Water Safety Concern

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Dear HPU family, The City of High Point has reported an isolated incident of e. Coli in city water supply. Out of an abundance of caution, please avoid drinking water from fountains or using water from faucets for teeth brushing at this time. Complimentary clean drinking water is available immediately at the Slane Center Cafe […]

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Freshman Profile: A Future in Physics

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Zack Hutchens joins the Class of 2020 with a wealth of experience already under his belt. Below, discover how he plans to launch a successful career in the sciences, starting with an extraordinary education at HPU:  Name: Zack Hutchens […]

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Senior Explores Fashion Industry with Ralph Lauren

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2016 – As a summer intern with Ralph Lauren, High Point University senior Alexis Lee went behind the scenes of New York fashion, learned what it takes to produce a clothing line, and even had a face-to-face meeting with Ralph Lauren himself. Lee, a Greensboro native, was one of 40 […]

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5 Lessons Dr. Carol Dweck Shared on the HPU Campus

Today, High Point University welcomed Dr. Carol Dweck, Stanford University professor and author of “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.” Her book also inspired HPU to select “Growth Mindset” as its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) theme. In a conversation with HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein that was filmed by UNC-TV, Dweck spoke about the premises of her book, […]

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Qubein Hosts Back-to-Back Discussions with Thought Leaders

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 18, 2016 – Dr. Nido Qubein, president of High Point University, brought two impactful leaders to campus today to discuss the changing landscape of higher education and how an entrepreneurial spirit can transform colleges and universities. Dr. Carol Folt, chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Stanford […]

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Senior Interns with NASCAR Team and Charlotte Motor Speedway

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 18, 2016 – High Point University Senior Michael Rossi explored the world of motor sports through two internships this summer, one with NASCAR team Richard Childress Racing, and one with Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Pennington, New Jersey, native and business administration major worked with several different departments at RCR and was a […]

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Social Media Accounts You Need to Know

Every day on the High Point University campus, there are hundreds of events, classes, projects, contests and more going on. If you want to get involved, staying up to date with the latest happenings at HPU can be a challenge. So how do you keep up with all-things-HPU? For those interested in getting their updates […]

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Freshman Profile: A Holistic Education

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Yaa Ofori is one member of the Class of 2020. Below, discover how she plans to take advantage of everything HPU has to offer: Name: Yaa Ofori Hometown: Brooklyn, New York High school attended: Chapel Hill High School in Douglasville, Georgia Accomplishments: Ofori frequently volunteers […]

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CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Named 2017 Commencement Speaker

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2016 – Wolf Blitzer, CNN’s lead political anchor and anchor of “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer,” will serve as High Point University’s Commencement Speaker on Saturday, May 6, 2017. “We are committed to providing our students with access to innovators,” says Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president. “Wolf Blitzer has […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Kim Greve Designs Custom Homes

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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Student Interns with Leading Supplier of RV Components

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2016 – Beau Sirpilla, a rising junior at High Point University, interned with Lippert Components in Elkhart, Indiana, this summer. As a management trainee intern, Sirpilla rotated through three key business units – sales and marketing, manufacturing and operations – for the leading components manufacturer of recreational vehicles. “The executive […]

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