HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 8, 2017 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Interior Design Students Earn LEED Green Associate Designation Aria Real, Hayley Clarke and Hannah Grau, senior interior design majors at HPU, recently earned the LEED Green Associate designation. This credential allows designers […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Sam Brown Goes to Grad School

Name: Sam Brown Hometown: Basking Ridge, New Jersey Major: Brown will graduate with a B.S. in Exercise Science, with a concentration in Health and Wellness, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Brown will pursue graduate school at Rutgers University’s Physician Assistant Program in New Brunswick, New Jersey. How HPU helped you get there: “When I started my education here at HPU, I […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Allie Zambito Pursues Doctor of Physical Therapy

Name: Allie Zambito Hometown: Bayville, New Jersey Major: Zambito will graduate with a B.S. in Exercise Science on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Zambito will pursue a master’s degree in anatomy and clinical health science, while working toward her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware. UD’s physical therapy program is currently ranked No. 1 in […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Hailey Parry Works Toward Doctorate

Name: Hailey Parry Hometown: Stamford, Connecticut Major: Parry will graduate with a B.S. in Exercise Science, with a concentration in Exercise Physiology, and a B.S. in Chemistry on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Parry will pursue her doctoral degree in Exercise Physiology at Auburn University’s School of Kinesiology in Auburn, Alabama. How HPU helped you get there: “HPU offers undergraduate research, which opened my […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Health Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2016 – High Point University welcomes 10 new faculty members to the Congdon School of Health Sciences. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university. All of the new health sciences faculty members are filling newly created positions.   Dr. Braden Romer, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science Romer joins […]

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Exercise Physiologist to Speak at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 9, 2016 – The High Point University Congdon School of Health Sciences and the Department of Exercise Science will welcome Dr. Joseph Houmard for its Distinguished Lecture Series at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 28. The event will be held at the Hayworth Fine Arts Center’s Pauline Theater on the HPU campus. […]

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HPU Faculty Continues to Grow

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 29, 2016 – High Point University continues to attract educational leaders to its campus with 49 new faculty members this year. They represent a variety of disciplines including pharmacy, health sciences, communication, business, religion, history and more as HPU continues to build both professional programs and a strong foundation in the […]

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Freshman Profile: A Holistic Education

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Yaa Ofori is one member of the Class of 2020. Below, discover how she plans to take advantage of everything HPU has to offer: Name: Yaa Ofori Hometown: Brooklyn, New York High school attended: Chapel Hill High School in Douglasville, Georgia Accomplishments: Ofori frequently volunteers […]

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HPU Welcomes Inaugural Pharmacy Class, 1,500 New Students and 48 New Faculty

Pictured is Jonathan Paez, left, a member of HPU’s inaugural pharmacy class, working alongside Dr. Comfort Boateng, assistant professor of basic pharmaceutical sciences.   HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 15, 2016 – The Piedmont Triad’s only pharmacy school will welcome its inaugural class next week when High Point University kicks off a new academic year. In […]

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5 Reasons to Pursue a Career in Health Care

The health care industry is booming. Medical advancements are made every day, and the need for health care professionals to take care of America’s aging population is skyrocketing. In fact, according to U.S. News, 18 of the top 25 jobs in the country are in the health care field. High Point University has built programs […]

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This Month in Photos: June 2016

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the second-annual STEM Camp, Think Big Grants, Summer Experience, research projects and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this month.  

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Professor Selected for NC Medical Society Leadership College

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 21, 2016 – Elyse Watkins, an assistant professor in High Point University’s Physician Assistant Studies program, is one of 15 medical professionals from across the state selected for the North Carolina Medical Society Leadership College. The Leadership College is a yearlong program focused on developing the leadership skills of physicians and […]

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Carolina Panthers Selects Students as Athletic Training Interns

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 20, 2016 – Two High Point University students scored internships with the Carolina Panthers during the team’s recent training camps. Lexi Dixon, a rising senior from Concord, and Connor Whicker, a rising junior from Huntersville, served as athletic training interns, an experience that will jumpstart their future careers. Dixon and Whicker […]

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HPU Secures Largest National Institutes of Health Grant in Its History

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 15, 2016 – High Point University has secured a $528,107 National Institutes of Health grant, the largest in HPU’s history. The grant, titled “Real-time Optimized Biofeedback Utilizing Sport Techniques,” will fund HPU students and faculty looking at innovative biofeedback techniques in middle school and high school-aged female soccer players. Dr. Kevin […]

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