Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph Returns to HPU to Mentor Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 18, 2019 – High Point University students got another chance to network and learn from Netflix Co-Founder and HPU’s Entrepreneur in Residence Marc Randolph today. During an interactive Q&A session moderated by Dr. Angela Bauer, chair of the Department of Biology, Randolph discussed how having a growth mindset is essential to […]

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Community Enrichment Series Events for March

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 15, 2019 – High Point University invites the community to campus for the following Community Enrichment Series events during the month of March. Triad residents can sign up to receive email updates about community events at HPU throughout the year by visiting www.highpoint.edu/friends. They can also receive notifications about events by […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 8, 2019 – High Point University welcomed nine new staff members in December and January. They are as follows: Dawn Bowes joined the Service Learning program at HPU as the assistant director of civic responsibility and social innovation. She oversees the HPU AmeriCorps VISTA and Bonner Leader programs as well as […]

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Award-Winning Playwright and Actor Visits HPU’s Department of Theatre and Dance

Jessica Dickey, an award-winning playwright and actor, visited HPU’s Theatre Master Class on Jan. 31. This was her third visit to the university. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 7, 2019 – High Point University theatre and dance students had a special guest in their Theatre Master Class on Jan. 31. Jessica Dickey is an award-winning playwright […]

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It’s Tubby Time

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. NCAA Championship-Winning Coach Tubby Smith has returned to HPU. Read of his journey back home below.   He waited backstage behind a heavy curtain — the only barrier between him and the sounds of celebration booming from the audience. Packed inside High Point University’s Hayworth Fine […]

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Community Enrichment Series Events for February

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 23, 2019 – High Point University invites the community to campus for the following Community Enrichment Series events during the month of February. Triad residents can sign up to receive email updates about community events at HPU throughout the year by visiting www.highpoint.edu/friends. They can also receive notifications about events by […]

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Speaker Encourages Audience to ‘Repair the Road to Jericho’ at HPU’s Annual MLK Worship Service

The Rev. Preston Davis, minister to HPU, welcomed community members, students, faculty and staff in attendance. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 21, 2019 – At High Point University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day worship service, the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss called on the crowd to “keep repairing the road to Jericho.” Moss’s sermon drew from […]

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HPU’s Dr. Brandon Lenoir Offers Expertise on Government Shutdown

Dr. Brandon Lenoir, HPU’s professor of political communications, recently served as an expert regarding the partial government shut down. The interview has been shared by Vox, Newsweek and USPolitics. https://www.vox.com/2019/1/9/18172329/partial-government-shutdown-paycheck  https://www.newsweek.com/federal-union-workers-protest-trump-texas-border-wall-visit-1287414  https://uspolitics.10ztalk.com/2019/01/09/this-friday-hundreds-of-thousands-of-federal-workers-will-miss-their-first-paycheck/ 

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Exercise Science Professor Offers Training to High Point Police

Members of the High Point Police Department’s Crime Scene Unit learned forensic anthropological analysis from HPU’s Dr. Michala Stock, assistant professor of exercise science. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2019 – High Point University’s Dr. Michala Stock, assistant professor of exercise science, offered her forensic anthropology knowledge to the High Point Police Department’s Crime Scene […]

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HPU Honors Local Businesses During Annual Community Partner Luncheon

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 9, 2019 – Local business owners and city leaders gathered at High Point University today to celebrate the strong partnerships they’ve developed with the university to increase vitality in the city. The annual Community Partner Luncheon honors the dedication of businesses and organizations to welcome the 100,000 visitors HPU attracts to […]

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