Students Win Thousands in Start-Up Funds during HPU’s 2021 Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2021 – High Point University announces the winners for its 11th annual Business Plan Competition, which is supported by Truist. Freshman Erin Morrow was the first place winner of $10,000 for her company, Finger Flyer Educational STEM Kits. Finger Flyer Educational STEM Kits are handheld quadcopter drones that are paired […]

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Class of 2021 Outcomes: Tessa Martin Continues to Graduate School

With another Commencement quickly approaching, High Point University graduates will be commencing 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 […]

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Apple Co-Founder Hosts Workshop with HPU Engineering Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2021 – Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple Computer and HPU’s Innovator in Residence, checked in with High Point University students during a virtual workshop on April 14. Wozniak connected with students in the Webb School of Engineering to discuss their work on a new project that explores controlling devices […]

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Class of 2021 Outcomes: Charlie Taylor Manages for J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

With another Commencement quickly approaching, High Point University graduates will be commencing 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 […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Share Their Views on Education Policy

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2021– North Carolinians are engaged and interested in offering opinions on the state’s public schools, according to the 2021 HPU Education Poll, a joint venture between selected faculty in the Department of Leadership Studies in the School of Education and HPU’s Survey Research Center. In the statewide survey, 37% of […]

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Class of 2021 Outcomes: Jessica Keys Navigates to at Nestlé

With another Commencement quickly approaching, High Point University graduates will be commencing 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 […]

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Internship Profile: Kate McCarthy Builds Marketing Experience

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Kate McCarthy Hometown: Holden, Massachusetts  Year: Class of 2023 Major: Marketing with minors in sales and finance Internship: McCarthy joins Pomp in Denver, Colorado, as a marketing intern with a focus in social media marketing where she will create content and four to five weekly postings for Instagram and […]

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HPU Poll: Majority of North Carolinians Want to Get or Have Gotten COVID-19 Vaccination

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2021 – In a new High Point University Poll, 64% of North Carolinians said they intend to get a COVID-19 vaccination or have already had one. Approximately one-third (32%) of North Carolina residents said they intended to be vaccinated when a COVID-19 vaccination is available to them, and 32% said […]

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HPU Welcomes New Hires in March

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2021 – High Point University welcomed 12 new hires in the month of March. They are as follows: Dale Krites joined HPU’s Office of Financial Affairs as senior accountant. Krites is involved in all things accounting with a focus in the areas of grants, endowments and pledges in the Office […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Split on Summer Travel During the Pandemic

Other purchase and travel related questions show that 78% of North Carolinians made intentional efforts to support local, small businesses and restaurants. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 7, 2021 – A new High Point University Poll shows that’s North Carolinians are split when thinking about summer travel and the availability of vaccines. Approximately one-third of respondents […]

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HPU Announces Academic And Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 25, 2021 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. HPU’s Society of Physics Students Win National Award The High Point University chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) won an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Office. This is […]

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HPU News: Leading in Student Success

Intensely focused on life skills, High Point University graduates enter the workforce with the characteristics employers want. Data collected by HPU, in accordance with the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) standards, shows 97% of the Class of 2020 launched their careers or continued their education within six months of graduation. Over the last […]

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HPU Graduate Student Publishes COVID-19 Children’s Book

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 16, 2021 – A graduate student in High Point University’s Stout School of Education recently published a children’s book focused on the global pandemic. Johnita Readus, a second-year student in the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program and principal of Bluford-Peeler STEAM Academy, wrote and published “Ashleigh’s New Normal.” This book explores the […]

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HPU Faculty and Students Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 12, 2021 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of recent research initiatives. Dr. Brett Pexa Awarded Grant to Perform Research into Surfing Equipment Dr. Brett Pexa, assistant professor of athletic training, […]

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