HPU Art and Design Students Tour NYC Galleries and Museums

Students participate in an interactive learning activity while viewing “Washington Crossing the Delaware” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 9, 2018 – High Point University students viewed the freshest designs and works of art on display throughout New York City recently. Professors in HPU’s School of Art and Design took 16 […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Psychology Major Pursues Master Degree

Name: Nia Page Hometown: Windermere, Florida Major: Page will graduate with a B.S. in Psychology, with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies, on May 5. Post-graduation plans: Page plans to attend graduate school at Rollins College. She plans to earn a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. How HPU helped you get there: “High […]

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Engel Family Invests in HPU

Pictured from left to right are Bob, Tyler and Lynda Engel.  HIGH POINT, N.C., April 9, 2018 – Bob and Lynda Engel, of Castle Rock, Colorado, made a six-figure gift to support High Point University’s continued growth. Bob Engel was president and CEO of CoBank, a $128 billion national bank serving vital industries across rural […]

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HPU’s Experiential Learning: Finding the ‘Real’ in Life

Talk to any student or any professor at HPU. The word “real” comes up often. For the past decade, HPU has made sure a quarter of everything taught has an experiential component because professors want their students to stretch themselves, work in the community and find out firsthand what real means. Students then discover that […]

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Honoring Veterans: HPU Students Document Service Dog Training

The following press release was written by HPU students Kimmy Schwamb and Grant Cunningham regarding a service learning class in which they are involved:  This spring, High Point University students from the School of Art and Design participated in an service learning course taught by Benita VanWinkle, assistant professor of art. The documentary photography course […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Kyra Hennessey Lands Marketing Career with Dell

Name: Kyra Hennessey Hometown: Ashland, Massachusetts Major: Hennessey will graduate with a B.A. in Communication on May 5. Post-graduation plans: After an internship with Dell Technologies this past summer in the Global Communications Department on the Analyst Relations team, Hennessey was offered to continue her internship throughout her academic school year allowing her to work remotely a few hours […]

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Data Shows 96 Percent of HPU Graduates Are Employed or in Graduate School Within 6 Months

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 5, 2018 – High Point University seniors have positive news to celebrate. Data collected by HPU in accordance with the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) standards shows 96 percent of the Class of 2017 were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation. This is an increase […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Emily Judson Attends Graduate School in England

Name: Emily Judson Hometown: Annapolis, Maryland Major: Judson will graduate with a B.A. in Studio Art, and a minor in Museum Studies, on May 5. Post-graduation plans: Judson will attend the University of Leicester in England, where she will earn her Master of Art Museum and Gallery Studies.  How HPU helped you get there: “Without the Office of Fellowships and […]

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HPU Student Receives Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2018 – High Point University student Thomas Boudreaux, currently studying on an individualized computational physics track, was granted the Goldwater Scholarship. One of the most prestigious awards available for an undergraduate science major, the Goldwater Scholarship is given to exceptional sophomores and juniors who plan to pursue research careers in […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Carter Cummins Turns Internship into Career

Name: Carter Cummins Hometown: Montreal, Canada Major: Cummins will graduate with a B.A. in Political Science, with a minor in Business Administration, on May 5. Post-graduation plans: Cummins has accepted a position in the BRiTE Program at Corning, which specializes in materials science. The one-year program is open to recent graduates and aims to determine which area of […]

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HPU/News and Record Poll: NC Residents See North Korea as Top Threat in Increasingly Dangerous World

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 29, 2018 – A High Point University Poll finds that North Carolinians see North Korea as the most dangerous threat to U.S. national security, and a majority expect other countries may play a role in the outcomes of upcoming U.S. elections. A large majority says the world is increasingly dangerous, and […]

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New Director Leads Career and Professional Development at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 21, 2018 – Dr. William (Bill) Gentry, a leadership expert who specializes in inspiring and preparing new leaders, has joined High Point University as director of Career and Professional Development. Gentry comes to HPU from the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, a top-ranked global provider of executive education and leadership […]

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