5 Lessons Dr. Carol Dweck Shared on the HPU Campus

Today, High Point University welcomed Dr. Carol Dweck, Stanford University professor and author of “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.” Her book also inspired HPU to select “Growth Mindset” as its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) theme. In a conversation with HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein that was filmed by UNC-TV, Dweck spoke about the premises of her book, […]

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Qubein Hosts Back-to-Back Discussions with Thought Leaders

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 18, 2016 – Dr. Nido Qubein, president of High Point University, brought two impactful leaders to campus today to discuss the changing landscape of higher education and how an entrepreneurial spirit can transform colleges and universities. Dr. Carol Folt, chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Stanford […]

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CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Named 2017 Commencement Speaker

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2016 – Wolf Blitzer, CNN’s lead political anchor and anchor of “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer,” will serve as High Point University’s Commencement Speaker on Saturday, May 6, 2017. “We are committed to providing our students with access to innovators,” says Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president. “Wolf Blitzer has […]

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Two Thought Leaders to Visit HPU for ‘A Discussion with Dr. Nido Qubein’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 8, 2016 – High Point University will host back-to-back discussions with Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president, and two educational thought leaders at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Aug. 18 in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. A limited number of complimentary tickets are available by contacting concierge@highpoint.edu or 336-841-4636. In the […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 5, 2016 – High Point University welcomed eight new staff members during the month of July. They are as follows:   Teresa McGuffin joined the Office of Accounting Services as the accounts payable assistant. This is a newly created position at HPU. McGuffin is responsible for processing the payments to the […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 7, 2016 – High Point University welcomed 13 new staff members during the month of June. They are as follows: Justin Waxman joined the Department of Physical Therapy as a postdoctoral fellow. This is a newly created position at HPU. As the university’s first postdoctoral fellow, Waxman is conducting research full […]

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HPU Hosts Free Arts Splash Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 6, 2016 – High Point University will host an evening of free music featuring The Collection starting at 6 p.m. on July 17 in the Alumni Avenue Amphitheatre. The concert is part of the Arts Splash summer concert series organized by the High Point Arts Council. It is free and open […]

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10 Reasons HPU Students Love Campus Safety

Learning is best achieved in an environment where students and faculty are comfortable – that’s why safety is a top priority. It’s also why HPU has an expert team of security and transportation professionals – a team that’s dedicated to providing students with an inspiring, secure learning environment. The HPU campus is also equipped with […]

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HPU Recognized in ‘Colleges of Distinction’ for Sixth Consecutive Year

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 1, 2016 – High Point University has been named to the 2016-17 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 sixth consecutive year HPU has been included on the […]

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HPU Alumna to Compete in Miss USA Pageant

Online voting now open HIGH POINT, N.C., June 1, 2016 – Devin Gant, a High Point University 2016 graduate who currently holds the Miss North Carolina USA title, will compete for the title of Miss USA on Sunday. The 2016 Miss USA competition will be held at 7 p.m. on June 5 in Las Vegas […]

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Associate Director of Survey Research Center Presents at Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 25, 2016 – High Point University’s associate director of the Survey Research Center (SRC) Brian McDonald recently presented research collected though the SRC at the International Field Directors and Technology Conference (IFDTC) in Austin, Texas. The pilot research project was a collaboration with Zagaran, Inc., utilizing their short message service (SMS) […]

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Security Chief Receives International Administrative Excellence Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 18, 2016 – Jeff Karpovich, CPP, CHPA, security chief and transportation director at High Point University, was selected by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators to receive the 2016 Award for Administrative Excellence. Karpovich will accept the award on June 25 at the organization’s annual conference in Phoenix. IACLEA […]

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10 Things You May Be Wondering After HPU’s Commencement

More than 10,000 seniors, family members and friends attended High Point University’s 2016 Commencement proceedings on Saturday. The 66th Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice delivered an inspiring message a packed Roberts Hall lawn. This week, underclassmen are preparing for summer internships, jobs, study abroad trips and more, while the Class of 2016 is moving on […]

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