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Communication Major Interns at Fox News in NYC
08.7.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 – Rising senior Shawntay Henry is interning for the Fox News Channel this summer in New York City. The electronic media major, from St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands, is learning every part of the story-telling process from research, to pitching stories, scheduling interviews and drafting questions while she […]
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Student Interns at Prominent Connecticut Law Firm
08.2.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 2, 2013 – Rising High Point University junior Cameron Miller is making a case for his career this summer as an intern at Halloran & Sage, a large, multi-practice law firm with multiple offices throughout Connecticut and Washington, D.C. As intern at the Westport, Conn. office, Miller, a business administration major […]
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Richardson Joins Campus Concierge Team
07.30.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 30, 2013 – The Office of Communications at High Point University recently hired Alisha Richardson as university scheduler for Campus Concierge. In this position, Richardson is responsible for scheduling university events and reservations while ensuring the campus is prepared to welcome thousands of guests each year. Richardson will also serve as […]
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Linville Named School of Education Department Chair
07.29.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 29, 2013 – The School of Education at High Point University recently named Dr. Deborah Linville as chair of the Department of Elementary and Middle Grades Education and associate professor of education. As department chair, Linville is responsible for the effective operation of the Elementary and Middle Grades Department. She will […]
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HPU Welcomes Urbowicz as Social Media Specialist
07.26.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 26, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Christine Urbowicz as social media specialist in the Office of Communications. In her role, Urbowicz engages with HPU followers and fans through social media sites, and keeps track of what topics are most interesting to HPU students, parents and alumni. “As a recent […]
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Experienced Publisher Joins Communications Team
07.18.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 18, 2013 – Mary Ealley was recently hired as director of communication management in The Office of Communications at High Point University. Ealley is responsible for collecting and reviewing all of the university’s publications and printed material. She will manage the printing schedules of projects, and oversee a comprehensive university communications […]
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Educators from Across State to Visit HPU and Discuss New Way of Studying Educational Leadership
07.16.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 16, 2013 – Approximately 80 educational leaders from across the state will meet at High Point University July 22 – 24 to plan new ways of studying challenges and seeking solutions to problems in education. HPU’s School of Education doctoral students will collaborate with doctoral students from East Carolina University and […]
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Senior Scores Recruiting Internship in Chicago
07.11.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 11, 2013 – Joel Wilson, rising senior at High Point University, is gaining valuable experiences for his future this summer at the National Collegiate Scouting Association in Chicago. NCSA is a company that helps high school student-athletes find collegiate level sports opportunities. As a Sports Operations intern, Wilson, a strategic communication […]
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HPU Welcomes Hans as New Learning Commons Librarian
07.9.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 9, 2013 – Heather Hans has recently been hired as the University Center Learning Commons librarian at High Point University. As the daytime librarian, Hans will help students with research, introduce them to library services and assist them with any information problems they might encounter. “The University Center Learning Commons presents […]
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Communication Major Interns at Fox News in NYC
08.7.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 – Rising senior Shawntay Henry is interning for the Fox News Channel this summer in New York City. The electronic media major, from St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands, is learning every part of the story-telling process from research, to pitching stories, scheduling interviews and drafting questions while she […]
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Luncheon Honors Retired Faculty
06.19.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 19, 2013 – High Point University honored those who gave more than 80 years of combined service to the university through its annual Retirement Recognition Luncheon. This year’s honorees are Dr. Richard Bennington, David Carter, Dr. Joe Ellenburg, Diana Estey and John Luecke. • Bennington, Paul Broyhill professor of home furnishings, […]
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Richard Joins Counseling Services
06.14.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 14, 2013 – The Office of Student Life at High Point University recently hired John Richard as a clinical counselor. Richard is responsible for providing counseling support and services to HPU students. “I find that my greatest impacts occur when I am able to provide a safe, accepting and non-judgmental space […]
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Communication Major Interns with NASCAR Digital Media
06.13.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 13, 2013 – Rising junior Melia Sigmon has been selected for an internship at NASCAR Digital Media in Charlotte, N.C. As part of the internship, the communication major is working closely with the NASCAR Digital Media team in the area of changes to the website, web analytics and live events coordination […]
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Professor Receives Grant from NIH to Research Knee Injury Risk Factors in Young Athletes
06.5.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2013 – Dr. Kevin Ford, director of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory and associate professor of physical therapy at High Point University, has received a prestigious grant from National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct athletic injury prevention […]
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Students, Faculty and Staff Participate in Inaugural Graduate School Research Symposium
05.31.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 31, 2013 – Several graduate and undergraduate students, as well as faculty and staff from High Point University, recently had the opportunity to attend the Inaugural Graduate School Research Symposium in the Wilson Ballroom on campus. The event was held as part of the Norcross Graduate School Graduate Student Appreciation Week. […]
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Class Project Adds to Exhibit at High Point Museum
05.10.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2013 – A High Point University oral history project leaves a living memory for the community, as part of an exhibit at the High Point Museum. Students in the “Community and Literature: Our Stories, Ourselves” course created a digital book and recorded interviews that document the creation and evolution of […]
