UNC-TV to Air ‘High Point University Presents: A Conversation with Marc Randolph and Nido R. Qubein’

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 30, 2016 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast the premiere presentation of “High Point University Presents: A Conversation with Marc Randolph and Nido R. Qubein” at 6 p.m. on April 3. “Nobody knows what is going to work in advance,” said Randolph during his conversation with Qubein, HPU president. “The only […]

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Chemistry Faculty Present Research at National Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 29, 2016 – Three High Point University chemistry faculty members, Dr. Brian Augustine, Dr. Keir Fogarty and Dr. Heather Miller, presented their work at the 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting. Held in San Diego, California, the ACS meeting is the largest gathering of chemists and engineers in the world. Augustine […]

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5 Reasons Why HPU is High Point’s University

High Point’s University – the apostrophe “S” carries much significance. It means that we are a university not only located in High Point, but a vital part of the city in which we reside. The city is an important part of the university too, and it underscores our commitment to the community and local engagement. […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Taylor Niss Pursues Master’s in STEM Education

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Conversations with HPU President Nido Qubein to Air Sundays on UNC-TV

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 28, 2016 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast conversations with High Point University president Dr. Nido Qubein and influential leaders at 6 p.m. each Sunday in April. During the programs, Qubein will speak to the following leaders and distinguished entrepreneurs: Marc Randolph, co-founder of Netflix; Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter; Wes […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Jessica Vitale Mentors Children in Connecticut

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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This Week in Photos: March 19-25

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From a visit with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, to Greek Life philanthropy, theatre events and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Class of 2016 Profile: Laura Bernitsky Follows her Dream to Dental School

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Student’s Research on ACL Injuries Featured at Regional Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 24, 2016 – High Point University student Emma Zuk, a junior athletic training major, was an invited speaker at the 41st annual Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association Clinical Symposium on March 11-12 in Atlanta. Her presentation was a part of the professional programming for athletic trainers from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, […]

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5 Lessons Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Shared with HPU Students

Yesterday, High Point University welcomed Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple who changed the course of history for personal computing. “Woz” took part in an interactive Q&A with students and a discussion with HPU President Nido Qubein in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. He also worked side-by-side with a group of computer science and physics major […]

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Student Success Coach Named ‘Community Game Changer’

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 23, 2016 – High Point University student success coach and adjunct professor Akir Khan is the recipient of a Community Game Changer Award from the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro. Offered in partnership with the Greensboro Grasshoppers, the award recognizes people who have worked to make the local community a better […]

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Serving Up Smiles

It’s 12:45 on a Tuesday afternoon in the Café; the lunch rush is in full swing. A band plays live music while a steady stream of students file through the doors. Kristy Norton is a whirlwind of activity. She greets every student by name. She puts one bowl of noodles in the pot and immediately […]

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Fraternity Raises $1,500 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 22, 2016 – One special child has led a High Point University fraternity to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and beat a Guinness World Record at the same time. Beta Theta Pi is sponsoring a child and raising funds for that child’s “wish” to come true through the Make-A-Wish Foundation […]

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Alumni Profile: Finding Success in the Big Apple

Reed Schneider wakes up at 6:30 a.m. and takes the subway into Manhattan every morning on the R train. He arrives at a 32-story high-rise building just a stone’s throw from Central Park. His glass-walled office building offers a rewarding view over the hustle and bustle of Third Avenue. Every time he sees it, he […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Mark Ganassa Recruits in DC Area

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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5 Things to Look Forward to When Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Visits HPU

On March 23, you’ll have a chance to hear from the man who invented the personal computer and built Apple with Steve Jobs. Steve Wozniak, High Point University’s Innovator in Residence, will spend the day consulting students and sharing his story of technological invention. After all, the world has him to thank for the Apple […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Matteo Bellusci Works for Big Four Accounting Firm

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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