School of Education Awarded Grant to Prepare Rising Principals

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 11, 2016 – High Point University’s School of Education recently received a state grant, managed by the North Carolina Alliance for School Leadership Development, of $833,000 for 2016-2017 and $893,000 for 2017-2018 to begin the High Point Leadership Academy in January 2017. The grant provides funding for the preparation and support […]

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HPU Poll: NC Likely Voters Prefer Clinton, Burr and Cooper

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 10, 2016 – The High Point University Poll’s most recent survey of North Carolina’s likely voters finds remarkable stability with Hillary Clinton receiving support from 43 percent of likely voters and Donald Trump receiving support from 42 percent of likely voters. The percentages from this survey were calculated to include respondents […]

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HPU Students Find Inspiration at WAGE Networking Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2016 – The Women and Gender Equity Leadership Project, known as WAGE, held a networking conference and luncheon today as part of alumni weekend. It attracted prominent speakers, including Patty Congdon and Tina Wilson of IBM, Rebecca Sykes, president of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation, and Shannon Vickery, director […]

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This Week in Photos: October 3-7

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From a visit from High Point Mayor Bill Bencini, to Alumni Weekend, community events, theatre productions and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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High Point Mayor Visits HPU to Proclaim PA Week

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2016 – For the second year in a row, High Point Mayor Bill Bencini visited High Point University’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies to proclaim PA Week, which is recognized nationally each year from Oct. 6-12. “You don’t know how fortunate we feel to have so many bright young people […]

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HPU to Host Veterans Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2016 – High Point University will host a Veterans Day Celebration at 8 a.m. on Nov. 11 in the Millis Center to honor hundreds of men and women who’ve served their country. Both community volunteers interested in contributing and veterans interested in attending can RSVP now at www.highpoint.edu/veteransday. A complimentary […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Marina Kyte Launches Interior Design Career

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 Board of Visitors Adds 10 New Members

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 6, 2016 – High Point University has appointed 10 new members to its Board of Visitors. The board is composed of approximately 144 friends of HPU who are recognized for their character and leadership abilities. “We appreciate all the ways these individuals have contributed their leadership and service to High Point […]

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September Extraordinary Leader: ‘A Seeker of Truth’

For Matt Warrick, it happened by chance. He was walking between classes when he ran into the Rev. Preston Davis, the campus minister. Like always, they talked. But this time, they talked about what keeps Warrick’s mind always busy – the intellectual intersection of science and spirituality. Warrick shared with Rev. Davis one of his […]

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Event Management Program Wins International Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 5, 2016 – High Point University’s event management program in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication recently received international recognition as the best event management bachelor’s degree. Dr. Vern Biaett, assistant professor of event management, accepted the Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Gold Award at the 61st Annual International Festivals & […]

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