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Sophomore Presents Research at Physical Therapy Conference
11.20.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 20, 2014 – High Point University sophomore Laura Santiago recently presented research on the diagnostic accuracy of various medical imaging services at the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association annual conference, held in Greensboro. Santiago’s research seeks to advise clinicians and improve patient care by identifying which medical imaging technologies would be […]
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HPU Welcomes Pope as Learning Excellence Specialist
11.12.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 12, 2014 – The Department of Academic Development at High Point University recently hired Kim Pope as a learning excellence specialist. In her position, Pope teaches Foundations for Academic Success while also serving as a mentor for students to help them successfully navigate their college experience. She draws on her extensive […]
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Admissions Welcomes Elliott as Admissions Counselor
11.6.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 6, 2014 – High Point University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions recently welcomed Taylor Elliott to its staff as an admissions counselor. In this role, Elliott acts as the first point of contact for prospective students, families and high school guidance counselors in northern New Jersey who are working their way through […]
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Alumna Crafts National Brands
11.3.2014
It sounds too good to be true – free, customizable mac and cheese bowls, straight from a Stouffer’s food truck. On Nov. 17, Marin Seifert, a High Point University alumna of 2013, will make that custom mac and cheese dream come to fruition on the HPU campus. Seifert is an account coordinator for Ketchum, a […]
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Senior Interns With WBTV 3 News
10.30.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 30, 2014 – High Point University senior Chandler Whicker is diving into the news world as a reporter intern with WBTV Channel 3 News in Charlotte, North Carolina. A native of Huntersville, North Carolina, Whicker helps producers gather information for newscasts, accompanies reporters in the field, attends news planning meetings, and […]
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Kinsey Joins HPU as Freshman Success Coach
10.29.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 29, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Angi Kinsey for the position of freshman success coach. As a freshman success coach, Kinsey will support new students in their transition to life on campus. Specifically, Kinsey will be working with students majoring in journalism, criminal justice and education. Drawing on her […]
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Senior Interns with David Letterman in NYC
10.28.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 28, 2014 – Musical razors, hot dog juggling and skateboarding dogs: these types of oddities fill the days of High Point University senior Britton Nagy, who is interning with the final season of The Late Show with David Letterman in New York City. A Charlotte native, Nagy is a human interest […]
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Melvin Joins Admissions Team
10.22.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 – High Point University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions recently hired Brittany Melvin as admissions counselor. As an admissions counselor, Melvin is responsible for connecting with potential HPU students in 10 states, assisting them during the college application process and acting as an on-site resource while traveling in those territories. […]
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McDonald Joins Survey Research Center
10.17.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 17, 2014 – High Point University recently welcomed Brian McDonald as assistant director of the Survey Research Center. His primary responsibilities include managing the staff of interviewers, developing research instruments, fielding research projects and analyzing data. He also promotes the findings from the center’s surveys and research throughout the university and […]
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Pennington Joins Admissions Team
10.15.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 15, 2014 – High Point University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions recently hired Autumn Pennington as an admissions counselor. Pennington works with prospective students from Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky and Western Pennsylvania during their admissions process at HPU. Having previously worked as an undergraduate ambassador and admissions counselor, Pennington is prepared to […]
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Burton Joins Faculty in Phillips School of Business
10.9.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9, 2014 – The Phillips School of Business at High Point University recently added Dr. Jennifer Burton to its staff as assistant professor of marketing. Burton teaches classes in marketing communications, consumer behavior and social media marketing. She comes to HPU with extensive experience as both a researcher and a marketing […]
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HPU Poll Reports on Pivotal U.S. Senate Races
10.8.2014
The HPU Poll, housed in High Point University’s Survey Research Center in North Carolina, will field surveys in key races this fall that may determine who controls the U.S. Senate. HPU will survey likely voters in three highly competitive races in Colorado, New Hampshire and North Carolina to gain a snapshot of campaigns that may […]
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HPU Adds Hirth to School of Business
10.6.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 6, 2014 – The Earl N. Phillips School of Business at High Point University recently added Dr. Bob Hirth to its staff as assistant professor of management. Hirth will teach courses in business law and strategic management. Hirth comes to HPU with a richly diverse professional history. In addition to his […]
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Hensley Joins Theatre Department
09.29.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2014 – Gay Hensley joined the faculty at High Point University as an instructor of costuming in the Department of Theatre. In her new role, she teaches classes related to theatrical costuming and makeup. She also is responsible for designing the costumes for all productions by the theatre department. “I […]
