VISTAs Serve at Community Writing Center, West End Ministries, Washington Street

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High Point University is hosting three individuals to serve as an AmeriCorps Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA) for the 2015-2016 academic year. The VISTAs work through North Carolina Campus Compact. Their mission is to bring together local universities with local nonprofit organizations to fight poverty.     Shannon Barr High Point University alumna Lexington Park, Maryland […]

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Partners in Education: HPU Alumni Lead Montlieu Academy

Through an arc of pompoms and high-fives from an oversized panther paw, Montlieu Academy of Technology students kicked off their academic year in High Point University style. This ultimate back-to-school bash organized by HPU cheerleaders, Pep Band and Prowler the Panther for the second year in a row for the elementary school that’s just down […]

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HPU Welcomes New Assistant Professor of Biology

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 15, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Dr. Michael Grider as assistant professor of biology. He teaches lecture and lab sections of neurobiology as well as core courses in the department. He is also continuing his study of the molecular mechanisms of injury and repair to the nervous system and […]

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Lenoir Joins HPU as Assistant Professor of Political Communication

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 14, 2015 – High Point University welcomes Dr. Brandon Lenoir, a seasoned political communicator, as an assistant professor in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. He is one of 41 new faculty members, including 21 new positions, joining the university this year. Lenoir leads HPU’s new concentration in political communication, […]

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5 Ways HPU Creates Value Through an Inspiring Environment

In 2005, High Point University President Nido Qubein announced a plan to transform HPU. Ten years later, this transformational institution has expanded academic programs, improved academic facilities, technology, student housing, student life, athletics and more. The transformation was strategically designed to provide students with an extraordinary learning environment. HPU is first and foremost an institution […]

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Success Coaches Advocate for First-Year Students

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Dear Parents, Welcome to High Point University! It is my pleasure to introduce you to our Student Success Center. The Student Success Center at High Point University is designed to ensure students complete a successful transition through the first year of college. A team of coaches and an associate dean for student success provide multiple […]

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GOD BLESS AMERICA: A PRAYER AND A FACT

This essay, written in 2011 by HPU President Nido R. Qubein, commemorated the 10-year anniversary of the  September 11 attacks. The sentiments still hold true today. While the World Trade Center was burning and collapsing, while the Pentagon was absorbing the crash of a commercial airliner filled with innocent souls and while a wounded nation […]

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HPU to Host Air Force Photographer Stacy Pearsall

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 11, 2015 – High Point University will host former Air Force photographer Stacy Pearsall at 7 p.m. on Sept. 23 in The David L. Francis Lecture Hall at Earl N. Phillips School of Business. The event is free and open to the public; tickets are not required. Pearsall’s work will be […]

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