Class of 2018 Profile: Lindsay Ryan Accepts a Position at Rustic Marlin Designs

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 senior from the […]

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HPU Holds ‘Signing Day’ for Say Yes Scholarship Recipients

Pictured are High Point University’s 2018 Say Yes and First Generation Scholars, all of whom hail from local high schools. From left to right are Clara Primus, Japheth Soto, Blen Kidane, Henna Khan and Geneva Harrison.  HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2018 – Athletes are honored during signing days for their achievements and commitment to […]

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The Art of the Possible

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how students gain life skills at HPU that will help them in their careers. Don’t be intimidated by life’s obstacles. That’s a lesson Christine DiFerdinando McKnight learned during her time at High Point University. She took it with her when she graduated, […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2018 – High Point University recently welcomed six new staff members. They are as follows: Kristen Bunner joined the Office of Global Education at HPU as the coordinator of global education. She plans cross-cultural campus events and activities and promotes international opportunities for HPU students. She also manages the office’s […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Shannon Cooper Begins her Career at ADP

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 senior from the […]

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HPU Commits $20 Million to City Transformation

Pictured is High Point University President Nido Qubein (far left) presenting a $20 million gift from HPU to High Point Community Foundation leaders Ann Busby (middle) and Paul Lessard (right). HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2018 – The High Point University Board of Trustees today pledged $20 million to support the city’s revitalization initiatives in […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: A.J. DiRosa Begins his Career with Disney Cruise Line

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 senior from the […]

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Kirstin Squint Receives HPU’s Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2018 – Dr. Kirstin Squint, associate professor of English, received the Ruth Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award during High Point University’s 2018 Commencement ceremony. The award recognizes a full-time faculty member for exemplary accomplishments in research and creative endeavors. Squint teaches 20th and 21st century American literature at HPU […]

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Meghan Blackledge Receives HPU’s Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2018 – Dr. Meghan Blackledge, assistant professor of chemistry,received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award during High Point University’s 2018 Commencement ceremony. The award is named for Meredith Clark Slane, a friend to the university, and has been given annually since 1973 to recognize excellence in teaching. Blackledge was […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Sydney Wagner Joins Make-a-Wish America

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 senior from the […]

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