‘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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Classrooms Without Walls

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you. Discover below how learning takes place everywhere in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication.   Experiential learning. That’s what Dr. Wilfred Tremblay, dean of the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, sees taking place every day. At […]

Read More

Students Give to United Way’s ‘CANpaign’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 13, 2016 – Leaders from the United Way of Greater High Point were greeted with boxes of food and a $1,000 donation from High Point University students and staff on campus today. As the UWGHP’s delivery truck arrived as part of the organization’s “CANpaign” Kick Off event, the Student Government Association […]

Read More

HPU’s Piano Competition Awards $10,000 in Prizes

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 13, 2016 – Three talented pianists competed for the top prize at High Point University’s annual piano competition on Sept. 10. After being selected from a pool of applicants ages 15-25 from around the world, the finalists performed for a crowd of more than 200 HPU students, faculty and community members […]

Read More

HPU Named No. 1 Twice in ‘Best Colleges’ by U.S. News & World Report

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 13, 2016 – High Point University has been named No. 1 twice in “America’s Best Colleges,” published annually by U.S. News & World Report. In the 2017 list released today, HPU ranks: — No. 1 Best Regional College in the South for the fifth consecutive year. The university received a perfect […]

Read More

HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Pharmacy

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 12, 2016 – High Point University welcomes five new faculty members to the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university.   Dr. Julie Cooper, Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences Cooper will teach cardiology, health systems and will coordinate the final pharmacotherapy course in this […]

Read More

Class of 2016 Profile: Graham Billings Lands Position with DraftKings

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 […]

Read More

HPU to Lower Flags for Patriot Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 9, 2016 – In recognition of Patriot Day, High Point University will fly all flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Sept. 11. HPU is a God, family and country school and honors those who lost their lives and saved the lives of others in the attacks that occurred on […]

Read More

Junior Interns at RVM Enterprises, Inc.

HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2016 – High Point University junior Cameron Zell spent the summer in New York City as a digital forensics and professional services intern with RVM Enterprises, Inc.—a company that works with global corporations and law firms across the nation to recover and manage electronic data that may have been deleted or […]

Read More

This Week in Photos: September 5-9

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the President’s seminar, study sessions, classroom connections and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

Read More

Exercise Physiologist to Speak at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 9, 2016 – The High Point University Congdon School of Health Sciences and the Department of Exercise Science will welcome Dr. Joseph Houmard for its Distinguished Lecture Series at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 28. The event will be held at the Hayworth Fine Arts Center’s Pauline Theater on the HPU campus. […]

Read More

Abundance through Adversity: Oprah’s Mentee Joins HPU

There’s sunlight streaming through the floor-to-ceiling glass windows of Cottrell Hall’s International Concourse, where Mpumi Nobiva has set up shop to start her day. With her laptop, phone and bag full of textbooks, she looks like other college students at High Point University with project deadlines. But talk to her, and layers of an unexpected […]

Read More

Junior Interns with Calvin Klein

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 8, 2016 – Over the summer, High Point University junior Lexi Becer took a step toward becoming the woman she’s always dreamt she could be. Becer, a strategic communication major, interned with Calvin Klein in New York City. The Oakland, New Jersey, native took part in Phillip Van Heusen’s summer internship […]

Read More

School of Business Welcomes New Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 7, 2016 – High Point University welcomes two new faculty members to the Earl N. Phillips School of Business. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university.   Lillian Watson, Assistant Professor of the Practice of Business Communications Watson, a licensed attorney who practiced business law for many years, will […]

Read More

HPU Student Heads to Oxford

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES Andrew Tzavaras took a chance. Dr. Frederick Schneid, one of his mentors, encouraged him. Other members of the history faculty did, too. So, after receiving his undergrad and master degrees at High Point University, a school a few miles from his boyhood home, Tzavaras looked to the other side of […]

Read More