Security Chief Receives International Administrative Excellence Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 18, 2016 – Jeff Karpovich, CPP, CHPA, security chief and transportation director at High Point University, was selected by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators to receive the 2016 Award for Administrative Excellence. Karpovich will accept the award on June 25 at the organization’s annual conference in Phoenix. IACLEA […]

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10 Things You May Be Wondering After HPU’s Commencement

More than 10,000 seniors, family members and friends attended High Point University’s 2016 Commencement proceedings on Saturday. The 66th Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice delivered an inspiring message a packed Roberts Hall lawn. This week, underclassmen are preparing for summer internships, jobs, study abroad trips and more, while the Class of 2016 is moving on […]

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School of Education Hosts ‘Principal Panel’ for Career Development

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2016 – High Point University welcomed 12 principals representing Davidson and Guilford County Schools on April 26 for the first annual “Principal Panel.” This event helps to prepare senior education majors with post-graduation job interviews. The principals conducted mock interviews with the HPU students launching new careers in education. Forty-three […]

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5 Condoleezza Rice Quotes from HPU’s 2016 Commencement

Commencement may have come and gone, but the words of wisdom Dr. Condoleezza Rice shared with High Point University’s Class of 2016 are timeless. She challenged the graduating seniors to hold an unwavering optimism for the future and use their education to make a meaningful impact on the world. In case you missed it, here are […]

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Senior Receives Stipend for Summer Journalism Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2016 – High Point University rising senior Mollie McKinley is one of four national winners of an internship stipend from Sigma Tau Delta, a national English honor society. The stipend will support McKinley during her summer internship with Yes! Weekly in Greensboro. McKinley, an English major from Clarksburg, West Virginia, […]

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A New Doctorate, A New Legacy for HPU

Then there were 14. On Saturday, under nearly a cloudless sky, they became HPU’s first cohort to graduate with Doctor of Education degrees ending four years of work that had them step back into class and write a dissertation inches thick. But they did it. They became the trailblazers, the first doctoral cohort at HPU. […]

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Students Pitch Showroom Designs to Bassett Representatives

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 6, 2016 – High Point University students recently put together designs for a new Bassett Furniture showroom and pitched their ideas to representatives from the company. Some of the students’ ideas may make their way into future store prototypes. Four groups of interior design and visual merchandising design juniors took the […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 5, 2016 – High Point University welcomed four new staff members during the month of April. They are as follows: – Nate Thanos joined High Point University’s Information Technology team as a system specialist. In this role, he works with business analysts and vendors on system enhancements that improve the student […]

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Students and Washington Street Leaders Create Narrative Book

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 4, 2016 – High Point University students presented today a book filled with 28 narratives from people in High Point’s historic Washington Street neighborhood. Students spent their semester in an English service learning course interviewing community leaders, business owners and children who participated in the Community Writing Center on Washington Street […]

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5 Things to Look Forward to at Commencement

Commencement is just around the corner. On May 7, High Point University seniors will cross the stage that serves as a bridge from their undergraduate educational journey to their next big steps in the world. Nearly 10,000 students, family members and friends will fill the Roberts Hall lawn and celebrate the momentous occasion. And they’ll […]

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HPU and Penn-Griffin Students Display Art Inspired by Science

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 28, 2016 – High Point University students worked alongside students at Penn-Griffin School for the Arts conducting science experiments earlier this semester. The students at Penn-Griffin School for the Arts were then challenged to generate art inspired by the science experiments they conducted on HPU’s campus. The students were able to […]

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Educator and Entrepreneur Stedman Graham Visits HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2016 – Best-selling author, educator and entrepreneur Dr. Stedman Graham visited the campus of High Point University today to speak with students about personal development, identity and how to be successful. Graham shared life lessons with business and communication students in the Michael L. and Laura M. Baur Institute for […]

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HPU Celebrates Arbor Day in New Amphitheatre

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2016 – High Point University’s annual Arbor Day Celebration found a new home this year at the Alumni Avenue Amphitheatre, the latest outdoor learning space to be added to campus. This national holiday brought together members of HPU and the community to share their experiences with the Mariana H. Qubein […]

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Band Concert to be Held at Alumni Ave. Amphitheatre

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 20, 2016 – The location for the HPU Spring Band Concert, performed by HPU’s Symphonic Band, has been changed to the Alumni Ave. Amphitheatre, HPU’s newest outdoor learning space. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 25. The concert will feature a mixture of serious band literature and […]

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HPU Family Celebrates Earth Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 20, 2016 – The High Point University family celebrated Earth Day today with local companies and wildlife organizations in the new Alumni Ave. Amphitheatre. Students enjoyed food from local vendors including Miss Jenny’s Pickles, Big Boss Baker, Carolina Corn Roasters and My Three Sons Gourmet Pimento Cheese. Companies such as Bixby […]

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