Creative Collaboration

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below one example of how HPU provides experiential learning opportunities to students. Employers look for college graduates with real-world experiences, and that is never hard to achieve at High Point University. Here, faculty and staff ensure all four years are filled with experiential […]

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Heroes, Models and Mentors

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Mentorship is an cherished educational value at HPU. Discover below how students are impacted by their HPU mentors.  It’s the knock on the door. Dr. Jenny Lukow looked forward to hearing the “tap taps” from Mikaela Campbell as they worked toward Campbell’s job offer from the […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: GR Dulac Analyzes Performance in Atlanta

Though commencement is months away, High Point University seniors are already 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 Class […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Mandy Engelman Migrates to Mullen Lowe Mediahub

Though commencement is months away, High Point University seniors are already 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 Class […]

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Astrophysics Professor Awarded $60,000 Telescope Allocation to Study the Stars

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2019 – High Point University’s Dr. Brad Barlow, assistant professor of astrophysics, has been awarded $60,000 worth of observing time on one of the world’s largest telescopes to study two closely-orbiting stars. Each semester, the National Optical Astronomy Observatory accepts proposals from astronomers all over the U.S. to compete for […]

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Continuous Growth

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU President Nido R. Qubein has contributed to the massive growth of the university. When a university president can — and wants — to wear as many hats as Dr. Nido Qubein, there will always be much for the HPU family […]

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‘Burn The Syllabus’ An Essay by Dr. Dan Tarara

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU Professor Dan Tarara encourages students to succeed by adapting life skills. Adaptability. Resiliency. I think about those words when that small silver box pops up on my iPhone’s screen, telling me it’s time to update my iOS software. Do I […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Michael Dreher Accepts Position with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Though commencement is months away, High Point University seniors are already 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 Class […]

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Fox 8 WGHP to Air New Episodes of HPU’s ‘Leadership and Life Skills’ Series

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 7, 2019 – As part of an ongoing commitment to community enrichment, Fox 8 WGHP will air High Point University’s “Leadership and Life Skills” series every Monday at 7 p.m. from Jan. 14 through April 29. You can also experience these leaders anytime online at www.highpoint.edu/series. During each program, influential thought […]

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Physics Instructor Helps NASA Study the Outskirts of the Solar System

High Point University physics instructor Jeff Regester and other scientists assisted NASA with stellar occultation observations in preparation for the New Horizons spacecraft’s flyby of Pluto in 2015 and Ultima Thule (2014 MU69) on Jan. 1. Regester (back row, second from the right) and other members of the occultation teams attended a special event at […]

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How A Business Mindset Enhances Student Success

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Phillips School of Business provides future teachers with an endless variety of experiential learning opportunities.  Regardless of major, the Phillips School of Business anchors the university’s commitment to preparing all graduates for the world as it is going to be. Sometimes Jenna […]

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Transforming Aspiring Teachers into Educational Leaders

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Stout School of Education provides future teachers with an endless variety of experiential learning opportunities.  During her senior year of high school, Mallory Heffelfinger uncovered a passion for teaching. It happened in fourth-period calculus. Her teacher was unexpectedly called out of the […]

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December Extraordinary Leader: The Researcher Who Overcame

When it comes to the human body, Elisabeth Holt sees it as “super cool.” She’s researched it, written about it and presented her findings in front of well-educated strangers at three separate conferences. Meanwhile, she has been the coordinator for two projects at the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Lab at High Point University. That is […]

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Leadership Through Service

At 10:30 a.m. Lydia Hockensmith and her co-workers prepare food for students as High Point University’s Chick- l-A restaurant opens. She’s part of a team that provides a hot meal to students during the busy lunch and dinner rush in the Slane Student Center. She doesn’t just see her role as work — she sees […]

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