Outstanding Alumni Recognized During HPU Homecoming Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2018 – High Point University welcomed alumni back to campus for Homecoming Weekend 2018 on Oct. 5-7. They participated in a variety of activities, including longstanding traditions and new experiences at their alma mater and within the city of High Point. Alumni participated in tours of campus, a Panther tailgate, […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Education

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 5, 2018 – High Point University welcomed five new faculty members to the Stout School of Education. Dr. Charles Steven Bingham, Professor of Education Dr. Charles Steven Bingham teaches leadership theory, strategic planning, political systems and organizational culture in the Department of Leadership Studies, advises doctoral dissertations and serves on the […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Business

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 5, 2018 – High Point University welcomed a new faculty member to the Phillips School of Business. Dr. Rhonda Butler, Assistant Professor of Management Dr. Rhonda Butler teaches principles of management and organizational behavior, leadership and work teams in organizations. She is passionate about helping students grow, equipping them for successful […]

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HPU to Celebrate Homecoming Weekend, Recognize Outstanding Alumni

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 4, 2018 – Hundreds of High Point University alumni are expected to return to campus Oct. 5-7 for Homecoming Weekend 2018. Among the festivities, HPU will present awards to 13 outstanding alumni. These recognitions will take place during an Alumni Awards Ceremony and Reception from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on […]

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HPU Students Network at Career and Internship Expo

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2018 – With a firm handshake, High Point University students networked their way around Slane Center for its annual Career and Internship Expo on Oct. 3. Hosted by HPU’s Office of Career and Professional Development, more than 35 employers visited campus to meet and greet with students.   “We really […]

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HPU’s Civitan Club Collects Items for Those Affected by Hurricane Florence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2018 – High Point University’s Civitan Club was busy packing hygiene kits on Oct. 1 for those affected by Hurricane Florence. The toiletry items and cleaning supplies were donated to HPU by Sunnybrook Church in Bristol, Tennessee, and at this year’s CROP Hunger Walk where HPU students volunteered. Members of […]

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Relevant Skills Through Research

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Below, learn  how HPU students gain real-world, like skills through the pursuit of scholarship and apply them in the working world. “You mean you’re just an undergraduate?” Jordan Gannon got that question a lot inside the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum Support Center. It’s where the museum houses […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 2, 2018 – High Point University welcomed three new staff members during the month of September. They are as follows: Kenisha Syphertt joined the Office of Student Life as a resident director. She supervises resident assistants and supports students living in the York and Point Place residences on campus. In working with students, […]

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HPU Students Donate Books to Area Schools

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 2, 2018 – High Point University’s Class of 2022 began donating more than 1,000 books to area elementary schools today. Through HPU’s Common Experience program, which includes a common read, new students were invited to share their favorite book with a local child by donating a copy when they arrived to campus […]

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5 Ways HPU Students Benefit from a Network of Mentorship

The benefits of having a mentor are limitless – career advice, insight, friendship, teachings, connections and more. High Point University understands the power of mentorship. That’s why HPU surrounds students with caring heroes, models and mentors who connect with students as they prepare them to become future leaders. In celebration of National Mentorship Month, here […]

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HPU Welcomed Families to Fifth Annual HPUniverse Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 1, 2018 – High Point University welcomed hundreds of families and children to campus for its fifth annual HPUniverse Day on Sept. 29. Children visited 25 different learning stations and activities that were in Couch Hall and across HPU’s campus. This opportunity provided children of all ages a chance to explore […]

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HPU’s Sigma Nu Donates $13,000 to American Heart Association

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 1, 2018 – A High Point University fraternity has given back to a local nonprofit after a personal experience. HPU’s Sigma Nu raised $13,000 through their annual car show. Every year the fraternity decides on a charity that the event’s proceeds will support. This year, the fraternity supported the American Heart […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 28, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Theatre Faculty, Student Perform in New York Members of the HPU Department of Theatre and Dance recently participated in the Broadway Bound Play Festival in New York City. Their play, “The […]

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Top 6 Ways HPU Freshmen Jumpstart Career Development

Less than 30 days of classes have passed since the academic year kicked off at High Point University, and students have already had numerous career development opportunities right here on our campus. Here’s a peek at the top six: Looking to jumpstart your career? Apply TODAY! 1 Direct access to HPU’s President. Like all incoming freshmen, […]

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Top 10 Reasons You Can’t Miss HPU Homecoming

Homecoming Weekend is right around the corner! As alumni make their way back to campus on October 5, HPU prepares to host over 25 events for an exciting, memorable weekend. Here are the Top 10 can’t-miss opportunities alumni and students can expect:   1 You get to come back HOME! Whether you visit the Slane Center, Wanek Center, the […]

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HPU Receives College of Distinction Honor for Career Development

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 25, 2018 – High Point University has been recognized as a 2018-19 Career Development College of Distinction. HPU was awarded the recognition based on the three criteria: integrated career exploration and preparation; accessible programs and training; and career-centered staff. This is a newly developed recognition by Colleges of Distinction that highlights […]

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Class of 2018 Outcome: Noah Novembre Attends Osteopathic Medical School

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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