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HPU Welcomes Dance Instructor Lindsey Howie
09.26.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 – Lindsey Howie recently joined the faculty at High Point University as an instructor of dance. In her new position at HPU, Howie will teach dance technique classes covering both the physical aspects of various dances as well as their historical and societal contexts. She also will serve as […]
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Herndon Joins Admissions Office
12.16.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 16, 2014 – High Point University recently welcomed Cameron Herndon to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as admissions counselor. Herndon’s admissions role will send her around the country to provide support for fellow counselors in all territories with college fairs, student events and family receptions. “I am excited to work with […]
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Students Share Research at Symposium
12.11.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 11, 2014 – Students at High Point University shared their research at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creative Symposium, held Nov. 22 at North Carolina State University. The students who presented their research were Sarah Dorrell, Curran Tayla, Katelyn Long, Sarah Patterson, Sydney Knoechel, Caitlin Ferguson and Amanda […]
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Professor Co-Authors Publication on Pain-Related Disability
12.8.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2014 – Dr. Kelly Curtis, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, co-authored a recent publication entitled, “Accuracy of the Modified Somatic Perception Questionnaire and Pain Disability Index in the Detection of Malingered Pain-Related Disability in Chronic Pain,” which will appear in the forthcoming issue of The Clinical Neuropsychologist. […]
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Senior Honored for Community Service
12.3.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 3, 2014 – High Point University senior Stefanie Vorleiter was recently honored with the 2014 Community Impact Student Award by North Carolina Campus Compact. The award recognizes students with outstanding leadership and service qualities. Vorleiter, an international business major from New Bern, is one of 18 students across the state to […]
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November’s Extraordinary Leaders Go the Extra Mile
11.26.2014
HPU senior Patti Suchan, who believes that education should go above and beyond the confines of the classroom, is one of November’s Extraordinary Leaders. The other is senior Matthew Burns, who feels an extraordinary education should equip individuals with the skills to make a positive impact in both their profession and community. Both of November’s […]
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Student Studies Stereotypes of Women in 17th Century Literature
11.21.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 21, 2014 – Sarah Patterson, senior at High Point University, recently presented a research paper at the 40th Annual Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts, a national conference for scholars working in literature. The conference was held at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. Patterson’s paper titled, “The Murderous Libertines […]
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Alumnus Banks on Career with FDIC
11.17.2014
High Point University 2009 graduate Matt Boswell is leading a life of success and significance with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in Charlotte, N.C. As a Financial Institution Examiner at the FDIC for five years now, Boswell evaluates the overall financial condition and risk profile of banks, identifies concerns and emerging issues, and then […]
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Updates in the Sciences
11.12.2014
The sciences at High Point University are growing rapidly. As HPU gears up to launch new physician assistant, pharmacy and physical therapy programs, the departments of biology, chemistry and physics are also expanding to meet a growing need for science professionals. In the past two years, physics has split off to become its own department; […]
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Students Dive Into Civic Engagement This Election Season
11.10.2014
Election season is over, and most people are putting politics on the back-burner – for now, at least. However, High Point University promotes civic values year-round through polls that track opinion on issues important to the public, placing students in internships in politics and other public service, providing commentary on politics through faculty experts and […]
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Gerrior-Mariani Joins Admissions Staff
11.7.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2014 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently welcomed Karen Gerrior-Mariani to its staff as assistant director of regional admissions. In her position, Gerrior-Mariani works on location in Boston to recruit students from the greater Boston area and North Shore. Being based locally allows Gerrior-Mariani to […]
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Students Monitor Game Day Operations for ACC Football
11.3.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 3, 2014 – Three High Point University students spend Saturdays focused intently on Atlantic Coast Conference football games. But unlike casual fans watching from the couch, these students monitor the games from the Game Day Operations Center at ACC headquarters in Greensboro. Graham Billings, Matthew Burns and Ryan McCabe are participating […]
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Students Attend, Learn From Supreme Court Hearing
10.31.2014
An experiential learning opportunity organized by High Point University’s pre-law professional program brought law to life for 20 students. They traveled to Raleigh on Oct. 7 to attend a session at the North Carolina Supreme Court. Pre-law advisors Dr. Donna Scheidt and Dr. Scott Ingram led the group. Students had the opportunity to observe a […]
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HPU Adds Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
10.27.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 27, 2014 – Jillian Davis, assistant professor of exercise science, recently joined the faculty of High Point University, where she will teach undergraduate human anatomy. As the anatomy instructor, Davis will work with students from various academic programs, including the health sciences and biology. She also will continue her research on […]
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Professor Authors Chapter in New Book for Aspiring Psychology Professors
