Graduate Students Present ‘Safe Driving’ Campaigns at Eastern Communication Association Annual Meeting

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 3, 2013 – Several graduate students studying strategic communication in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at High Point University recently presented research and campaign designs at the annual meeting of the Eastern Communication Association in Pittsburgh. The students worked in small teams or individually to develop and design videos, […]

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Professor Honored with Writing Award for Screenplay

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2013 – Jim Goodman, assistant professor of media production in the High Point University School of Communication, was recently honored with The Award of Excellence at this year’s Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts held April 7-11. His original narrative short script, “The Ghosts We Know,” received the Award […]

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Students Win Nearly Half of Awards at BigSURS Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2013 – Twenty-two of the 47 first-place awards given at the BigSURS conference went to High Point University students this year. HPU hosted the 6th Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium earlier this month. The BigSURS provides undergraduate scholars a forum to share the results of their research through posters, presentations, […]

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$15,000 Awarded to HPU Student Entrepreneurs in the Third Annual Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2013 – Triad business leaders gathered to judge and award a total of $15,000 in venture capital to three High Point University students during the university’s annual Business Plan Competition. The competition is sponsored by High Point University’s Phillips School of Business and its Center for Entrepreneurship, in partnership with […]

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Senior Jaclyn Lawrence Receives 2013 Haverty Cup

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 19, 2013 – High Point University senior Jaclyn N. Lawrence, a double major in home furnishings and marketing, was presented today with the 2013 Haverty Cup. Lawrence, a native of The Woodlands, Texas, received $2,500 and an engraved replica of the Haverty Cup for her dedication to the home furnishings industry. […]

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Students Gain Knowledge and Perspective During ‘Communication Week’

High Point University students had the opportunity to hear from communication industry leaders, briefly experience what it would be like to lose their first amendment rights and received insights into their future careers during HPU’s Communication Week. One of the week’s highlights was a visit from David Neal, the recently appointed Coordinating Producer for Super Bowl XLVIII. […]

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Communication Students Report at the Final Four

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2013 – Six HPU communication majors had the opportunity of a lifetime to attend and report at the NCAA Tournament during the Final Four in Atlanta this spring. Five juniors and one senior were chosen by a blind ballot of their National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA) Chapter at HPU […]

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Professor Presents on American Women in World War I at Presidential Library

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2013 – Dr. Kara Dixon Vuic, associate professor of history at High Point University, recently gave a lecture at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library in Virginia. The event, which coincided with Women’s History Month, was part of the library’s annual spring luncheon. Vuic’s presentation, titled “A Small Part in this […]

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Juniors Attend the PRSSA National Convention

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2013 – Two High Point University strategic communication majors recently joined more than 100 of the top communication students from across the country at the Public Relations Student Society of America’s (PRSSA) national assembly in Albuquerque, N.M. Juniors Chelsea Hyde and Cara Read represented HPU during the four-day-long conference that […]

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Students Hear from Coordinating Producer for Super Bowl XLVIII

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2013 – High Point University students heard from David Neal, the recently appointed Coordinating Producer for Super Bowl XLVIII Thursday night. The High Point native is a serial Emmy award-winner and sports producer, executive producer of FOX Sports’ World Cup coverage and CONCACAF Gold Cup coverage. Neal worked at NBC […]

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Interior Design Students Help Remodel VF Corporation Office

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2013 – High Point University interior design students may have just designed the best place to work in Greensboro. VF Corporation’s Global Business Technology department challenged senior design students at HPU to redesign its 1970’s bank building located at 444 North Elm St. in Greensboro. The building is currently being […]

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Undergraduates Present at Professional Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2013 – A group of High Point University students had the extraordinary opportunity to present their research at a professional conference in Washington, D.C. The students took part in the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association’s (PCA/ACA) national conference March 27 – 30. HPU sent 12 students and three faculty members […]

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Finalists Announced for Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2013 – The Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced the three finalists for its 3rd annual Business Plan Competition. The finalists will split a $15,000 prize. The three finalists are Cameron McGraw, a senior entrepreneurship and management major; Alexa Crawford, a junior entrepreneurship major; and Kristopher Hovland, […]

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Super Bowl XLVIII Coordinating Producer and Pulitzer Center Journalist Headline ‘Communication Week’

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 3, 2013 – Three industry leaders will headline High Point University’s “Communication Week,” April 8 – 15. They are: Daniel Grossman, Pulitzer Center journalist on global warming; Dr. Jack Shaheen, Hollywood consultant on Arab portrayals, international author and award winning media critic; and High Point native David Neal, 34-time Emmy award-winning […]

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Hundreds Head to HPU for BigSURS Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 2, 2013 – Hundreds of students and faculty from the Big South Atlantic Conference will be in High Point this weekend for the 6th Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium, to be hosted at High Point University. The BigSURS provides undergraduate scholars a forum to share the results of their research through […]

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Entrepreneurship Roundtable Highlights Importance of Small Business Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 21, 2013 – “Only in America could someone with $20 and a racecar one day be sitting on a stage next to the governor.” Those words were spoken by racing CEO and businessman Richard Childress during High Point University’s Entrepreneurship Roundtable event on March 20, where Childress and North Carolina Gov. […]

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