HPU Hosts 2019 Earth Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2019 – Today, High Point University’s faculty, staff and students celebrated Earth Day with various sustainability and wildlife organizations from the surrounding community. HPU’s Hayworth Park was filled with vendors, activities and a petting zoo for participants to enjoy. Barron Church, owner of Bixby Honey Farm, returned to this year’s […]

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Outstanding HPU Students Recognized at Honors Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2019 – High Point University honored outstanding student achievements in the classroom, on campus and in the community during the annual Honors Day ceremony on April 16. Among these awards, five standout students received University Awards for their impressive research, community service, leadership and positive impact. “Our faculty and staff […]

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HPU/News & Record Poll: No Clear Consensus on School Board Elections Among North Carolinians

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2019 – A High Point University/News and Record Poll finds that less than one-third (28%) of North Carolinians say school board elections should be partisan. Almost two in five (37%) agree school board elections should not be partisan, and 35% of poll participants didn’t offer an opinion. However, North Carolinians […]

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Musical Empowerment Hosts First Recital for Kirkman Park Elementary Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2019 – High Point University’s Wilson Ballroom was transformed into a concert hall on April 13 for HPU’s Musical Empowerment recital. Musical Empowerment is a national nonprofit on select university and college campuses that raises funds to purchase musical instruments for underserved children in the community and offers free one-on-one […]

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HPU Plants Tree at Shadybrook Elementary to Honor NC Arbor Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2019 – Today, about 80 pre-K and kindergarteners at Shadybrook Elementary School took their classroom outside to learn about planting trees from High Point University’s Campus Enhancement team. HPU landscape manager Matt Mahoney as well as Michael Beauregard and Patrick Gale of HPU’s Campus Enhancement team, joined children at Shadybrook […]

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Students Present Innovative Research at Seventh Annual Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2019 – More than 190 High Point University students from nearly 30 different academic pathways took part in the seventh annual HPU Research and Creativity Symposium (High-PURCS) on April 16, hosted by HPU’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works. An HPU tradition, High-PURCS is an opportunity for students to […]

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Returns to HPU to Mentor Students

HPUMinds group presented Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder and HPU’s Innovator in Residence, an update on the self-driving golf cart. They’ve been working on the project with Wozniak since 2016. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2019 – High Point University students learned today that Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak, HPU’s Innovator in Residence, isn’t only one of […]

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Physical Therapy Faculty and Students Participated in Advocacy Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2019 –High Point University’s physical therapy faculty and students participated in the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association’s Advocacy Day on April 10 in Raleigh. The group met with their Rep. Jerry Tillman and Rep. Pat Hurley to learn more about the legislative process. The goal of the annual Advocacy Day […]

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HPU Hosts ‘Come Build with Us’ Field Trip for Elementary Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2019 – Ninety students from Hurley Elementary School experienced STEM, science, technology, engineering and math, education through a “Come Build with Us” field trip hosted by High Point University’s Stout School of Education. The “Come Build with Us” LEGO field trip included activities with robotics, storytelling, brick math activities and […]

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HPU Poll: Among Democratic Candidates, Biden Favored Among North Carolinians

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2019 – The High Point University Poll finds registered voters in North Carolina give former Vice President Joe Biden the highest favorability rating (48%) of a group of possible and declared Democratic candidates for president. Sen. Bernie Sanders has the next highest favorability rating at 40%. More than 40% of […]

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HPU Announces Finalists for the 2019 Business Plan Competition

The Belk Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced five finalists for its ninth annual Business Plan Competition. In the back row pictured from left to right are Ivana Korankyi, Mackenzie Bonvallet, Michael Mayolo and Caitie Gehlhausen. In the front row pictured from left to right are Dylan Silber and Anthony Capece. HIGH […]

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HPU Welcomes High School Students for National Biomechanics Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 10, 2019 – Nearly 100 students from Southwest Guilford High School and Greensboro Day School took part in a National Biomechanics Day celebration, hosted by High Point University’s Departments of Physical Therapy, Exercise Science and Athletic Training. The event engaged visiting students in the cutting-edge technology and research that takes place […]

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