HPU Announces Finalists for 2016 Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 30, 2016 – The Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced five finalists for its sixth annual Business Plan Competition. This year’s winners will compete for $15,000 in start-up funds. The finalists will present their business plans to a panel of judges consisting of business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors […]

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Jazz Ensemble to Present Cafe Jazz

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 30, 2016 – Put on your dancing shoes and join High Point University’s Jazz Ensemble for lively music from the swing era and beyond at the second annual Café Jazz concert. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 5 in the Ballroom at the Plato S. Wilson Commerce […]

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Extraordinary Patient Care: Full-Time Doctor Promotes Student Health on Campus

This story is featured in the Winter 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. To commemorate National Doctors’ Day today, discover below how the HPU’s full-time doctor provides compassionate and quality care for students.   You could say Dr. Marnie Marlette is a rare breed. She is High Point University’s full-time medical director of the on-campus student health […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Lydia Prior Travels for Krispy Kreme Corporation

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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UNC-TV to Air ‘High Point University Presents: A Conversation with Marc Randolph and Nido R. Qubein’

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 30, 2016 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast the premiere presentation of “High Point University Presents: A Conversation with Marc Randolph and Nido R. Qubein” at 6 p.m. on April 3. “Nobody knows what is going to work in advance,” said Randolph during his conversation with Qubein, HPU president. “The only […]

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Chemistry Faculty Present Research at National Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 29, 2016 – Three High Point University chemistry faculty members, Dr. Brian Augustine, Dr. Keir Fogarty and Dr. Heather Miller, presented their work at the 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting. Held in San Diego, California, the ACS meeting is the largest gathering of chemists and engineers in the world. Augustine […]

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5 Reasons Why HPU is High Point’s University

High Point’s University – the apostrophe “S” carries much significance. It means that we are a university not only located in High Point, but a vital part of the city in which we reside. The city is an important part of the university too, and it underscores our commitment to the community and local engagement. […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Taylor Niss Pursues Master’s in STEM Education

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Conversations with HPU President Nido Qubein to Air Sundays on UNC-TV

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 28, 2016 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast conversations with High Point University president Dr. Nido Qubein and influential leaders at 6 p.m. each Sunday in April. During the programs, Qubein will speak to the following leaders and distinguished entrepreneurs: Marc Randolph, co-founder of Netflix; Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter; Wes […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Jessica Vitale Mentors Children in Connecticut

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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HPU Adds Hudak as Helpdesk Associate

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 28, 2016 – High Point University recently hired Candace Hudak as a helpdesk associate in the Office of Information Technology. Hudak oversees the technology helpdesk and assists HPU students and staff with their IT needs. “It’s a pleasure to be working in such a vital role by helping students and employees […]

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This Week in Photos: March 19-25

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From a visit with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, to Greek Life philanthropy, theatre events and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Class of 2016 Profile: Laura Bernitsky Follows her Dream to Dental School

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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