HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Success Coach Receives Award from the Boy Scouts HPU Student Success Coach Bradley Taylor received the Raven Award from the Old Hickory Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the […]

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Students Make Professional Connections at High Point Market

Jackie Musso stands in front of the La-Z-Boy Casegoods showroom, where she works with clients selling furniture at the High Point Market. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2018 – The High Point Furniture Market is a vibrant, fast-paced environment with thousands of industry experts from across the globe in attendance. It’s also a place for High Point University students […]

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Aurelia Miller Presented with HPU’s 2018 Haverty Cup

From left to right are Scott Miles, vice president of stores for Haverty Furniture; High Point University senior Aurelia Miller; and Steve Burdette, executive vice president of stores for Haverty Furniture, during today’s Haverty Cup Presentation on HPU’s campus.  HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2018 – Aurelia Miller, a graduating senior at High Point University, […]

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HPU Art and Design Students Tour NYC Galleries and Museums

Students participate in an interactive learning activity while viewing “Washington Crossing the Delaware” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 9, 2018 – High Point University students viewed the freshest designs and works of art on display throughout New York City recently. Professors in HPU’s School of Art and Design took 16 […]

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Honoring Veterans: HPU Students Document Service Dog Training

The following press release was written by HPU students Kimmy Schwamb and Grant Cunningham regarding a service learning class in which they are involved:  This spring, High Point University students from the School of Art and Design participated in an service learning course taught by Benita VanWinkle, assistant professor of art. The documentary photography course […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Emily Judson Attends Graduate School in England

Name: Emily Judson Hometown: Annapolis, Maryland Major: Judson will graduate with a B.A. in Studio Art, and a minor in Museum Studies, on May 5. Post-graduation plans: Judson will attend the University of Leicester in England, where she will earn her Master of Art Museum and Gallery Studies.  How HPU helped you get there: “Without the Office of Fellowships and […]

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This Week in Photos: Feb. 19-23

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This week brought warm weather, innovation and mentorship to campus with Steve Wozniak visiting campus and business professionals coming to speak at the Phillips School of Business. Take a look below at what happened this week in photos.

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HPU’s School of Art and Design: Designing Your Destiny

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s School of Art and Design molds students into innovative problem solvers. Beyond Norton Hall’s third-floor atrium, inside studio walls painted canary yellow, HPU students create around the clock.  As hours feel like minutes, they work on projects. Their classmates become […]

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HPU Family Serves Community During the Holiday Season

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 22, 2017 –Throughout the months of November and December, High Point University students, faculty and staff hosted programs to benefit the local community and beyond. These efforts are part of the 100,000 hours of service and thousands of dollars that the HPU family contributes each year to local causes.   HPU […]

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A Place to Call Home: HPU Design Students Improve Women’s Shelter

 Pictured above starting from the left professor Cathy Nowicky, Lauren Yoder, Maureen Coleman and Dana Bentley. The kitchen walls were painted a 1950’s mint green. The living room’s dusty maroon and gold colors didn’t help. Now these spaces resemble something from a magazine. In November, three interior design students led by professor Cathy Nowicki gave […]

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Compressing Time and Expanding Experiences for Students

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s educational model has a mission to help students begin their professional careers as soon as they arrive on campus. Emily De Lena was a student when she stood in front of Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph, who is now HPU’s Entrepreneur in Residence. […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Chase Liebow Begins Career as Cofounder of Pluto.life

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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Studying Under the Tuscan Sun

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s study abroad opportunities provide students with valuable experiences. It was noon on a hot August day when I landed at Florence’s little airport. In the distance, I saw the Tuscan hillside and its rolling landscape and vineyards. The bright Italian sun […]

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This Week in Photos: Nov. 20 – 24

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This week was filled with excitement on HPU’s campus. From welcoming guest speaker Mike Schlappi, to celebrating Thanksgiving, and watching as Christmas decorations went up around campus, catch a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 16, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions: Director of Vocal Studies to Perform ‘The Polar Express’ with NC Symphony Dr. Scott MacLeod, director of vocal studies at HPU, was selected to be a narrator and soloist for “The […]

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High Point Market Provides Experiential Learning Opportunities for HPU Students

High Point University student Francesca Callahan is pictured in front of Bungalow 5, a showroom at the High Point Furniture Market. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2017 – The High Point Furniture Market is a bustling environment. Among professionals in the furniture, sales and interior design industries, High Point University students feel right at home. Gaining experience […]

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Junior Receives Celia Moh Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 9, 2017 – Addison Gantt, a rising junior at High Point University, has been selected to receive the Celia Moh Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year. The scholarship will pay for full tuition, room, board, books and fees. Gantt is a Salisbury native majoring in visual merchandising design. She is one […]

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