$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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HPU Convocation, Traditions Welcome 1,450 New Students and 8,200 Visitors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2015 – High Point University’s Roberts Hall lawn was set for Commencement today – a stage, thousands of chairs filled with eager minds and family members, and faculty dressed in regalia. But it wasn’t graduation, it was Convocation – the formal introduction of the freshman class to the faculty. Thousands […]

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HPU Recognized in ‘Colleges of Distinction’

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 22, 2015 – High Point University has been named to the 2015-16 Colleges of Distinction list, a unique college guide that honors institutions with an innovative, teacher-centered undergraduate education and a strong record of preparing graduates for real-world success. This is the fifth consecutive year HPU has been included on the […]

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5 Ways Gen Y can Succeed in the Workplace

By: Dr. Shaun Davenport, assistant professor of management   You’ve heard the stories. You can’t escape the labels… “The Entitled Generation,” “The Narcissistic Generation,” and “Generation ME.” There is research to suggest that Generation Y is more narcissistic than previous generations. But their stereotypes fail to take into account some of the unique skills and […]

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HPU Commencement is Nationally Recognized Once Again

It’s become an annual honor for High Point University, being recognized for attracting extraordinary graduation speakers. HPU’s 2015 Commencement speaker, broadcast legend Tom Brokaw, was named in The Huffington Post’s list of top Commencement speakers. Last year, CNN included the 2014 Commencement speaker, Gen. Colin Powell, on a similar list. His speech went on to […]

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Distinguished Journalist Tom Brokaw to Give HPU’s 91st Commencement Address

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2015 – High Point University continues its tradition of bringing renowned thought leaders to campus by featuring distinguished journalist Tom Brokaw as its Commencement speaker on May 9. The university will award approximately 963 degrees, making this the largest graduating class in HPU’s history. Brokaw is best known as the […]

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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 April 15 to speak in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. In addition to launching one of the world’s most popular social media sites, Stone has been […]

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