HPU Reaches Semifinals in Ethics Bowl

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 23, 2015 – A team of six High Point University students made its way to the semifinal round in the fourth annual North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Ethics Bowl tournament, held Feb. 6-7 at Campbell University School of Law in Raleigh. The HPU team of Michael Ball, Emily Pearl, Hunter […]

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Theatre Department Hosts ‘Night of the Originals’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 20, 2015 – High Point University’s Department of Theatre is hosting six more nights of the “Night of the Originals.” This play is composed of five brand new plays written by HPU student playwrights. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. through Feb. 25 in the Empty Space Theatre on HPU’s […]

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Top Social Media Accounts for Students

Every day on the High Point University campus, there are hundreds of events, classes, projects, contests and more going on. If you want to get involved, staying up to date with the latest happenings at HPU can be a challenge. So how do you keep up with all-things-HPU? For those interested in getting their updates […]

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Student Storyteller: Interfaith United at HPU

By: Kevin Garrity, HPU senior and native of Winston-Salem   I traveled to Atlanta with so many questions about what it means – and what it will mean – to be a white male Christian living in the 21st century. What will it mean to live in a spiritually globalized world, which due to technology, […]

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Sophomore Interns at Triad Business Journal

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 16, 2015 – Jamison Orr, a sophomore at High Point University and a native of Falmouth, Massachusetts, is developing marketing skills through his internship at the Triad Business Journal, located in downtown Greensboro. A business administration major with minors in marketing and sales, Orr is using what he’s learned in the […]

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Meet the Seniors: Summer Tonsfeldt Discovers Dream Job at Disney

READ MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES At High Point University, an extraordinary education is one that offers experiential learning, student-to-faculty collaboration and a knowledge base that prepares graduates for the world of tomorrow. Summer Tonsfeldt, a December 2014 graduate, exemplifies what an extraordinary education at HPU can do. Graduating a semester early, Tonsfeldt managed to fit […]

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Meet the Seniors: Student Takes Business to a New Level for Gamers

READ MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well at High Point University. Through annual Business Plan Competitions, academic programs and experiential learning opportunities that inspire innovation, HPU is graduating job creators, not job takers. One example is Kristopher Hovland, a senior, who founded Tekiture – a company that designs and manufactures […]

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Meet the Seniors: Sarah Patterson Pursues Publishing Career

READ MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES A spark was lit inside Sarah Patterson during her time at High Point University. It pushed her to graduate a semester early, land acceptance from her first-choice graduate school and now make her way to Pennsylvania to begin her studies at Rosemont College to get a master’s in publishing. It’s […]

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Book Buddies Celebrate the Holidays

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 24, 2014 – Jairus Jones, a third-grader at Montlieu Academy of Technology, wandered up and down the library aisles in the High Point University School of Education with his book buddy Breana Pavenski, a junior at HPU, in search of a book he’d like to read in the future. “I like […]

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Defining Design for the World Around Them

This story is featured in the Fall 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU students have extraordinary hands-on experience through the School of Art and Design.  School of Art and Design students use their education to set new standards. With eyes focused on the task in front of her, Kate McManus transforms […]

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