HPU Promotes Leadership Staff

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 2, 2015 – High Point University has recently promoted several leaders on campus, including Andy Bills, Debi Butt, Roger Clodfelter, Chris Dudley and Gail Tuttle. “These leaders have contributed measurably to the growth and transformation during their time at High Point University,” says Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president. “Their continued leadership […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Caroline Durkee Creates Graphics for Clients

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 to Host Constitution Day Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 2, 2015 – High Point University will host a special program in recognition of Constitution Day at 7 p.m. on Sept. 16 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. The program […]

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HPU Adds Dr. Jordan Smith to School of Pharmacy

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2015 – High Point University welcomes Dr. Jordan Smith to the School of Pharmacy as assistant professor of clinical sciences. He is one of more than 40 new faculty members joining HPU this year, 21 of which are new positions. Smith will teach a course on drug information for first-year […]

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Students, Alum Launch ‘Zipsy’ Social Media App

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2015 – Four High Point University students have harnessed the entrepreneurial spirit by combining everything their generation loves about social media into a single app called Zipsy. The app is available in the App Store today. Search for “Zipsy” and scroll until you see the official icon, or visit http://www.zipsyapp.com/ […]

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HPU Reports $57 Million in Gifts

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 31, 2015 – High Point University announced today that in the last 14 months it has received $57 million in gifts and pledges. All but $8 million came from outside North Carolina. Since Dr. Nido Qubein became president, the university has raised more than $275 million without a capital campaign. “We […]

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$150 Million of Construction Underway at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 31, 2015 – Ten years of phenomenal growth at High Point University has led to some of the most significant construction projects on campus since Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president, took the helm in 2005. In addition to a new residence hall, amphitheater and Cottrell Hall, work is underway on the […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Brandon Hubschman Designs in Florida

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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School of Education Adds Assistant Professor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 27, 2015 – The School of Education at High Point University recently added Dr. Theresa Hegedus to the faculty as assistant professor. Hegedus teaches undergraduate elementary and middle grades teacher candidates and graduate students in the STEM concentration of the Master of Education program. She also serves as a university supervisor […]

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HPU to Host Acclaimed International Photographer

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 26, 2015 – High Point University will host award-winning photographer Laura El-Tantawy for a presentation of her work at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 9 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. […]

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Freshman Profile: Ahead of the Curve

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Below is a snapshot of a student who finished high school a year early, putting her ahead of the curve:  Name: Poeu Breckinridge Hometown: Bloomville, New York High school attended: South Kortright Central School in South Kortright, New York Accomplishments: Originally […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Kyle Prates Lands Job in Boston

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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