10.24.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 24, 2014 – A new book that provides guidance for graduate students pursuing a career as a university professor includes a chapter written by Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University. The book, entitled “Preparing the New Psychology Professoriate,” helps aspiring professors with the often-difficult transition […]
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HPU Welcomes Modlin as Associate Vice President for Graduate Admissions
10.21.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 – Andrew Modlin recently joined the staff at High Point University as associate vice president for graduate admissions. In his new role, Modlin is responsible for leading the Office of Graduate Admissions, which includes HPU’s current graduate programs in Education, History, Business Administration and Strategic Communication as well as […]
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HPU Hires Jennings in Counseling Services
10.17.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 17, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Emily Jennings as a clinical counselor in the counseling services department of the Office of Student Life. Jennings, a Pfafftown native, will serve primarily in a clinical setting, providing support to students while encouraging and guiding them toward their goals. “I hope to […]
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HPU Adds Walker to Career and Internship Services
10.16.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2014 – High Point University has recently hired Elizabeth Walker as a career advisor in the Career and Internship Services department. Walker assists students in the David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences, as well as students who plan to pursue a graduate degree. She will guide students in […]
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Hassan Leads Havenstein in NH Governor Race
10.14.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 14, 2014 – In the contest for the Governor of New Hampshire, the second HPU Poll of the 2014 fall semester finds incumbent Gov. Maggie Hassan 8 percentage points ahead of Republican candidate Walt Havenstein – receiving 50 percent and 42 percent support from likely voters, respectively. “This is a race […]
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‘I’ve Got Your Back': HPU Professor Studies Employee Support and Job Performance
10.9.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9, 2014 – Dr. Sarah Nielsen, assistant professor of human relations at High Point University, recently published an article on the relationship between workplace support and employee performance in the Journal of Organizational Psychology. Typically, employees look to their supervisors and co-workers for support in the workplace. In her paper titled […]
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School of Pharmacy Welcomes Lingle as Associate Dean
10.7.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2014 – High Point University’s School of Pharmacy welcomes Dr. Earle “Buddy” Lingle as professor and associate dean for student and professional affairs. Lingle will teach HPU pharmacy students about social and administrative sciences as well as coordinate the admissions process and student services activities for the school. “I am […]
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HPU Welcomes Davidshofer as Philosophy Instructor
10.3.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2014 – Claudine Davidshofer joined the faculty of High Point University as an instructor of philosophy. In her new position, Davidshofer teaches courses for the philosophy and religion department, such as Sacred Experiences in World Religions, Business Ethics and Contemporary Continental Philosophy. Her expertise includes 19th century philosophy, metaphysics, the […]
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Hedman Joins English and Theatre Departments
10.1.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Nathan Hedman as professor in both the English and theatre departments. He will teach classes in composition and literature, theater history and dramaturgy. In addition to his capacity as a professor, Hedman will serve as the head dramaturg for the theater season. In […]
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Preparing Students for Healthcare Careers of Tomorrow
09.26.2014
From the boardroom to the classroom, HPU’s values-based education has prepared thousands of graduates to lead in relevant fields. The next 90 years will prepare future leaders for the health care careers of tomorrow, meeting the growing demands for practitioners around the world. New faculty, facilities and curriculum are being put into place now for […]
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August Awards Two Extraordinary Leaders
09.23.2014
As High Point University students transition back into the swing of classes, homework and extracurricular activities, HPU’s Extraordinary Leaders for August serve as prime examples of how students can excel both in and out of the classroom. Throughout their journey at HPU, senior Benjamin May and senior Meaghan Reney have grown into true ambassadors for […]
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Sophomore Receives Prestigious Grant
11.26.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 26, 2014 – High Point University sophomore Mollie McKinley was awarded the George Barthalmus Undergraduate Research grant on Nov. 22. After competing with college sophomores across the state, she received the grant to help further her research on Mary Wroth’s “Pamphilia to Amphilanthus,” which is a series of sonnets Wroth wrote […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Allie Dearie Spreads Hope and Help With TWLOHA
11.11.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Professor Named Regional Education Director
11.7.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2014 – Dr. James Davis, associate professor in the School of Education at High Point University, recently became Region 5 director for the North Carolina Association of Elementary Educators. NCAEE is the only professional organization in the state established expressly to advocate for and serve elementary educators and elementary level […]
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Dr. Tjai Nielsen Featured on Fox 8 News
11.5.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 5, 2014 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, associate professor of management and director of the MBA program at High Point University, was recently featured on WGHP Fox 8 for a news segment on the Ebola crisis. During the segment, Nielsen spoke about the psychological ramifications of the current Ebola crisis. He focused […]
