Winter Weather Update for January 25, 2016

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Dear HPU Family, For the safety of our HPU community, classes have been canceled until 10:40 a.m. on Monday, January 25th. This allows more time for travel and for conditions on and off campus to improve. All classes from 10:40 a.m. on, will operate on a regular schedule. The On-Campus Shuttles will start at 8:00 a.m. Administrative […]

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Five Ways HPU President Nido Qubein Mentors Students

It’s National Mentoring Month. However, High Point University celebrates and fosters mentorship year-round. One of HPU’s most prolific advocates for mentorship is university President Nido Qubein. Through one-on-one meetings, course offerings and more, Dr. Qubein guides students to become the best version of themselves.   1. Freshman Seminar A student’s first semester of college can […]

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Chadwell Joins HPU Library Team

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 22, 2016 – High Point University hired Amy Chadwell as the Smith Library media and digital services librarian. Chadwell oversees the media lab at Smith Library and helps students and faculty with creating multimedia presentations. “I’m excited to work with HPU students on creative assignments involving emerging technology,” says Chadwell. “It […]

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Winter Weather Update for January 22, 2016

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Dear HPU Family, Due to continued inclement weather and poor road conditions in High Point and around the region, and for the safety of the HPU community, all undergraduate and graduate classes are canceled and most administrative offices will be closed on Friday, January 22nd, 2016. Staff should confirm their work status with their supervisor. All […]

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5 Lessons Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Shared with HPU Students

On Jan. 20, High Point University welcomed Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter who, from humble beginnings, transformed into a Silicon Valley leader. In a conversation with HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein, the two discussed Stone’s winding journey to success. Stone’s answers were filled with stories about overcoming adversity in his childhood, as well as […]

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Cathey Joins HPU as Alumni Engagement Manager

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 21, 2016 – High Point University’s Office of Institutional Advancement has hired Ally Cathey as alumni engagement manager. Cathey manages alumni relations, volunteers and events, including Alumni Weekend. She also impacts students on campus by showing them the value in staying engaged with their alma mater. “As a two-time graduate of […]

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Students, Faculty Present Research at Major Astronomy Meeting

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 21, 2016 – High Point University students Thomas Boudreaux, Rodrigo Catalan and Alan Vasquez, and Brad Barlow, assistant professor of astrophysics, gave presentations at the 227th meeting of the American Astronomical Society on Jan. 5-8. The meeting is the largest national gathering of astronomers, with more than 3,000 in attendance this […]

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HPU Adds Dossantos to Office of Undergraduate Admissions

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 20, 2016 – High Point University hired Camila Dossantos as an international admissions counselor in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Dossantos travels around the world to develop relationships with international schools and works with families and high school counselors to enroll international students at HPU. “As HPU’s international admissions counselor, I […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Nathan Cheung Manages Trading Desk in Texas

Recent December graduates of High Point University 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 Class […]

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Three Students Perform with NC Opera

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 18, 2016 – Three High Point University music majors have joined the chorus for an upcoming production by North Carolina Opera. Jay Card, James Austin Porzenski and Laura Hutchins will perform in Tchaikovsky’s opera “Eugene Onegin,” to be presented in concert at 3 p.m. on Jan. 24 at Meymandi Auditorium in […]

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5 Ways Biz Stone Embodies Entrepreneurism

Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, influenced the way the world communicates, spreads news and tells stories – and he’s coming to the campus of High Point University on Jan. 20, 2016 to speak in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. In addition to launching one of the world’s most popular social media sites, Stone has […]

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