Students and Faculty Take Talents to Costa Rica

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2016 – For the third year, three students from High Point University participated in the highly selective Promising Artists Program in Costa Rica and took the stage during a week of musical performances. The Promising Artists program started in 1986 and is recognized by the U.S. State Department. Each year, […]

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The Silicon Valley of Furniture

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you. Discover below how opportunity and innovation abound in High Point – the Silicon Valley of Furniture.   There’s a reason the City of High Point is known as the Silicon Valley of Furniture. A few blocks down from […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Angie Ziolkowski Secures Position with Scott Safety

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 […]

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School of Education Awarded Grant to Prepare Rising Principals

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 11, 2016 – High Point University’s School of Education recently received a state grant, managed by the North Carolina Alliance for School Leadership Development, of $833,000 for 2016-2017 and $893,000 for 2017-2018 to begin the High Point Leadership Academy in January 2017. The grant provides funding for the preparation and support […]

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High Point Mayor Visits HPU to Proclaim PA Week

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2016 – For the second year in a row, High Point Mayor Bill Bencini visited High Point University’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies to proclaim PA Week, which is recognized nationally each year from Oct. 6-12. “You don’t know how fortunate we feel to have so many bright young people […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Marina Kyte Launches Interior Design Career

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 […]

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September Extraordinary Leader: ‘A Seeker of Truth’

For Matt Warrick, it happened by chance. He was walking between classes when he ran into the Rev. Preston Davis, the campus minister. Like always, they talked. But this time, they talked about what keeps Warrick’s mind always busy – the intellectual intersection of science and spirituality. Warrick shared with Rev. Davis one of his […]

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Event Management Program Wins International Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 5, 2016 – High Point University’s event management program in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication recently received international recognition as the best event management bachelor’s degree. Dr. Vern Biaett, assistant professor of event management, accepted the Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Gold Award at the 61st Annual International Festivals & […]

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August’s Extraordinary Leader: Learning the Human Side of Research

Rebecca Ulrich always wears her hot-pink lab glasses in Congdon Hall’s Room 352. She can lose herself for hours. She’ll be doing experiments listening to her “Hymns for Hipsters” playlist on Spotify knowing that research is her future and her future involves helping the health-starved poor. She saw it firsthand in Uganda and South Africa, […]

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Baseball Internship Helps Student Prepare for Future Career

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2016 – High Point University junior Nicholas Muniz, a business major from Fort Worth, Texas, combined his passion for sports with preparation for his future career during an internship in baseball operations with the Staten Island Yankees. While assisting the team’s general manager, Muniz was in charge of all communication […]

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College of Arts and Sciences Welcomes New Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2016 – High Point University welcomes 23 new faculty members to the David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university.   Dr. Todd Lyda, Instructor of Biology Lyda will teach lecture courses and laboratory sections in the biology department. In this […]

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Faculty and Students Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 28, 2016 – 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 research initiatives from the past month.   Pharmacy Professor Publishes Research Linking Diabetes to Alzheimer’s Disease Dr. Scott Hemby, professor and chair […]

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Junior Interns at Rochester Electronics

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2016 – HPU senior Kat Norton spent the summer in her hometown of Newburyport, Massachusetts, as a human relations intern with Rochester Electronics. In her role, Norton was not only involved in various human relations projects but also helped to coordinate other interns and met with them biweekly to discuss […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Health Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2016 – High Point University welcomes 10 new faculty members to the Congdon School of Health Sciences. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university. All of the new health sciences faculty members are filling newly created positions.   Dr. Braden Romer, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science Romer joins […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Stephanie Ziolkowski Serves at SREE Hotels

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 […]

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