This Week in Photos: October 3-7

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From a visit from High Point Mayor Bill Bencini, to Alumni Weekend, community events, theatre productions and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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High Point Mayor Visits HPU to Proclaim PA Week

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2016 – For the second year in a row, High Point Mayor Bill Bencini visited High Point University’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies to proclaim PA Week, which is recognized nationally each year from Oct. 6-12. “You don’t know how fortunate we feel to have so many bright young people […]

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HPU to Host Veterans Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2016 – High Point University will host a Veterans Day Celebration at 8 a.m. on Nov. 11 in the Millis Center to honor hundreds of men and women who’ve served their country. Both community volunteers interested in contributing and veterans interested in attending can RSVP now at www.highpoint.edu/veteransday. A complimentary […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Marina Kyte Launches Interior Design Career

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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HPU Board of Visitors Adds 10 New Members

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 6, 2016 – High Point University has appointed 10 new members to its Board of Visitors. The board is composed of approximately 144 friends of HPU who are recognized for their character and leadership abilities. “We appreciate all the ways these individuals have contributed their leadership and service to High Point […]

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September Extraordinary Leader: ‘A Seeker of Truth’

For Matt Warrick, it happened by chance. He was walking between classes when he ran into the Rev. Preston Davis, the campus minister. Like always, they talked. But this time, they talked about what keeps Warrick’s mind always busy – the intellectual intersection of science and spirituality. Warrick shared with Rev. Davis one of his […]

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Event Management Program Wins International Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 5, 2016 – High Point University’s event management program in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication recently received international recognition as the best event management bachelor’s degree. Dr. Vern Biaett, assistant professor of event management, accepted the Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Gold Award at the 61st Annual International Festivals & […]

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August’s Extraordinary Leader: Learning the Human Side of Research

Rebecca Ulrich always wears her hot-pink lab glasses in Congdon Hall’s Room 352. She can lose herself for hours. She’ll be doing experiments listening to her “Hymns for Hipsters” playlist on Spotify knowing that research is her future and her future involves helping the health-starved poor. She saw it firsthand in Uganda and South Africa, […]

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Baseball Internship Helps Student Prepare for Future Career

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2016 – High Point University junior Nicholas Muniz, a business major from Fort Worth, Texas, combined his passion for sports with preparation for his future career during an internship in baseball operations with the Staten Island Yankees. While assisting the team’s general manager, Muniz was in charge of all communication […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2016 – High Point University welcomed nine new staff members during the month of September. They are as follows: Gail Strickland joins the School of Pharmacy as an assessment and student services assistant. This is a newly created position. She assists the associate deans, Dr. Peter Gal and Dr. Buddy […]

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