Fall Family Weekend to Bring Thousands of Visitors to Campus and City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 20, 2019 – High Point University will host approximately 5,000 visitors during Fall Family Weekend, Sept. 20-22. The annual fall event is a time for HPU students and families to experience the university’s academic and cultural opportunities together, as well as offerings throughout the city of High Point.   This year’s […]

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HPU Faculty Receive Nearly $412,000 from NIH

High Point University’s Drs. Heather Miller, associate professor of chemistry (left), and Meghan Blackledge, assistant professor of chemistry (right), received a nearly $412,000 Academic Research Enhancement Award from the National Institute of Health through its General Medical Sciences Institute. HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 13, 2019 – High Point University faculty in the Wanek School of […]

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HPU Awards Prizes at Annual Piano Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 12, 2019 – High Point University awarded more than $20,000 in prizes at its fifth annual Piano Competition on Sept. 7 and named the winner of the second annual N.C. Junior Piano Competition. HPU’s Fifth Annual Piano Competition After performing a recital for a panel of guest judges, Ji-Hyang Gwak was […]

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HPU Honors David R. Hayworth During Chapel Ceremony

High Point University President Nido Qubein (left) and Rev. Preston Davis (right), minister to the university, presented David R. Hayworth (center) with a commemorative photo of the Charles E. Hayworth Sr. Memorial Chapel during today’s special ceremony. HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 11, 2019 – Today, High Point University honored dedicated community leader and benefactor David […]

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Piano Competitions Identify Emerging Young Talent

The university will host its Fifth Annual International Piano Competition and Second Annual N.C. Junior Piano Competition. This year’s finalists pictured from left to right are Alan Woo, Ji-Hyang Gwak and Simon Kakulidi.  HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2019 – High Point University will hold its Fifth Annual International Piano Competition, funded by the Randall […]

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HPU Convocation and Traditions Welcome the Class of 2023

Thousands of people filled the Roberts Hall lawn today for High Point University’s Convocation Ceremony. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 18, 2019 – More than 7,000 parents, students and faculty dressed in regalia filled the Roberts Hall lawn at High Point University today. While it looked like a scene from HPU’s graduation, it was the university’s […]

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Staff Profile: Tyresa Foster

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how Tyresa Foster, HPU’s director of housing operations and Volunteer Center advisor, helps students find their niche on campus.  Service is a way of life for Tyresa Foster. At High Point University, she’s one of the friendly staff members ensuring […]

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Enhancing Students Lives

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU staff member, Curtis Giles, provides students with a safe and comfortable environment.  Curtis Giles is part of a team that ensures students live in an inspiring environment. When Curtis Giles arrives on HPU’s campus at 3 p.m., he […]

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Two Thought Leaders to Visit HPU for ‘A Discussion with Dr. Nido Qubein’

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 29, 2019 – High Point University will host back-to-back discussions with HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein and two North Carolina leaders at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 14 in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. A limited number of complimentary tickets are available by contacting concierge@highpoint.edu or 336-841-4636. In the […]

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Meek Continues Volleyball Success at HPU

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s women’s volleyball coach pushes the team to make school history.  When the final ball hit the floor in their match against Marquette, it meant their season had come to a close. It also signaled that HPU’s women’s volleyball […]

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Your Environment Matters

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s inspiring environment makes all the difference in student’s lives.  HPU’s inspiring atmosphere motivates students to reach their fullest potential. Gabrielle Banks is a self-proclaimed High Point University “hoarder.” Name an HPU item — hats, magazines, brochures, T-shirts, acceptance […]

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