Children Explore Space at HPUniverse Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 21, 2015 – High Point University’s Department of Physics gave nearly 1,000 members of the community a chance to see what space is like on Sept. 18. Hovercrafts, water bottle rockets and vortex rings – these activities were all a part of HPU’s family-friendly astronomy event, HPUniverse Day. This is the […]

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Junior Raises $250K for Cancer Research

Brittany Vose wears a Greek-lettered T-shirt and backpack filled with books as she hurries across campus to class. She blends in, like most students, on a college campus. On paper, she’s a star: a Dean’s List junior at High Point University, double major in psychology and Spanish, Bonner Leader and philanthropy chair for her Alpha Gamma […]

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HPU to Present Musical Comedy ‘Nunsense’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 18, 2015 – High Point University’s Department of Theatre and Dance and the Department of Music will present “Nunsense” in the first production of the 2015-16 season. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8-10 and Oct. 12-14 in The Empty Space Theatre. “Nunsense,” a musical comedy with book, music […]

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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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