HPU President Nido Qubein Receives 2019 Distinguished Citizen Award

High Point University President Nido Qubein received the 2019 Distinguished Citizen Award from the Old North State Council, Boy Scouts of America on March 14. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 14, 2019 – Today, High Point University President Nido Qubein received the 2019 Distinguished Citizen Award from the Old North State Council, Boy Scouts of America. […]

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Religion Faculty Offer Community Lecture Series

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 8, 2019 – Community members will have the chance to explore a variety of faith-based topics with High Point University faculty as part of a new lecture series. The Faculty Lecture Series, sponsored by the Department of Religion and Philosophy, is a partnership with local churches and clergy organizations. Faculty members […]

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Community Writing Center Receives a $25,000 Grant for New Programs

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2019 – The Community Writing Center received an incentive to continue its existing programs and add new ones this year. The Community Writing Center, a partnership between High Point University and Mt. Zion Baptist Church, received a $25,000 grant from the High Point Community Foundation. The grant will allow the […]

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Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 21, 2019 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. HPU Senior Named Semifinalist for Critical Language Scholarship Kendal Karstens, a senior international relations major at HPU, has been named a semifinalist in the Critical Language Scholarship competition. The program is […]

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January Extraordinary Leader: Life Beyond A Soccer Ball

Caroline is pictured outside of HPU’s 1924 Prime, a learning lab for international cuisine and dining etiquette, which is located inside the R.G. Wanek Center, a location she oversees in her responsibilities as a facility manager for Campus Engagement     Back in Waxhaw, North Carolina, the small town south of Charlotte where she grew up, Caroline […]

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HPU Hosts Greensboro Opera Performance of Humperdinck’s ‘Hansel and Gretel’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 19, 2019 – For the first time, High Point University will host Greensboro Opera for an uplifting, family-friendly production of Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel,” to be held at 7:30 p.m. on March 2 and at 2 p.m. on March 3 in the Pauline Theatre of Hayworth Fine Arts Center. A limited […]

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

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 18, 2019 – High Point University students got another chance to network and learn from Netflix Co-Founder and HPU’s Entrepreneur in Residence Marc Randolph today. During an interactive Q&A session moderated by Dr. Angela Bauer, chair of the Department of Biology, Randolph discussed how having a growth mindset is essential to […]

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Community Enrichment Series Events for March

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 15, 2019 – High Point University invites the community to campus for the following Community Enrichment Series events during the month of March. Triad residents can sign up to receive email updates about community events at HPU throughout the year by visiting www.highpoint.edu/friends. They can also receive notifications about events by […]

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