HPU Alumna Establishes Endowment for Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 28, 2018 – Emily Millis-Hiatt, a resident of High Point and alumna of High Point University, has established an endowment for HPU’s Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic. The $250,000 gift created the Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic Support Endowment, which will support salary, benefits and professional development for physical therapists in […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Brooke Stevens Heads to Graduate School

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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HPU Welcomes 150 High School Student for National Biomechanics Day Celebration

More than 100 Southwest Guilford High School students took part in a National Biomechanics Day celebration, hosted by High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy. The event engaged visiting students in the cutting-edge technology and research that takes place in HPU’s Human Biomechanics and Physiology Lab and Virtual Reality and Clinical Gait Analysis Lab. These […]

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HPU Welcomes More Than 100 High School Students for National Biomechanics Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2018 – More than 100 Southwest Guilford High School students took part in a National Biomechanics Day celebration, hosted by High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy. The event engaged visiting students in the cutting-edge technology and research that takes place in HPU’s Human Biomechanics and Physiology Lab and Virtual […]

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Students Receive Hands-On Learning In HPU’s Free Physical Therapy Clinic

Dr. Alicia Emerson, assistant professor of physical therapy, discusses how students receive hands-on learning opportunities with patients inside High Point University’s Free Physical Therapy Clinic. The clinic’s purpose is to help those who don’t have health insurance or are otherwise unable to afford physical therapy treatments.

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Spectrum News: HPU Opens Free Physical Therapy Clinic

High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy has opened a free physical therapy clinic to provide equitable health care for the uninsured. The clinic is staffed with a full-time clinician and features 9,000 square feet of space with an MRI machine, six private treatment rooms, a group exercise area and innovative equipment. For more information, […]

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HPU Pursues More Health Care and Science Programs

Studies are underway for optometry, nursing and occupational therapy. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 4, 2017 – After receiving thousands of applications and a high volume of strong candidates for new graduate health care programs, High Point University President Nido Qubein has assembled a team to accelerate the consideration and research phase for additional health-related programs. […]

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This Week in Photos: Nov. 25 – Dec. 1

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This week brought beautiful music to campus from the “Lessons and Carols” Candlelight Service to the HPU Community Orchestra Concert and the annual Stuff a Stocking Campaign, see below for more photos from this week.

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HPU Announces New Hires For November

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 1, 2017 – High Point University recently welcomed five new staff members during the month of November. They are as follows: Dr. Richard “Trey” Brindle joins HPU’s Department of Physical Therapy as a postdoctoral fellow. Brindle’s responsibilities include expanding the running-related biomechanics research in the Human Biomechanics and Physiology laboratories. Additionally, […]

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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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Insider’s Look at the New Congdon Hall

Innovation is woven throughout High Point University’s DNA. Congdon Hall is a reflection of that. At $120 million total, these programs and this facility reflect the single largest investment in HPU’s history. Students have already begun to study in the state of the art laboratories. Graduate students preparing to become pharmacists, physician assistants and physical […]

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HPU Welcomes Inaugural Physical Therapy Doctoral Class

High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences welcomed the inaugural Physical Therapy Doctoral Class with a White Coat Ceremony on Sept. 10. The class is comprised of 60 students from 19 states, selected from 1,000 applications. This fall, HPU officially opens the $120 million Congdon Hall, home to the Congdon School of Health Sciences […]

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Growing Graduate Programs Bring New Students to Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 26, 2017 – Graduate programs in the Congdon School of Health Sciences are flourishing on the High Point University campus this summer as the first-ever physical therapy doctoral students join campus, a new 3+2 master’s degree in athletic training welcomes its first class, and the physician assistant master’s program welcomes its […]

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Physical Therapy Students Connect with Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 22, 2017 – Students in High Point University’s physical therapy doctoral program are one of the newest groups on campus, but already they’re building relationships with children in their community. Children at Camp High Five, a weeklong program for youth with limited movement on one side of the body, are receiving […]

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