HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 18, 2017 – High Point University welcomed four new staff members during the month of December. They are as follows:     Darren Hill joins the Office of Institutional Advancement as director of corporate and community support. He works with High Point and Triad-area businesses that have an interest in supporting […]

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Gen XYZ: Embracing a Dynamic Workforce

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. In the midst of generational shifts in the workforce, discover below how HPU prepares students to conquer changing expectations and opportunities.   A Q&A with Bridget Holcombe, Director of Career and Professional Development   There’s a major shift happening in America’s work place. It started nearly a year ago, […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Honored at HPU’s Annual Worship Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 16, 2017 – Priorities were the focus of High Point University’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. worship service inside the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel today. In his message, Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, challenged the community members, […]

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HPU Parents Make An Additional Major Gift

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2017 – David and Christine Cottrell, parents of a High Point University graduate, have now contributed $5.5 million with their most recent commitment of $1.5 million to support an outdoor amphitheater. The amphitheater seats 1,000 people and hosts several annual events, including major community events such as the Arbor Day […]

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HPU Receives $1 Million from BNC Bank

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2017 – High Point University is receiving a generous $1 million gift from BNC Bank to support Congdon Hall, which will house the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy and the Congdon School of Health Sciences. BNC is headquartered in High Point and was founded in 1991 by a group of […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 9, 2017 – High Point University faculty, staff and alumni recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Provost Elected to UMC University Senate Dr. Dennis Carroll, HPU provost, was elected to the University Senate by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist […]

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A World without Borders

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how High Point University’s study abroad program offers new perspectives for students.   Amy Sladek overlooks a sea of faces in Cottrell Hall. She tells them stories about how her semester in Australia changed her, and how studying abroad can transform them, too. “In […]

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Campus Prepped for Safety During Winter Storm

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 8, 2017 – About eight inches of snow fell on the High Point University campus on Jan. 7, just as students were headed back for the spring 2017 semester. HPU’s promise to provide every student with an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people holds true in every situation, including […]

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HPU to Host ‘Day of Service’ in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

  HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 6, 2017 – High Point University has organized over 35 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service projects that anyone can sign up to be part of on Jan. 16. Community members are invited to join HPU students and faculty and can sign up to participate here: http://www.highpoint.edu/servicelearning/mlk-day-of-service/. Registration closes […]

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Winter Weather Update for January 6, 2017

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Dear Students, As you prepare to return to your HPU family, we want to remind you to be careful as you travel back to campus. Weather forecasts include the chance of snow/sleet beginning this evening and continuing through Saturday (view forecasts here and here). If you are driving back to campus, please use caution and stay up to […]

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The Best of 2016: A Year in Review

As 2017 approaches, High Point University pauses to thank HPU students, parents, alumni and friends for their continued advocacy, which allowed the university to move onward and upward in 2016. In the last year, HPU achieved several academic milestones while also furthering its campus expansion plan. Students continued to receive unprecedented access to innovators on […]

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This Year in Photos: 2016

The High Point University campus buzzed with excitement in 2016 – new programs, faculty and students, accomplished research, facilities and more. As we prepare for 2017, take a look at our favorite moments from the past year:

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HPU Family Gives Back in Numerous Ways This Holiday Season

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 22, 2016 – The High Point University family gives back in countless ways throughout the year, and their spirit of giving is amplified during the holiday season. HPU students, faculty and staff gave back to the community more than ever before this Christmas. In total, HPU touched more than 24,000 lives. […]

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