This Week in Photos: May 7-13

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the 2016 Commencement ceremony, food donations, new community initiatives and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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HPU Lowers Flags for Peace Officers Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 13, 2016 – High Point University is lowering its flags to half-staff on Sunday in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. In 2013, President Barack Obama declared May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day to honor the local, state and federal peace officers who have died in the line of duty. […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Jessica Jones Manages Travel for Top Food Company

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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10 Things You May Be Wondering After HPU’s Commencement

More than 10,000 seniors, family members and friends attended High Point University’s 2016 Commencement proceedings on Saturday. The 66th Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice delivered an inspiring message a packed Roberts Hall lawn. This week, underclassmen are preparing for summer internships, jobs, study abroad trips and more, while the Class of 2016 is moving on […]

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The Political Power of Social Media: HPU Professor’s Research Published

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2016 – High Point University assistant professor of strategic communication Dr. Sojung Claire Kim recently published her collaborative research on the role of mobile phones and social media on political participation in the peer-reviewed journal Communication and the Public. This research systematically tests the relationships between the use of Twitter […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Courtney Sullivan Lands Job in Raleigh

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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Major Gift Will Support Student Entrepreneurs

Pictured above are the first recipients of the Pagon Promising Entrepreneur’s Fund at High Point University. On the top row from left to right are Joseph Cochrane-Brown, Mandy Engelman and Frazier Robinson. On the bottom row from left to right are Emily DeLena, Brandon Holder and Shakira Ramsey. HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2016 – Through a major gift, Leonard and […]

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Retired Faculty Honored at Annual Luncheon

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2016 – High Point University recently honored retiring faculty Dr. Barbara Leonard and Dr. Martie Bell during the university’s annual Retirement Recognition Luncheon. Leonard came to HPU in 1988 and served as a professor of education and the associate dean for the School of Education. Leonard’s area of interests are […]

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School of Education Hosts ‘Principal Panel’ for Career Development

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2016 – High Point University welcomed 12 principals representing Davidson and Guilford County Schools on April 26 for the first annual “Principal Panel.” This event helps to prepare senior education majors with post-graduation job interviews. The principals conducted mock interviews with the HPU students launching new careers in education. Forty-three […]

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5 Condoleezza Rice Quotes from HPU’s 2016 Commencement

Commencement may have come and gone, but the words of wisdom Dr. Condoleezza Rice shared with High Point University’s Class of 2016 are timeless. She challenged the graduating seniors to hold an unwavering optimism for the future and use their education to make a meaningful impact on the world. In case you missed it, here are […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Jennifer Pascale Manages Projects for Ad Agency

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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Senior Receives Stipend for Summer Journalism Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2016 – High Point University rising senior Mollie McKinley is one of four national winners of an internship stipend from Sigma Tau Delta, a national English honor society. The stipend will support McKinley during her summer internship with Yes! Weekly in Greensboro. McKinley, an English major from Clarksburg, West Virginia, […]

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