HPU Hosts ‘Come Build with Us’ Field Trip for Elementary Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2019 – Ninety students from Hurley Elementary School experienced STEM, science, technology, engineering and math, education through a “Come Build with Us” field trip hosted by High Point University’s Stout School of Education. The “Come Build with Us” LEGO field trip included activities with robotics, storytelling, brick math activities and […]

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Stout School of Education Hosts ‘Principal Panel’ for Career Development

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 10, 2019 – High Point University welcomed 14 principals from across the Triad on April 9 to engage senior education majors with real-world interview and networking experiences and an interactive panel discussion. The Career Fair gave students the opportunity to network with district officials from across the region and learn about […]

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Transforming Aspiring Teachers into Educational Leaders

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Stout School of Education provides future teachers with an endless variety of experiential learning opportunities.  During her senior year of high school, Mallory Heffelfinger uncovered a passion for teaching. It happened in fourth-period calculus. Her teacher was unexpectedly called out of the […]

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HPU’s Stout School of Education Welcomes Children for Book Buddy Celebration

HPU junior Taylor Keys crafts an ornament with Star, a student from Montlieu Academy who she’s been tutoring since September. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 15, 2018 – High Point University’s Stout School of Education lobby was filled with more than 40 students from Montlieu Academy and Fairview Elementary School on Nov. 14 for the culmination […]

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HPU Hosted LEGO Showcase for the Community

HPU’s Stout School of Education hosted its fall LEGO Showcase event on Nov. 10. Children in grades K-8 experienced STEM education through various activities. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 12, 2018 – High Point University’s Stout School of Education faculty and students transformed the HPU Community Center into a giant LEGO learning lab on Nov. 10. […]

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HPU Students Host Special Pops Halloween Dance for Community Members

HPU’s Student Council for Exceptional Children partners with the city of High Point’s Parks and Recreation department each year to host the Halloween Special Populations Dance for people with disabilities. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 24, 2018 – There were tricks and treats at this year’s Special Populations Halloween Dance at Morehead Recreation Center. The event […]

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HPU’s Stout School of Education Is a Recipient of a $4 Million Teacher Quality Grant

HPU’s Stout School of Education is one of the recipients of a $4 million Teacher Quality Partnership federal grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. The grant is designed to create a residency program to improve the number of quality teachers at highly impacted schools in Guilford County in the areas of Elementary Education […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Education

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 5, 2018 – High Point University welcomed five new faculty members to the Stout School of Education. Dr. Charles Steven Bingham, Professor of Education Dr. Charles Steven Bingham teaches leadership theory, strategic planning, political systems and organizational culture in the Department of Leadership Studies, advises doctoral dissertations and serves on the […]

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Meet The Deans 2018

Dr. Michael Oudshoorn Dean of the Webb School of Engineering Education: B.Sc. in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics; B.Sc. (Hons) in Computer Science; Ph.D. in Computer Science. All from the University of Adelaide, Australia. Accolades: Dr. Oudshoorn has more than 30 years of experience as an educator. His career began at the University of Adelaide, […]

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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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