HPU Welcomed 5,000 to Winter Family Weekend

High Point University President Nido Qubein provided a Life Skills Update to families during this year’s Winter Family Weekend. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 18, 2020 – High Point University welcomed 5,000 visitors to campus and community for this year’s Winter Family Weekend on Feb. 14-16. The weekend brought a big boost to the city of […]

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Greensboro Symphony to Present ‘Farewell Symphony’ at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 14, 2020 – High Point University invites the community to experience a special performance by the Greensboro Symphony, titled “Farewell Symphony,” on Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available for the general public by contacting HPU’s Campus Concierge […]

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HPU AmeriCorps VISTA Teaches Community Children to Play Instruments

High Point University’s Clarice Sigsworth, an AmeriCorps VISTA, teaches music to community children through a new program called Washington Street Music and Movement Collective. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 13, 2020 – Clarice Sigsworth, a High Point University AmeriCorps VISTA, has a love for music, and she has invited community children to share that passion in […]

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HPU Students Host Valentine’s Day Dance for Individuals with Disabilities

High Point University’s Student Council for Exceptional Children partnered with the city of High Point’s Parks and Recreation Department to host the Valentine’s Day Dance for individuals with disabilities. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 12, 2020 – High Point University students had a lot of Valentines at this year’s Special Populations Valentine’s Day Dance hosted by […]

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Carole Fanning Supports HPU with a $1 Million Gift

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 11, 2020 – Carole Fanning, of Canton, Georgia, has pledged $1 million to High Point University, to create an endowed scholarship honoring her late husband, Bill, an HPU alumnus who passed away in May 2019.  “This is a generous gift from Carole’s heart that we are deeply grateful for,” says HPU […]

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Shares Insights on Leadership with HPU Students

Wozniak held an interactive Q&A session for students in High Point University’s Webb School of Engineering. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 10, 2020 – Today, High Point University students had the opportunity to learn from Apple Co-Founder and HPU’s Innovator in Residence Steve Wozniak, who has served as HPU’s Innovator in Residence since 2016. Wozniak is […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 5, 2020 – High Point University welcomed 11 new staff members in January. They are as follows: Kelley McCrary joined the Office of Admissions at HPU as a weekend campus visit coordinator. In this role, McCrary assists the thousands of prospective students and their families visiting campus. Prior to HPU, she […]

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Alumnus and Community Leader Doug Witcher Makes Major Gift to HPU

Pictured is Doug Witcher, a 1977 alumnus of High Point University, whose lifetime giving to HPU has reached over $4 million. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 4, 2020 – Doug Witcher, a High Point University graduate, Board of Trustee member, business owner and community leader, has committed a new $2 million planned endowment gift to HPU. […]

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HPU and the Congdon Family Foundation Give $2.5 million to the YMCA of High Point

High Point University President Nido Qubein (right) and David Congdon (left), president of the Earl and Kathryn Congdon Family Foundation, announced today a combined $2.5 million gift to support the Carl Chavis Memorial YMCA. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 30, 2020 – Today, High Point University leaders were joined with members of the Congdon Family Foundation […]

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HPU Pharmacy Professor Recognized with AACP New Investigator Award

The Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy is the only private pharmacy school to have had a faculty member recognized with this award for three consecutive years. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 29, 2020 – Dr. Comfort Boateng, assistant professor in the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy’s Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences, has received an American Association […]

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