HPU Raises $35.1 Million Without Formal Campaign in Fiscal 13-14

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 15, 2014 – Support from alumni, parents, donors and advocates continues to grow for High Point University as the amount of gifts and pledges climbed to $35.1 million in fiscal 2013-14 without a formal campaign. These proceeds will be invested in scholarships, academic programs and facilities such as the Center for […]

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Belk and LabCorp CEOs Join HPU’s Board of Advisors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 – High Point University has appointed two of the nation’s leading businessmen to its National Board of Advisors: Tim Belk, chairman and CEO of Belk Stores, and David King, CEO of LabCorp, one of the world’s largest clinical laboratories. Both companies are headquartered in North Carolina, with Belk’s headquarters […]

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HPU Welcomes Record Number of New Students to Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2014 – California. Texas. New York. Pennsylvania. North Carolina. Vehicles that flocked to High Point this weekend carried license plates from across the country. What they shared in common was their destination – High Point University. HPU welcomed a record-breaking number of 1,470 new students during its annual Welcome Week. […]

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Broadcast Legend Tom Brokaw to Serve as HPU’s 2015 Commencement Speaker

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2014 – High Point University continues its tradition of bringing renowned thought leaders to campus by hosting distinguished journalist Tom Brokaw as its 2015 Commencement Speaker. “Tom Brokaw has touched the lives of millions through his powerful storytelling on relevant issues,” says Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president. “Many generations have […]

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Bill Cosby Joins HPU’s National Board of Advisors

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 30, 2014 – Dr. Bill Cosby, one of the most influential performers of our time, was recently appointed to High Point University’s National Board of Advisors. The board is comprised of leaders in education, Fortune 500 CEOs and distinguished visionaries. Other distinguished members include Gen. Colin Powell, former secretary of state, […]

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HPU Receives NC Biotechnology Center Grant

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2014 – High Point University has been awarded an Institutional Development Grant from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NCBC) to support scientific research at HPU. The university will receive up to $77,186 by the NCBC, and HPU has agreed to an additional 25 percent match to purchase additional cell culture […]

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Reach for the Stars – Or Run for Them

By Melissa Sweredoski, Junior Reach for the stars. Be successful. Make it happen. Keep going. Sounds easy, right? Well the reality of life is that nothing worth having comes easy. College is a time to push ourselves more than we ever have- academically, emotionally, and even physically. We are told that we are young, motivated and […]

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HPU’s Allan Beaver on Warhol, ‘Mad Men’ and the Golden Age of Advertising

Chances are you’ve seen an advertisement or a piece of artwork created by Beaver whether you’ve realized it or not. Before mentoring graphic design students at HPU, he developed the kind of career in advertising and design that is reminiscent to “Mad Men,” though he’ll tell you that the show only gets part of the period right. […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Tyler Yusko Takes on New York City

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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March Extraordinary Leaders Make A Difference

Academic excellence, meaningful relationships, and international experiences are just a few things that March’s Extraordinary Leaders share. Henry Molski and Lillian Bijl know firsthand the difference that getting involved and giving back can make. Four years ago, Molski discovered High Point University. “What I found at this institution was that I was cared about,” Molski […]

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