Slane Center is Named No. 1 in Nation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 8, 2015 – The No. 1 student union in the country is High Point University’s Slane Student Center, according to bestcollegevalues.org. The facility is named for John “Jack” Slane and Marsha Slane of High Point in recognition of their generous support and advocacy of High Point University. In its new list of […]

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Voice Students Win NATS Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 7, 2015 – High Point University provided exceptional talent at the state level of the NATS vocal competition held at UNC Charlotte. Six HPU voice students sang for the vocal competition and received four top honors in musical theater style singing: Senior Madison Jordan, won first place in the junior/senior male […]

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UNC-TV to Air ‘A Conversation with Ken Dychtwald and Nido Qubein’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 7, 2015 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a special program, titled “High Point University Presents a Conversation with Ken Dychtwald and Nido Qubein.” The program will air at 10 p.m. on Jan 15. In this thought-provoking presentation, Dychtwald discusses aging populations, how they impact our economy, and the misconceptions in […]

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HPU Welcomes Bunting to Accounting Services

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 29, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Gene Bunting as manager of contracts and procurement in the accounting services office. In his position, Bunting will oversee the development and renewal of contracts for products and services that enhance the student experience. His expertise is in production planning, purchasing and contracting, […]

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HPU Gives Back to Countless Families During the Holidays

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 23, 2014 – The High Point University family’s caring spirit is amplified during the Christmas season. Students, faculty and staff made the holidays bright for thousands of people in the community this year. In total, HPU touched more than 15,250 lives this holiday season while contributing $30,000 in Christmas gifts. High […]

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Office of Financial Planning Welcomes Hill

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 19, 2014 – Cana Gyongyos Hill recently joined High Point University as an administrative assistant in the Office of Financial Planning. Hill functions as the first point of contact for students in the financial planning office, helping to complete financial aid forms and inputting essential information into university databases. “I am […]

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Sigma Nu Joins Greek Life Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 19, 2014 –High Point University is welcoming fraternity Sigma Nu to campus. Several fraternities visited HPU’s campus in hopes of becoming the next chartered fraternity. After a competitive selection process, Sigma Nu was chosen to become HPU’s next fraternity. “Sigma Nu is excited to be selected as a member of the […]

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HPU Welcomes Senior Writer Jeri Rowe

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 17, 2014 – High Point University recently added Jeri Rowe to its staff as senior writer. He joins the Office of Communications after 28 years writing and editing for newspapers. Rowe tells the university’s story through a variety of formats, including thematic books, short- and long-form stories and blogs. His work […]

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Fraternity Hosts Empathy Dinner

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 17, 2014 – Pi Kappa Phi hosted an Empathy Dinner for the second year in a row to increase awareness of people who live with disabilities. Each participant experienced a disability for the night; some were blindfolded while others could only eat with one arm. “My disability was that I couldn’t […]

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