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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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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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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Condoleezza Rice To Serve As 2016 Commencement Speaker

Commencement Update: ABC News will broadcast Condoleezza Rice’s speech on May 7. Watch at abcnews.com/live HIGH POINT, N.C., August 18, 2015 – Condoleezza Rice, the 66th Secretary of State, will serve as the High Point University Commencement speaker on Saturday, May 7, 2016. “Secretary Rice has served this country in measurable ways through her work […]

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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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