5 Dr. Qubein Quotes to Get You Through Exam Week

Exam week begins today. You’ve spent the last 107 days discovering new things, participating in class discussions, working on group projects and giving presentations. Now, it’s time to showcase all you’ve learned during the past semester. So plug in your headphones, play some pump-up music, and check out these five quotes below from HPU President […]

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Students Host Holiday Dance for Individuals with Disabilities

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 11, 2015 – With their dancing shoes on and huge grins on their faces, individuals with disabilities from the community enjoyed a Holiday Dance at the Morehead Recreation Center on Dec. 8 organized by High Point University’s Student Council for Exception Children (CEC). Dancing, crafts and food were just a few […]

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Impact Club Provides Community with Gifts for the Holidays

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 11, 2015 – High Point University’s Impact Club, a Christian service organization, hosted the event Impact Christmas for members of the community at the Carl Chavis YMCA on Dec. 5. At the event, the HPU students sold Christmas gifts to more than 60 members of the community at a discounted price […]

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SGA Fills Hundreds of Stockings for Salvation Army

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 10, 2015 – The High Point University community has embraced the Salvation Army’s Stuff a Stocking Campaign again this year. The HPU Student Government Association helped the university near its goal of 1,000 stockings by filling more than 300 stockings today, which will be delivered to children across the Triad on […]

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Five Holiday Traditions at High Point University

The High Point University campus is decked out for the holidays. Christmas lights and nutcrackers line the Promenade while holiday music plays throughout campus. It can only mean one thing: December is here. The holidays are a season of celebration and traditions. Even in the midst of final exams and end-of-semester projects, the HPU family […]

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Local Children and HPU Students Connect Through Video Game Design

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 10, 2015 – Super heroes and video games. Kids love them, right? So why not use them for something good? Those were the thoughts of Brian Heagney, instructor of communication in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at High Point University. Heagney leads a game design course where communication majors […]

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Students’ Internships Lead to ACC Championship Game

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 9, 2015 – Two High Point University students scored big in their internships assisting with event management for the ACC Championship in Charlotte on Dec. 5. Senior Graham Billings and junior Ryan McCabe, who have interned with the ACC’s Game Day Operations Center throughout football season, played important roles in the […]

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A Student Entrepreneur Finds Success

Alex Frees is an HPU senior. And he has his own company. He calls it CR Publishing, and he oversees the website, takes business calls and develops content and edits the 60-page starter guides and the 267-page books that help educate people on how to build their credit. Frees discovered the opportunity after interning several […]

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Board of Stewards Raises $10,000 for Angel Tree

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 9, 2015 – High Point University’s Board of Stewards filled their shopping carts with the perfect gifts for children in the High Point area in hopes of making their Christmas brighter this year. Every year, 100 percent of their fall semester offering from HPU Chapel services goes to the Salvation Army’s […]

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HPU Donates $100,000 to YMCA for Splash Pad

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 9, 2015 – High Point University is underwriting the new splash pad to be built at the Carl Chavis YMCA in High Point with a lead gift of $100,000. The splash pad will be named in honor of Carlvena Foster, executive director of the YMCA. “We honor Carlvena and her extraordinary […]

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Sorority Raises $5,000 for Breast Cancer Awareness

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2015 – High Point University’s Zeta Tau Alpha sorority held its eighth annual Big Man on Campus event and raised more than $5,000 for breast cancer education and awareness. At the event, male representatives from various sports teams, clubs and Greek organizations competed for the title of Big Man on […]

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Qubein Appointed to Leadership Council for Museum of American Revolution

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2015 – The Museum of the American Revolution has appointed Dr. Nido Qubein, High Point University president, to its National Leadership Council, alongside distinguished Americans such as Gen. Colin Powell, former secretary of state, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and national security advisor; David McCullough, Pulitzer Prize winner […]

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