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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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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Staff Storyteller: The Four-Year Transformation Comes to Fruition

By: Roger Clodfelter, Vice President for Communications I was having lunch with one of our students, John Marsicano, when he got the news. We had ordered soup when he began to open up, unprompted, about his four years at HPU – what he’s learned, how many hours his professors have spent with him, and where […]

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Meet the Seniors: Values-Based Living and Learning

READ MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES It was the values-based education at High Point University that drew Alex Nelson here as a hopeful freshman – that of free enterprise, patriotism and individual initiative that the university celebrates. Four years later, those same values send him into the world as a financial advisor with Edward Jones. On […]

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NASA Selects HPU Students’ Proposal

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 16, 2015 – High Point University physics students have had their proposal accepted to NASA’s Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams program (Micro-g NExT). This program challenged undergraduate students to work in teams to design and build a device for astronauts to chip off samples of an asteroid while they’re exploring […]

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