SGA Donates $15,000 to Support Youth Food Summit

Pictured from left to right are Carl Vierling, executive director of the Greater High Point Food Alliance; Karol Murks, GHPFA treasurer; Rachel Callaway, HPU’s 2016-17 Student Government Association president; and Dr. Joe Blosser, HPU’s Robert G. Culp director of service learning. HPU’s SGA donated $15,000 to support a Youth Food Summit, to be held by […]

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#MyMajorAtHPU: Strategic Communication

#2- The number two most popular major at High Point University for 2017-2018 is Strategic Communication. The communication major is housed at the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. Named for the university’s president, who is an acclaimed international speaker and communicator, the School of Communication is a model of how contemporary communication should be […]

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CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Inspires HPU Graduates

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 6, 2017 – Wolf Blitzer told the 1,000 graduates at High Point University today that before he became an Emmy Award-winning journalist and CNN anchor, he had to learn to show up, be curious and work hard. Blitzer, who said he began his journalism career as a “young man sheepishly introducing […]

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HPU’s Success Coaches: Remembering the Beginning

They will graduate this week, the first cohort mentored by HPU’s Student Success Coaches. They’ll walk across the stage, these seniors, receive their diploma in front of Roberts Hall and begin a career or post-graduate work. And Dr. Beth Holder will cry. She always does at graduations. But this is different. She knows these seniors. […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Ben Lonza Explores Entrepreneurship, Opens his Restaurant

Name: Ben Lonza Hometown: Brielle, New Jersey Major: Lonza will graduate with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Lonza will enter the workforce as the owner and manager of his own restaurant, 1st Ave Pizza, in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. As the owner and manager of 1st Ave Pizza, his responsibilities will include making […]

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‘Signing Day’ Held for Say Yes Scholarship Recipients

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2017 – Just as athletes are honored during signing days for their achievements and commitment to play at a university level, High Point University honored five Triad high school students with full-tuition scholarships for committing to continue their academic careers. HPU awards five Say Yes Scholarships annually, three of which […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Meredith Matsakis

Name: Meredith Matsakis Hometown: Asheville, North Carolina Major: Matsakis will graduate with a degrees in Visual Merchandising Design and a minor in Theatre Performance on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Matsakis will begin her career at Design Works International in New York City as a visual and social content coordinator. She will join the company’s co-founder and creative director, Nancy […]

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