Multiplatinum Artist Josh Groban Named HPU’s 2018 Commencement Speaker

  CLICK HEREif you want to attend a university that attracts global leaders! HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 8, 2018 – Josh Groban, internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter and actor whose baritone voice is instantly recognizable, will deliver High Point University’s Commencement address on May 5. “Josh Groban has inspired audiences around the world through his performances […]

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HPU’s Community Christmas Brings Out The Reason For The Season

For the seventh straight year, Christmas came to High Point University last week. At least 26,000 people experienced a two-night event that transformed the university into a storybook scene full of 12-foot Nutcrackers, a life-size Nativity and a 40-foot  DNA helix that turned into a striped candy cane. Snowflakes made of soap cascaded from rooftops, […]

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DeBell Family Establishes HPU Scholarship  

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 14, 2017 – John and Pam DeBell of Centreville, Virginia have established a student scholarship at High Point University to support the education of future leaders. The DeBells have a student at HPU and are lifelong entrepreneurs. In 1981, John DeBell founded Clippers, Inc., where he served as CEO and Pam DeBell […]

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HPU Students Raise $15,000 for Angel Tree Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 12, 2017 – High Point University students give offerings at weekly services in the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel with a special group of people in mind. As a longstanding tradition, the chapel’s Board of Stewards collects the fall semester offerings to support the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program. This semester, […]

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October Extraordinary Leader: A Future Lawyer, A Born Leader

Open Lyndsey Clos’ day planner, and it’s like a rainbow, awash in color. She uses purple ink for classes, blue for meetings, red for something really important and green for anything dealing with student government. She is busy, this junior from Burlington, Vermont. She’s vice president of the Student Government Association, and she juggles many […]

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HPU’s Hillel Fosters Jewish Tradition on Campus

This story is featured in the Spring 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Hillel fosters community and Jewish tradition on campus. Every December, Sam Berg sees it in her sorority house. It’s on a table near her sorority’s Christmas tree, an iconic image she often saw in side her synagogue, around her neighborhood and […]

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‘The GPS Girl’ Karen Jacobsen Joins HPU as Global Artist in Residence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 5, 2017 – Karen Jacobsen, known as “The GPS Girl” and the most downloadable voice in the world, is High Point University’s newest Global Artist in Residence. Through an ongoing partnership, Jacobsen will connect with HPU students and faculty for experiential learning opportunities. A native of Mackay, Australia, Jacobsen is well […]

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HPU Announces New Hires For November

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 1, 2017 – High Point University recently welcomed five new staff members during the month of November. They are as follows: Dr. Richard “Trey” Brindle joins HPU’s Department of Physical Therapy as a postdoctoral fellow. Brindle’s responsibilities include expanding the running-related biomechanics research in the Human Biomechanics and Physiology laboratories. Additionally, […]

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HPU Embraces the Joy of Christmas at Lessons and Carols

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 10, 2015 –The light of nearly 350 candles held by members of the High Point University community filled Hayworth Chapel on Nov. 29th  during the “Lessons and Carols” Candlelight Service. The annual event is a special time of sharing the Christmas story through readings and songs. Based on the traditional Festival […]

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HPU Students Awarded Start-up Funds at Annual Elevator Pitch Competition

Joseph Cochrane-Brown was awarded first place in HPU’s Elevator Pitch Competition and took home the grand prize of $2,500. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2017 – High Point University celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 13-17 with a variety of activities for students, including an opportunity to win start-up funds for their business plans. The HPU Entrepreneurship […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 16, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions: Director of Vocal Studies to Perform ‘The Polar Express’ with NC Symphony Dr. Scott MacLeod, director of vocal studies at HPU, was selected to be a narrator and soloist for “The […]

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HPU Event Management Program Wins International Award for Second Year

Biaett and one of his event management classes showcase the international award their program has garnered. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 16, 2017 – For the second consecutive year, High Point University’s event management program in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication has recently received international recognition as the best event management bachelor’s degree. Dr. […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 13, 2017 – High Point University welcomed six new staff members during the month of October. They are as follows:   William Vaile joined HPU’s School of Health Sciences as the simulation center manager for the Department of Physician Assistant Studies. He is responsible for assisting professors with the simulation aspects […]

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HPU Honors Hundreds of Veterans During Annual Veterans Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2017 – Nearly 1,100 veterans and community members gathered on the campus of High Point University this morning for a celebration honoring the men and women who have served their country. Veterans were welcomed to the James H. And Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center with a red carpet […]

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