HPU Honors Hundreds of Veterans During Annual Veterans Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2017 – Nearly 1,100 veterans and community members gathered on the campus of High Point University this morning for a celebration honoring the men and women who have served their country. Veterans were welcomed to the James H. And Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center with a red carpet […]

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Freshman Success Coaches: Guiding Students Through Their Transition to College

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Freshman’s Success Coaches mentor students. They graduated in May, the first cohort mentored by HPU’s student success coaches. They walked across the stage, received their degree in front of Roberts Hall and began careers or post-graduate work. And Dr. Beth Holder […]

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Internship Profile: Michaela Mucha Designs for Ivanka Trump HQ

Name: Michaela Mucha Hometown: Havre de Grace, Maryland    Year: Class of 2018  Major: Graphic design with minors in Computer Science, Communications and Mathematics. Internship: Mucha spent the summer as a graphic desing intern for Ivanka Trump HQ in NYC. As part of the Ivanka Trump HQ team of 16 women, she worked cross-functionally in […]

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HPU Students Donate Thanksgiving Meals to Local Families

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2017 – For the third year in a row, students in High Point University’s Professional Selling Club donated Thanksgiving meals to families in need. The students raised $1,800 to purchase 90 meal kits, each filled with a turkey, stuffing, macaroni and cheese, fours cans of vegetables, a two-pound bag of […]

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HPU Students Awarded Start-up Funds at Annual Elevator Pitch Competition

Joseph Cochrane-Brown was awarded first place in HPU’s Elevator Pitch Competition and took home the grand prize of $2,500. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2017 – High Point University celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 13-17 with a variety of activities for students, including an opportunity to win start-up funds for their business plans. The HPU Entrepreneurship […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 16, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions: Director of Vocal Studies to Perform ‘The Polar Express’ with NC Symphony Dr. Scott MacLeod, director of vocal studies at HPU, was selected to be a narrator and soloist for “The […]

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HPU Event Management Program Wins International Award for Second Year

Biaett and one of his event management classes showcase the international award their program has garnered. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 16, 2017 – For the second consecutive year, High Point University’s event management program in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication has recently received international recognition as the best event management bachelor’s degree. Dr. […]

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HPU Poll: NC Residents Agree on Many Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 14, 2017 – A High Point University Poll finds that North Carolinians are split over which is more important – protecting the constitutional right to own guns or protecting citizens from gun violence. However, large majorities also supported a range of other proposals to reduce gun violence, including expanding criminal background […]

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