‘LEGO Down!’ HPU Hosts LEGO Day for Montlieu Academy

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2014 – More than 100 second-grade students from Montlieu Academy of Technology learned through LEGOs at High Point University this week. The second-graders took part in a LEGO Showcase, constructing catapults, creating simple machines, configuring robotic animals and recreating natural habitats and life cycles with LEGOs to enhance their understanding […]

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Graduate Student Selected as Kenan Fellow

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 8, 2014 – Rachel Sniff, a graduate student in the School of Education at High Point University, has been selected to serve as a 2014-15 Kenan Fellow. The prestigious fellowship empowers educators to spearhead innovative teaching practices in North Carolina while remaining in their classrooms. Sniff is a seventh grade science […]

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Roundtable to Examine Education in North Carolina

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2014 – Six business and education experts will serve as panelists in a roundtable discussion on the success and challenges of North Carolina’s K-12 public schools, along with the role of colleges, universities and the business community in addressing the state’s workforce and economic development needs. The event will be […]

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Teachers of Tomorrow Reward Local High School Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 6, 2014 – High Point University’s Teachers of Tomorrow chapter spent the afternoon rewarding local high school students who went above and beyond this past semester. T. Wingate Andrews High School recently lost funding for its Incentives Program, which rewards students for outstanding work. To help keep the program going, HPU’s […]

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HPU Poll: N.C. Residents Give Public Schools a ‘C’

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 5, 2014 – In the latest High Point University Poll, North Carolina residents give state public education an average grade, and say public education in the state is headed in the wrong direction. The poll found 60 percent of N.C. respondents believe public education in North Carolina is headed in the […]

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New Format for Education Leadership Graduate Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 21, 2013 – High Point University is offering a new course format for graduate students interested in a M.Ed. Education Leadership degree. Instead of meeting one night a week, the graduate program will adopt an executive weekend format. Students will meet one weekend a month, Friday night and Saturday, in order […]

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Students Deliver ‘Literacy Stools’ to Florence Elementary Teachers

  HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 13, 2013 – “That is so sweet! This is unbelievable!” said a beaming Kim Cobb as HPU senior Alyssa Springer delivered a hand painted “literacy stool” to Cobb’s Kindergarten class at Florence Elementary today. Springer was one of a number of North Carolina Association of Elementary Educators (NCAEE) HPU cohort […]

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‘Teachers of Tomorrow’ Makeover a Local Elementary Classroom

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2013 – A group of High Point University education majors dedicated their weekend to makeover local teacher Phyllis Marshall’s Kirkman Park Elementary classroom. HPU’s Teachers of Tomorrow chapter raised funds to purchase new supplies and decorations. The makeover included a special mural painted by an HPU student, installing a new […]

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