HPU Convocation, Traditions Welcome 1,450 New Students and 8,200 Visitors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2015 – High Point University’s Roberts Hall lawn was set for Commencement today – a stage, thousands of chairs filled with eager minds and family members, and faculty dressed in regalia. But it wasn’t graduation, it was Convocation – the formal introduction of the freshman class to the faculty. Thousands […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Brandon Hubschman Designs in Florida

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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School of Education Adds Assistant Professor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 27, 2015 – The School of Education at High Point University recently added Dr. Theresa Hegedus to the faculty as assistant professor. Hegedus teaches undergraduate elementary and middle grades teacher candidates and graduate students in the STEM concentration of the Master of Education program. She also serves as a university supervisor […]

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HPU to Host Acclaimed International Photographer

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 26, 2015 – High Point University will host award-winning photographer Laura El-Tantawy for a presentation of her work at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 9 in the David L. Francis Lecture Hall at Earl N. Phillips School of Business. The event is free and open to the public; tickets are not required. […]

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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. Below is a snapshot of a student who finished high school a year early, putting her ahead of the curve:  Name: Poeu Breckinridge Hometown: Bloomville, New York High school attended: South Kortright Central School in South Kortright, New York Accomplishments: Originally […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Kyle Prates Lands Job in Boston

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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Best-Selling Author Wes Moore to Speak at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 26, 2015 – High Point University will host Wes Moore, best-selling author, social entrepreneur and Army combat veteran, on Sept. 21 for two events. The first event will be “A Discussion with HPU President Nido R. Qubein,” a question-and-answer session that will be held at 4:30 p.m. in the Hayworth Fine […]

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McConnell Joins Sport Communication Sequence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 25, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Dr. Patrick McConnell as associate professor of sport communication. He is one of more than 40 new faculty joining HPU for the 2015-16 academic year. McConnell serves as coordinator for the new sport communication sequence in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. […]

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HPU Welcomes Montlieu Academy Students for First Day of School

“HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 24, 2015 – Montlieu Academy of Technology students received a welcome-back-to-school rally like no other today from the High Point University cheerleaders, Prowler the Panther and Pep Band. As the students arrived for the first day of the new school year, the HPU cheerleaders and Prowler welcomed students with a round […]

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Freshman Profile: An Extraordinary NASCAR Driver

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. David Garborcauskas, or David Garbo as he prefers, has a unique background in NASCAR; find out below how his racing ties led him to establish his own foundation for students with non-traditional learning styles.  Name: David Garbo, Jr. Hometown: Stonington, Connecticut High […]

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