HPU Awards Peterson Scholarship to Junior Sales Major

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 28, 2016 – High Point University junior Lauren Sanchez, a sales major with a concentration in furniture and a visual merchandising minor from Silver Spring, Maryland, is the recipient of the Bill and Bonnie Peterson Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to students in the HPU School of Art and Design […]

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Design Students Receive ‘Rising Star’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 14, 2016 – Two High Point University students have received recognition from the International Furniture Design Association (IFDA) with the “Rising Star” award. This award honors a student from each of the 11 design programs at colleges across the Carolinas. Seniors Samantha Davis and Hannah Rowell were nominated by HPU faculty […]

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Student Honored for Community Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2016 – High Point University student Ebony Gillette has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities with a shared commitment to civic engagement. Gillette is a recipient of the network’s Community Impact Award, honoring one student leader at […]

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Students Gain Experience at High Point Furniture Market

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 24, 2016 – At the High Point Market, couches, coffee tables and bedroom sets are infinite. But, for the High Point University students who are working there, the experiences and lessons are priceless. Taking advantage of an opportunity that can only be found in the city of High Point, students majoring […]

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The Silicon Valley of Furniture

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you. Discover below how opportunity and innovation abound in High Point – the Silicon Valley of Furniture.   There’s a reason the City of High Point is known as the Silicon Valley of Furniture. A few blocks down from […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Marina Kyte Launches Interior Design Career

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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Fine Furniture Design Sponsors HPU Student Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 2, 2016 – Students in the Branding, Licensing and Ownership course of Victoria Brown, Ph.D., at High Point University will soon have an opportunity to apply their talents to a furniture marketing project, courtesy of Fine Furniture Design. The High Point-based case goods and upholstery manufacturer is sponsoring a design competition that […]

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School of Art and Design Welcomes New Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 30, 2016 – High Point University welcomes three new faculty members to the School of Art and Design. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university. Dr. Victoria Brown, Assistant Professor of Visual Merchandising Design  Brown will teach classes in branding, licensing and ownership, merchandise planning and control, as well […]

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HPU Faculty Continues to Grow

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 29, 2016 – High Point University continues to attract educational leaders to its campus with 49 new faculty members this year. They represent a variety of disciplines including pharmacy, health sciences, communication, business, religion, history and more as HPU continues to build both professional programs and a strong foundation in the […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Gwena Pitt Promotes Santa Cruz Warriors

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: Kim Greve Designs Custom Homes

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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Freshman Profile: An Entrepreneurial Spirit

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Haley Bossart is one member of the Class of 2020. Below, discover how the caring people on campus made a significant impact on her decision to join the HPU family:  Name: Haley Bossart Hometown: Naples, Florida High school attended: Seacrest Country Day School in Naples, […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Anthony Vita Joins PR Firm

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: Kristin Stazzone Begins Graphic Design Career

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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Learning Skills Beyond the Classroom

Hannah Grau is in New York City. Cameron Scott, too. Zach Zukowski just returned from Hong Kong as Alex Fundora sticks close to campus this summer taking classes, helping new students and putting into practice what he learned from a leadership speaker known as the “Front-Row Girl.” Meanwhile, Jenny Marshall is in Maryland, her home. […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Ashley Hengerer Designs for Johnson & Johnson

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: Tyler Lee Designs in The Big Apple

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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