NASA Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison Named HPU’s 2020 Commencement Speaker

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 20, 2019 – Dr. Mae Jemison, an accomplished NASA astronaut, engineer and physician who became the first woman of color to travel to space, will deliver High Point University’s 2020 Commencement address on May 9. “Dr. Jemison’s pioneering spirit and outstanding accomplishments in science and space exploration have inspired all of […]

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HPU Freshmen Build 150 Bikes for Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2019 – New High Point University students didn’t know they’d be building 150 bikes and presenting them to local children today. But thanks to a surprise Welcome Week activity, that’s exactly what they did. “You’ve only been on this campus for one day and you’ve already built a bike for […]

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HPU Convocation and Traditions Welcome the Class of 2023

Thousands of people filled the Roberts Hall lawn today for High Point University’s Convocation Ceremony. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 18, 2019 – More than 7,000 parents, students and faculty dressed in regalia filled the Roberts Hall lawn at High Point University today. While it looked like a scene from HPU’s graduation, it was the university’s […]

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New HPU Students Welcomed to Campus

Hundreds of HPU faculty, staff and students welcomed new students to campus and moved their belongings into their residence halls. Doug Hall, assistant director of HPU’s Office of Career and Professional Development, is pictured in the foreground directing families. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 17, 2019 – Cheers and applause were heard across campus today as […]

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Internship Profile: Lexi Sanders Works at WGN, Tribune Media

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Lexi Sanders Hometown: Naperville, Illinois Year: Class of 2020 Major: Journalism with a minor in political science Internship: Sanders has spent the summer with WGN, Tribune Media as the creative services intern in Chicago, Illinois. During her internship, she has ran social media, shadowed reporters, recorded promos, attended WGN […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Skyler Green Evolves his Career with Evolution Labs

With another successful Commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates have kicked-off 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 senior from […]

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HPU to Welcome a Record 5,400 Students

This architectural rendering of the Wanek School of Natural Sciences shows what the main entrance will look like when it opens for students next week. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 15, 2019 – The High Point University campus is experiencing phenomenal growth in new academic programs, new facilities and the university’s largest total enrollment of 5,400 […]

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Top 10 Most Instagrammable Places on HPU’s Campus

We asked some HPU ‘grammers for their pick of the most Instagrammable spots on our campus. Now we’ve got major HPU wanderlust. We thought, why not share?     1.The DREAM BIG chairs A campus landmark that you can’t miss! The Dream Big Chairs are rocking chairs that stand 16-feet tall on top of the […]

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Internship Profile: Shaylyn Kelly Networks with NASCAR

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Shaylyn Kelly Hometown: Bedford, New Hampshire Year: Class of 2021 Major: Human relations with a minor in event management Internship: Kelly joined the New Hampshire Motor Speedway this summer as the communications and events intern and works with both the event and communication management teams. Her responsibilities include planning, […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Hanna Callahan Coordinates with Corporate Fitness Works

With another successful Commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates have kicked-off 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 senior from […]

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