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ZTA Sorority Honored at National Conference
08.7.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 – The Zeta Tau Alpha chapter at High Point University was recently honored with three awards during ZTA’s National Leadership Conference. The chapter received the Helping Hands Award for helping to establish a new chapter at Appalachian State University. The sisters assisted with recruitment parties and initiation for the […]
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Four Year Plan for Freshmen
08.1.2013
If you are like most parents of first-year college students, you frequently try to start conversations with your student by asking questions like … how do you like your classes? … are you doing well in your classes (are you attending class?) … what do you think you will major in? … what will you […]
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HPU to Honor Passport Partners with ‘Thank You’ Luncheon
07.16.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 16, 2013 – High Point University will honor the dozens of local businesses that serve as Passport Partners with the Passport Luncheon. The event, to be held at 11 a.m. on July 25 in the conference center ballroom in the Greek Village, serves as a celebration and “thank you” for their […]
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Sorority Recieves National Awards at Conference
07.12.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 12, 2013 – Members of High Point University’s Kappa Delta sorority recently received three prestigious awards at the Greek organization’s annual conference. The chapter was honored with the Academic Achievement Award for having one of the top combined GPAs of all KD chapters in the country, followed by the National Merit […]
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Rising Senior Interns at New York Marketing Firm
07.8.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 8, 2013 – Rising senior Alyssa Hunt is working with major and internationally known brands while interning for Brand Influencers in New York City this summer. The strategic communication major is working directly for the company’s CEO and co-owner and is gaining experience in brand and market research, brand development, client […]
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Graduate Students Present Plans to Improve Middle School Education
07.2.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 2, 2013 – Six High Point University education graduate students and Dr. Dustin Johnson, coordinator of the Master’s Program in Educational Leadership at HPU, recently presented at the North Carolina Middle School Association’s annual conference in Greensboro, N.C. Their topic, “A Collaborative Approach to Preparing Future Middle Level Leaders,” focused on […]
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Article by Professor to Kick-Off Innovative Teaching Series
06.27.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 27, 2013 – An article by Dr. Kimberly Reich, assistant professor of exercise science at High Point University, that discusses how professional conferences can enhance learning for undergraduate students, was recently published in the Sports Medicine Bulletin. The article is the first of a series of commentaries from various professionals in […]
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Student Takes on Corporate Internship at Caterpillar Inc.
06.21.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 21, 2013 – Alex Nelson, a rising junior at High Point University, is fueling up for a potential future at Caterpillar, Inc., a machinery and engine manufacturer in his hometown of Clayton, N.C. Nelson, a communication major with a minor in management, is the lead communications and human resources intern, overseeing […]
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Career Counselor Honored as ‘Outstanding Professional’ of the Year
06.18.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 18, 2013 – Eric Melniczek, career counselor in the Office of Career and Internship Services at High Point University, was recently honored with the Outstanding Professional Award at the North Carolina Association of Colleges & Employers’ (NCACE) annual meeting. The award recognizes significant contributions to the postsecondary career services and employment […]
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Two Rising Seniors Receive Celia Moh Scholarships
06.17.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 17, 2013 – Sarah Kakol and Catherine Ruvolo, both rising seniors at High Point University, have been named recipients of the prestigious Celia Moh Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year. The scholarship covers full tuition, room, board, books and fees. Kakol, a home furnishings major, and Ruvolo, an interior design major, […]
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Professor Publishes Introductory Psychology Resource
06.12.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 12, 2013 – Improving introductory psychology classes around the country is the goal of a new resource co-authored and co-edited by Dr. Sadie Leder, assistant professor of psychology and associate director of the Survey Research Center at High Point University. The online resource is titled, “Introductory Psychology Teaching Primer: A Guide […]
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UNC-TV to Air ‘High Point University Presents: Seth Godin’
06.10.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 10, 2013 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a special program titled, “High Point University Presents: Seth Godin” that features HPU president Nido Qubein and bestselling author and marketing pioneer, Seth Godin. The program will air at 10 p.m. on June 20 on the UNC-TV network. During the high-energy and often […]
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Communication Major Interns at Fox News in NYC
08.7.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 – Rising senior Shawntay Henry is interning for the Fox News Channel this summer in New York City. The electronic media major, from St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands, is learning every part of the story-telling process from research, to pitching stories, scheduling interviews and drafting questions while she […]
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Communication Students to Receive Unprecedented Access to the Entertainment Industry
05.17.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 17, 2013 – High Point University recently became the first academic chapter of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society (HRTS). The society is the entertainment industry’s premier information and networking forum, and is comprised of West Coast executives from the broadcast and cable networks, stations, studios, talent and management companies, advertisers, […]
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High Point Nonprofits to Use Marketing Campaigns Developed by HPU Students
05.13.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 13, 2013 – Two High Point nonprofits plan to implement marketing campaigns developed by High Point University strategic communication students this summer. The students met with leaders at The Youth Network and Sisters Helping Sisters multiple times over the semester to determine what needed to create successful campaigns and generate exposure […]
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Researchers Find Link Between Posture and Knee Injuries
