Alumna to be Featured on ‘Say Yes to the Dress’

  HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 23, 2015 – High Point University 2009 graduate McCall Letterle will be featured on the popular television show “Say Yes to the Dress.” The program will air at 10 p.m. on Jan 30 on the TLC cable television network. “Say Yes to the Dress” features soon-to-be brides in hopes of […]

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HPU Adds New Historical Sculpture to Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 23, 2015 – High Point University has installed a sculpture of Thomas Wolfe, considered to be North Carolina’s most famous writer, on its campus. The sculpture joins 22 other historical sculptures that surround students with thought leaders who inspired the world and accomplished great things during their lives. They include Sir […]

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Security Ranked No. 12 in the Nation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 21, 2015 – The High Point University campus has been commended for safety again. The security team is ranked 12th in the Education category out of 500 security programs in the nation that were reviewed by SECURITY Magazine. The rankings were determined by public records, data supplied by participating enterprises and […]

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HPU to Test Sirens, Emergency Notification System

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 20, 2015 – High Point University will hold a routine test for its sirens and emergency notification system at 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 21. The university performs a full test at the beginning of each semester as a part of its emergency preparedness program. During the test, a text message, email […]

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MLK Service Features Pastor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Spiritual Home

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 19, 2015 – The reverend of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, which served as the spiritual home of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered a powerful message about truth today at High Point University. “Truth causes trouble,” the Rev. Raphael Warnock told community members in the Hayworth Chapel. Reading from […]

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Cue Callbacks: ’14 Alumna Finds Fame in Florida

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES What’s it like to perform Broadway hits in Costa Rica, compete in a prestigious theatre festival, and get six callbacks from theatre companies across the nation – all before graduating college? Courtney Feiman knows. It happened to Feiman before she graduated from High Point University in May 2014 with degrees […]

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SGA Honors Qubein’s 10-Year Anniversary

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 16, 2015 – High Point University’s Student Government Association honored the 10th anniversary of Dr. Nido Qubein’s presidency with a special presentation on Jan. 15. “Dr. Qubein has given so much to this university and to the students. The growth and expansion that High Point University has seen in the last […]

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Student Receives Fraternity Scholarship-Leadership Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 16, 2015 – High Point University senior John Marsicano was awarded the Kappa Sigma Fraternity’s national H. Howell Taylor Jr. Scholarship-Leadership award, valued at $1,000. Thousands of undergraduates from across the country applied in hopes of receiving one of the 254 awards available. Marsicano is a Long Island, New York, native […]

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Winter Weather Update for January 14, 2015

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Dear HPU Family: All classes and operations will be on a regular schedule today, Wednesday, January 14. Please exercise caution this morning as you walk and drive across campus. Some of the sidewalks and staircases may be slick. Our Campus Enhancement Team has been working throughout the night and will continue treating these areas. Employees […]

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UNC-TV to Air Lessons in Leadership Series: A Roundtable Discussion

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 13, 2015 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a CEO Q&A moderated by Dr. Nido Qubein, High Point University president. The program will air at 10 p.m. on Jan. 22 on UNC-TV. The informative and thought-provoking discussion features some of North Carolina’s top CEOs, including David King with LabCorp, former N.C. […]

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Professor Shares Interactive Teaching Techniques at Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 13, 2015 – Dr. Christopher Lootens, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, attended the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Philadelphia, where he presented some of the engaging and interactive techniques he uses to teach psychology students about treating patients. During a panel presentation, […]

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Students Awarded Scholarship from Consulate General of Mexico

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 13, 2015 – High Point University in partnership with the Institutes of Mexicans Abroad and the office of the Consulate General of Mexico awarded scholarships to two HPU students of Mexican heritage. Freshman Isabella Alcazar and sophomore Karla Villarreal received scholarships totaling $7,500. “I am very happy to be a recipient […]

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