Kirstin Squint Receives HPU’s Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2018 – Dr. Kirstin Squint, associate professor of English, received the Ruth Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award during High Point University’s 2018 Commencement ceremony. The award recognizes a full-time faculty member for exemplary accomplishments in research and creative endeavors. Squint teaches 20th and 21st century American literature at HPU […]

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Meghan Blackledge Receives HPU’s Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2018 – Dr. Meghan Blackledge, assistant professor of chemistry,received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award during High Point University’s 2018 Commencement ceremony. The award is named for Meredith Clark Slane, a friend to the university, and has been given annually since 1973 to recognize excellence in teaching. Blackledge was […]

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Josh Groban Tells HPU Grads to Embrace Fear and Trust Their Instincts

Josh Groban addressed 1,084 graduates, HPU’s largest graduating class, and more than 10,000 people on HPU’s campus HIGH POINT, N.C., May 8, 2018 – Before he became the internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter and actor that he is today, Josh Groban was afraid to sing in front of anyone, including his own parents. Today, he told […]

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HPU Adds Minister to Board of Trustees

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2018 – Dr. Michael B. Brown, minister, instructor and author, has joined the Board of Trustees at High Point University. A native of Asheboro and graduate of HPU, Brown recently retired as senior minister of Marble Collegiate Church in New York, America’s oldest existing Protestant church. He served several United […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: HPU Scholar Rebecca Ulrich Selects a Graduate School

Name: Rebecca Ulrich Hometown: Troutman, North Carolina Major: Ulrich will graduate on May 5 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a minor in Physics. Post-graduation plans: After being accepted to eight graduate schools, Ulrich plans to attend the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois, where she will earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry. How HPU helped you get […]

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Ten Lessons Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph Shared with HPU Students

Marc Randolph, Netflix Co-Founder and Entrepreneur in Residence, returned to High Point University for a Q&A led by HPU President Nido Qubein and to continue mentoring students. Randolph held numerous small-group sessions throughout campus, working one-on-one with students in HPU’s entrepreneurship, business and pharmacy majors. Below are a few lessons on leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship […]

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Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph Returns to Campus to Mentor Students

Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph participates in an interactive Q&A session led by students and moderated by High Point University President Dr. Nido Qubein. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2018 – High Point University students spent today with Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph, HPU’s Entrepreneur in Residence, as he returned to campus to mentor students. During an […]

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Arbor Day Celebration Recognizes the Continued Transformation of HPU’s Landscape

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 19, 2018 – Community members gathered today at High Point University’s Cottrell Amphitheater to celebrate Arbor Day amidst the campus’s 26 different gardens and 3,700 taxa of plants. For the ninth consecutive year, HPU received the Tree Campus USA Award from the Arbor Day Foundation. First Lady Mariana Qubein has spearheaded […]

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HPU Family Celebrates Earth Day 2018

Students had the opportunity to learn about the sun and view it though a specialized telescope. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2018 – The High Point University family celebrated Earth Day today with local companies and wildlife organizations in the Cottrell Amphitheater. Students tasted cold-pressed juice, fed animals at the petting zoo, learned about how to care […]

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HPU’s Nido R. Qubein School of Communication Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 13, 2018 – High Point University celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication yesterday, reflecting on the last decade and the transformation that has taken place in the school. HPU President Nido Qubein delivered the keynote address, thanking the faculty and leadership within the school for […]

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HPU Breaks Ground on Wanek School of Undergraduate Sciences

Pictured from left to right are HPU Provost Dennis Carroll, HPU Board of Trustees Chairman Jack Finch, High Point Mayor Jay Wagner, HPU President Nido Qubein, Karen Wanek, Todd Wanek, Cameron Wanek, Joyce Wanek and Ron Wanek officially breaking ground at the ceremony. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2018 – High Point University continued its […]

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HPU Welcomes 150 High School Student for National Biomechanics Day Celebration

More than 100 Southwest Guilford High School students took part in a National Biomechanics Day celebration, hosted by High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy. The event engaged visiting students in the cutting-edge technology and research that takes place in HPU’s Human Biomechanics and Physiology Lab and Virtual Reality and Clinical Gait Analysis Lab. These […]

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Callicutt Honors Mother with Creation of HPU Endowed Scholarship in Her Name

Pictured from left to right are Rick Callicutt; his parents, Barbara and Doug Callicutt; and HPU President Nido Qubein. Today, Rick Callicutt surprised his mother by establishing a scholarship in her name. The Barbara Frisbee Callicutt Endowed Scholarship will support students with a demonstrated financial need majoring in elementary education – a nod to the […]

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