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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HPU Track Record-Breakers Callicutt and Stainback Celebrate Victory

Pictured from left to right are Scott Hall, associate head men’s track and field coach; Gabriel Stainback, HPU high-jump record breaker; Rick Callicutt, HPU alumnus and previous high jump record holder; Mike Esposito, men’s track and field head coach; and Dan Hauser, HPU athletic director. HIGH POINT, N.C., June 11, 2018 – Today during a […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 4, 2018 –  High Point University welcomed four new staff members during the month of May. They are as follows:   Miche Jones joined the Office of Human Resources at HPU as a human resources coordinator. She assists campus departments with staffing open positions, posts employment opportunities on the web and […]

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HPU Recognizes Retiring Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 30, 2018 – High Point University recently honored retiring faculty Ed Simpson and Michael Ingram for their combined 41 years of service to the campus and community.   Simpson, chair and professor of theatre performance, came to High Point University in 2008 after a distinguished career at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. […]

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On the Right Track: Success Coaches Help Students Find their Passion

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how Success Coaches help students discover what they’re passionate about. When Ross Pavlovich headed south from his New England hometown of Marblehead, Massachusetts, to High Point University in 2014, he wasn’t really sure what he wanted to do with his life. He […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Recent Graduate Wins Society of Professional Journalists Award Evan Dupuis, a 2018 graduate, won the Mark of Excellence Award for online feature reporting at the Society of Professional Journalists Region […]

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The Art of the Possible

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how students gain life skills at HPU that will help them in their careers. Don’t be intimidated by life’s obstacles. That’s a lesson Christine DiFerdinando McKnight learned during her time at High Point University. She took it with her when she graduated, […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2018 – High Point University recently welcomed six new staff members. They are as follows: Kristen Bunner joined the Office of Global Education at HPU as the coordinator of global education. She plans cross-cultural campus events and activities and promotes international opportunities for HPU students. She also manages the office’s […]

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Kirstin Squint Receives HPU’s Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2018 – Dr. Kirstin Squint, associate professor of English, received the Ruth Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award during High Point University’s 2018 Commencement ceremony. The award recognizes a full-time faculty member for exemplary accomplishments in research and creative endeavors. Squint teaches 20th and 21st century American literature at HPU […]

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Meghan Blackledge Receives HPU’s Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2018 – Dr. Meghan Blackledge, assistant professor of chemistry,received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award during High Point University’s 2018 Commencement ceremony. The award is named for Meredith Clark Slane, a friend to the university, and has been given annually since 1973 to recognize excellence in teaching. Blackledge was […]

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Josh Groban Tells HPU Grads to Embrace Fear and Trust Their Instincts

Josh Groban addressed 1,084 graduates, HPU’s largest graduating class, and more than 10,000 people on HPU’s campus HIGH POINT, N.C., May 8, 2018 – Before he became the internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter and actor that he is today, Josh Groban was afraid to sing in front of anyone, including his own parents. Today, he told […]

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HPU Adds Minister to Board of Trustees

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2018 – Dr. Michael B. Brown, minister, instructor and author, has joined the Board of Trustees at High Point University. A native of Asheboro and graduate of HPU, Brown recently retired as senior minister of Marble Collegiate Church in New York, America’s oldest existing Protestant church. He served several United […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: HPU Scholar Rebecca Ulrich Selects a Graduate School

Name: Rebecca Ulrich Hometown: Troutman, North Carolina Major: Ulrich will graduate on May 5 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a minor in Physics. Post-graduation plans: After being accepted to eight graduate schools, Ulrich plans to attend the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois, where she will earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry. How HPU helped you get […]

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