5 Lessons Dr. Carol Dweck Shared on the HPU Campus

Today, High Point University welcomed Dr. Carol Dweck, Stanford University professor and author of “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.” Her book also inspired HPU to select “Growth Mindset” as its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) theme. In a conversation with HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein that was filmed by UNC-TV, Dweck spoke about the premises of her book, […]

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Qubein Hosts Back-to-Back Discussions with Thought Leaders

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 18, 2016 – Dr. Nido Qubein, president of High Point University, brought two impactful leaders to campus today to discuss the changing landscape of higher education and how an entrepreneurial spirit can transform colleges and universities. Dr. Carol Folt, chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Stanford […]

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Senior Interns with NASCAR Team and Charlotte Motor Speedway

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 18, 2016 – High Point University Senior Michael Rossi explored the world of motor sports through two internships this summer, one with NASCAR team Richard Childress Racing, and one with Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Pennington, New Jersey, native and business administration major worked with several different departments at RCR and was a […]

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Social Media Accounts You Need to Know

Every day on the High Point University campus, there are hundreds of events, classes, projects, contests and more going on. If you want to get involved, staying up to date with the latest happenings at HPU can be a challenge. So how do you keep up with all-things-HPU? For those interested in getting their updates […]

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Freshman Profile: A Holistic Education

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Yaa Ofori is one member of the Class of 2020. Below, discover how she plans to take advantage of everything HPU has to offer: Name: Yaa Ofori Hometown: Brooklyn, New York High school attended: Chapel Hill High School in Douglasville, Georgia Accomplishments: Ofori frequently volunteers […]

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CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Named 2017 Commencement Speaker

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2016 – Wolf Blitzer, CNN’s lead political anchor and anchor of “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer,” will serve as High Point University’s Commencement Speaker on Saturday, May 6, 2017. “We are committed to providing our students with access to innovators,” says Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president. “Wolf Blitzer has […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Kim Greve Designs Custom Homes

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]

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Student Interns with Leading Supplier of RV Components

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2016 – Beau Sirpilla, a rising junior at High Point University, interned with Lippert Components in Elkhart, Indiana, this summer. As a management trainee intern, Sirpilla rotated through three key business units – sales and marketing, manufacturing and operations – for the leading components manufacturer of recreational vehicles. “The executive […]

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Media Fellows Make Connections in Los Angeles

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 15, 2016 – A trip to Los Angeles opened doors of opportunity in the entertainment industry for a group of High Point University students. HPU’s Media Fellows, a group of the top communication majors on campus, traveled to California over the summer to forge connections with leaders in the center of […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Lindsay Katz Runs Bone Marrow Drives

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]

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Freshman Profile: An Entrepreneurial Spirit

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Haley Bossart is one member of the Class of 2020. Below, discover how the caring people on campus made a significant impact on her decision to join the HPU family:  Name: Haley Bossart Hometown: Naples, Florida High school attended: Seacrest Country Day School in Naples, […]

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HPU Welcomes Inaugural Pharmacy Class, 1,500 New Students and 48 New Faculty

Pictured is Jonathan Paez, left, a member of HPU’s inaugural pharmacy class, working alongside Dr. Comfort Boateng, assistant professor of basic pharmaceutical sciences.   HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 15, 2016 – The Piedmont Triad’s only pharmacy school will welcome its inaugural class next week when High Point University kicks off a new academic year. In […]

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Sophomore Interns with Lifestyle Magazines

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 12, 2016 – High Point University rising sophomore Olivia Altman is seeing the world of business and branding from all angles this summer through her internship with Unity Media Group in Hoboken, New Jersey. Altman, a native of Harding, New Jersey, works as the public relations and marketing coordinator for the […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Anthony Vita Joins PR Firm

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]

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