Journalism Major’s Article Published in the Huffington Post

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 9, 2013 – An article written by High Point University senior Henry Molski appeared in the nationally renowned news blog, The Huffington Post, over the weekend. Molski, a communication major with a concentration in journalism and a minor in global commerce, spent a month investigating the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum vote […]

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HPU Welcomes Welsh as Instructor of Italian

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 5, 2013 – High Point University recently hired John Welsh for the fall semester as an instructor of Italian in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages. Welsh, who has expertise in 20th century Italian literature and film, and has also worked as an editor and translator, will teach four sections of […]

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HPU Hires Barlow, Professor of Astrophysics

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 4, 2013 – The Department of Physics at High Point University recently hired Dr. Brad Barlow as assistant professor of astrophysics. Dr. Barlow will be responsible for instructing introductory astronomy and various physics courses. “It was clear to me the first time I set foot on campus that something was different […]

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Pitonzo Joins School of Health Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 28, 2013 – Dr. David Pitonzo was recently hired as the director of didactic education and associate professor of physician assistant studies in the School of Health Sciences at High Point University. Pitonzo will teach students in the proposed physician assistant studies program clinically relevant sciences, and will help them develop […]

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Augustine Hired as Department of Chemistry Chair

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 27, 2013 – High Point University welcomes Dr. Brian Augustine as the new chair for the Department of Chemistry. Augustine will teach undergraduate chemistry courses and work closely with faculty in chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics and health science programs to coordinate undergraduate research experiences, internships and other hands-on opportunities for students […]

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School of Health Sciences Welcomes Arena as Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 26, 2013 – Dr. Sara Arena was recently hired as an assistant professor of exercise science in High Point University’s School of Health Sciences. In her new position, Arena will teach introductory and biomechanics-related courses in the Exercise Science department. She will also conduct and guide student research in biomechanics-related topics […]

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Professor Studies Peer Learning, Publishes Article on ‘Take-Home Tests’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 26, 2013 – Dr. Heather Miller, assistant professor of biochemistry at High Point University, recently published an original research article in the prestigious journal “Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education.” Her article, titled “Assessment of a novel group-centered testing schema in an upper-level undergraduate molecular biotechnology course,” describes a research project that […]

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English Department Welcomes New Instructor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 22, 2013 – High Point University’s English department recently hired Dr. Adrian Greene as their new instructor of English. He will teach two composition courses and two courses in American Gothic literature, but his teaching won’t stop there. “I believe the mentor and adviser relationship is one of the most important […]

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Associate Professor of History Publishes Essay in New Book

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2013 – Dr. Kara Dixon Vuic, associate professor of history at High Point University, recently had an essay published in “The Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing.” Vuic’s essay discusses nurses’ experiences during wartime and evaluates how they have used their service to advance the position of women […]

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HPU Welcomes Quinn as Professor of Sales and Marketing

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Laurence J. Quinn as the assistant professor of Sales and Marketing in the Phillips School of Business. Quinn will teach marketing and professional selling in the Phillips School of Business. He has previously taught professional selling, marketing and organizational behavior at Greensboro College, […]

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Senior Interns with Top Advertising Agency

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2013 – Cara Read, High Point University senior and Winston-Salem native, is interning at Mullen Advertising, one of the top advertising agencies in the country, this summer in the Public Relations and Social Influence department. Mullen Advertising, which is currently on the Advertising Age Agency A-List, on Forbes’ list of […]

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Renowned ‘Teaching Naked’ Author Presents to HPU Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 15, 2013 – High Point University faculty returned to campus this week to kick off the 2013-14 academic year with workshops and seminars presented by an educator who is revolutionizing the teaching models in higher education across the country. Dr. Jose Bowen, author of the influential book “Teaching Naked: How Moving […]

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Student Finds Inspiration in Juvenile Counseling Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 15, 2013 – Jessica Peña, a rising junior at High Point University and native of Kennet Square, Pa., is not only helping her own future, but the futures of many troubled children this summer. Peña is interning with the Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services this summer, a secure residential treatment facility […]

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