Local Teens Graduate from HPPD/HPU Leadership Academy

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 30, 2014 – Guilford County teens interested in developing their leadership skills have graduated from a 10-day leadership academy, hosted by High Point University and the High Point Police Department. The 20 students were selected for the academy, which was hosted on the HPU campus, by exhibiting exceptional self-control, responsibility and […]

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Music Professor Receives Central Piedmont Regional Artist Grant

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 10, 2014 – Mark Mazzatenta, instructor of guitar at High Point University, received a grant from the North Carolina Arts Council’s Central Piedmont Regional Artist program to record a jazz CD with his twin brother, Mike Mazzatenta. To be eligible for the grant, artists were challenged to submit a project proposal […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 23, 2014 – High Point University will honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for this nation by lowering all 78 flags on campus to half-staff on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. “High Point University is a God, family, and country school,” says Dr. Nido […]

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HPU to Host Statewide Basketball Tournament for Housing Authority

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 16, 2014 – High Point University will host the statewide Public Housing Authority State Athletic Conference (PHASAC) basketball tournament for the Housing Authority of the City of High Point (HPHA) in the Millis Athletic Center on Sunday. The event is free and open to the public. Six teams from Winston-Salem, High Point, […]

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Academic Services Hosts, Attends Conferences for Peer Tutors

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 14, 2014 – The Academic Services Center at High Point University recently took part in both on and off-campus learning opportunities to benefit the Supplemental Instruction leaders and peer tutors on campus. The first event, the North Carolina Supplemental Instruction/ Tutor Peer Conference, was hosted on the HPU campus. Held every […]

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General Colin Powell Addresses HPU’s Class of 2014

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 3, 2014 – General Colin Powell, former secretary of state, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and national security advisor, addressed nearly 900 graduates and a crowd of more than 10,000 people in attendance at High Point University’s Commencement Ceremony with a powerful message full of thoughtful and memorable words […]

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UNC-TV to Air ‘High Point University Presents A Conversation with John Maxwell and Nido Qubein’

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 28, 2014 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a special program, titled “High Point University Presents A Conversation with John Maxwell and Nido Qubein” that features HPU president Nido Qubein and Maxwell, bestselling author and internationally renowned leadership expert. The program will air at 6 p.m. on May 4 on the […]

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HPU Celebrates Arbor Day with Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2014 – The High Point University family and local community celebrated Arbor Day, a national holiday that encourages groups and individuals to plant and care for trees, with a special ceremony in the David Hayworth Park on April 24. HPU was also presented with the Tree Campus USA designation by […]

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HPU names Dan Hauser new Athletic Director

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2014 – High Point University President Nido R. Qubein announced today the appointment of Dan Hauser as the new Athletic Director, effective July 1, 2014. Hauser has spent the last eight years as Senior Associate Athletic Director at Ohio University. He previously served as Director of Marketing at Wake Forest University. […]

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Roundtable to Examine Education in North Carolina

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2014 – Six business and education experts will serve as panelists in a roundtable discussion on the success and challenges of North Carolina’s K-12 public schools, along with the role of colleges, universities and the business community in addressing the state’s workforce and economic development needs. The event will be […]

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