Professor Publishes Introductory Psychology Resource

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 12, 2013 – Improving introductory psychology classes around the country is the goal of a new resource co-authored and co-edited by Dr. Sadie Leder, assistant professor of psychology and associate director of the Survey Research Center at High Point University. The online resource is titled, “Introductory Psychology Teaching Primer: A Guide […]

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Graduate Students Receive Grants for Capstone Projects

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 12, 2013 –Two High Point University graduate students in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication received grants to help fund their capstone research projects, which focused on college students and savings. Kaitland Willingham, a Master of Arts student in strategic communication, received $2,020 from BB&T to examine how social media […]

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Head of Physician Assistant Studies Named Chair of Governance Commission for AAPA

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 11, 2013 – Dr. Linda Sekhon, chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at High Point University, was recently appointed as chair of the Governance Commission for the American Academy of Physician Assistants – the national professional society for physician assistants. Sekhon, who has served as a member of the […]

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Professor Receives Grant from NIH to Research Knee Injury Risk Factors in Young Athletes

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2013 – Dr. Kevin Ford, director of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory and associate professor of physical therapy at High Point University, has received a prestigious grant from National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct athletic injury prevention […]

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Apple Co-Founder Joins HPU Communication Advisory Board

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 4, 2013 – Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-Founder and creator of the first personal computer, has joined the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication Advisory Board at High Point University. The communication major has become the second most popular major at the university. The program added several new tracks of study including […]

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Students, Faculty and Staff Participate in Inaugural Graduate School Research Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 31, 2013 – Several graduate and undergraduate students, as well as faculty and staff from High Point University, recently had the opportunity to attend the Inaugural Graduate School Research Symposium in the Wilson Ballroom on campus. The event was held as part of the Norcross Graduate School Graduate Student Appreciation Week. […]

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Rising Senior Teaching in the Czech Republic

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 30, 2013 – Teaching students in the Czech Republic is an experience Eugenia Copeland never would have imagined doing, until now. The rising senior is interning at the Beskydy Mountain Academy, a four-year university preparatory school. As part of the internship, Copeland – a music major – is working with students, […]

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Psychology Students Apply Lessons of Giving Outside of the Classroom

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 30, 2013 – High Point University psychology students put what they learn in the classroom into action. Students in Dr. Sadie Leder’s Introduction to Psychology class collected supplies for local elementary school classrooms and created thank you cards for members of the U.S. military, just in time for Memorial Day. Leder, […]

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School of Education Hosts LEGO Day for Local Students, Parents and Teachers

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 29, 2013 – High Point University’s School of Education will host an additional LEGO Showcase event from 1 to 5 p.m. on June 22. Teachers, parents and elementary students are invited to attend. The Showcases invite local teachers and elementary students to experience, learn and participate in LEGO learning projects, robotics […]

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Students Travel to Italy to Study Art from the Masters

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 28, 2013 – It is home to some of the greatest works by the masters like Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci; buildings that are pieces of art themselves like the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Colosseum; and inspiring landmarks including the Spanish steps and Pompeii. This summer, High Point University […]

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Communication Students to Receive Unprecedented Access to the Entertainment Industry

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 17, 2013 – High Point University recently became the first academic chapter of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society (HRTS). The society is the entertainment industry’s premier information and networking forum, and is comprised of West Coast executives from the broadcast and cable networks, stations, studios, talent and management companies, advertisers, […]

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High Point Nonprofits to Use Marketing Campaigns Developed by HPU Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 13, 2013 – Two High Point nonprofits plan to implement marketing campaigns developed by High Point University strategic communication students this summer. The students met with leaders at The Youth Network and Sisters Helping Sisters multiple times over the semester to determine what needed to create successful campaigns and generate exposure […]

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