HPU Students Transform Science into Art

Students in Allison Walker’s first-year seminar discover “A Missing Link” between storytelling and evolutionary history HIGH POINT, N.C., Date, 2019 – Could you go 48 hours without speaking? In Allison Walker’s interdisciplinary first-year seminar class, students spent 48 hours without an essential human adaptation in order to better understand the significance of evolutionary history. They […]

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HPU Students Connect with Senior Citizens Through Poetry

High Point University’s LifeLines program provided poetry readings and Christmas carols to residents of Pennybyrn Retirement Community on Dec. 6.  HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 10, 2019 – Pennybyrn Retirement Community was full of poems and laughter on Dec. 6. Through High Point University’s LifeLines program, students provided poetry readings, interactive performances of poems and stories […]

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HPU Students and Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 9, 2019 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of recent research initiatives. HPU Faculty Research Findings Featured in Global Publication Dr. Brad Barlow, associate professor of astrophysics and director of the […]

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HPU Honors Former Board of Trustees Chairman Jack Finch

High Point University President Nido Qubein honored former Board of Trustees chairman Jack Finch with a painted portrait at HPU’s 49th annual Community Prayer Breakfast on Dec. 6. Pictured from left to right are Qubein, Finch and Dr. Bob Brown, current chairman of HPU’s Board of Trustees. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 9, 2019 – During […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 5, 2019 – High Point University welcomed 12 new staff members in November. They are as follows:   Jonathan Mador joined the Office of Financial Services at HPU as a senior director of financial services. In this role, Mador will oversee the Office of Student Financial Planning and Office of Student […]

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HPU Hosts Christmas Special Populations Dance for Community Members

High Point University’s Student Council for Exceptional Children hosted its annual Christmas Special Populations Dance for individuals with disabilities on Dec. 3. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 4, 2019 – Santa Claus came early to see some community members at this year’s Christmas Special Populations Dance for individuals with disabilities on Dec. 3. The annual dance […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 26, 2019 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. HPU Music Students Selected to Perform at Greensboro Symphony Guild Annual Gala Earlier this month, HPU students performed at the Greensboro Symphony Guild’s annual gala at Proximity Hotel. For the second consecutive […]

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HPU Students Awarded Funds at Annual Elevator Pitch Competition

High Point University students received the chance to participate in the annual Elevator Pitch Competition, a part of Global Entrepreneurship Week on campus. Each student had two minutes to pitch their business ideas to four judges and compete for cash prizes during the competition. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 25, 2019 – During Global Entrepreneurship Week, […]

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Students and Faculty in HPU’s Webb School of Engineering Assist in NSF-Funded Research

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 25, 2019 – Computer science faculty and students in High Point University’s Webb School of Engineering have been selected to assist Dr. Veronica Segarra, assistant professor of biology, and the Mayo Clinic in activating the Alliance to Catalyze Change for Equity in STEM Success (ACCESS) project. Awarded in fall 2017, the […]

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HPU’s Professional Selling Club Delivers Thanksgiving Dinners for Local Families

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 22, 2019 – Today, members of High Point University’s Professional Selling Club supported 100 local families by purchasing Thanksgiving dinners for them. This is the fifth year the club has raised money for Thanksgiving dinners. Each year, they partner with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater High Point to help […]

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ABC News’ Byron Pitts Spends Two Days Mentoring HPU Students

Byron Pitts, ABC News’ co-anchor of ‘Nightline’ and High Point University’s Journalist in Residence, visited campus to network with students. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 21, 2019 – High Point University students spent the last two days networking with and learning from ABC News’ Byron Pitts. Pitts visited campus on Nov. 20 and 21 to mentor […]

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HPU Education Students Conclude Semester with Book Buddy Celebration

Today at High Point University’s Stout School of Education, education majors gathered with their respective book buddies from Montlieu Academy and Fairview Elementary School to celebrate the conclusion of the HPU Book Buddy tutoring program this semester. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 20, 2019 – Today in High Point University’s Stout School of Education, HPU education […]

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HPU’s Theatre and Music Departments Host Broadway Musician During ‘Bright Star’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 20, 2019 – During High Point University’s performance of “Bright Star,” Wayne Fugate, original mandolin player for the Broadway show, visited campus to mentor students. The production was a joint effort between the Department of Theatre and Dance and the Department of Music. Fugate is one of the New York area’s […]

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