Local Teens Welcomed to HPU and HPPD’s Youth Leadership Academy

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 19, 2018 – A group of local middle and high school students who competed for spots in the High Point Police Department’s Youth Leadership Academy began their work in leadership development on campus at High Point University yesterday. “We’re the next generation of leaders, and this program serves the foundation for […]

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HPU Track Record-Breakers Callicutt and Stainback Celebrate Victory

Pictured from left to right are Scott Hall, associate head men’s track and field coach; Gabriel Stainback, HPU high-jump record breaker; Rick Callicutt, HPU alumnus and previous high jump record holder; Mike Esposito, men’s track and field head coach; and Dan Hauser, HPU athletic director. HIGH POINT, N.C., June 11, 2018 – Today during a […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Recent Graduate Wins Society of Professional Journalists Award Evan Dupuis, a 2018 graduate, won the Mark of Excellence Award for online feature reporting at the Society of Professional Journalists Region […]

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HPU Holds ‘Signing Day’ for Say Yes Scholarship Recipients

Pictured are High Point University’s 2018 Say Yes and First Generation Scholars, all of whom hail from local high schools. From left to right are Clara Primus, Japheth Soto, Blen Kidane, Henna Khan and Geneva Harrison.  HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2018 – Athletes are honored during signing days for their achievements and commitment to […]

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HPU Commits $20 Million to City Transformation

Pictured is High Point University President Nido Qubein (far left) presenting a $20 million gift from HPU to High Point Community Foundation leaders Ann Busby (middle) and Paul Lessard (right). HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2018 – The High Point University Board of Trustees today pledged $20 million to support the city’s revitalization initiatives in […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: A.J. DiRosa Begins his Career with Disney Cruise Line

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the […]

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HPU Receives $600,000 from Triad Alumni Couple

Pictured from left to right are Dan Hauser, High Point University athletic director; Ansley, Charles, David and Amy Smith, all of whom are HPU graduates; and Tubby Smith, HPU men’s basketball coach. The Smith family, who own and operate High Point-based Smith & Jennings, Inc., are supporting the university’s growth with a $600,000 gift. HIGH […]

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HPU Commencement Weekend Welcomes Thousands to City

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 4, 2018 – High Point University will host approximately 10,000 visitors during Commencement Weekend, May 4-5. The annual event is a time for HPU students and families to celebrate the academic achievements of more than 1,000 graduates and experience offerings throughout the city of High Point. This year’s Commencement ceremony will […]

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HPU Adds Minister to Board of Trustees

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2018 – Dr. Michael B. Brown, minister, instructor and author, has joined the Board of Trustees at High Point University. A native of Asheboro and graduate of HPU, Brown recently retired as senior minister of Marble Collegiate Church in New York, America’s oldest existing Protestant church. He served several United […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Donates To HPU’s Congdon School of Health Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 30, 2018 – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), parent company of High Point’s Thomas Built Buses, is supporting High Point University’s Congdon Hall and Congdon School of Health Sciences with a $1 million donation. “This building and all programs in it represent an improvement in the quality of life for the […]

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Students Donate $6,000 to Erwin Montessori Tornado Relief

High Point University students present Erwin Montessori with a check for $6,000 to go toward the elementary school’s tornado relief efforts. From left to right are HPU student Alexis Ogren; Kassie Sparks, HPU assistant director of campus engagement; Courtney Sparrow, Erwin Montessori PTA president; Dr. Deborah Parker, Erwin Montessori principal; Lyndsey Clos, HPU SGA president; […]

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