Alumni Profile: Tuning Up for NASCAR

It’s that time of year when engines rev and NASCAR season kicks into gear again. Drivers, pit crews, officials and admins will travel down to Daytona this weekend to compete in the first of many races in the Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series. Ken Breath will fly to Daytona, too. But not […]

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HPU’s First Doctoral Candidate Defends Dissertation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 18, 2015 – Kristen Ring made history on Dec. 15 when she became the first person to defend a doctoral dissertation at High Point University. She and her classmates in the educational leadership program have made history before in fall 2012 when they became part of HPU’s first-ever doctoral degree program. […]

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HPU Family Gives Back in Countless Ways this Holiday Season

HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2015 – The High Point University family gives back in countless ways throughout the year, and their spirit of giving is amplified during the holiday season. HPU students, faculty and staff gave back to the community more than ever before this Christmas. In total, HPU touched more than 22,000 lives while […]

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Students Host Holiday Dance for Individuals with Disabilities

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 11, 2015 – With their dancing shoes on and huge grins on their faces, individuals with disabilities from the community enjoyed a Holiday Dance at the Morehead Recreation Center on Dec. 8 organized by High Point University’s Student Council for Exception Children (CEC). Dancing, crafts and food were just a few […]

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Allen Joins School of Education

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 1, 2015 – Dr. Tawannah G. Allen, an experienced educator, joined High Point University as an associate professor of educational leadership. Allen teaches courses on intercultural communication skills, leadership development and human resources in the School of Education’s masters and doctoral programs. She also designs and facilitates professional development sessions for […]

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Book Buddies Celebrate Holidays on HPU Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2015 – Heaven Shamberger made her way through the halls of the High Point University School of Education today to place her handmade ornament on a tree in the lobby. Underneath it, she found a gift with her name on it. It was from her book buddy, HPU student Ashley Voner. […]

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HPU Hosts 600 Community Members for Lego Showcase

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2015 – More than 600 children and parents in the community enjoyed a day of fun and educational Lego projects at the annual Lego Showcase hosted by High Point University’s School of Education. “The Lego Showcase is an awesome time for us, as future teachers, to be able to give […]

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Freshman Profile: Finding a University That’s the Total Package

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Below is a snapshot of a student whose combination of community service, academic excellence and extracurricular activities have set her up for a successful future at HPU: Name: Samantha Berg Hometown: Newton, Massachusetts High school attended: Newton South High School in […]

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Partners in Education: HPU Alumni Lead Montlieu Academy

Through an arc of pompoms and high-fives from an oversized panther paw, Montlieu Academy of Technology students kicked off their academic year in High Point University style. This ultimate back-to-school bash organized by HPU cheerleaders, Pep Band and Prowler the Panther for the second year in a row for the elementary school that’s just down […]

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5 Ways HPU Creates Value Through an Inspiring Environment

In 2005, High Point University President Nido Qubein announced a plan to transform HPU. Ten years later, this transformational institution has expanded academic programs, improved academic facilities, technology, student housing, student life, athletics and more. The transformation was strategically designed to provide students with an extraordinary learning environment. HPU is first and foremost an institution […]

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School of Education Adds Assistant Professor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 27, 2015 – The School of Education at High Point University recently added Dr. Theresa Hegedus to the faculty as assistant professor. Hegedus teaches undergraduate elementary and middle grades teacher candidates and graduate students in the STEM concentration of the Master of Education program. She also serves as a university supervisor […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Stephanie Boles Creates Her Own Path

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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Blast Off: Rocket Launch Concludes First-Ever STEM Camp

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 2, 2015 – Fifty-three children from the community participated in Lego fun at High Point University’s first-ever STEM camp, hosted by HPU faculty and graduate students in the School of Education. The camp began on June 22 and concluded with a rocket launch finale today where each STEM Camp student made […]

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My Major At HPU: Elementary Education

The number 7 #MyMajorAtHPU is Elementary Education. High Point University’s program is based within the liberal arts tradition; it is rigorous, field-centered and highly personalized. The teacher education programs at High Point University meet the requirements of both the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the North Carolina State Board of […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Alicia Miller Teaches in Florida

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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