HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 19, 2014 – High Point University will begin the holiday season by hosting its 44th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast featuring the Rev. Dr. Richard Gibbons. The event will be held at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 5 in the Millis Athletic and Convocation Center. It is open to the public. Gibbons […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 19, 2014 – The HPU Poll finds majorities of North Carolinians believe the United States should take an active role in addressing threats like the spread of the Ebola virus and the expansion of the extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State in a world they see as increasingly dangerous […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2014 – Love, murder, comedy, intrigue. High Point University will soon offer the community a variety of programming in an upcoming Opera Scenes concert at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 in the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public; tickets are not required. […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2014 – North Carolinians may be restoring their confidence in the economy, according to the HPU Poll’s newest calculation of its Consumer Sentiment Index. The index, based on HPU Poll data, stands at 80.0 this month. This is higher than the 73.5 index registered in February 2014 and the 70.4 […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2014 – Humans and animals alike recently filled High Point University’s Francis Auditorium of Phillips Hall for a presentation by Dr. Robin Ganzert, president and CEO of the American Humane Association (AHA). Gaznert explained the 75-year history of AHA, which protects more than 100,000 animal actors every year through programs […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2014 – Hundreds of High Point University students, faculty and staff were treated to free, customizable mac and cheese bowls, straight from a Stouffer’s food truck on Monday. The Stouffer’s Food Truck visited campus during a year-long tour around the country. Marin Seifert, a 2013 alumna of HPU and account […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2014 – A new HPU Poll finds less than one-half of North Carolina residents approve of the job performances of President Barack Obama (43 percent) and Gov. Pat McCrory (47 percent). Fully 49 percent and 37 percent disapprove of Obama and McCrory’s job performance, respectively. Meanwhile, U.S. Senators Kay Hagan […]
READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES High Point University 2009 graduate Matt Boswell is leading a life of success and significance with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in Charlotte, N.C. As a Financial Institution Examiner at the FDIC for five years now, Boswell evaluates the overall financial condition and risk profile of banks, identifies concerns […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2014 – High Point University’s 2015 commencement speaker has been named a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Tom Brokaw, one of the world’s most trusted and respected journalists, is one of only 18 influential figures in the nation to receive the honor this year. It is the highest […]
Paige Wall, class of 2011, chose to be extraordinary in her career at Katy Sweet & Associates Public Relations in Los Angeles, CA. As a Strategic Communications major at High Point University, Paige gained valuable experience through classwork and internships that prepared her for success in world and public relations.
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 14, 2014 – Education majors from High Point University surprised children at Kirkman Park Elementary with books and blankets just as cold weather rushed into the Piedmont Triad. The HPU students visited classrooms on Nov. 12 to read stories to the Kirkman Park students. They offered each child a copy […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 14, 2014 – The Office of Student Life at High Point University recently hired Megan Lassiter as the resident director of the women’s complex. As resident director, Lassiter is responsible for the safety and well-being of students in her care, as well as providing programs that instill community spirit within the […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 13, 2014 – Triniti Alston couldn’t keep her head out of the book about American pioneers during Florence Elementary’s Literacy Night. Her pigtails peaked above the book’s cover, and occasionally she stopped to talk about the story with High Point University education majors who hosted the event. Otherwise, she was blissfully […]
Erinn Spack, class of 2015, met and worked with correspondents, anchors, and producers as an Operations Intern with CBS News in Washington, D.C. Erinn was able to apply the information that she learned in production classes at High Point University during her internship.