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HPU Poll Shows Decline in Black Friday Shoppers

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The newest High Point University Poll shows that 78% of North Carolinians will not head to the stores on Black Friday and a majority will also avoid shopping at stores that are open on Thanksgiving. HPU’s Dr. Martin Kifer provides a potential explanation for this shift.

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HPU Receives $10 Million Gift

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High Point University has received a $10 million gift from an anonymous donor that will support a new undergraduate sciences school and building. Construction on the facility will begin in summer 2017.

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Food Recovery Network Delivers More Than 20,000 Meals to Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 30, 2016 – While plenty of High Point University students frequent campus dining locations every day, there’s one group of students who can be found behind the scenes in the kitchens working to fight hunger.    HPU’s Food Recovery Network team recently reached a milestone of 20,000 meals donated since the […]

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HPU Awards Peterson Scholarship to Junior Sales Major

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 28, 2016 – High Point University junior Lauren Sanchez, a sales major with a concentration in furniture and a visual merchandising minor from Silver Spring, Maryland, is the recipient of the Bill and Bonnie Peterson Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to students in the HPU School of Art and Design […]

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Students Awarded Start-up Funds at Annual Elevator Pitch Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 28, 2016 – High Point University celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 14-18 with a variety of activities for students, including an opportunity to win start-up funds for their business plans. The HPU Entrepreneurship Center hosted speakers such as Nadia Shirin Moffett, former Miss North Carolina USA 2010 and Founder and Executive Director of […]

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This Week in Photos: November 19-25

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From theater productions, a Thanksgiving message from the Dr. Nido Qubein, Big South championships and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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