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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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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