Fall Family Weekend Brings 5,000 Visitors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 27, 2016 – High Point University welcomed nearly 5,000 guests to campus for Fall Family Weekend, an annual event that also brings visitors to the city and provides a boost to the local economy. Last year’s Family Weekend had an estimated economic impact of more than $2.4 million according to The […]

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HPU Poll: In NC, Clinton Leads Trump and Cooper Leads McCrory

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2016 – The High Point University Poll finds that North Carolina’s top three election races continue to intensify with Hillary Clinton receiving support from 43 percent of likely voters and Donald Trump receiving support from 42 percent of likely voters. The percentages were calculated to include respondents who said they didn’t […]

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HPU Poll: Majority of NC Likely Voters Will Watch Tonight’s Presidential Debate

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2016 – The High Point University Poll finds a large majority of North Carolina’s likely voters intend to watch the presidential debate tonight. Eighty-six percent of respondents said they will watch the presidential candidate debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. When asked to choose which problem is most important […]

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Junior Interns at Rochester Electronics

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2016 – HPU senior Kat Norton spent the summer in her hometown of Newburyport, Massachusetts, as a human relations intern with Rochester Electronics. In her role, Norton was not only involved in various human relations projects but also helped to coordinate other interns and met with them biweekly to discuss […]

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Students Connect with Employers at Career Expo

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2016 – Though today’s job market may be more competitive than ever, High Point University’s Office of Career and Professional Development is doing its part to connect students with potential employers. On Sept. 21, the university hosted companies such as Gartner, ScanSource Inc., Lenovo, Coca-Cola, Red Ventures, Dell and Volvo […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Health Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2016 – High Point University welcomes 10 new faculty members to the Congdon School of Health Sciences. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university. All of the new health sciences faculty members are filling newly created positions.   Dr. Braden Romer, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science Romer joins […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Stephanie Ziolkowski Serves at SREE Hotels

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 […]

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Creating Community Impact

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you. As High Point University grows, so too does its positive effect on the city of High Point.   Melanie Maldonado is beginning to see it. Her work as a High Point University student embedded in community service is […]

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5 Ways HPU Pharmacy Embraces Innovation

The landscape of health care is rapidly changing. New medications, medical breakthroughs and technological advancements occur almost by the minute. Today’s health care professionals must be willing to embrace the unknown and pioneer innovative methods to meet the demands of a growing, shifting industry. At High Point University, students in the Fred Wilson School of […]

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Stedman Graham to Visit HPU

Who: High Point University students and Stedman Graham, best-selling author, educator and entrepreneur. The event is open to HPU students, faculty and staff. To RSVP, email concierge@highpoint.edu What: Stedman Graham, best-selling author, educator and entrepreneur, to visit HPU. Where: Cottrell Hall ballroom on HPU’s campus When: Noon on Sept. 20 Why: Graham will spend time […]

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This Week in Photos: September 12-16

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From book donations, a visit from author Tracie McMillan, the #HPUFallConcert, art shows and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Theatre Program Named One of the Nation’s Top 10

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 16, 2016 – If all the world’s a stage, then High Point University’s theatre program has landed a leading role. The HPU Department of Theatre has been named one of the Top 10 BA Theatre programs in the nation by OnStage, a theatre-focused blog with a readership of over two million […]

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‘HPUniverse Day’ to Offer Science and Space Activities for Families

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 16, 2016 – The third annual HPUniverse Day will offer an evening for families to explore space, science and beyond on the High Point University campus. High Point University Department of Physics will host “HPUniverse Day,” a family-friendly, educational outreach astronomy event, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sept. 30 […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 15, 2016 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Sigma Nu Receives Grand Chapter Award for Academic Excellence   The Nu Delta Chapter of the Sigma Nu fraternity received the Regent’s Award for Academic Excellence at this year’s Sigma […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Jake Brooks Pursues Physics Ph.D.

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 […]

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Students Donate Books to Local Schools

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 14, 2016 – High Point University’s Class of 2020 began donating more than 1,000 books to local schools on Sept. 12. 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 […]

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