HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2016 – High Point University’s School of Education was transformed into a Lego Learning Lab over the weekend. Over 800 local children and parents enjoyed engineering competitions, machine building, robotics and Lego storytelling. This free annual event provides an opportunity for children in kindergarten through eighth grade to experience STEM […]
This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. HPU students are granted access to global innovators, including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. As Wozniak begins his role as “Innovator in Residence” at HPU, students come to know the genius behind Apple Computer as a mentor and a friend. Jan. 31, 2017 update: Steve […]
Dr. Martin Kifer of High Point University discusses factors that make North Carolina a swing state in the 2016 election cycle.
High Point University students hosted a Halloween dance for people with disabilities. Held at Morehead Recreation Center, the evening included dancing, crafts, games and plenty of costumes.
Couch Hall to be named in their honor HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 3, 2016 – A couple with roots in High Point is generously giving $3 million to High Point University. David Couch, CEO of The Blue Ridge Companies Inc., and his wife Stephanie Quayle, an accomplished singer and songwriter, made the gift to HPU […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 2, 2016 – High Point University welcomed five new faculty and staff members during the month of October. They are as follows: Dr. S. Alex Marshall joins the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy as an assistant professor of basic pharmaceutical sciences. This is a newly created faculty position. He will […]
This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. Inside the Harris Sales Education Center, students hone their pitching skills and learn how to sell their value across the board. The rooms inside Cottrell Hall look like an executive suite, complete with modern furniture and the smell of new leather. But for members […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 1, 2016 – High Point University has received a major gift from Dr. Michael and Susan Samuel. The Samuels are longtime residents of High Point who believe the success of HPU contributes to the success of their community. Dr. Samuel, a native of High Point, established a successful dental practice in […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 31, 2016 – High Point University senior Tyler Bailey recently completed an internship with IBM in Austin, Texas. There, he worked on a team of global software engineers responsible for innovating and building IBM’s leadership in the cloud computing market, one of the company’s most important investments. A computer science major […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 31, 2016 – Two groups of High Point University students spent their fall break improving and assisting communities in Guatemala and Costa Rica. Seven HPU students partnered with nine members of Oak Ridge United Methodist Church on a service trip to Guatemala. There, they worked with low income families to build […]
The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From trick-or-treating, a community Halloween dance, soccer championships and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.