HPU Promotes Leadership Staff

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 2, 2015 – High Point University has recently promoted several leaders on campus, including Andy Bills, Debi Butt, Roger Clodfelter, Chris Dudley and Gail Tuttle. “These leaders have contributed measurably to the growth and transformation during their time at High Point University,” says Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president. “Their continued leadership […]

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HPU to Host Constitution Day Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 2, 2015 – High Point University will host a special program in recognition of Constitution Day at 7 p.m. on Sept. 16 in the David L. Francis Lecture Hall at Earl N. Phillips School of Business. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required. The program […]

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HPU Reports $57 Million in Gifts

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 31, 2015 – High Point University announced today that in the last 14 months it has received $57 million in gifts and pledges. All but $8 million came from outside North Carolina. Since Dr. Nido Qubein became president, the university has raised more than $275 million without a capital campaign. “We […]

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$150 Million of Construction Underway at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 31, 2015 – Ten years of phenomenal growth at High Point University has led to some of the most significant construction projects on campus since Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president, took the helm in 2005. In addition to a new residence hall, amphitheater and Cottrell Hall, work is underway on the […]

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HPU to Host Acclaimed International Photographer

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 26, 2015 – High Point University will host award-winning photographer Laura El-Tantawy for a presentation of her work at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 9 in the David L. Francis Lecture Hall at Earl N. Phillips School of Business. The event is free and open to the public; tickets are not required. […]

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Best-Selling Author Wes Moore to Speak at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 26, 2015 – High Point University will host Wes Moore, best-selling author, social entrepreneur and Army combat veteran, on Sept. 21 for two events. The first event will be “A Discussion with HPU President Nido R. Qubein,” a question-and-answer session that will be held at 4:30 p.m. in the Hayworth Fine […]

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HPU Convocation, Traditions Welcome 1,450 New Students and 8,200 Visitors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2015 – High Point University’s Roberts Hall lawn was set for Commencement today – a stage, thousands of chairs filled with eager minds and family members, and faculty dressed in regalia. But it wasn’t graduation, it was Convocation – the formal introduction of the freshman class to the faculty. Thousands […]

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NASA Astronaut Michael Foreman Visits HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2015 – Retired NASA astronaut Michael Foreman visited High Point University today to speak with students and faculty about his 35-year career as a NASA space flyer. After applying to NASA eight times, Foreman was chosen to join the elite astronaut corps in 1998 and rode to orbit for the […]

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HPU Hires Williams as Associate Server Administrator

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 14, 2015 – Billy Williams recently joined High Point University as associate server administrator. As a member of the Office of Information Technology, Williams ensures that the university’s servers and data management systems are secure and running smoothly. He previously worked for Salient Federal Solutions as a systems administrator in Afghanistan […]

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HPU Welcomes Bush to Admissions Staff

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 13, 2015 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently hired Kayleigh Bush as a regional admissions counselor. Bush works with prospective students in California and Nevada to aid in their admissions process and transition to HPU. “Applying to college can be a high pressure time,” Bush says. […]

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HPU Hires Chavious in Chapel and Religious Life Office

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 11, 2015 – High Point University hired Brittani Chavious as manager of chapel programs for the Chapel and Religious Life Office. Chavious assists the Rev. Preston Davis, minister to the university, by planning and carrying out chapel programs, including weekly Christian chapel services and other multi-religious events that contribute to spiritual […]

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Apiary Creates Buzz on HPU Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 11, 2015 – Two new apiaries designed and built by High Point University students are creating a buzz in the Sculpture Garden on campus. Constructed by Taylor Daniel and Elizabeth Pruitt, the beehives have added about 30,000 honeybees to HPU’s campus with the hope of improving the dwindling population of one […]

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Sechrest Gallery to Feature Landscape Show

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 10, 2015 – High Point University will showcase a dynamic art exhibition on the genre of landscape titled, “Sky Above Earth Below: Tradition and Transformation in Landscape.” The exhibit will be on view Aug. 25 through Oct. 10 in the Sechrest Art Gallery at HPU. Guest curator Richard Gantt will hold […]

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High Point University Adds Washington to Office of Student Life

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 5, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Marcus Washington as a resident director in the Office of Student Life. Washington works in the University Village and Aldridge Village 2 residential communities at HPU to create a welcoming and healthy environment for all residents. He also supervises a staff of resident […]

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High Point University Welcomes DeVito to Undergraduate Admissions

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 5, 2015 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently hired Ryan DeVito as a regional admissions counselor. DeVito works with prospective students in upstate New York, including areas of Hudson Valley, Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo. He cultivates the presence of HPU in upstate New York and maintains […]

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