HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 24, 2020 – High Point University welcomed five new staff members in August. They are as follows: Renee Faircloth joined the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at HPU as a clinical education specialist. In this role, Faircloth will collaborate with the clinical education team to provide administrative support within the daily […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 23, 2020 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. HPU Pharmacy Professor Receives Service Award Dr. Julie Cooper, associate professor of clinical sciences in HPU’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, is this year’s recipient of the Jim Long Outstanding SHIIP Service […]

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Class of 2020 Outcomes: Courtney Kerr Continues her Career in Communication

With another successful Commencement behind us, High Point University graduates are commencing 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 Attracts More Than $50 Million to Support Scholarships, Programs and Facilities

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2020 – High Point University’s continued growth was enhanced in the past fiscal year by parents, alumni and friends committing more than $50 million in gifts, grants and new commitments to support academic programs, scholarships and facilities. “We could not accomplish our core mission of preparing our students for the […]

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Three HPU Faculty Members Receive Standout Awards

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 21, 2020 – Three special awards were given to High Point University faculty members at the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year. HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein commissioned the establishment of these three annual faculty awards in 2018: Extraordinary Leadership Award, Innovation and Creativity Teaching Award and Spirit of High Point […]

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Class of 2020 outcomes: Marisa Wise Assists Teachers at Mary Scroggs Elementary School

With another successful Commencement behind us, High Point University graduates are commencing 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 Recognizes Exercise Science Professor with Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

Dr. Kimberly Reich, associate professor of exercise science at High Point University, received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award. Pictured from left to right are HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein, Reich and Dr. Daniel Erb, senior vice president of academic affairs. HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 18, 2020 – Dr. Kimberly Reich, associate professor of […]

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HPU Visual Art Professor Receives Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award

Professor Scott Raynor, chair of High Point University’s Art and Graphic Design Department, received the Ruth Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award. Pictured from left to right are HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein, Raynor and Dr. Daniel Erb, senior vice president of academic affairs. HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 17, 2020 – Professor Scott Raynor, chair […]

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Class of 2020 Outcomes: Laney Badulis Utilizes Her Communication Major

With another successful Commencement behind us, High Point University graduates are commencing 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 Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2020 – High Point University welcomed three new staff members over the summer. They are as follows: Crystal Harvey joined the Office of Student Life at HPU as a resident director. In this role, Harvey will supervise resident assistants and community assistants in Finch, Millis and Wilson Hall to ensure […]

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HPU Graduates Fourth Physician Assistant Class

HPU’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies welcomed students into the profession during its graduation ceremony. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 28, 2020 – Today, High Point University graduated its fourth physician assistant class and welcomed them into the professional field. The ceremony, usually held in HPU’s Hayworth Fine Arts Center, was held in Congdon Hall’s Callicutt […]

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Spectrum News: Elizabeth Miller Strickland Donates $12 Million to HPU Endowment

In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of Women’s Equality Day, commemorating the 19th Amendment to the Constitution which guarantees a woman’s right to vote, High Point University announces a $12 million gift from Elizabeth “Betty” Miller Strickland. This transformational donation, representing the largest gift to HPU’s endowment in its 96-year history, will establish the Elizabeth […]

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Elizabeth Miller Strickland Donates $12 Million to HPU Endowment

This is the largest endowment gift ever made to HPU. It will provide scholarship assistance to students with financial need and opportunities for women. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 26, 2020 – Today, in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of Women’s Equality Day, commemorating the 19th Amendment to the Constitution which guarantees a woman’s right to […]

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Class of 2020 Outcomes: Kasey Nichols Nurtures the Next Generation

With another successful Commencement behind us, High Point University graduates are commencing 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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Class of 2020 Outcomes: Annie Rexha Seizes a Future in Science

With another successful Commencement behind us, High Point University graduates are commencing 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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