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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Senior Gains Experience at Greensboro Marketing Firm

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 25, 2014 – Kassi Womeldorf, a senior from Annapolis, Md., is strategizing her future career while interning at Stratagon, an integrated marketing and technology firm in Greensboro. Womeldorf, who will graduate in May with a degree in business administration and a minor in marketing, is spending her spring semester as an […]

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Psychology Professor Presents at National Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 24, 2014 – Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, assistant professor of psychology, co-presented a research presentation titled, “Mentorship of Early Career Psychologists: Suggestions for New and Experienced Faculty Members,” at this year’s annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) conference. Dr. Elder was among a handful of early career psychologists selected for […]

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Acclaimed Composer of ‘Annie,’ ‘Bye Bye Birdie,’ Charles Strouse to Host Showcase at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2014 – High Point University will host one of the most successful musical theatre composers in history, Broadway legend Charles Strouse, on its stage for a special evening of celebration. The showcase will be held at 7:30 p.m. March 25 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. […]

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Senior Gains International Business Experience with Mack Truck Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 18, 2014 – Paige Risner, a senior at High Point University, is working on her international business skills thanks to a unique internship experience at Mack Trucks World Headquarters, located in Greensboro. An international business major with a minor in Spanish, Risner is utilizing many of the skills she’s learned in […]

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