Class of 2017 Profile: Alexander Smolan Leads Sales at Amica Mutual Insurance

Name: Alexander Smolan Hometown: Wakefield, Rhode Island Major: Smolan will graduate with a major in Business Administration and a double minor in Sales and Marketing on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Smolan has accepted an Associate Account Manager position with Amica Mutual Insurance in Lincoln, Rhode Island. In his job, Smolan will lead and coach a team of sales and customer service representatives to achieve […]

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HPU and BB&T Announce Finalists for the 2017 Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 13, 2017 – The Belk Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced five finalists for its seventh annual Business Plan Competition. This year’s winners will compete for up to $25,000 in start-up funds. The finalists will present their business plans to a panel of judges consisting of business leaders, […]

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HPU Pharmacy students Give Back During Free OTC Day

  HIGH POINT, N.C., April 13, 2017 – A line of people wrapped around the High Point University Community Center during the bi-annual Over the Counter Medicine Giveaway, a community effort to supply free medication to the public. Hosted by High Point University, NC MedAssist, the United Way of Greater High Point, the city of […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2017 – High Point University faculty, staff, students and alumni recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Alumna Selected for Mississippi Teacher Corps Christine Rickert, a 2016 HPU graduate who majored in international relations, political science and Spanish, was selected for the Mississippi Teacher Corps. Through […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2017 – High Point University welcomed four new staff members during the month of March. They are as follows:   Jenny Sweitzer joins the Office of Academic Services as a learning excellence specialist. Sweitzer provides individualized academic support to students in the Learning Excellence Program. She meets with students once […]

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Junior Recognized for Service with Newman Civic Fellows Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2017 – High Point University junior Jasmyn Alexander is a recipient of the 2017 Newman Civic Fellows Award from Campus Compact. This national award honors college student leaders for their dedicated passion to service, research and advocacy for challenges facing communities throughout the country. Alexander, an exercise science major on […]

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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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