HPU Welcomes Largest Group of New Students

The HPU family welcomes more than 1,500 new students, the largest number of new students in university history, as well as 5,200 total students, the university’s largest total enrollment. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 18, 2018 – The 1,500 new students who moved into High Point University today came for a long list of reasons. Impressive […]

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HPU Builds 116 Bicycles for Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2018 – High Point University’s faculty and staff kicked off the new academic year by giving back to the community. At a campus-wide meeting on Tuesday, 1,000 HPU employees came together in the Millis Center for a team building event, where, together, they built 116 bikes. Today, those bikes were […]

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Famed Physicist and Co-Founder of String Field Theory Dr. Michio Kaku Named HPU’s 2019 Commencement Speaker

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 14, 2018 – Dr. Michio Kaku, theoretical physicist, co-founder of String Field Theory, bestselling author, renowned futurist and popularizer of science, will deliver High Point University’s Commencement address on May 11. “Dr. Kaku’s dedication to scientific discovery and ability to communicate those discoveries with a wide array of audiences makes him […]

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10 Things You Need To Know About Your City

As “High Point’s University,” HPU is committed to the city it calls home. The university continually partners with the city of High Point on community service projects, experiential learning opportunities, business endeavors and more. These efforts underscore HPU’s commitment to the community and demonstrate a desire for local engagement. Get to know your city and […]

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HPU Breaks Records with Largest Number of New Students and Total Enrollment

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 13, 2018 – High Point University will welcome more than 1,500 new students, the largest number of new students in university history, as well as 5,200 total students, the university’s largest total enrollment, when classes begin on Aug. 21. The university is also launching new academic programs and making progress on […]

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HPU Senior Interns in U.S. House of Representatives

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 10, 2018 – High Point University senior Sandrine Yesilian caught a glimpse of the inside workings of the U.S. House of Representatives during her internship this summer. The political science and international relations major worked in the office of U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, a congressman from Florida. Throughout the summer, she […]

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Byron Pitts of ABC News Joins HPU as Journalist in Residence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 9, 2018 – High Point University named Byron Pitts, co-anchor of ABC News’ “Nightline,” as Journalist in Residence. Pitts is widely known for his thoughtful storytelling, on-the-ground reporting and in-depth interviews. He has covered national news stories and in-depth features for ABC, reporting across the news division on programs such as […]

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HPU Adds Accomplished Consultant and Trainer Scott McKain as Corporate Educator in Residence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 8, 2018 – Scott McKain, best-selling author, business consultant and trainer, has joined High Point University as Corporate Educator in Residence. McKain is among the growing list of global leaders and innovators who serve in-residence to mentor students at HPU, including Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph, HPU’s Entrepreneur in Residence, Apple Co-Founder […]

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HPU’s School of Education Leadership Academy Success Story

The assistant principal at Johnson Street Global Studies, a K-8 magnet school in High Point, is featured after successfully completing High Point University’s Leadership Academy. Meredith Boger spent a year in HPU’s School of Education’s Leadership Academy. The program provides funding for the preparation and support of highly effective school principals in North Carolina and […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 31, 2018 – High Point University welcomed 17 new staff members during the month of July. They are as follows:   Lindsey Griffin joined HPU as a student success coach. She provides academic advising to first- and second-year business majors. She also assists first-year students with transitional advice and connects them […]

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A Growing Reminder: How the Mariana H. Qubein Botanical Gardens and Arboretum Inspire Reflection

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how the Mariana H. Qubein Botanical Gardens and Arboretum serve as a place of serenity and education for HPU students. Like High Point University itself, the Mariana H. Qubein Botanical Gardens and Arboretum are noticeably beautiful. But every aspect of their design, […]

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HPU President Nido Qubein Named 2018-19 Wyndham Championship Honorary Chairman

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 10, 2018 – High Point University President Nido Qubein is the 2018 and ‘19 Wyndham Championship honorary chairman, the tournament announced today. The 79th annual Wyndham Championship is set for Aug. 14-19, 2018. As the honorary chairman, Qubein will serve as an ambassador for the PGA TOUR event which provides important economic […]

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Club Rowing Builds Momentum

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s club sports teach students valuable life skills such as time management and grit. Six years ago, two students had a vision to create a rowing team at High Point University. Today, that team is competing against Division I teams. The […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 2, 2018 – High Point University welcomed eight new staff members during the month of June. They are as follows:   Connor Harris joined HPU as the community concierge. He assists with the daily needs of students, faculty and staff and serves as a source of communication for all campus and […]

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Local Teens Welcomed to HPU and HPPD’s Youth Leadership Academy

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 19, 2018 – A group of local middle and high school students who competed for spots in the High Point Police Department’s Youth Leadership Academy began their work in leadership development on campus at High Point University yesterday. “We’re the next generation of leaders, and this program serves the foundation for […]

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