Dan Tarara Receives Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2016 – Dr. Dan Tarara, assistant professor of exercise science at High Point University, received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award during the 2016 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 […]

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Faculty and Student’s Research Published in International Journal

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 6, 2016 – High Point University junior Lucas Fogaca and assistant professor of exercise science Dr. Dan Tarara recently had their research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The manuscript provides a synthesis of best evidence for upper-extremity physical performance measures. The article, titled “Clinician-friendly physical performance tests in […]

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HPU Honors Community Organizations and Students for Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2016 – High Point University students, faculty, staff and members of the community were honored at the 2016 “HPU Serves Showcase” on April 13. Students created and shared nearly 100 posters to demonstrate the service they’ve completed this academic year at the event. The posters represented nearly half of the […]

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HPU Grad Finds Herself through Service

It was a Saturday, less than 15 minutes after graduation, and Shannon Barr was still in her black graduation gown when she got a text message from one of her professors, Amy MacArthur. “Are you still on campus? I have an offer for you.” She went looking for MacArthur and found her along with the […]

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Freshmen Profile: Twins Eager for Future at HPU

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Twins Josh and Greg Allen are among the incoming Class of 2019; find out why they both chose HPU below.  Name: Josh and Greg Allen Hometown: Honeoye Falls, New York High school attended: Honeoye Falls-Lima High School in Honeoye Falls, New York Accomplishments: Josh […]

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HPU Welcomes Assistant Professor Matthew Kuennen

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 9, 2015 – Dr. Matthew Kuennen recently joined the faculty of High Point University as assistant professor in the Department of Exercise Science. Kuennen will teach courses and conduct research on how factors such as environmental conditions, cardiorespiratory function, metabolism and exercise influence human body function. He is an expert in […]

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Vaughan Joins HPU Department of Exercise Science

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 7, 2015 – High Point University’s Department of Exercise Science welcomes Dr. Roger Vaughan, who joins the faculty as assistant professor. Vaughan, who has authored more than a dozen research articles and spent the past decade studying disease prevention through diet and exercise therapies, will teach courses in sports nutrition, nutritional […]

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Class of 2015 Outcomes: Nicole Giordano Selected for FDA Fellowship

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 […]

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Class of 2015 Outcomes: L.J. Georgetti Goes to Grad School

With another successful commencement behind us, High Point University seniors 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 […]

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February’s Extraordinary Leaders: Lessons from Athletics Reap Dividends

They’re athletes, these two. They see one of their vital classrooms as being the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Lab, the state-of-the-art home of HPU’s Institute of Human Health and Sports Science Research. Nicole Giordano studies the effects of pollution on the cardiovascular, respiratory and immune system, and Nicole Karlesky has worked with a dynamometer to […]

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HPU Hires Eaves as Instructor of Exercise Science

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 28, 2014 – Dr. Ted Eaves joins High Point University’s School of Health Sciences as an instructor of exercise science. In this new position, Eaves will teach undergraduate courses in human anatomy and physiology. He says he’s excited to help HPU students grasp complex topics in ways that make sense and […]

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Students Present Research at Sports Medicine Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 27, 2014 – High Point University students and professors recently presented their research at the prestigious American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla. A group of five professors and 11 students from the HPU School of Health Sciences presented original research at the conference to an international audience […]

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