Faculty and Students Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 28, 2016 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month.   Pharmacy Professor Publishes Research Linking Diabetes to Alzheimer’s Disease Dr. Scott Hemby, professor and chair […]

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Junior Interns at Rochester Electronics

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2016 – HPU senior Kat Norton spent the summer in her hometown of Newburyport, Massachusetts, as a human relations intern with Rochester Electronics. In her role, Norton was not only involved in various human relations projects but also helped to coordinate other interns and met with them biweekly to discuss […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Health Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2016 – High Point University welcomes 10 new faculty members to the Congdon School of Health Sciences. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university. All of the new health sciences faculty members are filling newly created positions.   Dr. Braden Romer, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science Romer joins […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Stephanie Ziolkowski Serves at SREE Hotels

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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5 Ways HPU Pharmacy Embraces Innovation

The landscape of health care is rapidly changing. New medications, medical breakthroughs and technological advancements occur almost by the minute. Today’s health care professionals must be willing to embrace the unknown and pioneer innovative methods to meet the demands of a growing, shifting industry. At High Point University, students in the Fred Wilson School of […]

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Theatre Program Named One of the Nation’s Top 10

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 16, 2016 – If all the world’s a stage, then High Point University’s theatre program has landed a leading role. The HPU Department of Theatre has been named one of the Top 10 BA Theatre programs in the nation by OnStage, a theatre-focused blog with a readership of over two million […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Jake Brooks Pursues Physics Ph.D.

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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Classrooms Without Walls

Learning takes place everywhere in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication.   Experiential learning. That’s what Dr. Wilfred Tremblay, dean of the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, sees taking place every day. At High Point University, students engage in hands-on learning from Ph.D. professors and industry professionals from the “Today” show and NBC […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Pharmacy

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 12, 2016 – High Point University welcomes five new faculty members to the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university.   Dr. Julie Cooper, Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences Cooper will teach cardiology, health systems and will coordinate the final pharmacotherapy course in this […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Graham Billings Lands Position with DraftKings

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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Junior Interns at RVM Enterprises, Inc.

HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2016 – High Point University junior Cameron Zell spent the summer in New York City as a digital forensics and professional services intern with RVM Enterprises, Inc.—a company that works with global corporations and law firms across the nation to recover and manage electronic data that may have been deleted or […]

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Abundance through Adversity: Oprah’s Mentee Joins HPU

There’s sunlight streaming through the floor-to-ceiling glass windows of Cottrell Hall’s International Concourse, where Mpumi Nobiva has set up shop to start her day. With her laptop, phone and bag full of textbooks, she looks like other college students at High Point University with project deadlines. But talk to her, and layers of an unexpected […]

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Junior Interns with Calvin Klein

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 8, 2016 – Over the summer, High Point University junior Lexi Becer took a step toward becoming the woman she’s always dreamt she could be. Becer, a strategic communication major, interned with Calvin Klein in New York City. The Oakland, New Jersey, native took part in Phillip Van Heusen’s summer internship […]

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School of Business Welcomes New Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 7, 2016 – High Point University welcomes two new faculty members to the Earl N. Phillips School of Business. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university.   Lillian Watson, Assistant Professor of the Practice of Business Communications Watson, a licensed attorney who practiced business law for many years, will […]

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HPU Student Heads to Oxford

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES Andrew Tzavaras took a chance. Dr. Frederick Schneid, one of his mentors, encouraged him. Other members of the history faculty did, too. So, after receiving his undergrad and master degrees at High Point University, a school a few miles from his boyhood home, Tzavaras looked to the other side of […]

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School of Education Welcomes New Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 6, 2016 – High Point University welcomes three new faculty members to the School of Education. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university. Dr. Adrienne Anderson, Assistant Professor of Education  Anderson, whose professional expertise is teaching students with learning and behavioral disorders in high-needs schools, will teach special education […]

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Students Gain Finance, Sales Experience at ScanSource Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 2, 2016 – Two High Point University students gained valuable business experience during their summer internships at the worldwide headquarters for ScanSource in Greenville, South Carolina. They each made important contributions while advising the finances and sales of the company, which is an international distributor of point-of-sale, barcode, physical security, video, […]

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Oxford Historian to Speak at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2016 – The Department of History at High Point University will host Professor Peter Wilson, Chichele Professor of the History of War at the University of Oxford, for a lecture titled “The European Fiscal-Military System 1580-1850: or making war with resources you don’t have.” The lecture will be held from […]

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