HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 8, 2017 – High Point University earned the 2016 Tree Campus USA recognition for the eighth consecutive year. HPU is one of 12 colleges and universities in the state to receive the honor and one of only four to have achieved it for eight or more years. Led by First Lady […]
Name: Alex Gross Hometown: Orlando, Florida Major: Gross will graduate with a B.A. in Human Relations, with minors in Sales and Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Gross accepted a position as an SMB Account Executive at Gartner in Fort Myers, Florida. In his position, Gross will retain and grow a book of small- to mid-sized businesses while also attaining new clients. Gross previously interned […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 8, 2017 – The first High Point University/News and Record Poll of 2017 finds that North Carolinians generally favor the state government establishing a statewide standard on a series of policy issues, including discrimination, minimum wage, and environmental protection, instead of cities making their own rules. The new poll asked a […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 7, 2017 – A popular attraction for families in High Point will keep chugging thanks to a gift from High Point University. For nearly 25 years, High Point City Lake Park’s miniature train has provided more than 50,000 rides annually to local residents. In recent years, however, the train began to […]
Over the past decade, High Point University has attracted the attention of people worldwide. In addition to academic milestones, part of what puts HPU on the map is its inspiring environment – so much so that HPU’s campus was named one of the top five in the nation. But it goes beyond the brick architecture […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 7, 2017 – The first High Point University Poll of 2017 finds that North Carolinians give new President Donald Trump a job approval rating of 36 percent and new Gov. Roy Cooper an approval rating of 46 percent while a large majority continue to say the country is headed in the […]
Families packaged 20,000 meals for local agencies HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 6, 2017 – High Point University welcomed more than 5,000 visitors to campus for its annual Winter Family Weekend on Feb. 3-5. The event brought a positive economic impact to High Point and the greater Triad as families – many from out-of-state – stayed, […]
Name: Haley Cotnoir Hometown: Enfield, Connecticut Major: Cotnoir will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with minors in Marketing and Sales, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Cotnoir accepted a position as a Street Team Ambassador for the Boston Red Sox in Massachusetts. In her position within the marketing department, Cotnoir will assist with a new marketing initiative the Boston Red Sox recently […]
The basketball court in HPU’s new Qubein Arena and Conference Center will be named in honor of the University of Memphis coach and his wife. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 6, 2017 – High Point University has reached a milestone in fundraising over the last decade. HPU has now received more than $300 million in gifts […]
The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From major campus announcements, a visit with Daniel Baldwin, Family Weekend kick-offs and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.
Name: Leah Larson Hometown: Peachtree City, Georgia Major: Larson will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with a concentration in Entrepreneurship, and a minor in Vocal Performance on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Larson accepted a position as a Sales Associate at Gartner in Fort Myers, Florida. In her position, Larson will speak directly with CEOs and CIOs about how Gartner can […]
Dr. Julie Cooper, associate professor of clinical sciences at High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, discusses importance of measuring blood pressure and the best ways to do it from home.