Dallas Mavericks CEO Delivers HPU Commencement Address

Today, High Point University honored all graduates from the Class of 2020, as well as master’s and doctoral students from the Class of 2021. A second ceremony for Class of 2021 undergraduates will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday.     HIGH POINT, N.C., May 7, 2021 – “Finally, this is YOUR day!” That’s […]

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HPU Announces New Dentistry School, Dean, Facility and Hundreds of New Jobs

High Point University’s School of Dental Medicine and Oral Health will be the only dental school located at a private university in North Carolina. HIGH POINT, N.C., May 5, 2021 – High Point University continues its transformational growth with several major announcements delivered today during a press conference, including: – HPU will establish a new […]

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HPU Dedicates Space in Greek Village to Honor NPHC Fraternities and Sororities

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 3, 2021 – High Point University recently dedicated an area in the center of the Greek Village to recognize and celebrate the National Pan-hellenic Council and HPU’s Black fraternities and sororities. Plaques for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated and Zeta Phi […]

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Former Chick-fil-A VP Joins HPU as Talent Acquisition Expert in Residence

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 28, 2021 – High Point University’s Access to Innovators Program continues to grow with the addition of Dee Ann Turner, former Vice President for Talent at Chick-fil-A. Turner joins HPU as Talent Acquisition Expert in Residence. Through her role, she will mentor and host professional development workshops with HPU students. “Ms. […]

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Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall to Deliver HPU’s Commencement Speeches

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 27, 2021 – High Point University announces that Cynthia “Cynt” Marshall, the CEO of the Dallas Mavericks NBA team, will deliver Commencement addresses on May 7 and May 8. High Point University is committed to honoring the Class of 2020 and 2021 graduates with safe, in-person Commencement Ceremonies on Friday, May […]

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Domino’s COO and President Joins HPU as Corporate Executive in Residence

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2021 – High Point University announces Russell Weiner will serve as HPU’s Corporate Executive in Residence. Weiner is the chief operating officer and president of Domino’s U.S., the world’s largest pizza brand. Weiner joins a long list of faculty in residence at HPU. The Access to Innovators program at HPU […]

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HPU Literary Magazine Wins Awards at NC Media Association Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2021 – The 2020 edition of High Point University’s literary magazine, “Apogee,” won Best in Show along with three other awards at the North Carolina Media Association Conference (NCCMA) held virtually in February. NCCMA is an association aimed at supporting and encouraging college media operations on public and private university […]

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Students Recognized at Honors Day for Commitment to HPU and Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2021 – High Point University honored outstanding student achievements in the classroom, on campus and in the community during a Virtual Honors Day Ceremony on April 20. Among these awards, four standout students received University Awards for their impressive research, community service, leadership and positive impact. “These graduating seniors have […]

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HPU Welcomes New Members to Board of Trustees

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 19, 2021 – High Point University welcomes three new members to the Board of Trustees. They are as follows: Steve Pond has a rich background in the fields of publishing and education. He founded Furniture Today, Home Textiles Today, Home Accents Today and several other home furnishings business publications. He served […]

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Students Win Thousands in Start-Up Funds during HPU’s 2021 Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2021 – High Point University announces the winners for its 11th annual Business Plan Competition, which is supported by Truist. Freshman Erin Morrow was the first place winner of $10,000 for her company, Finger Flyer Educational STEM Kits. Finger Flyer Educational STEM Kits are handheld quadcopter drones that are paired […]

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Apple Co-Founder Hosts Workshop with HPU Engineering Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2021 – Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple Computer and HPU’s Innovator in Residence, checked in with High Point University students during a virtual workshop on April 14. Wozniak connected with students in the Webb School of Engineering to discuss their work on a new project that explores controlling devices […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Share Their Views on Education Policy

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2021– North Carolinians are engaged and interested in offering opinions on the state’s public schools, according to the 2021 HPU Education Poll, a joint venture between selected faculty in the Department of Leadership Studies in the School of Education and HPU’s Survey Research Center. In the statewide survey, 37% of […]

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HPU Offers Two Spring Community Concerts

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 13, 2021 – High Point University is offering two community concerts this spring – one live and one virtual. Both are under the direction of Dr. Brian Meixner, associate professor of music and director of instrumental studies. The High Point University Community Orchestra will perform its final concert of the 2020-21 […]

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HPU Poll: Majority of North Carolinians Want to Get or Have Gotten COVID-19 Vaccination

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2021 – In a new High Point University Poll, 64% of North Carolinians said they intend to get a COVID-19 vaccination or have already had one. Approximately one-third (32%) of North Carolina residents said they intended to be vaccinated when a COVID-19 vaccination is available to them, and 32% said […]

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HPU Welcomes New Hires in March

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2021 – High Point University welcomed 12 new hires in the month of March. They are as follows: Dale Krites joined HPU’s Office of Financial Affairs as senior accountant. Krites is involved in all things accounting with a focus in the areas of grants, endowments and pledges in the Office […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Split on Summer Travel During the Pandemic

Other purchase and travel related questions show that 78% of North Carolinians made intentional efforts to support local, small businesses and restaurants. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 7, 2021 – A new High Point University Poll shows that’s North Carolinians are split when thinking about summer travel and the availability of vaccines. Approximately one-third of respondents […]

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HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein Re-elected Treasurer of NCICU

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 6, 2021 –Dr. Nido Qubein, High Point University president, has been re-elected to the position of treasurer of the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) Board of Directors. The election took place at the organization’s annual meeting held virtually March 30. President Qubein has served as treasurer since 2019 and […]

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