European Tour: HPU Chamber Singers Perform in Centuries-Old Venues During Study Abroad Experience

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 27, 2017 – The places that inspired Bach and Beethoven to compose some of the world’s most revered music serve as the backdrop for an immersive learning experience for High Point University students this spring. From January through May, HPU’s Chamber Singers are touring Europe as they study abroad and perform […]

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10 Things To Do Before Commencement

Commencement is just around the corner and we are anxiously awaiting the graduation celebrations and traditions such as watching the bald eagle fly over our graduating class and  welcoming a global thought leader to campus to address our students! This year, we welcome CNN’s Wolf Blitzer as our 2017 Commencement Speaker. Blitzer will join the ranks […]

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HPU Students Find Success in Today’s Job Market as Graduation Nears

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2017 – High Point University seniors have positive news to celebrate. In addition to their graduation approaching on May 6, data collected by HPU in accordance with the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) standards shows 95 percent of the Class of 2015 and the Class of 2016 were […]

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Student Receives Pulitzer Fellowship to Report from Chile

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2017 – High Point University student Taylor Lord has been named a 2017 Pulitzer Fellow by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. This competitive opportunity will take Lord to Casablanca, Chile, where she’ll report on how climate change is affecting internationally renowned wines produced in the city. Lord is from […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Lacey Gould Begins Career at LabCorp, Pursues MBA at HPU

Name: Lacey Gould Hometown: Clemmons, North Carolina Major: Gould will graduate as a Exercise Science and Biology double major with a minor in Psychology on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Gould has accepted a job with Laboratory Corporation of America as an IT Product Specialist and Technical Marketing Manager. As LabCorp transitions to a more digital system for providing […]

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HPU Students Receive Goldwater Honorable Mentions for Scientific Research

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2017 – High Point University students Rebecca Ulrich and Thomas Boudreaux received honorable mentions for the 2017 Goldwater Scholarship competition. The Goldwater Scholarship, established in 1986 as a living memorial for Sen. Barry M. Goldwater, serves as the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering. Applicants […]

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Building Community through Conversation

This story is featured in the Spring 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you.   Douglas McCollum understands the power of words. He’s a freshman at High Point University, but he’s wise well beyond his years. McCollum is a High Point native and one of more than a dozen Bonner Leaders at HPU. […]

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Alumnus Gives Major Gift to HPU for New Conservatory

Pictured is an artistic rendering of High Point University’s future Caine Conservatory, supported by a major gift from Don and Teresa Caine. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2017 – Don and Teresa Caine, owners of Greensboro-based Camco Manufacturing, have generously given a major gift in support of a new Conservatory at High Point University. It […]

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This Week In Photos: April 17-21

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The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the annual Arbor Day Celebration, to student awards, Earth Day and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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HPU Family Celebrates Earth Day 2017

HPU students Ashley Britton and Megan Nerney enjoy fresh corn during the annual Earth Day Celebration. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2017 – The High Point University family celebrated Earth Day today with local companies and wildlife organizations in the Cottrell Amphitheatre. Students tasted cold-pressed juice, fed animals at the petting zoo, learned about the lives of […]

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