HPU Community Gathers for Annual Black Heritage Service

  HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2017 – High Point University’s fourth annual Black Heritage Service brought students, faculty and community members together in Hayworth Chapel on Feb. 26. Hosted by HPU’s Black Cultural Awareness Club, the service was a special time of sharing African-American heritage, listening to the voices of the black experience, and […]

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HPU and News & Record Poll: NC Residents Concerned about HB2 Impact, Support NC Senate Power to Approve Cabinet

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HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2017 – The second High Point University and News and Record Poll of 2017 finds that most North Carolinians believe that hosting high profile sporting events brings important benefits to North Carolina’s economy and image. Majorities are concerned about the economic impact of HB2, yet the same North Carolina residents […]

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HPU Poll: Approval Ratings for Trump and Cooper

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 28, 2017 – The second High Point University Poll of 2017 finds that North Carolinians give President Donald Trump the same job approval rating that they did in the first poll of the year, at 36 percent, and Gov. Roy Cooper holds an approval rating of 44 percent while a large majority […]

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Full STEM Ahead: Robotics Competition Holds Second Challenge for Middle Schools

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 27, 2017 – “Tonight’s challenges are a little harder than they were last time, aren’t they?” asked Dr. Shirley Disseler, associate professor of education at High Point University. A room full of middle school students nodded their heads and simultaneously answered, “Yes!” Thanks to an $8,000 grant from Daimler Trucks North […]

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HPU Raises $240,000 for United Way Campaign

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 27, 2017 – High Point University has been honored with the Spirit of North Carolina Award from the United Way of Greater High Point after the university became one of the largest contributors in the city for the 2016 campaign. The HPU family raised $240,580 in 2016 to support the UWGHP […]

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This Week in Photos: February 18-24

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From a visit with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, theater productions, robotics competitions and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.  

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HPU Students Host Fourth Annual Black Heritage Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2017 – High Point University students are hosting the fourth annual Black Heritage Service at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 26 in honor of Black History Month. The event will be held in Hayworth Chapel on HPU’s campus and is free and open to the public. Presented by the HPU Black […]

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HPU Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2017 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month.   Communication Professor Presents Keynote Address at International Conference Dr. Kate Fowkes, professor of media and […]

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10 Lessons Apple Co-Founder and HPU Innovator in Residence Steve Wozniak Shared on the HPU Campus

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 work on innovative projects and impart valuable wisdom he’s learned along the way. Here […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Charlie Kissel Sells for Quoizel

Name: Charlie Kissel Hometown: Bay Head, New Jersey Major: Kissel will graduate with a B.A. in Strategic Communication on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Kissel accepted a position as a Sales Trainee at Quoizel, a lighting design and manufacturing company in Charleston, South Carolina. In his position, Kissel will assist field sales personnel to merchandise products in lighting showrooms nationwide while […]

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Mentors and Mixes with HPU Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 20, 2017 – Apple Co-founder and High Point University’s Innovator in Residence Steve Wozniak returned to campus today for a series of micro sessions with students, faculty and members of the community that focused on a variety of topics. He began his visit with HPU pharmacy students. Teams of students took […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kayla Griffith Lands Job with RSM US

Name: Kayla Griffith Hometown: Smithsburg, Maryland Major: Griffith will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Accounting, with a minor in Finance, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Griffith accepted a position as an Assurance Associate at RSM US LLP, an audit, tax and consulting firm in Frederick, Maryland. In her position, Griffith will audit clients, work one-on-one with senior management and executives and […]

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This Week in Photos: February 11-17

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From guest speakers, to construction updates, Greek Life philanthropy events, career expos and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Class of 2017 Profile: Sam Brown Goes to Grad School

Name: Sam Brown Hometown: Basking Ridge, New Jersey Major: Brown will graduate with a B.S. in Exercise Science, with a concentration in Health and Wellness, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Brown will pursue graduate school at Rutgers University’s Physician Assistant Program in New Brunswick, New Jersey. How HPU helped you get there: “When I started my education here at HPU, I […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 16, 2017 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Two HPU Students Named Fulbright Semifinalists HPU seniors Liz Reichart and Catherine Bakewell are semifinalists for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Fulbright offers opportunities for students to undertake graduate study, […]

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Faculty Profile: Community in the Classroom

What is community, and how do we find our identity? These are profound questions for Dr. Amanda Mbuvi, assistant professor of religion. They are pivotal to her scholarship, and she finds that students are curious about them too. Mbuvi’s classes on biblical studies, Jewish studies, and religion and literature are spaces for students to explore […]

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