Students Teach English to Children and Adults in Costa Rica Over Spring Break

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 19, 2019 – High Point University students engaged with some of Costa Rica’s children and adults in the classroom over spring break. HPU’s Volunteer Center coordinated a trip to Ciudad Cortes, Costa Rica, for spring break to teach English to children and adults. The group of students visited Tres Rios School, […]

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Internship Profile: Haley Hartje Interns with Dr. Oz

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Haley Hartje Hometown: Guilford, Connecticut Year: Class of 2019 Major: Strategic Communication Internship: As a publicity intern on The Dr. Oz Show, Hartje accepted an incredible opportunity during her second semester of senior year and was exposed to various tasks including maintaining daily press clips, creating press lists on Cision, and supporting show […]

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Nurturing and Inspiring Spaces: Gardens promote wellness and inspire students to do that they love

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Mariana Qubein Arboretum and Botanical Gardens provide students the calming environment needed to reflect and excel. Pause for a moment. Inhale and exhale. Release any tension you have and notice your surroundings. What do you see? Hear? Smell? HPU’s campus is […]

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Bonner Leaders Serve in Washington, D.C. During Spring Break

High Point University Bonner Leaders participated in service during spring break in Washington, D.C. During the trip, they toured the Capitol and met with U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 15, 2019 – The High Point University Bonner Leaders spent their spring break in the nation’s capital participating in community service. As part […]

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HPU’s Webb School of Engineering Approved by SACS

  HIGH POINT, N.C., March 13, 2019 – High Point University’s Webb School of Engineering has received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to begin implementing degrees in computer and electrical engineering. SACS is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. The Webb School […]

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Internship Profile: Matthew Bacigalupo Interns with the Carolina Thunderbirds

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Matthew Bacigalupo Hometown: Vienna, Virginia Year: Class of 2019 Major: Entrepreneurship Internship: Bacigalupo will be assisting with game-day operations for the Carolina Thunderbirds in Winston Salem. As a team in the Federal Hockey League, he will be working sold out games assisting sponsors throughout the arena, operating the entranceway for the players to come […]

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Dr. Brett Woods: Preparing for Health Professions

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how mentors at HPU provide students with the help they need to reach their goals. Dr. Brett Woods guides students striving to become medical practitioners.  One of High Point University’s fastest growing populations is undergraduate science students preparing for professional health careers. Beginning […]

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Championing Scholarship

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Dr. Meredith Malburne-Wade leads the office of fellowships and awards.  Sometimes students need a teacher and other times a cheerleader or taskmaster to help their dreams take flight. Dr. Meredith Malburne-Wade serves as all three. As founding director of HPU’s Office […]

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HPU Names Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall as Sports Executive in Residence

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 8, 2019 – High Point University has named Dallas Mavericks Chief Executive Officer Cynt Marshall as Sports Executive in Residence. Marshall has been CEO of the Dallas Mavericks since May 2018. Before joining the professional basketball team, Marshall served in leadership roles at AT&T. She started in 1981 and held a […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Meghan Lemmo Works for Disney

Although commencement is months away, recent High Point University graduates are already 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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10 Lessons Scott McKain Shared With High Point University Students

During High Point University’s Innovation Summit, best-selling author and HPU’s Corporate Educator in Residence Scott McKain returned to campus to speak with students and share some words of wisdom. At High Point University, students are instilled with the life skills required to succeed outside of the classroom. With access to innovators such as Apple Co-Founder […]

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HPU’s Corporate Educator in Residence Scott McKain Mentors Students

High Point University President Nido Qubein interviewed Scott McKain, HPU’s Corporate Educator in Residence, for a program that will be aired on UNC-TV at a later date. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2019 – Today, High Point University students networked with and gained executive leadership development skills from Scott McKain, accomplished business consultant, trainer and […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2019 – High Point University welcomed six new staff members in February. They are as follows: Michelle Kirk joined the Office of the University Registrar at HPU as a transcript coordinator. She provides student services such as transcript release requests, registration, enrollment verifications, front desk reception services and FERPA database […]

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WFMY: HPU Poll on Federal Tax Money

A recent HPU Poll finds that most North Carolina residents don’t think their federal tax money is being used properly. A majority (58 percent) of respondents disagree that their tax money is being used properly, with only about one in five of survey respondents saying that they agree (19 percent) that their tax money is […]

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WXII: HPU Poll Shows How NC Residents Feel About How Their Federal Tax Money is Being Used

A recent HPU Poll finds that most North Carolina residents don’t think their federal tax money is being used properly. A majority (58 percent) of respondents disagree that their tax money is being used properly, with only about one in five of survey respondents saying that they agree (19 percent) that their tax money is […]

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