HPU Poll: Clinton Leads Democratic Primary; Trump, Cruz and Rubio Have Most GOP Support

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 8, 2016 – The High Point University Poll has found former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the lead in North Carolina’s Democratic Primary for President of the United States over Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. On the Republican side, more of North Carolina’s likely Republican primary voters support Donald Trump. […]

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HPU Welcomes 5,000 Visitors for Winter Family Weekend

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 8, 2016 – More than 5,000 out-of-town parents and family members came to the city for High Point University’s Winter Family Weekend on Feb. 5-7, and made a substantial impact on the local economy while visiting their HPU students. Throughout the weekend, families participated in a variety of activities, including a […]

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HPU Welcomes New Student Success Coach

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 1, 2016 – High Point University hired Bradley Taylor as a student success coach. Taylor provides academic and transitional support to first-year students. In addition, he provides advice to students concerning course selections and career decisions. Taylor, who graduated from HPU with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and a Bachelor […]

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Lane Joins HPU as Campus Concierge

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 29, 2016 – High Point University welcomes Traci Lane as campus concierge for the newly constructed Cottrell Hall. Lane ensures that Cottrell Hall, home of the Flanagan Center for Student Success, is maintained as a welcoming place for students to learn and study. In addition, she supports staff by reserving classroom […]

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Family Weekend Brings 5,000 to City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 28, 2016 – High Point University will host more than 5,000 visitors Feb. 5-7 for its Winter Family Weekend, when families will take part in a variety of activities, including a service project, where they will have the opportunity to pack healthy meals to be distributed to the Triad Food Pantry […]

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Derrow Joins President’s Office

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 27, 2016 – High Point University welcomes Jeannie Derrow as an office assistant in the Office of the President. A native of the High Point area, Derrow has provided office management and support for the Children’s Home Society, Lifetouch School Studios and Andrews High School. She brings her administrative and customer […]

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Staff Profile: Changing Lives in Chapel Life

Spend five minutes with Brittani Hunt, and you’ll see she has a passion for helping people. When she talks about the injustices that exist in today’s world, the tone in her voice changes – still quiet, yet stern. Empathetic, yet demanding improvement. She says she’s a change agent – a person who creatively, intentionally and […]

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HPU Hires Robinson as Student Success Coach

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 26, 2016 – High Point University welcomes Michael Robinson as a student success coach. Robinson fosters the academic, personal and social success of freshmen entering the communication field. He also helps students connect with the many services the university offers. “The transition from high school to college can be difficult in […]

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5 Ways HPU Students Benefit from a Network of Mentorship

The benefits of having a mentor are limitless – career advice, insight, friendship, teachings, connections and more. High Point University understands the power of mentorship. That’s why HPU surrounds students with caring heroes, models and mentors who connect with students as they prepare them to become future leaders. In celebration of National Mentorship Month, here […]

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New Resident Director Joins Staff at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 25, 2016 – High Point University welcomes Tim Day as a resident director in the Office of Student Life. Day’s responsibilities include overseeing resident and student events, ensuring the safety and well-being of students and managing resident assistants and student office assistants. “I am excited to work with students and join […]

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Five Ways HPU President Nido Qubein Mentors Students

It’s National Mentoring Month. However, High Point University celebrates and fosters mentorship year-round. One of HPU’s most prolific advocates for mentorship is university President Nido Qubein. Through one-on-one meetings, course offerings and more, Dr. Qubein guides students to become the best version of themselves.   1. Freshman Seminar A student’s first semester of college can […]

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5 Lessons Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Shared with HPU Students

On Jan. 20, High Point University welcomed Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter who, from humble beginnings, transformed into a Silicon Valley leader. In a conversation with HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein, the two discussed Stone’s winding journey to success. Stone’s answers were filled with stories about overcoming adversity in his childhood, as well as […]

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Cathey Joins HPU as Alumni Engagement Manager

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 21, 2016 – High Point University’s Office of Institutional Advancement has hired Ally Cathey as alumni engagement manager. Cathey manages alumni relations, volunteers and events, including Alumni Weekend. She also impacts students on campus by showing them the value in staying engaged with their alma mater. “As a two-time graduate of […]

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HPU Adds Dossantos to Office of Undergraduate Admissions

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 20, 2016 – High Point University hired Camila Dossantos as an international admissions counselor in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Dossantos travels around the world to develop relationships with international schools and works with families and high school counselors to enroll international students at HPU. “As HPU’s international admissions counselor, I […]

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