Theatre to Perform ‘On the Verge’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2014 – High Point University’s Department of Theatre will take on Eric Overmyer’s “On the Verge; or, The Geography of Yearning,” in an upcoming performance. The production will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 9-11, and Oct. 13-15 in the Empty Space Theatre. “‘On the Verge’ is a wildly […]

Read More

Alumnus Rich Davis Finds Success in Politics

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES You won’t see his name on a ballot, but High Point University alumnus Rich Davis makes his living on the campaign trail. The 1991 graduate (pictured center above with U.S. Senator Mark Udall of Colorado to his right) is co-owner of the strategic communications firm Dixon/Davis Media in Washington, D.C. […]

Read More

Hensley Joins Theatre Department

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2014 – Gay Hensley joined the faculty at High Point University as an instructor of costuming in the Department of Theatre. In her new role, she teaches classes related to theatrical costuming and makeup. She also is responsible for designing the costumes for all productions by the theatre department. “I […]

Read More

Preparing Students for Healthcare Careers of Tomorrow

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 […]

Read More

Blood Drive Impacts 450 Lives

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, […]

Read More

September’s Extraordinary Leaders Inspire Others to Succeed

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 […]

Read More

HPU Welcomes Dance Instructor Lindsey Howie

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 […]

Read More

Professor Presents Two Research Papers at National Management Conference

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 […]

Read More

HPU Research Sheds Light on Plant Pigments

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 […]

Read More

Featured Garden: The Welcome Garden

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 […]

Read More