08.5.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 5, 2013 – Dr. Yum Nguyen, assistant professor of Athletic Training, recently gave a presentation on his research findings about how posture may increase the risk of knee injury at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. Nguyen explained that certain postures, inwardly rotated hips and knock-kneed postures […]
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Faculty Present Research at National Meeting in Las Vegas
08.2.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 2, 2013 – Dr. Jolene Henning, chair of the Department of Athletic Training at High Point University, and Geoff Staton, assistant athletic trainer in the Department of Athletics at HPU, recently presented their work on increasing diversity in the athletic training profession at the annual meeting of the National Athletic Trainers’ […]
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HPU Career Services: The Four Year Plan
08.1.2013
If you are like most parents, you frequently try to direct conversations with your college student by asking questions like … what is your academic and career focus? … are you sure you are in the right major? … what happens after HPU? … do you have a plan in place? … when should you […]
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American Red Cross Presents HPU with ‘Partners in Service Award’
07.31.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 31, 2013 – The Greater High Point-Davidson Chapter of the American Red Cross recently presented High Point University with the “Partners in Service Award” during the organization’s annual meeting. During the 2012-13 academic year, HPU students presented $22,000 to the Red Cross chapter for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The money was […]
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Senior Interns at Leading Industry Magazine
07.26.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 26, 2013 – Rising High Point University senior Taylor Higgins, a native of Archdale, is interning at Inventors Digest Magazine – the leading national publication for inventors and innovators, in Charlotte, N.C. Higgins, a double major in strategic communication and religion, is acting as editorial director of Inventors Digest Magazine. She […]
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Junior Launches Future at PR Firm
07.24.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 24, 2013 – James Carroll, a rising junior at High Point University, is interacting with people from all over the world thanks to his internship with Hill and Knowlton Strategies, where he works as a fellow with the Global Talent team in Washington, D.C. Hill and Knowlton Strategies, a global company […]
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HPU Welcomes New Associate Professor to the Department of Physician Assistant Studies
07.23.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 23, 2013 – The department of Physician Assistant Studies in the School of Health Sciences at High Point University welcomes Dr. Mark Archambault as the new Director of Research and associate professor of physician assistant studies. In his new position, Archambault will help create HPU’s developing PA program by chairing the […]
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HPU Welcomes Mosh as Admissions Marketing Coordinator
07.19.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 19, 2013 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently hired Emily Mosh as the admissions marketing coordinator. She is responsible for creating the materials that prospective students see when they visit or inquire about HPU, as well as writing and editing emails for prospective students and parents […]
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Education Graduate Receives Position with NASA Space Camp
07.12.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 12, 2013 – High Point University education graduate Katie DeAngelo is spending her summer training current teachers through the Educator Academy Program at NASA’s Space Camp. As a teacher crew trainer, DeAngelo conducts professional development activities and guides teachers through various workshops designed to re-energize, excite and help teachers incorporate more […]
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Graduate Publishes First Novel
07.8.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 8, 2013 – High Point University graduate Alyssa Romeo, a current resident of High Point, has published her first novel, “The Wish.” The novel follows American college student, Emilie Russo, during her time in Rome and what happens when she falls for a British actor studying at the same university. Romeo […]
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Professor Named Chair of Biomechanics Group at American College of Sports Medicine
07.3.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 3, 2013 – Dr. Kevin Ford, director of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory and associate professor of physical therapy at High Point University, was recently named chair of the biomechanics interest group at the American College of Sports Medicine. The group’s mission is to promote biomechanics research in the College […]
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Sophomore Spends Summer Interning on Capitol Hill
06.26.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 26, 2013 – An inside look at how the government really works – that’s what High Point University rising sophomore Carter Adams is getting at his summer internship. The political science major was chosen to work in U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster’s Washington D.C. office for the summer. Adams works directly with […]
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Faculty Help Build a Home in High Point
06.18.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 18, 2013 – Sometimes a bucket of nails and a hammer builds a house. Sometimes it builds a home and a symbol of hope. A group of High Point University faculty joined Habitat for Humanity of High Point, Archdale and Trinity recently to build a home for a family in the […]
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HPU Joins CFA Institute University Recognition Program
06.14.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 14, 2013 – High Point University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program (B.S.B.A) in the Phillips School of Business has joined the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. HPU’s B.S.B.A. has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge, positioning students to obtain […]
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Graduate Students Receive Grants for Capstone Projects
06.12.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 12, 2013 –Two High Point University graduate students in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication received grants to help fund their capstone research projects, which focused on college students and savings. Kaitland Willingham, a Master of Arts student in strategic communication, received $2,020 from BB&T to examine how social media […]
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Rising Senior Teaching in the Czech Republic
05.30.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 30, 2013 – Teaching students in the Czech Republic is an experience Eugenia Copeland never would have imagined doing, until now. The rising senior is interning at the Beskydy Mountain Academy, a four-year university preparatory school. As part of the internship, Copeland – a music major – is working with students, […]
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