Meet The Deans

Dr. Virginia McDermott  Interim Dean of the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication Education: B.A. in Communication from The College of New Jersey; M.A. in Communication; from Texas State University; Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Accolades: Dr. McDermott came to HPU from the University of New Mexico, where for nine […]

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A Campus of Intention

Every detail designed with the student in mind.    The air is crisp on this blue-sky day, and Hannah Rowell has found a moment to break away from her studies and settle into the grass on the Kester International Promenade. Fall leaves swirl around its brick pathways lined with flags that represent students’ home countries. […]

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This Week In Photos: Sept. 4-8

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The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From Greek Life events, to outdoor activities, major announcements and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.  

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HPU President Secures $100 Million in Private Funds for Downtown Catalyst Projects

Qubein has secured $50 million from private developers and $50 million in philanthropic support. HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 7, 2017 – High Point University President Nido Qubein announced yesterday he exceeded his initial goal and has raised $50 million in private funds for downtown High Point catalyst projects. Just a few short months ago, Qubein […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kaila Morrison

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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The Journey of Transformation for HPU Students

Like the statues that ring the Kester International Promenade, growth mindset is HPU. It’s in the class and residential hall discussions, the tutor sessions in the Smith Library, a Wednesday night video testimonial at Hayworth Chapel slated to be shown next week and a recent exhibit of 10 pictures, 10 stories for everyone to see. Every […]

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Senior Manages Volunteers for Ronald McDonald House

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 4, 2017 – High Point University senior Rebecca Colwell spent her summer organizing and preparing for new volunteers through her internship with the Ronald McDonald House New York. The nonprofit management and music major from West Pittston, Pennsylvania, served as the volunteer management intern at the organization’s New York City location. […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Jake Pickett Attends Law School

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2017 – High Point University welcomed nine new staff members during the month of August. They are as follows:     Alyssa Robinson joined the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy at HPU as a student services assistant. She assists with admissions, development and events for the school. She also works […]

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