HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 1, 2019 – High Point University recently welcomed 11 new staff members. They are as follows: Dr. Jodi Jabs joined the Office of Student Life at HPU as director of campus engagement and student activities. She plans programs and activities for students, including Summer Advantage, Welcome Week and move-in, and the […]

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Youth Leadership Academy Helps Teens Connect with Community Resources, Service Opportunities

Rory Baker, center, and Brianna Berry, right, participants in the Youth Leadership Academy hosted by HPU and the High Point Police Department, prepare lunches to serve at Open Door Ministries. HIGH POINT, N.C., June 28, 2019 – Twenty-seven teenagers graduated from the Youth Leadership Academy on Thursday with a fresh perspective on leadership and service […]

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The Budd Family Embraces HPU

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Here’s a glimpse of one family with three generations of HPU graduates. Being family isn’t the only tie that binds Richard, Joe, Patrick and Alex Budd. They have High Point University purple in their veins, too. These four HPU graduates represent three […]

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Students Serve More Than 500 Patients in Costa Rica

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 21, 2019 – Thirteen High Point University students cared for more than 500 patients collectively when they traveled to the cities of La Cruz and Liberia in Costa Rica. The group provided free medical, dental and veterinary assistance to these communities. Advised by HPU faculty member Dr. Michael Grider, assistant professor […]

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Tubby Comes Home

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Below take a look at Men’s Basketball Head Coach, Tubby Smith’s, return home to HPU. The most excited freshman on campus is someone you won’t expect. Orlando “Tubby” Smith, HPU’s new basketball coach. A half century ago, Smith left his family’s farm […]

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Fifth Annual STEM Camp Begins at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 19, 2019 – High Point University has nearly 100 community children on campus for the next two weeks to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics. On Tuesday, they built a solar oven out of a pizza box, aluminum foil and cellophane to trap heat from the sun and toasted s’mores. […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 7, 2019 – High Point University welcomed 10 new staff members in April and May. They are as follows: Dr. Jason Lattier joined HPU as director of the Caine Conservatory. He will curate plant collections and oversee the new 15,000-square-foot conservatory, which is under construction on campus. The Caine Conservatory will […]

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Physical Therapy Students Treat Local Patients During a Service Learning Trip

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2019 – High Point University physical therapy students from the Congdon School of Health Sciences traveled to Guatemala to take the skills they learned in the classroom and treat a diverse patient population within a variety of clinics throughout rural parts of the country. HPU students partnered with the nonprofit, […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 23, 2019 – High Point University will honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for this nation by lowering perimeter flags to half-staff on Monday in observance of Memorial Day. “High Point University is a God, family and country school,” says HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein. “We are […]

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HPU Chemistry Professor Receives Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 20, 2019 – Dr. Andrew Wommack, assistant professor of chemistry, received the Ruth Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award during High Point University’s 2019 Commencement ceremony. The award recognizes a full-time faculty member for exemplary accomplishments in research and creative endeavors. Wommack’s research blends two subdisciplines of chemistry, synthetic organic chemistry […]

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HPU Recognizes Math Professor with Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 20, 2019 – Dr. Adam Graham-Squire, associate professor of mathematics, received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award during High Point University’s 2019 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 in teaching. Graham-Squire […]

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