The New Honors Program: Discovery, Discernment & Drive

This story is featured in the Spring 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you. Discover below how HPU’s Honors Scholar Program complements HPU’s liberal arts curriculum and prepares students for post-graduate work.   To hear students tell it, HPU’s Honors Scholar Program gives them that spark they need. They take classes that help […]

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New Trustees Appointed to HPU Board

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 10, 2017 – High Point University has elected three community leaders – Teresa Caine, Rick Callicutt and Mark Webb – to serve on the HPU Board of Trustees. Teresa Caine and her husband, Don Caine, own and operate Greensboro-based Camco Manufacturing. Don Caine graduated from HPU in 1965. A year later, […]

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A Message from Dr. Beth Holder, Associate Dean for Student Success

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Dear First Year Families, It is hard to believe your student is finishing their first-year at High Point University! Transitioning from high school to college is one of the biggest transitions your student will complete. This journey is often faced with the need for increased independence, being on one’s own for the first time, having […]

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A Message from HPU’s Provost Dr. Dennis Carroll

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Dear HPU Family, It is hard to believe that in a few weeks, the 2016-17 academic year will end. It is always with mixed emotions that we send off an outstanding class of seniors who are destined for greatness in their future. And it is with great anticipation that we soon will welcome the class of 2021. […]

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This Week in Photos: April 3-7

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the news of a Greek Life events, to campus visitors, an HPU Poll release and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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HPU to Host Annual Arbor Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 7, 2017 – The community is invited to experience High Point University’s Mariana H. Qubein Arboretum and Botanical Gardens as well as recent additions to its vibrant campus during the annual Arbor Day Celebration. The event will be held at 4 p.m. on April 20 in the Cottrell Amphitheater. It is […]

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HPU Poll: NC Public Prefers Compromise on Health Care and State Budget

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HIGH POINT, N.C., April 5, 2017 – The new High Point University Poll finds that despite the highly polarized political environment, majorities of North Carolinians prefer elected representatives to seek common ground on issues like health care and the North Carolina state budget.  The poll found that 61 percent of North Carolinians say that Democrats […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Amy Sladek Begins Marketing Career at Walt Disney World

Name: Amy Sladek Hometown: Naperville, Illinois  Major: Sladek will graduate with a degree in Strategic Communication and a minor in Event Management on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Sladek has accepted a position with Walt Disney World as a talent acquisition marketing professional intern. Joining the business segment of the Walt Disney Company in Orlando, Florida, Sladek will be part of the account […]

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Super Heroes Dash for a Super Cause

High Point University’s Kappa Delta sorority and the Guild of Family Service of High Point co-hosted the fourth annual Super Hero Dash, inviting members of the community to dress as their favorite superhero for a 5k and children’s fun run. The Super Hero Dash is a race that benefits Prevent Child Abuse America and aims […]

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HPU Poll: Trump and Cooper Approval Ratings Hold Steady in NC

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HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2017 – The third High Point University Poll of 2017 finds that North Carolinians give President Donald Trump the same job approval rating of 36 percent they gave in earlier polls this year. They also give Gov. Roy Cooper a rating of 49 percent approval and continue to say in […]

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HPU’s Landscape of Hope and Beauty

This year’s Arbor Day Celebration will take place at 4 p.m. on April 20.  A few weeks before graduation last year, down 48 steps into a new amphitheater, HPU First Lady Mariana Qubein began yet another Arbor Day celebration. She talked about potential. She always has ever since her husband became HPU’s seventh president 12 […]

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