Students Awarded Start-Up Funding During Global Entrepreneurship Week

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 23, 2015 – High Point University students, local entrepreneurs and investors celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 16-19, the world’s largest celebration of innovators and job creators. The HPU Entrepreneurship Center hosted events throughout the week such as speakers like Jason Oliver Nixon from Madcap Cottage and Mark Philips from the Phillips […]

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HPU to Hold Winter Band Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 23, 2015 – High Point University student and faculty musicians from a variety of ensembles will perform at the upcoming Winter Band Concert. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 7 in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre. It is free and open to the public; tickets are […]

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This Week in Photos: November 14-20

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From theatre performances, The Gratitude Project, entrepreneurship events and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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HPU Adds Wentworth as Anthropology Professor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 20, 2015 – Dr. Chelsea Wentworth recently joined the faculty of High Point University as an assistant professor of anthropology. She is teaching courses in cultural anthropology, medical anthropology and qualitative research methods. Wentworth says she is excited to join a growing and dynamic university, and looks forward to helping students […]

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HPU Security Ranked 14th in the Nation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 19, 2015 – For the third year in a row, High Point University made Security Magazine’s list of top campus security programs. HPU is ranked 14th in the nation and is one of only two universities in North Carolina to make the list, along with Duke University. HPU’s security team is […]

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Freshman Profile: A Call to Lead

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. GR Dulac is the Freshman Class President for the Class of 2019. Below, discover how he plans to make the most out of his time at HPU:  Name: GR Dulac Hometown: Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan High school attended: University of Detroit Jesuit High School […]

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HPU to Host 45th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 19, 2015 – High Point University will begin the holiday season by hosting its 45th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast featuring Dr. Johnny M. Hunt. The event will be held at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 4 in the James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center. It is open […]

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Students Give Thanks with ‘The Gratitude Project’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 – High Point University students took time to document their blessings during “The Gratitude Project,” a way for them to reflect on what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving season. Now in its fifth year, students organized and hosted “The Gratitude Project” on campus as an opportunity to share […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Rate Police on Stopping Crime, Equal Treatment and Other Areas

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 – A new High Point University Poll is reporting North Carolinians’ views on how well police departments in the state are doing on different aspects of their jobs. Respondents gave the highest marks to police departments’ performance at protecting people from crime, but they are split on how well those […]

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HPU Adds Ackerman as Assistant Professor of Biology

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 – Dr. Kristin Ackerman joined High Point University as an assistant professor of biology.   Ackerman teaches sections of Human Physiology and Animal Physiology in both the laboratory and the classroom. She also leads undergraduate research while studying neural development, neuronal regeneration and the disruption of nicotine on early […]

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HPU Hosts Acclaimed Writer Deborah Miranda

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 – High Point University will host a presentation by Native American writer Deborah Miranda at 7 p.m. on Dec. 2 in the David L. Francis Lecture Hall at Earl N. Phillips School of Business. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.   Miranda […]

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