York, New York native, is spending her summer in New York City as a marketing communications intern at Diane von Furstenberg Studio […]

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Senior Spends Summer at Internship in LA

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2015 – High Point University senior Brenna Austin is on her way to an exciting career in the entertainment industry after completing her summer internship with Entertainment Fusion Group in Los Angeles. Austin, a High Point native and strategic communication major, served as a public relations and events intern for […]

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Freshmen Profile: Twins Eager for Future at HPU

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Twins Josh and Greg Allen are among the incoming Class of 2019; find out why they both chose HPU below.  Name: Josh and Greg Allen Hometown: Honeoye Falls, New York High school attended: Honeoye Falls-Lima High School in Honeoye Falls, New York Accomplishments: Josh […]

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