From the boardroom to the classroom, HPU’s values-based education has prepared thousands of graduates to lead in relevant fields. The next 90 years will prepare future leaders for the health care careers of tomorrow, meeting the growing demands for practitioners around the world. New faculty, facilities and curriculum are being put into place now for […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 – High Point University students, faculty and staff impacted 450 lives by donating 150 units at the university’s first blood drive of the year. Each year, the university holds multiple blood drives to support the need at the American Red Cross. “We began the year with a strong turnout, […]
High Point University is now home to the newest professional ensemble in North Carolina: the North Carolina Brass Band (NCBB). As one of only two professional brass bands in the nation, the British-style brass ensemble covers songs in genres such as orchestra, jazz and pop. The NCBB was established in February 2014 by HPU’s assistant […]
Each month, High Point University selects two students who provide extraordinary service, leadership, commitment to academics and giving in the HPU community. September’s Extraordinary Leaders, juniors Sara Kirkpatrick and Reza Moghtaderi Esfahani, not only share the title of a Presidential Scholar, but they also actively seek opportunities to better themselves both personally and professionally. Kirkpatrick […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 – Lindsey Howie recently joined the faculty at High Point University as an instructor of dance. In her new position at HPU, Howie will teach dance technique classes covering both the physical aspects of various dances as well as their historical and societal contexts. She also will serve as […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, associate professor of management and director of the MBA program at High Point University, recently presented two papers on organizational teams and leadership at the Annual Academy of Management Conference, held in Philadelphia. His research covered important topics for managers in the traditional workplace and […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 25, 2014 – High Point University faculty and student researchers are one step closer to resolving a botanical mystery. Their research on why some shade-loving plants have red or purple pigments on the underside of their leaves was highlighted recently in Planta, a prominent botany journal. Nicole Hughes, assistant professor of […]
The Welcome Garden greets visitors and admissions guests as they enter High Point University. This breathtaking garden was added in 2013 and has flowers blooming virtually every month of the year. The design was inspired by gardens off of Champs-Elysées Avenue in Paris. Click here for more images from the HPU Photo Blog by campus photographer […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 25, 2014 – High Point University will offer an evening of jazz music featuring performances by HPU faculty and students. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 10 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts building on campus. It is free and open to the public; […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 25, 2014 – The most recent High Point University Poll finds nearly half (49 percent) of North Carolina’s likely voters say there is no chance they would vote for Hillary Clinton if she ran for president in 2016, while about the same proportion say there is either some or a good […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 24, 2014 – High Point University will host Argentinian graphic designer and branding expert Sebastian Guerrini as part of its Faculty Cultural Enrichment Grant Series. He will present “The Power of Image” at 7 p.m. on Oct. 7 in the Francis Auditorium of Phillips Hall. The event is free and open […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 24, 2014 – The most recent High Point University Poll finds a majority of likely voters are monitoring conflicts in Syria and Iraq and advocating for the United States to take an active role in a world they see as increasingly dangerous for the U.S. Two-thirds (66 percent) of North Carolina’s […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 24, 2014 – High Point University continues to receive strong advocacy from parents, including a new gift for the Center for Student Success. Michael and Laura Baur, parents of a current student, donated $1 million to the center, currently under construction and designed to be a hub of experiential learning and […]
Alex Palmer landed opportunities that every computer science major dreams of post-college – interviewing with tech industry giants like Google, IBM and Apple.
Valentinas graduated in May from HPU with a successful college career under her belt. She received a bachelor’s degree in interior design and minored in studio art. Thanks to her education and internship experience, Valentinas was hired in May of 2012 as the visual merchandising coordinator for Bassett Industries and HGTV Home Furniture.