HPU Announces New Hires in November

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 3, 2020 – High Point University welcomed four new hires in the month of November. They are as follows: Kate Berry joined the Office of Institutional Advancement as a senior advancement officer. In this role, she partners with parents, alumni and community members to engage them with the university and facilitate […]

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The PT Food Pantry: A Vital Place of Health

Pictured above is Gretchen Sanchez, administrative assistant for HPU’s Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic and food pantry.    The patients come to cure their chronic pain. When they arrive, they realize they can get something just as essential: They receive the food they need. They’re invited into the clinic’s food pantry after their visit and […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolina Consumer Sentiment Remains Low Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 1, 2020 – According to the latest High Point University Poll, the Consumer Sentiment Index shows that North Carolinians’ opinions about the economy and their personal finances have remained low. The newest index, based on November 2020 HPU Poll data, is recorded at 74.4. That number is consistent with what an […]

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HPU Will Continue Tradition of Free Christmas Event for Triad Residents

HPU’s first Christmas Drive in 2019 attracted nearly 10,000 visitors. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 1, 2020 – High Point University is offering a festive, safe way for local families to celebrate the Christmas season together. The HPU Christmas Drive will welcome families to campus again this year to enjoy the holiday decorations and sounds of […]

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Triad Children Observe Universe Through HPU Service Learning Course

HPU students were trained on robotic telescopes and taught community children how to operate the telescopes virtually. Millie Grobe is a 6-year-old participant in High Point University’s LASeR program, which is supported by Dr. Brad Barlow, director of the Culp planetarium and associate professor of astrophysics. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 30, 2020 – Children in […]

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HPU Announces Academic And Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 24, 2020 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Pharmacy Student Milka Tewolde Wins First Place in National Business Competition Milka Tewolde, a dual graduate degree student in HPU’s pharmacy and MBA programs, won first place in this year’s LEAP at […]

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Hidden Voices: Preserving a Local Neighborhood’s History

Sarah Culver and her other classmates had no clue about the neighborhood two miles south of campus. They do now. They took Dr. Cara Kozma’s Community Writing class, and they discovered what makes High Point’s Burns Hill neighborhood memorable. Last semester, Culver and nine other classmates recorded the oral histories of 10 longtime residents of […]

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HPU Sales Club Donates Turkey Dinners to the Community

High Point University’s Professional Selling Club delivered 75 meals to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater High Point. Pictured from left to right are Kenny Mack, vice president of operations for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater High Point; Travis Moore, Southside Club director; Caleb Hughes, Central Asheboro Club director; Francesca Riehl; Roberto […]

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HPU Recognized as a ‘Gold Standard Employer’ by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 20, 2020 – High Point University has earned CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer for its commitment to the health of its employees, students and campus community. “Here at HPU, we place a high priority on employee wellness because a happy person is a healthy person,” […]

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HPU President Nido Qubein Named Among 2020 Triad Power Players

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 20, 2020 – High Point University President Dr. Nido Qubein has been named among Triad Business Journal’s “2020 Triad Power Players.” Triad Business Journal compiles the annual list based on the regional impact Triad leaders are making in areas of economic development, investment, entrepreneurship and the workforce. “The Triad region is […]

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