Tubby Comes Home

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Below take a look at Men’s Basketball Head Coach, Tubby Smith’s, return home to HPU. The most excited freshman on campus is someone you won’t expect. Orlando “Tubby” Smith, HPU’s new basketball coach. A half century ago, Smith left his family’s farm […]

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Fifth Annual STEM Camp Begins at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 19, 2019 – High Point University has nearly 100 community children on campus for the next two weeks to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics. On Tuesday, they built a solar oven out of a pizza box, aluminum foil and cellophane to trap heat from the sun and toasted s’mores. […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 7, 2019 – High Point University welcomed 10 new staff members in April and May. They are as follows: Dr. Jason Lattier joined HPU as director of the Caine Conservatory. He will curate plant collections and oversee the new 15,000-square-foot conservatory, which is under construction on campus. The Caine Conservatory will […]

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Physical Therapy Students Treat Local Patients During a Service Learning Trip

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2019 – High Point University physical therapy students from the Congdon School of Health Sciences traveled to Guatemala to take the skills they learned in the classroom and treat a diverse patient population within a variety of clinics throughout rural parts of the country. HPU students partnered with the nonprofit, […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 23, 2019 – High Point University will honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for this nation by lowering perimeter flags to half-staff on Monday in observance of Memorial Day. “High Point University is a God, family and country school,” says HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein. “We are […]

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HPU Chemistry Professor Receives Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 20, 2019 – Dr. Andrew Wommack, assistant professor of chemistry, received the Ruth Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award during High Point University’s 2019 Commencement ceremony. The award recognizes a full-time faculty member for exemplary accomplishments in research and creative endeavors. Wommack’s research blends two subdisciplines of chemistry, synthetic organic chemistry […]

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HPU Recognizes Math Professor with Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 20, 2019 – Dr. Adam Graham-Squire, associate professor of mathematics, received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award during High Point University’s 2019 Commencement ceremony. The award is named for Meredith Clark Slane, a friend to the university, and has been given annually since 1973 to recognize excellence in teaching. Graham-Squire […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Peace Officers Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 15, 2019 – High Point University will lower perimeter flags to half-staff today in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which it falls as National Police Week. The day honors […]

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Dr. Michio Kaku Tells HPU Graduates: ‘You Are Among the Winners’

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2019 – Dr. Michio Kaku, physicist and co-founder of String Field Theory, told 1,100 High Point University graduates and 10,000 friends and family members today that he believes a fourth wave of innovation is near, if it hasn’t already begun. “I’m a scientist,” said Kaku during today’s HPU’s Commencement ceremony. […]

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HPU Family Hosts Numerous Philanthropic Events

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2019 – Throughout the past month, the following High Point University organizations held fundraising events and hosted programs to benefit the local community. These efforts are part of the 110,000 hours of service and thousands of dollars that the HPU family contributes each year. Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority Provides Swim […]

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