Class of 2015 Profile: Briayna Cuffie Masters Homeland Security

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: Christine Sidor Advocates for ADP

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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As college ends, a life begins for three HPU graduates

Arielle Stratton danced. Colin Reinhardt walked soldier-perfect. And Luke Rogers looked like a prizefighter, arm raised, smiling big, striding across the stage Saturday like he owned it. All three made it, degree in hand. They’re now graduates of High Point University. With broadcast legend Tom Brokaw looking on, wearing a white HPU baseball cap and […]

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Meet the Seniors: Sarah Thompson Reaches For The Bright Lights of Broadway

With a Celtic harp slung over her shoulder and wearing all black, Sarah Thompson stands in the crosswalk beside HPU’s reflection pond and looks toward the curb. “Alright everybody,’’ she says emphatically. “Move out!’’ A dozen actors in 18th century costumes sidle across the street like ducks crossing a busy road on a recent Friday […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Kevin Garrity Pursues Master of Divinity

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 […]

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My Major at HPU: Psychology

The Psychology program welcomes all those interested in learning about human behavior and how it is studied. The B.S. in psychology provides students with broad exposure to various topical areas in psychology and allows students the flexibility to choose courses based on their interests within psychology. Students must complete a set of core requirements, all […]

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Psychology Professor Presents Poster at National Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 27, 2015 – Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, recently presented a poster, titled “Examining the Impact of Risk Regulation and Destiny vs. Growth Beliefs on Perceptions of Romantic Comedies,” at the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference held in Long Beach, California. […]

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Senior Interns for Al Gore

READ MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES Working on the personal staff of a Nobel Peace Prize Winner, former Vice President of the United States and visionary proponent of the Internet is no easy task. But that’s the assignment that Erin House, a senior political science major at High Point University, tackled during a summer internship with […]

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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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HPU Adds New Historical Sculpture to Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 23, 2015 – High Point University has installed a sculpture of Thomas Wolfe, considered to be North Carolina’s most famous writer, on its campus. The sculpture joins 22 other historical sculptures that surround students with thought leaders who inspired the world and accomplished great things during their lives. They include Sir […]

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Cue Callbacks: ’14 Alumna Finds Fame in Florida

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES What’s it like to perform Broadway hits in Costa Rica, compete in a prestigious theatre festival, and get six callbacks from theatre companies across the nation – all before graduating college? Courtney Feiman knows. It happened to Feiman before she graduated from High Point University in May 2014 with degrees […]

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HPU to Host Opera Scenes Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2014 – Love, murder, comedy, intrigue. High Point University will soon offer the community a variety of programming in an upcoming Opera Scenes concert at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 in the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public; tickets are not required. […]

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Updates in the Sciences

The sciences at High Point University are growing rapidly. As HPU gears up to launch new physician assistant, pharmacy and physical therapy programs, the departments of biology, chemistry and physics are also expanding to meet a growing need for science professionals. In the past two years, physics has split off to become its own department; […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Benefits from HPU Intern

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 4, 2014 – High Point University senior and Cape Elizabeth, Maine, native Caitlin Kane is helping develop positive, lasting relationships in the lives of young people as an intern with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Piedmont in Greensboro. Kane is a program specialist for Big Brothers Big Sisters. In […]

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Music Students Take Talents to Costa Rica

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 3, 2014 – For the second year in a row, students from High Point University took stage alongside students from NYU, Berklee College of Music and other top-tier performing art schools at Costa Rica’s highly selective Promising Artists of the 21st Century Program. The Promising Artists program started in 1986 and […]

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Professor Authors Chapter in New Book for Aspiring Psychology Professors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 24, 2014 – A new book that provides guidance for graduate students pursuing a career as a university professor includes a chapter written by Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University. The book, entitled “Preparing the New Psychology Professoriate,” helps aspiring professors with the often-difficult transition […]

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