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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Professor Receives Grant from National Science Foundation

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 19, 2016 – High Point University instructor of English Allison Walker recently received a $56,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. She is working with a team of five colleagues from Michigan State University, Spelman College and North Carolina A&T State University on a project titled, “Tracking Evolution on Social Media.” […]

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HPU Honors Community Organizations and Students for Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2016 – High Point University students, faculty, staff and members of the community were honored at the 2016 “HPU Serves Showcase” on April 13. Students created and shared nearly 100 posters to demonstrate the service they’ve completed this academic year at the event. The posters represented nearly half of the […]

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Alumni Receives First Place in NC College Media Association Contest

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 4, 2016 – High Point University graduate Cara Sinicropi recently won first place in the North Carolina College Media Association’s annual contest in the non-fiction category. Her piece titled, “The Magnolia,” was published in Apogee Magazine’s spring 2015 issue. “The piece was initially created as an assignment for Dr. Jacob Paul’s […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Michael Heslink Pursues MA in Writing

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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Community Enrichment Series Events for March Announced

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 23, 2016 – High Point University will host the following events in March as part of the Community Enrichment Series. All of these events are open to the public. Tickets are not required unless otherwise noted. Greensboro Symphony: “Tchaikovsky Spectacular,” to be held at 7:30 p.m. on March 3 in the […]

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HPU to Celebrate International Women’s Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 18, 2016 – High Point University will join with the YWCA High Point, the Latino Family Center and World Relief High Point, in celebrating the city’s rich and diverse community of women at the International Women’s Day Celebration. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March […]

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