Vocal Students Advance to National Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 8, 2015 – Four High Point University students have qualified to audition in the national competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, which features the best talent among vocal students in the U.S. The national competition will be held in June. They qualified for nationals by placing during the […]

Read More

Ashley Furniture Founder to Receive Honorary Doctorate at HPU Commencement

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 5, 2015 – High Point University will recognize the lifetime achievements of Ron Wanek, founder of Ashley Furniture, and his countless contributions to business and philanthropy with an honorary doctorate at the HPU Commencement ceremony on May 9. Wanek started manufacturing furniture with only 35 employees in 1970. His company, Ashley […]

Read More

HPU Commencement is Nationally Recognized Once Again

It’s become an annual honor for High Point University, being recognized for attracting extraordinary graduation speakers. HPU’s 2015 Commencement speaker, broadcast legend Tom Brokaw, was named in The Huffington Post’s list of top Commencement speakers. Last year, CNN included the 2014 Commencement speaker, Gen. Colin Powell, on a similar list. His speech went on to […]

Read More

Journalism Students Visit the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 1, 2015 – High Point University’s National Association of Black Journalists recently organized and hosted a trip to the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Thirteen HPU students explored the museum’s six floors of hands-on exhibits and gained insight into the history of American journalism. Students were touched by the museum’s historical galleries, […]

Read More

Student Honored with National Sorority Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 30, 2015 – High Point University senior Taylor Van Horn is one of four women in the country to receive the Tri Sigma Outstanding Member of the Region Award. The award is presented to a collegian that excels on campus, in her community and as a leader of Tri Sigma Sorority. […]

Read More

Students Participate in Model Arab League

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 29, 2015 – Student members of High Point University’s Model United Nations Club recently traveled to Houston to serve as delegates to the Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce Model Arab League. During the conference, which took place at the University of Houston, HPU students became diplomats for the weekend while representing […]

Read More

Ware Joins HPU as Payroll Manager

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Armeka Ware as payroll manager. Ware is responsible for processing of all university payroll accounts and acts as a liaison with the external payroll provider for employees. He also ensures the payroll, time and attendance, and Web benefits systems are operating efficiently and […]

Read More

HPU Hosts Sports Management Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 27, 2015 – Students interested in future careers in sport management were able to hear from seasoned professionals in the business during High Point University’s inaugural Sports Conference on March 29. Hosted by HPU’s Sports Management Association, the event brought in speakers from professional sports teams and businesses that provide marketing, […]

Read More

HPU Celebrates Earth Day with Local Businesses and Wildlife

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2015 – A festival of local food vendors, environmentally friendly businesses and wildlife took over the Hayworth Park at High Point University today for an Earth Day celebration. Hundreds of students enjoyed food produced by area businesses such as Carolina Corn Roasters, Big Boss Bakery, Miss Jenny’s Pickles and My […]

Read More