HPU Continues to Be Recognized for Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 9, 2016 – High Point University’s innovative curriculum and experiential learning opportunities have secured a new ranking for the university. HPU was recently ranked one of the Most Innovative Small Colleges in America by Best Degree Programs. In the fall, HPU was also recognized as the No. 1 Most Innovative Regional […]

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5 Ways Biz Stone Embodies Entrepreneurism

Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, influenced the way the world communicates, spreads news and tells stories – and he’s coming to the campus of High Point University on Jan. 20, 2016 to speak in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. In addition to launching one of the world’s most popular social media sites, Stone has […]

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Community Christmas Attracts Record-Breaking 20,000 Attendees

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 18, 2015 – More people than ever before experienced the life-size Nativity scene, falling snow, Clydesdale carriage rides, hot food, Santa Claus and an abundance of sights and sounds of the season at High Point University’s Fifth Annual Community Christmas Celebration. A total of 20,000 people came to the two-night event […]

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Board of Advisors Adds Business Strategist Daniel Burrus

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 15, 2015 – Internationally known business strategist and futurist Daniel Burrus has joined the National Board of Advisors at High Point University. HPU’s National Board of Advisors is comprised of Fortune 500 CEOs, thought leaders, and distinguished visionaries who have positively impacted the United States and the world in significant ways. […]

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Students Awarded Start-Up Funding During Global Entrepreneurship Week

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 23, 2015 – High Point University students, local entrepreneurs and investors celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 16-19, the world’s largest celebration of innovators and job creators. The HPU Entrepreneurship Center hosted events throughout the week such as speakers like Jason Oliver Nixon from Madcap Cottage and Mark Philips from the Phillips […]

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Heroes Walk and Luncheon Honors Veterans

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2015 – A hundred pairs of hands clapped and waved American flags when veterans arrived at High Point University today. These men and women, whose service spans most every war fought in the last seven decades, brought cheers and applause from students who lined up to welcome them. The HPU […]

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Twitter Co-Founder to Visit HPU in January

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 9, 2015 – Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter and an American entrepreneur, will visit High Point University on Jan. 20. The event, titled “A Discussion with HPU President Nido R. Qubein,” is a question and answer session that will be held at 9 a.m. in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. It […]

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Qubein Receives Siegfried Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 4, 2015 – Dr. Nido Qubein, High Point University president, will receive an award today honoring his achievements as an entrepreneur. At a ceremony in Wilmington, Delaware, Qubein will be named the recipient of the 2015 Siegfried Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership. Each year, the University of Delaware Horn Program in Entrepreneurship […]

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Co-Founder of Netflix Marc Randolph Gives Feedback to Student Entrepreneurs

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 2, 2015 – High Point University students learned how Netflix was born, as well as half a dozen other startup companies, when Netflix co-founder and entrepreneur Marc Randolph visited High Point University’s campus today. Inside the Belk Entrepreneurship Center, HPU students presented their business plans to Randolph, the man who created […]

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Moore Inspires Students to ‘Have Purpose and Be Passionate’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2015 – Persevere through hardship and impact our world in measurable and meaningful ways. That is the message that Wes Moore, best-selling author, social entrepreneur and Army combat veteran gave to High Point University students, faculty, staff and members of the community on Sept. 21. The first event was “A […]

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Children Explore Space at HPUniverse Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 21, 2015 – High Point University’s Department of Physics gave nearly 1,000 members of the community a chance to see what space is like on Sept. 18. Hovercrafts, water bottle rockets and vortex rings – these activities were all a part of HPU’s family-friendly astronomy event, HPUniverse Day. This is the […]

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HPU to Break Ground on School of Health Sciences and School of Pharmacy; Gov. Pat McCrory to Attend

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 4, 2015 – A phenomenal decade of transformation at High Point University has led to another historical moment. After tripling enrollment, doubling faculty, adding more than 50 new academic and residential facilities to campus, and raising a university record of $57 million in the last 14 months alone, HPU will move […]

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$150 Million of Construction Underway at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 31, 2015 – Ten years of phenomenal growth at High Point University has led to some of the most significant construction projects on campus since Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president, took the helm in 2005. In addition to a new residence hall, amphitheater and Cottrell Hall, work is underway on the […]

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