New Scholarship and Expansion Gifts Totaling $425,000 Support HPU’s Continued Growth

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2018 – Six families are investing a total of $425,000 in High Point University’s mission to educate the hearts and minds of students. These families have established endowed scholarship funds and made gifts that support HPU’s continuous campus transformation. The following families, who hail from five different states, have contributed: […]

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Ten Lessons Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph Shared with HPU Students

Marc Randolph, Netflix Co-Founder and Entrepreneur in Residence, returned to High Point University for a Q&A led by HPU President Nido Qubein and to continue mentoring students. Randolph held numerous small-group sessions throughout campus, working one-on-one with students in HPU’s entrepreneurship, business and pharmacy majors. Below are a few lessons on leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship […]

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Arbor Day Celebration Recognizes the Continued Transformation of HPU’s Landscape

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 19, 2018 – Community members gathered today at High Point University’s Cottrell Amphitheater to celebrate Arbor Day amidst the campus’s 26 different gardens and 3,700 taxa of plants. For the ninth consecutive year, HPU received the Tree Campus USA Award from the Arbor Day Foundation. First Lady Mariana Qubein has spearheaded […]

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HPU’s Nido R. Qubein School of Communication Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 13, 2018 – High Point University celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication yesterday, reflecting on the last decade and the transformation that has taken place in the school. HPU President Nido Qubein delivered the keynote address, thanking the faculty and leadership within the school for […]

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HPU Family Endows Daniel Herbert, Sr. Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 13, 2018 – A High Point University family has endowed a new scholarship to support students. The Daniel H. Herbert, Sr. Family Endowed Scholarship was established by Christine Yackman, who, along with her daughter, Denise Pittenger, and son, Daniel Yackman, wish to support and encourage students who demonstrate financial need. The […]

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HPU Breaks Ground on Wanek School of Undergraduate Sciences

Pictured from left to right are HPU Provost Dennis Carroll, HPU Board of Trustees Chairman Jack Finch, High Point Mayor Jay Wagner, HPU President Nido Qubein, Karen Wanek, Todd Wanek, Cameron Wanek, Joyce Wanek and Ron Wanek officially breaking ground at the ceremony. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2018 – High Point University continued its […]

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HPU Welcomes 150 High School Student for National Biomechanics Day Celebration

More than 100 Southwest Guilford High School students took part in a National Biomechanics Day celebration, hosted by High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy. The event engaged visiting students in the cutting-edge technology and research that takes place in HPU’s Human Biomechanics and Physiology Lab and Virtual Reality and Clinical Gait Analysis Lab. These […]

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Callicutt Honors Mother with Creation of HPU Endowed Scholarship in Her Name

Pictured from left to right are Rick Callicutt; his parents, Barbara and Doug Callicutt; and HPU President Nido Qubein. Today, Rick Callicutt surprised his mother by establishing a scholarship in her name. The Barbara Frisbee Callicutt Endowed Scholarship will support students with a demonstrated financial need majoring in elementary education – a nod to the […]

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HPU Welcomes More Than 100 High School Students for National Biomechanics Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2018 – More than 100 Southwest Guilford High School students took part in a National Biomechanics Day celebration, hosted by High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy. The event engaged visiting students in the cutting-edge technology and research that takes place in HPU’s Human Biomechanics and Physiology Lab and Virtual […]

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Students Present Innovative Research at Sixth Annual Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2018 – High Point University’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works continued their tradition of showcasing HPU students’ research projects at the sixth annual Research and Creativity Symposium (High-PURCS). This event brought together more than 160 students from over 20 fields to present research to fellow students, faculty and […]

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Honoring Veterans: HPU Students Document Service Dog Training

The following press release was written by HPU students Kimmy Schwamb and Grant Cunningham regarding a service learning class in which they are involved:  This spring, High Point University students from the School of Art and Design participated in an service learning course taught by Benita VanWinkle, assistant professor of art. The documentary photography course […]

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HPU to Host Annual Arbor Day Celebration

Members of the Mariana H. Qubein Arboretum and Botanical Gardens committee accept the Tree Campus USA Award at last year’s Arbor Day Celebration. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 3, 2018 – The community is invited to join High Point University for its annual Arbor Day Celebration. The event will be held at 4 p.m. on April […]

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