Freshmen Profile: Twins Eager for Future at HPU

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Twins Josh and Greg Allen are among the incoming Class of 2019; find out why they both chose HPU below.  Name: Josh and Greg Allen Hometown: Honeoye Falls, New York High school attended: Honeoye Falls-Lima High School in Honeoye Falls, New York Accomplishments: Josh […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Rachel Thiets Begins Med School Journey

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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Students Present at Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 21, 2015 – High Point University students in biology, chemistry and physics presented their research at the HPU Summer Undergraduate Research Program in the Sciences (SuRPS) Final Symposium on July 16. Hundreds of HPU students applied for 25 spots in this eight-week research program. Each student spent the summer researching a […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Andrea Perreault Works Toward Biology Doctorate

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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Class of 2015 Profile: Nicole Giordano Selected for FDA Fellowship

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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#MyMajorAtHPU: Biology

The number nine #MyMajorAtHPU is Biology. The High Point University Biology program introduces students to the logic and knowledge base of biological sciences. The program provides students the opportunity to create a foundation that allows them to learn and understand the impact of science on their individual and corporate lives. “Being a biology major has […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Lauren Evans Works Toward PharmD

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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Retired Faculty Honored During Annual Luncheon

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 4, 2015 – High Point University recently honored five retiring faculty and staff members, who gave 148 years of combined service to the university, during its annual Retirement Recognition Luncheon. This year’s event honored Dr. Allen Goedeke, Dr. Elizabeth Dull, Dr. Patrick Haun, Dr. Carole Head and Dr. Gerald Smith. Dr. […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Taylor Lavender Gains Physician Assistant Experience

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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As college ends, a life begins for three HPU graduates

Arielle Stratton danced. Colin Reinhardt walked soldier-perfect. And Luke Rogers looked like a prizefighter, arm raised, smiling big, striding across the stage Saturday like he owned it. All three made it, degree in hand. They’re now graduates of High Point University. With broadcast legend Tom Brokaw looking on, wearing a white HPU baseball cap and […]

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Bowey Joins HPU Department of Biology as Lab Manager

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 9, 2015 – High Point University’s Department of Biology recently hired Dr. Kristen Bowey as laboratory manager and scientific technician. Bowey will operate and maintain the laboratory instrumentation within her department, train undergraduate students in their use and assist with techniques used for mammalian cell culture. Other responsibilities include coordinating upper-level […]

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Updates in the Sciences

The sciences at High Point University are growing rapidly. As HPU gears up to launch new physician assistant, pharmacy and physical therapy programs, the departments of biology, chemistry and physics are also expanding to meet a growing need for science professionals. In the past two years, physics has split off to become its own department; […]

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HPU Adds Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 27, 2014 – Jillian Davis, assistant professor of exercise science, recently joined the faculty of High Point University, where she will teach undergraduate human anatomy. As the anatomy instructor, Davis will work with students from various academic programs, including the health sciences and biology. She also will continue her research on […]

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HPU Research Sheds Light on Plant Pigments

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 25, 2014 – High Point University faculty and student researchers are one step closer to resolving a botanical mystery. Their research on why some shade-loving plants have red or purple pigments on the underside of their leaves was highlighted recently in Planta, a prominent botany journal. Nicole Hughes, assistant professor of […]

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HPU Adds Vigueira as Assistant Professor of Biology

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 18, 2014 – High Point University welcomes Patrick Vigueira to the faculty as visiting assistant professor of biology. Vigueira, who is an expert in microbiology, molecular parasitology and nutrition, will teach biology courses and lead undergraduates in independent research. “I am excited to join an institution that provides me the opportunity […]

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HPU Welcomes Srougi as Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 5, 2014 – Melissa Srougi recently joined the faculty of High Point University as an assistant professor of biochemistry in the Chemistry Department. Srougi, a Toledo, Ohio, native, will teach biochemistry and chemistry courses and labs as well as perform independent research with undergraduate students. Her research focuses on cancer biology […]

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Vigueira Joins HPU Biology Department

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 29, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Dr. Cynthia Vigueira as an assistant professor of biology. Vigueira will teach genetics and other biology courses while also mentoring students in research projects. “My hope is to guide students in developing their long term goals as well as mentor them in the […]

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Biology Major Earns Position Studying Emerald Ash Borer

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 27, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture hired Elizabeth Reardon, a rising sophomore at High Point University and Sandwich, Massachusetts native, to study invasive insect species in various regions of New England over the summer. The biology major’s work focused on the biological control of the Emerald Ash Borer around […]

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