The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the annual Black Heritage Service, HPU Poll results, philanthropy events and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.
Name: Taylor Peck Hometown: Fairfield, Connecticut Major: Peck will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with a minor in Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Peck accepted a position as a Professional Clothier at Tom James in New York City. In her position, Peck will design and sell custom suits. She will be responsible for the entire process of creating […]
Bob Yarbrough remembers being in Mississippi 18 months after Hurricane Katrina talking to a woman who lived in a FEMA trailer and had lost everything. “I cannot believe so many people who don’t even know me could love me enough to give up a week of their life to help me,” she said. Yarbrough was […]
Name: Kenna Winter Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio Major: Winter will graduate with a B.A. in Communication, with a concentration in Strategic Communication and a minor in Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Winter accepted a position as a Management Trainee at Uprooted Consulting, a marketing company in Cincinnati, Ohio. In her position, Winter will work with customers, help mentor and development sales associates, and continue to maintain client […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 2, 2017 – The High Point University Poll’s Consumer Sentiment Index shows North Carolinians remaining confident about the economy and their personal finances. This is the first full Consumer Index the HPU Poll had fielded under a new presidential administration. “This post-inauguration poll shows overall consumer sentiment continues to be near […]
The latest High Point University Poll measured President Donald Trump’s and Gov. Roy Cooper’s approval ratings. The poll also found that large majority of those polled feel the country is headed in the wrong direction. Dr. Brandon Lenoir, professor of political communications, discusses these results leading up to Trump’s address to congress.
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2017 – High Point University’s fourth annual Black Heritage Service brought students, faculty and community members together in Hayworth Chapel on Feb. 26. Hosted by HPU’s Black Cultural Awareness Club, the service was a special time of sharing African-American heritage, listening to the voices of the black experience, and […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2017 – The second High Point University and News and Record Poll of 2017 finds that most North Carolinians believe that hosting high profile sporting events brings important benefits to North Carolina’s economy and image. Majorities are concerned about the economic impact of HB2, yet the same North Carolina residents […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 28, 2017 – The second High Point University Poll of 2017 finds that North Carolinians give President Donald Trump the same job approval rating that they did in the first poll of the year, at 36 percent, and Gov. Roy Cooper holds an approval rating of 44 percent while a large majority […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 27, 2017 – “Tonight’s challenges are a little harder than they were last time, aren’t they?” asked Dr. Shirley Disseler, associate professor of education at High Point University. A room full of middle school students nodded their heads and simultaneously answered, “Yes!” Thanks to an $8,000 grant from Daimler Trucks North […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 27, 2017 – High Point University has been honored with the Spirit of North Carolina Award from the United Way of Greater High Point after the university became one of the largest contributors in the city for the 2016 campaign. The HPU family raised $240,580 in 2016 to support the UWGHP […]
Dr. Dan Tarara is quirky, as big picture as you can get. His students will tell you that. They can rattle off moments in class that always make them laugh – doing squats, interpreting his long pauses, interpreting his white-board scribbles and hearing him say, “You’re not paying tuition for me to read from the […]