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Music Students Take Talents to Costa Rica
11.3.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 3, 2014 – For the second year in a row, students from High Point University took stage alongside students from NYU, Berklee College of Music and other top-tier performing art schools at Costa Rica’s highly selective Promising Artists of the 21st Century Program. The Promising Artists program started in 1986 and […]
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Junior Interns with NC Republican Party
10.31.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 31, 2014 – With Election Day just a few days away, High Point University junior Anne Davey is serving on the front line of the campaign trail as a lead intern with the Guilford County headquarters of the North Carolina Republican Party. A native of Southold, New York, Davey actively recruits […]
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Pritchard Joins Student Life Staff
10.30.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 30, 2014 – The Office of Student Life at High Point University recently hired Lindsay Pritchard as the resident director for the Aldridge Village residential community. As a resident director, Pritchard is responsible for the safety and well-being of all residential students, as well as providing support and development services to […]
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October’s Extraordinary Leader Makes Her Mark on Campus
10.29.2014
As HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein frequently says, “The world demands vertical and diagonal thinkers; not just horizontal thinkers.” Through leadership roles, extracurricular activities and academic excellence, October’s Extraordinary Leader Lindsay Christel is answering that call. A senior and native of Carle Place, New York, Christel chooses to be extraordinary every day. Since day two […]
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HPU Poll: NC Voters on Contraceptive and Same Sex Marriage Supreme Court Decisions and Other Issues
10.28.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 28, 2014 – The High Point University Poll finds that a majority (51 percent) of North Carolina likely and actual voters disapprove of the Supreme Court’s decision to allow companies not to pay for prescription birth control in their workers’ health plans if the company’s owner has religious objections. Additionally, a […]
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Industry Exposé: Students Work at High Point Market
10.23.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 – Located in the furniture capital of the world, the High Point Market provides valuable experiential learning opportunities for High Point University students to work side-by-side renowned interior designers without ever leaving the city. As the fall market wraps up this year, so too do the priceless networking, career […]
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HPU Adds Wieland as Learning Excellence Specialist
10.20.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 – Leanne Wieland recently joined the staff at High Point University as a learning excellence specialist in the Office of Academic Development. In this role, Wieland will be teaching ADV 1101: Foundations for Academic Success as well as providing support to students working to strengthen their organizational, time management […]
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HPU Senior Interns, Creates a Future at Hasbro
10.17.2014
High Point University senior Shannon Curley landed a prestigious internship this summer at Hasbro Inc., a multi million-dollar company in Providence, Rhode Island. Curley, a native of North Kingstown, Rhode Island, balanced two roles as both the brand writing intern and the editorial intern. As a brand writing intern, she helped write copy for packaging, including […]
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The Krispy Kreme Connection
High Point University prepares students to succeed in some of the country’s most successful companies. One example is Krispy Kreme, now a household name in different parts of the world. Much like HPU, Krispy Kreme has seen major growth over the years, transforming from a single bakery in Winston-Salem to an international franchise, with stores […]
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HPU Adds Tyree to Math Department
10.8.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2014 – Brielle Tyree recently joined the Department of Mathematics at High Point University as an undergraduate math instructor. A native of Lynchburg, Virginia, Tyree returns to HPU after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and a Bachelor of Arts in physics, as well as a Master of […]
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Senior Interns at United Way of Greater High Point
10.7.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2014 – High Point University senior and Ramsey, New Jersey, native Erin Karpovich is putting her non-profit skills to practice during a semester-long internship with the United Way of Greater High Point. As a resource development intern, Karpovich helps manage company campaigns and encourages charitable giving. Through networking with the […]
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Greene Joins School of Pharmacy
09.30.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 30, 2014 – Dr. Joy Greene recently joined HPU’s School of Pharmacy as a clinical professor of pharmacy and assistant dean for experiential education. In her new role, Greene will build partnerships with local and state pharmacies as HPU seeks to educate Doctor of Pharmacy candidates through hands-on learning experiences. She […]
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September’s Extraordinary Leaders Inspire Others to Succeed
09.26.2014
Each month, High Point University selects two students who provide extraordinary service, leadership, commitment to academics and giving in the HPU community. September’s Extraordinary Leaders, juniors Sara Kirkpatrick and Reza Moghtaderi Esfahani, not only share the title of a Presidential Scholar, but they also actively seek opportunities to better themselves both personally and professionally. Kirkpatrick […]
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HPU Research Sheds Light on Plant Pigments
09.25.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 25, 2014 – High Point University faculty and student researchers are one step closer to resolving a botanical mystery. Their research on why some shade-loving plants have red or purple pigments on the underside of their leaves was highlighted recently in Planta, a prominent botany journal. Nicole Hughes, assistant professor of […]
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