Class of 2020 Outcomes: Emmi Palenbaum Pursues a Master’s of Science in Environmental and Sustainability Studies

With another successful Commencement behind us, future High Point University graduates are commencing 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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Class of 2020 Outcomes: Hayley Larsen Coordinates for Sea Colony Recreational Association

With another successful Commencement behind us, future High Point University graduates are commencing 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 Installs New Maya Angelou Sculpture

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 6, 2020 – High Point University welcomes a new face on campus with its newest historical sculpture, honoring Maya Angelou, legendary writer, poet and activist. Angelou joins 28 sculptures who line the promenades of HPU’s campus, surrounding students with the world’s most accomplished leaders. From Sir Isaac Newton, Rev. Martin Luther […]

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HPU Students Partner with the Community to Tell the Story of Burns Hill

High Point University students in Dr. Cara Kozma’s English service-learning course compiled a book, documenting the rich history of High Point’s Burns Hill neighborhood, and presented it to community members virtually on May 4. HIGH POINT, N.C., May 4, 2020 – High Point University students in Dr. Cara Kozma’s English service-learning course spent the spring […]

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Class of 2020 Outcomes: Meagan Pusser Pursues Her Passion for Writing

With Commencement just around the corner, future High Point University graduates are already 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 […]

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Class of 2020 Outcomes: Cynthia Schmidt Finds a Future in Fiction Writing

With Commencement just around the corner, future High Point University graduates are already 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 […]

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HPU Students Transform Science into Art

Students in Allison Walker’s first-year seminar discover “A Missing Link” between storytelling and evolutionary history HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 10, 2019 – Could you go 48 hours without speaking? In Allison Walker’s interdisciplinary first-year seminar class, students spent 48 hours without an essential human adaptation in order to better understand the significance of evolutionary history. […]

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HPU Students Connect with Senior Citizens Through Poetry

High Point University’s LifeLines program provided poetry readings and Christmas carols to residents of Pennybyrn Retirement Community on Dec. 6.  HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 10, 2019 – Pennybyrn Retirement Community was full of poems and laughter on Dec. 6. Through High Point University’s LifeLines program, students provided poetry readings, interactive performances of poems and stories […]

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Internship Profile: Raegan Thomas Assists Expecting Families

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Raegan Thomas Hometown: Albemarle, North Carolina Year: Class of 2020 Major: English with minors in religion and creative writing Internship: Thomas interned at the Pregnancy Resource Center, which allows moms and dads who are expecting to receive aid through education and resources. She managed various administrative tasks, including organizing […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 26, 2019 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. HPU Music Students Selected to Perform at Greensboro Symphony Guild Annual Gala Earlier this month, HPU students performed at the Greensboro Symphony Guild’s annual gala at Proximity Hotel. For the second consecutive […]

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Internship Profile: Megan Pusser Edits for Our State Magazine

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Megan Pusser Hometown: Whispering Pines, North Carolina Year: Class of 2020 Major: English literature and English writing Internship: Pusser recently landed a position as the editorial intern for Our State Magazine, where she is working with the editorial staff to produce and revise content for print and digital editions […]

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Internship Profile: Caroline Labovitz Secured an Internship at Staples

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Caroline Labovitz Hometown: Holden, Massachusetts  Year: Class of 2020 Major: English literature with a minor in sales Internship: Labovitz was the human resources compensation intern for Staples. In her role, she was a member of an implementation team comprised of compensation, HRBP, talent acquisition and worked with a third-party […]

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Three HPU Faculty Members Receive Standout Awards at Opening Convocation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 30, 2019 – Three special awards were given to High Point University faculty members at the Convocation Ceremony on Aug. 18. HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein commissioned the establishment of the three faculty awards: Extraordinary Leadership Award, Innovation and Creativity Teaching Award and Spirit of High Point University Award. The provost […]

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HPU Students Gain Global Experience through “Maymesters”

Students discovered a world of possibilities through different study abroad opportunities across the world this summer. Here’s a glimpse! As 14 HPU groups explored 17 destinations, students received the invaluable experience of what the world has to offer while traveling with classmates and faculty leaders across the globe.      Chile in a Time of […]

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Students and Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2019 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month. HPU Student Receives Innovation Achievement Award Christian Porter, a rising sophomore and entrepreneurship major at HPU, […]

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Community Writing Center Receives a $25,000 Grant for New Programs

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2019 – The Community Writing Center received an incentive to continue its existing programs and add new ones this year. The Community Writing Center, a partnership between High Point University and Mt. Zion Baptist Church, received a $25,000 grant from the High Point Community Foundation. The grant will allow the […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Carrie Wilson Joins Piedmont Triad Anesthesia

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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