Students Photograph Paris During ‘Maymester’ Trip

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 24, 2016 – High Point University students had the opportunity to photograph one of the world’s most exquisite cities during their “Maymester” trip to Paris, France. The course titled, “Revolution in Paris: Art at the Turn of Two Centuries,” taught students to find a new way of photographing the city while […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Kaitlin Thompson Works for Klaussner

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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Interior Design and Visual Merchandising Students Earn International Certificates

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 19, 2016 – High Point University interior design and visual merchandising students are studying abroad at Lorenzo de Medici (LdM) International Institute in Florence this semester earning international certificates. LdM brings students from all over the world and provides them with an international learning experience where students develop their creativity. “I […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Lynde Pepper Chases Interior Design Dreams

With Commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors 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 Class […]

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Kaitlin Thompson Presented with 2016 HPU Haverty Cup

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2016 – Kaitlin Thompson, a senior at High Point University, was honored today as the 2016 recipient of the Haverty Cup. Thompson, a native of Asheboro, North Carolina, received $2,500 and her name engraved on the base of the Haverty Cup, which is on permanent display in the library of […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Leah Vitrano Launches Interior Design Career

With Commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors 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 Class […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Emily Springer Designs in High Point

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Samantha Rose Finds Her Future at Furnitureland South

Recent December graduates of High Point University 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 Class […]

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HPU Adds Seabrook to Graphic Design Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2015 – Experienced designer and educator Molly Seabrook recently joined High Point University’s faculty as a graphic design instructor. Seabrook, who has taught design at HPU as an adjunct instructor since 2011, says she is excited to become a full-time instructor in the program, where she continues to share her […]

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High Point Furniture Market is Learning Lab for Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2015 – High Point University students are taking advantage of an opportunity that can’t be found anywhere else than in the city of High Point. Students majoring in business, interior design, marketing and a number of other fields are working, learning and building industry contacts at the High Point Market. […]

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Shermag Furniture Awards HPU Student Design Competition Winners

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 20, 2015 – High Point University students Aria Real and Haley Daber will have the opportunity for their furniture designs to be put into production by Shermag Furniture after being named winners of the company’s design competition today. Shermag, a Canadian furniture company, approached the HPU interior design program about hosting […]

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Students Selected to Attend Home Furnishings Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9, 2015 – Two High Point University students attended the 2015 Women in the Home Industry Today (WithIt) Professional Conference in Atlanta. Junior Meredith Matsakis, a visual merchandising design major from Asheville, and senior Kaitlin Thompson, a home furnishings major from Asheboro, were among 10 top-performing female university students across the […]

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September’s Extraordinary Leader: The Beauty of Dreaming Big

Enthusiastic as a sideline cheerleader, a smile spreading wide across her face, Hannah Grau stepped into Cathy Nowicki’s office and blurted out, “I’m here! I’m here!” Nowicki, HPU’s assistant professor of interior design, looked up and remembered immediately the stellar high school senior from Kentucky, the one with the last name that sounds like growl […]

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HPU to Host Second Annual Fall Art and Design Fest

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2015 – High Point University will host its second annual Fall Art and Design Fest, a celebration of “the art of making,” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 10 in the School of Education Plaza. This free community event will feature 28 artists, designers and craftspeople from across […]

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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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Class of 2015 Profile: Caroline Durkee Creates Graphics for Clients

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 2015 Profile: Brandon Hubschman Designs 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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Class of 2015 Profile: Rachael Bozsik Secures Her Success

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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