Professor to Headline ‘World Book Night’ Event

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2014 – Dr. Charmaine Cadeau, assistant professor of English at High Point University, will headline Bookmarks’ “Poetry Reading and Book Kick Off Party,” a celebration of World Book Night and National Poetry Month. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 23 at AFAS Unleashed Arts Center, located at […]

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Junior Receives International Writing Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2014 – High Point University junior Devan Plyler was recently selected from applicants across the globe to receive the 2014 Scholarly Paper Award by Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, for a paper she authored that analyzes Dashiell Hammett’s “The Maltese Falcon.” The Scholarly Paper Award is designated […]

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Students Present Research at National Undergraduate Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2014 – Five students from High Point University presented their scholarly work and original research along with HPU professors at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), held at the University of Kentucky.   NCUR is the largest undergraduate interdisciplinary conference in the country. During the symposium, students not only presented […]

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HPU/UNC Poll: N.C. Voters Say Super PACs Should be Illegal and Media Should Help Voters Recognize PAC Ads

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 10, 2014 – A new poll by High Point University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finds that large percentages of registered voters say super PACs—organizations that can raise and spend unlimited amounts of money on behalf of candidates they support—should be illegal and that the news media […]

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HPU Professor Featured on Bankrate.com and Yahoo! Finance

Dr. Steven Lifland, the Carl Maneval Smith Professor of Accounting and Finance at High Point University, was featured in a Bankrate, Inc. story that was also published through Yahoo! Finance. Bankrate, Inc., a financial publishing firm, is the web’s leading aggregator of financial rate information. The story, Tips for investing late in life, features an […]

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HPU/UNC Poll: 44 Percent of NC Voters Approve of Obama; 40 Percent Say History Will Judge Him Positively

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2014 – A new poll by High Point University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finds that 44 percent of North Carolina registered voters approve of President Barack Obama’s job performance. The new poll, the third of the year, places Senators Kay Hagan and Richard Burr’s job […]

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Finalists Announced for 2014 Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2014 – The Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced the three finalists for its fourth annual Business Plan Competition. This year’s winners will compete and potentially win up to $15,000 in cash. The three finalists are Eugenia Copeland, a senior music major; Emily De Lena, a sophomore […]

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Professor Publishes Book on Biblical Letters of Paul

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 7, 2014 – Dr. Robert Moses, assistant professor of religion at High Point University, has published his first book, titled “Practices of Power: Revisiting the Principalities and Powers in the Pauline Letters.” Based on Moses’ dissertation at Duke University, the book examines the Biblical letters Paul wrote, and details the practices […]

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Laura Fleming Presented with 2014 Haverty Cup

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 3, 2014 – Laura Fleming, a senior double majoring in home furnishings and art history at High Point University, has been honored as the recipient of the 2014 Haverty Cup Award. Fleming, a native of Newport Beach, Calif., received $2,500 and a plaque for her accomplishments in home furnishings programs. She […]

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Junior Receives Pulitzer Fellowship to Report on Norway’s Criminal Justice System

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 2, 2014 – High Point University junior Britton Nagy has been selected by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to receive a stipend that will allow her to travel to Norway’s Bastoy Island and report on a controversial criminal punishment system that’s receiving international attention. Nagy, a communication major with a […]

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Sophomore Interns with Rep. Howard Coble in Last Term

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 1, 2014 – High Point University sophomore Carter Adams is getting the rare opportunity to play a role in the historic last term of North Carolina Congressman Howard Coble in his 30th year of service in the U.S. House of Representatives. Adams, a political science major, is serving as a congressional district office […]

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March Extraordinary Leaders Make A Difference

Academic excellence, meaningful relationships, and international experiences are just a few things that March’s Extraordinary Leaders share. Henry Molski and Lillian Bijl know firsthand the difference that getting involved and giving back can make. Four years ago, Molski discovered High Point University. “What I found at this institution was that I was cared about,” Molski […]

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Professor Discusses Link Between Support and Employee Performance Nationally

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 28, 2014 – Dr. Sarah Nielsen, assistant professor of human relations at HPU, recently presented her research on workplace relationships at two national conferences for the American Psychological Association and the Association of Psychological Science. Nielsen’s research focuses on the intricacies of workplace relationships and their importance for task performance and […]

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Bruning Joins HPU as Director of Clinical Education in PA Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 26, 2014 – High Point University recently welcomed Ashlyn Bruning as director of clinical education for the Physician Assistant program in the School of Health Sciences. Bruning will be instrumental in the development and training of physician assistants and will be responsible for development and maintenance of the curriculum for students […]

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