From Campus to the Classroom: Mentorship Guides HPU Education Graduates

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how mentorship prepares Stout School of Education graduates to lead their own classrooms. According to Katie Ethridge, mentorship is what sets the Stout School of Education apart. A 2014 graduate from the school’s B.A. to M.A. master’s program, Ethridge teaches science at […]

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HPU Receives College of Distinction Honor for Eighth Year

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 26, 2018 – For the eighth consecutive year, High Point University has been named to the Colleges of Distinction. It is a unique college guide that honors institutions with an innovative, teacher-centered undergraduate education and a strong record of preparing graduates for real-world success. The 2018-19 Colleges of Distinction list is […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Chloe Tyler Teaches Special Education

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 senior from the […]

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Meghan Blackledge Receives HPU’s Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2018 – Dr. Meghan Blackledge, assistant professor of chemistry,received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award during High Point University’s 2018 Commencement ceremony. The award is named for Meredith Clark Slane, a friend to the university, and has been given annually since 1973 to recognize excellence in teaching. Blackledge was […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Success Coach Receives Award from the Boy Scouts HPU Student Success Coach Bradley Taylor received the Raven Award from the Old Hickory Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the […]

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Callicutt Honors Mother with Creation of HPU Endowed Scholarship in Her Name

Pictured from left to right are Rick Callicutt; his parents, Barbara and Doug Callicutt; and HPU President Nido Qubein. Today, Rick Callicutt surprised his mother by establishing a scholarship in her name. The Barbara Frisbee Callicutt Endowed Scholarship will support students with a demonstrated financial need majoring in elementary education – a nod to the […]

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HPU to Hosts Lego Showcase for K-8 Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 12, 2018 – The Stout School of Education at High Point University will host its spring Lego Showcase event, Come Build with Us: Experience STEM Engineering, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on April 14 at the HPU Community Center. The free event is open to children in grades K-8, as […]

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HPU’s Stout School of Education: Inspiring Educators at Every Level

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Stout School of Education HPU provides hands-on experience in STEM education. Courtney Chambers knew she wanted to be a teacher. Elementary education was the path she planned to pursue. But, it wasn’t until she came to High Point University’s Stout School of Education […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 13, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Physician Assistant Student Awarded NCAPA Scholarship Sarah Gordon, a second-year physician assistant student at High Point University, was recently awarded the North Carolina Association of Physician Assistants (NCAPA) Endowment Scholarship. This […]

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This Week in Photos: Nov. 4 – 10

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High Point University’s campus was packed with eager visitors from Christmas decorations, to guests for the Veteran’s Day Celebration, the Bed Brigade and local children who attended the Community Lego Showcase, here’s a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Local Children Learn STEM Concepts at HPU’s Community Lego Showcase

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2017 – High Point University’s Stout School of Education was transformed into a Lego Learning Lab over the weekend. More than 800 local children and parents enjoyed engineering competitions, machine building, robotics and Lego storytelling. This free annual event provides an opportunity for children in kindergarten through eighth grade to […]

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HPU Students Treat the Community with Numerous Service Events During October

For the third year, HPU students and faculty hosted the TOPSoccer program, a community-based soccer program that is designed to meet the needs of children with physical and/or intellectual disabilities. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 6, 2017 – Throughout the month of October, High Point University students, faculty and staff hosted programs to benefit the local […]

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HPU Students Host Halloween Dance for Individuals with Disabilities

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 25, 2017 – Halloween came one week early for those who took part in the annual Special Populations Halloween Dance, held at the Morehead Recreation Center last night. Organized by High Point University’s Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC), individuals with disabilities dressed in costumes and enjoyed a community dance. High […]

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Class of 2017 Outcomes: Danielle Miller Teaches for Fairfax County Schools

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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