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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Class of 2018 Profile: Rachel Babinat Goes to First-Choice Law School

Name: Rachel Babinat Hometown: La Porte City, Iowa Major: Babinat will graduate on May 5 with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration and B.A. in English Literature. Post-graduation plans: Babinat will attend law school at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. How HPU helped you get there: “High Point University has had an incredible impact on helping me to achieve my goals. Both […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 16, 2018 –  High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Athletic Training Student Selected for National Committee   Nicholas Saul, a first-year student in the Master of Science in Athletic Training program, is one of 10 members selected for the […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Jordan Hutcheson Attends Graduate School for Master’s in Occupational Therapy

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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Class of 2017 Profile: Megan Painter Attends Graduate School at UVA

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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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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Class of 2016 Profile: Leigh Thomas Styles for Ralph Lauren on Fifth Avenue

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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Class of 2016 Profile: Chris Grabert Begins Journey to English Professor

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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Students Explore Literary History During Scotland ‘Maymester’

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 23, 2016 – High Point University students had the opportunity to study abroad in Scotland as a part of their “Maymester” literature course by touring historically and culturally significant sites within Scotland. The class visited sites such as Edinburgh, Abbotsford, Ashton Lane Glasgow, Peebles, Melrose, Alloway and Dumfries, to name a […]

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Senior Receives Stipend for Summer Journalism Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2016 – High Point University rising senior Mollie McKinley is one of four national winners of an internship stipend from Sigma Tau Delta, a national English honor society. The stipend will support McKinley during her summer internship with Yes! Weekly in Greensboro. McKinley, an English major from Clarksburg, West Virginia, […]

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Students and Washington Street Leaders Create Narrative Book

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 4, 2016 – High Point University students presented today a book filled with 28 narratives from people in High Point’s historic Washington Street neighborhood. Students spent their semester in an English service learning course interviewing community leaders, business owners and children who participated in the Community Writing Center on Washington Street […]

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HPU Hosts Poetry Celebration for Pennybyrn Residents

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 29, 2016 – High Point University students hosted an end-of-the-year celebration on April 28 with the residents of Pennybyrn to reflect on the poems that they have created together this semester. Throughout the semester, HPU students enrolled in the “Narrative Medicine in Action” course spent time with residents of Pennybyrn, a […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Christian Garber Sells in Charlotte

With Commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors 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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