Physical Therapy Faculty and Students Participated in Advocacy Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2019 –High Point University’s physical therapy faculty and students participated in the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association’s Advocacy Day on April 10 in Raleigh. The group met with their Rep. Jerry Tillman and Rep. Pat Hurley to learn more about the legislative process. The goal of the annual Advocacy Day […]

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HPU Welcomes High School Students for National Biomechanics Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 10, 2019 – Nearly 100 students from Southwest Guilford High School and Greensboro Day School took part in a National Biomechanics Day celebration, hosted by High Point University’s Departments of Physical Therapy, Exercise Science and Athletic Training. The event engaged visiting students in the cutting-edge technology and research that takes place […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Nico Nigro Studies Health Administration at Cornell

With commencement just around the corner, recent High Point University graduates are already 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 […]

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Dr. Brett Woods: Preparing for Health Professions

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU mentor Dr. Brett Woods guides students striving to become medical practitioners.  One of High Point University’s fastest growing populations is undergraduate science students preparing for professional health careers. Beginning their freshman year, these students chart a vigorous course to gain acceptance […]

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HPU Holds ‘An Impact Beyond Life’ Memorial Service

Students, faculty and staff of High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences gathered for ‘An Impact Beyond Life’ memorial service. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 18, 2019 – Students, faculty and staff of High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences gathered for “An Impact Beyond Life” memorial service today. The service honored the 22 […]

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Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 17, 2019 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Graphic Design Student Featured in Creative Quarterly HPU senior Elisa Crane will be featured as a runner-up in Creative Quarterly 54. Creative Quarterly is an international journal that promotes the best […]

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Exercise Science Professor Offers Training to High Point Police

Members of the High Point Police Department’s Crime Scene Unit learned forensic anthropological analysis from HPU’s Dr. Michala Stock, assistant professor of exercise science. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2019 – High Point University’s Dr. Michala Stock, assistant professor of exercise science, offered her forensic anthropology knowledge to the High Point Police Department’s Crime Scene […]

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‘Burn The Syllabus’ An Essay by Dr. Dan Tarara

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU Professor Dan Tarara encourages students to succeed by adapting life skills. Adaptability. Resiliency. I think about those words when that small silver box pops up on my iPhone’s screen, telling me it’s time to update my iOS software. Do I […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Emily Lyon Gains Acceptance to Medical School

Though commencement behind is months away, recent High Point University seniors are already 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 […]

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Physician Assistant Students Welcome Southwest Guilford High School Students

Nearly two dozen Southwest Guilford High School students visited HPU’s Center for Medical Simulation to experience what a career in physician assistant studies might look like. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 5, 2018 – High Point University’s physician assistant students helped local high school students become interested in pursuing a career in the medical field. “It’s […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to the School of Health Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9, 2018 – High Point University recently welcomed five new faculty members to the Congdon School of Health Sciences. Shuli Leiken, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies Shuli Leiken, MMS, PA-C, teaches in the Clinical Decision Making, Clinical Methods and Procedures, and Fundamentals of Surgery courses. She is also involved in […]

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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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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Carrie Wilson Joins Piedmont Triad Anesthesia

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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Internship Profile: Meredith Chapman Practices Psychology at Broughton State Psychiatric Hospital

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Meredith Chapman Hometown: Apex, North Carolina  Year: Class of 2019 Major:  B.S., B.A. Psychology and Biology  Internship: Through her summer internship at Broughton State Psychiatric Hospital, Chapman worked alongside the treatment team comprised of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants and social workers. She observed and assisted as rounds were […]

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HPU Launches Willed Body Program

HPU students are in Congdon Hall’s new anatomy lab, which was built to meet the industry’s highest standards. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 3, 2018 – A new Willed Body Program has launched at High Point University, allowing donors to contribute to the education of health care providers in HPU’s graduate programs while also receiving a […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Alex Hank Pursues Cardiovascular Perfusion at USC

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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