CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Named 2017 Commencement Speaker

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2016 – Wolf Blitzer, CNN’s lead political anchor and anchor of “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer,” will serve as High Point University’s Commencement Speaker on Saturday, May 6, 2017. “We are committed to providing our students with access to innovators,” says Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president. “Wolf Blitzer has […]

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School of Art and Design Welcomes New Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 30, 2016 – High Point University welcomes three new faculty members to the School of Art and Design. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university. Dr. Victoria Brown, Assistant Professor of Visual Merchandising Design  Brown will teach classes in branding, licensing and ownership, merchandise planning and control, as well […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Hattie Dougherty Teaches at Florence Elementary

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Communication

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 29, 2016 – High Point University welcomes three new faculty members to the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university, including 26 who are filling newly created positions.   Steve Harvey, Assistant Professor of the Practice of Communication  An Emmy Award winner, Harvey […]

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HPU Faculty Continues to Grow

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 29, 2016 – High Point University continues to attract educational leaders to its campus with 49 new faculty members this year. They represent a variety of disciplines including pharmacy, health sciences, communication, business, religion, history and more as HPU continues to build both professional programs and a strong foundation in the […]

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HPU Welcomes First Pharmacy Class

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The Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy welcomed its inaugural cohort this fall. The program brings new faces and resources to the city of High Point as the first 60 students begin their studies. From Time Warner Cable News: HIGH POINT – Aug. 23, 2016 – It was a landmark day for medicine in the Triad on Tuesday […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Gwena Pitt Promotes Santa Cruz Warriors

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Growth Mindset: Unlocking Your Potential

Growth mindset is not new to HPU. For years, HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein has emphasized this transformative concept to every student audience because he believes embracing it will change their understanding of what it means to learn. To Dr. Qubein, it’s crucial. Students with growth mindsets become better prepared for the world as it’s […]

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Junior Interns at Columbia Medical Center in NYC

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 25, 2016 – High Point University Junior Catarina DiMaggio pursued her dream of becoming a cardiothoracic surgeon through a summer internship with Columbia Medical Center in New York City. A native of Madison, New Jersey, DiMaggio is a strategic communication and pre-med major with a passion for medicine. Time spent in […]

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HPU to Host Second Annual Piano Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 24, 2016 – High Point University will host its second annual piano competition, funded by the Randall Thomas Johnson Trust, starting at 1 p.m. on Sept. 10. The competition will bring three talented finalists to the HPU campus to compete for cash prizes. The event will be held in the Pauline […]

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Freshman Profile: Ahead of the Curve

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Elena Lewis, one member of the Class of 2020, brings with her many accolades and achievements in speech and debate. Below, discover how she plans to make the most out of her time at HPU:  Name: Elena Lewis Hometown: North Canton, […]

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