HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 2, 2018 – High Point University welcomed three new staff members during the month of September. They are as follows: Kenisha Syphertt joined the Office of Student Life as a resident director. She supervises resident assistants and supports students living in the York and Point Place residences on campus. In working with students, […]

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HPU Students Donate Books to Area Schools

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 2, 2018 – High Point University’s Class of 2022 began donating more than 1,000 books to area elementary schools today. Through HPU’s Common Experience program, which includes a common read, new students were invited to share their favorite book with a local child by donating a copy when they arrived to campus […]

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5 Ways HPU Students Benefit from a Network of Mentorship

The benefits of having a mentor are limitless – career advice, insight, friendship, teachings, connections and more. High Point University understands the power of mentorship. That’s why HPU surrounds students with caring heroes, models and mentors who connect with students as they prepare them to become future leaders. In celebration of National Mentorship Month, here […]

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HPU Welcomed Families to Fifth Annual HPUniverse Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 1, 2018 – High Point University welcomed hundreds of families and children to campus for its fifth annual HPUniverse Day on Sept. 29. Children visited 25 different learning stations and activities that were in Couch Hall and across HPU’s campus. This opportunity provided children of all ages a chance to explore […]

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HPU’s Sigma Nu Donates $13,000 to American Heart Association

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 1, 2018 – A High Point University fraternity has given back to a local nonprofit after a personal experience. HPU’s Sigma Nu raised $13,000 through their annual car show. Every year the fraternity decides on a charity that the event’s proceeds will support. This year, the fraternity supported the American Heart […]

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HPU Receives College of Distinction Honor for Career Development

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 25, 2018 – High Point University has been recognized as a 2018-19 Career Development College of Distinction. HPU was awarded the recognition based on the three criteria: integrated career exploration and preparation; accessible programs and training; and career-centered staff. This is a newly developed recognition by Colleges of Distinction that highlights […]

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HPU Families Provide Boost to City, Support Hurricane Relief During Family Weekend

Families packaged 20,000 meals to be distributed to those affected by Hurricane Florence and witnessed the historic groundbreaking of the Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 24, 2018 – High Point University welcomed nearly 5,000 family members to campus for an annual Fall Family Weekend that celebrated historic […]

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HPU News: Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel

High Point University’s faculty, staff, students, parents and community members gathered to break ground on the much anticipated Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel. About the Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel: The arena will seat 4,500 spectators and include luxury suites, locker rooms, staff offices, concession stands, a merchandising […]

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HPU Breaks Ground on Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel

Several HPU family members ceremoniously broke ground during today’s event. Pictured from left to right are Dr. Rev. Jeff Patterson, senior pastor of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church; HPU Provost Dr. Dennis Carroll; Bob Brown, vice chairman of the HPU Board of Trustees; HPU President Nido Qubein; HPU First Lady Mariana Qubein; Orlando “Tubby” Smith, […]

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

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 19, 2018 – High Point University will host approximately 5,000 visitors during Family Weekend, Sept. 21-23. 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 city of High Point. This year’s event will […]

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HPU Breaks Ground on the Caine Conservatory

Construction on HPU’s Caine Conservatory has now begun. Pictured from left to right are Dr. Carole Stoneking, dean of the David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences; HPU Provost Dr. Dennis Carroll; Don Caine and Teresa Caine, owners of Greensboro-based Camco Manufacturing and supporters of the facility; HPU First Lady Mariana Qubein; HPU President […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Olivia Cremen Utilizes Marketing Major as Project Manager

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the […]

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HPU to Raise Funds for Families Impacted by Hurricane Florence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 18, 2018 – High Point University President Nido Qubein and HPU’s Student Government Association announced that they will raise funds for the American Red Cross to assist those affected by Hurricane Florence in eastern North Carolina. Already, the university has raised $15,000. Anyone can contribute to the efforts here. “While our […]

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