HPU to Celebrate Homecoming Weekend, Recognize Outstanding Alumni

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 4, 2018 – Hundreds of High Point University alumni are expected to return to campus Oct. 5-7 for Homecoming Weekend 2018. Among the festivities, HPU will present awards to 13 outstanding alumni. These recognitions will take place during an Alumni Awards Ceremony and Reception from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on […]

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HPU Students Network at Career and Internship Expo

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2018 – With a firm handshake, High Point University students networked their way around Slane Center for its annual Career and Internship Expo on Oct. 3. Hosted by HPU’s Office of Career and Professional Development, more than 35 employers visited campus to meet and greet with students.   “We really […]

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Relevant Skills Through Research

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Below, learn  how HPU students gain real-world, like skills through the pursuit of scholarship and apply them in the working world. “You mean you’re just an undergraduate?” Jordan Gannon got that question a lot inside the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum Support Center. It’s where the museum houses […]

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HPU Students Donate Books to Area Schools

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 2, 2018 – High Point University’s Class of 2022 began donating more than 1,000 books to area elementary schools today. Through HPU’s Common Experience program, which includes a common read, new students were invited to share their favorite book with a local child by donating a copy when they arrived to campus […]

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HPU Welcomed Families to Fifth Annual HPUniverse Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 1, 2018 – High Point University welcomed hundreds of families and children to campus for its fifth annual HPUniverse Day on Sept. 29. Children visited 25 different learning stations and activities that were in Couch Hall and across HPU’s campus. This opportunity provided children of all ages a chance to explore […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 28, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Theatre Faculty, Student Perform in New York Members of the HPU Department of Theatre and Dance recently participated in the Broadway Bound Play Festival in New York City. Their play, “The […]

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Top 6 Ways HPU Freshmen Jumpstart Career Development

Less than 30 days of classes have passed since the academic year kicked off at High Point University, and students have already had numerous career development opportunities right here on our campus. Here’s a peek at the top six: Looking to jumpstart your career? Apply TODAY! 1 Direct access to HPU’s President. Like all incoming freshmen, […]

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HPU Receives College of Distinction Honor for Career Development

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 25, 2018 – High Point University has been recognized as a 2018-19 Career Development College of Distinction. HPU was awarded the recognition based on the three criteria: integrated career exploration and preparation; accessible programs and training; and career-centered staff. This is a newly developed recognition by Colleges of Distinction that highlights […]

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Class of 2018 Outcome: Noah Novembre Attends Osteopathic Medical School

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 senior from the […]

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HPU Families Provide Boost to City, Support Hurricane Relief During Family Weekend

Families packaged 20,000 meals to be distributed to those affected by Hurricane Florence and witnessed the historic groundbreaking of the Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 24, 2018 – High Point University welcomed nearly 5,000 family members to campus for an annual Fall Family Weekend that celebrated historic […]

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HPU News: Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel

High Point University’s faculty, staff, students, parents and community members gathered to break ground on the much anticipated Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel. About the Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel: The arena will seat 4,500 spectators and include luxury suites, locker rooms, staff offices, concession stands, a merchandising […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Asked If Everyday Issues Have Improved Since 2016 Election

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 24, 2018 – A new HPU Poll presents mixed findings about how majorities of North Carolinians see several aspects of their everyday lives over the last 18 months and show them thinking different political parties will do a better job dealing with current policy issues. Majorities of North Carolinians said that […]

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