Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph Joins HPU as Entrepreneur in Residence

HPU is the only university where Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph andApple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Mentor Students through In-Residence Roles. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 23, 2017 – Marc Randolph, Netflix co-founder and Silicon Valley icon, has joined High Point University as Entrepreneur in Residence. Through this role, Randolph will work with students in a variety of […]

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HPU Officially Opens Congdon Hall

At $120 Million, the facility and graduate programs housed inside are HPU’s single largest investment in history. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 20, 2017 – Congdon Hall is a 220,000-square-foot, state-of-the art health care education facility that shines from floor to ceiling when you step inside. Two academic schools, the Congdon School of Health Sciences and the […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 19, 2017 – High Point University welcomed nine new staff members during the month of September. They are as follows:   Kathleen Smith joined HPU’s Office of Institutional Advancement as an advancement officer. Her goal is to build relationships with alumni, parents and friends in support of the university’s mission and […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 13, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.     Music Professor Performs with the North Carolina Symphony Dr. Scott MacLeod, assistant professor of voice at HPU, recently performed as a soloist with the North Carolina Symphony “Pops” tour. […]

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HPU’s Fall Family Weekend Welcomes Thousands to Campus and City

Families packaged 20,000 meals for local agencies HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 25, 2017 – High Point University welcomed approximately 5,000 visitors during Fall Family Weekend on Sept. 22-24. The annual fall event is a time for HPU students and families to experience together the university’s academic and cultural opportunities, as well as offerings throughout the […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to College of Arts and Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 20, 2017 – High Point University welcomes 10 new faculty members to the David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences.   Dr. Beth Carter, Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese Carter teaches beginner and intermediate Japanese language courses as well as First Year Seminars examining Samurai and premodern Japanese literature. She […]

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HPU’s Fall Family Weekend to Bring Thousands of Visitors to Campus and City

Families will package 20,000 meals for local agencies HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 19, 2017 – High Point University will host approximately 5,000 visitors during Family Weekend, Sept. 22-24. The annual fall event is a time for HPU students and families to experience together the university’s academic and cultural opportunities, as well as offerings throughout the […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 14, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   AmeriCorps VISTAs Recognized at City Council Meeting Nine HPU graduates serving as AmeriCorps VISTAs were recognized by the High Point City Council during its meeting on Aug. 21. Mayor Bill […]

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HPU Names Prize Winners for Annual Piano Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 13, 2017 – High Point University awarded $10,000 in prizes at its third annual piano competition on Sept. 9. Three finalists performed for a crowd of more than 200 HPU students, faculty and community members at Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Lin Ye won first place and a $5,000 prize. Rixiang Huang […]

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A Campus of Intention

Every detail designed with the student in mind.    The air is crisp on this blue-sky day, and Hannah Rowell has found a moment to break away from her studies and settle into the grass on the Kester International Promenade. Fall leaves swirl around its brick pathways lined with flags that represent students’ home countries. […]

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HPU President Secures $100 Million in Private Funds for Downtown Catalyst Projects

Qubein has secured $50 million from private developers and $50 million in philanthropic support. HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 7, 2017 – High Point University President Nido Qubein announced yesterday he exceeded his initial goal and has raised $50 million in private funds for downtown High Point catalyst projects. Just a few short months ago, Qubein […]

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The Journey of Transformation for HPU Students

Like the statues that ring the Kester International Promenade, growth mindset is HPU. It’s in the class and residential hall discussions, the tutor sessions in the Smith Library, a Wednesday night video testimonial at Hayworth Chapel slated to be shown next week and a recent exhibit of 10 pictures, 10 stories for everyone to see. Every […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2017 – High Point University welcomed nine new staff members during the month of August. They are as follows:     Alyssa Robinson joined the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy at HPU as a student services assistant. She assists with admissions, development and events for the school. She also works […]

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HPU Recognized Among 100 Healthiest Employers in America

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 30, 2017 – High Point University has been named one of the healthiest employers in America. The university recently received the “Healthiest 100” Award recognizing its commitment to employee health and exceptional wellness programming. “This award comes as a result of the dedication of our employees to live holistically, creating an […]

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