HPU Hosts 2019 Earth Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2019 – Today, High Point University’s faculty, staff and students celebrated Earth Day with various sustainability and wildlife organizations from the surrounding community. HPU’s Hayworth Park was filled with vendors, activities and a petting zoo for participants to enjoy. Barron Church, owner of Bixby Honey Farm, returned to this year’s […]

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April Extraordinary Leader: A Future Investigator with a ‘Grateful Heart’

Kirby Hutcheson called her mom right away. Hutcheson had just started classes at High Point University, and she wanted to share with her a first. Hutcheson had decided to run for a freshman class representative spot on HPU’s Student Government Association. Her mom couldn’t believe it. “Who is this?” Hutcheson’s mom responded incredulously. “And who […]

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Top 5 Lessons Steve Wozniak Shared with HPU Students

Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder and High Point University Innovator in Residence, helped pave the way for the computers and technology we have today. When he returned to the HPU campus earlier this week, he met with students, faculty and staff to impart valuable wisdom he’s learned along the way. Here are a few lessons “The Woz” […]

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Transitioning Students to College Life

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how caring staff transition students into college life. What’s it like to make 1,500 new friends in a week? Scott Wojciechowski knows. It happens each August as new students arrive at their home away from home. As HPU’s assistant vice president for student life, […]

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HPU Hosts ‘Come Build with Us’ Field Trip for Elementary Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2019 – Ninety students from Hurley Elementary School experienced STEM, science, technology, engineering and math, education through a “Come Build with Us” field trip hosted by High Point University’s Stout School of Education. The “Come Build with Us” LEGO field trip included activities with robotics, storytelling, brick math activities and […]

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March Extraordinary Leader: He Made A Dream Real

In kindergarten, senior Zach Posner got an assignment, “When I Grow Up,” and he wrote he wanted to be an ambulance person. Or really, in the language of a 6 year old, Posner wrote he wanted to be an “abelans pasan.” But his teacher knew. In his hometown of Livingston, New Jersey, Posner grew up […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2019 – High Point University welcomed five new staff members in March. They are as follows: Lisa Rudd joined the Department of Physical Therapy at HPU as a human physiology research assistant. She is responsible for the data collection and processing/analysis from physiological instruments within the Human Biomechanics and Physiology […]

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HPU Selected to Host Governor’s School of North Carolina

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 26, 2019 – Beginning this summer, High Point University has been selected to host the Governor’s School of North Carolina for intellectually gifted high school students. The Governor’s School of North Carolina is a summer residential program that integrates academic disciplines, the arts and unique courses on two campuses in the […]

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