Sorority Makes Fleece Blankets for Carpenter House

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 6, 2015 – Alpha Chi Omega, one of High Point University’s sororities, made fleece blankets and donated them to the Carpenter House for Hera Day. Hera Day is a tradition where Alpha Chi Omega sororities all over the country complete service projects that benefit their community. The Carpenter House is a […]

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HPU Poll Tracks Highest Consumer Sentiment Since 2010

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 4, 2015 – North Carolinians may be restoring their confidence in the economy, according to the High Point University Poll’s latest Consumer Sentiment Index. Based on the HPU Poll data, the index stands at 85.9 this February. This is more than 10 points higher than the 73.5 index registered a year […]

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HPU/News and Record Poll: North Carolinians Split on Religious Exemptions for Same Sex Marriages

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 3, 2015 – The High Point University/News and Record Poll finds North Carolinians split over whether or not religious exemptions should be allowed for public officials such as magistrates and register of deeds who do not want to facilitate same sex marriage. Forty-eight percent say the religious exemptions should not be […]

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HPU Senior Interns with Local Accounting Firm

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 27, 2015 – Francesca Zappa, a senior at High Point University, is preparing for her future accounting career as an assurance intern at Smith Leonard, PLLC in High Point. The accounting major from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, has responsibilities similar to those of a first-year assurance associate. Zappa gets hands-on experience […]

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Author of ‘Superdads’ to Visit HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 27, 2015 – High Point University’s Women and Gender Studies program will host Dr. Gayle Kaufman, the author of “Superdads: How Fathers Balance Work and Family in the 21st Century,” at 7 p.m. on March 4 in Phillips 120 on HPU’s campus. The event is free and open to the public. […]

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Winter Weather Update for February 26, 2015

Dear HPU Family, For the safety of our HPU community, classes have been canceled until 11:40am on Thursday, February 26th. This allows more time for travel and for conditions on and off campus to improve. All classes from 11:40am on, will operate on a regular schedule. All other University services will maintain their standard schedules. Shuttle […]

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Staff Preps Campus for Safety During Winter Storm

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2015 – Caring people are a vital component of High Point University. With more than 90 percent of students living on campus, HPU remains open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, even during inclement weather. Teams in Campus Enhancement, Food Services, Security and more are preparing campus for […]

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Faculty Featured in Sechrest Gallery Exhibition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2015 – The Sechrest Gallery at High Point University will showcase the art of HPU faculty in an upcoming exhibition. The exhibit, which opens March 16, will remain in the gallery until April 30. A reception will be held at 4 p.m. on March 26. The exhibition highlights HPU’s School […]

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HPU Reaches Semifinals in Ethics Bowl

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 23, 2015 – A team of six High Point University students made its way to the semifinal round in the fourth annual North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Ethics Bowl tournament, held Feb. 6-7 at Campbell University School of Law in Raleigh. The HPU team of Michael Ball, Emily Pearl, Hunter […]

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