HPU Welcomes Wojciechowski to the Office of Student Life

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 9, 2015 – The Office of Student Life at High Point University recently hired Scott Wojciechowski as the director of first-year residential education. Wojciechowski is responsible for fostering collaboration between first-year residential communities and academic affairs. He will work on building meaningful connections between the first-year seminars and the Common Experience, […]

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Professor’s Poetry Wins International Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 9, 2015 – Dr. Charmaine Cadeau, assistant professor of English at High Point University, recently received the ReLit Award for her most recent collection of poems, titled “Placeholder.” The ReLit Awards are Canadian literary prizes awarded annually to acknowledge the best new books from Canada’s independent publishers. Along with winning the […]

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Retired Faculty Honored During Annual Luncheon

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 4, 2015 – High Point University recently honored five retiring faculty and staff members, who gave 148 years of combined service to the university, during its annual Retirement Recognition Luncheon. This year’s event honored Dr. Allen Goedeke, Dr. Elizabeth Dull, Dr. Patrick Haun, Dr. Carole Head and Dr. Gerald Smith. Dr. […]

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History Professor Studies Baseball’s Earliest Fan Club

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 2, 2015 – For High Point University Associate Professor Paul Ringel, baseball is more than a game. It’s inspiration for research into the profound impact it has made on lifestyle and culture, particularly for the members of baseball’s earliest fan club. Ringel joined scholars from across the country in presenting research […]

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Greenstein Joins HPU as Business Analyst

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 29, 2015 – High Point University’s Office of Information Technology recently hired Jessica Greenstein as a business analyst. Greenstein is responsible for analyzing existing systems and business processes across the university and identifying improvement strategies. She also provides project management services for the department. With expertise in information technology and business […]

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Hairston Joins HPU in Office of Information Technology

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 28, 2015 – The Office of Information Technology at High Point University recently hired Patrick Hairston as manager of information systems security services. Hairston’s key responsibility is developing policies and training programs for computer systems security at the university. He also develops recommendations for both system controls and monitoring to ensure […]

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5 Ways Gen Y can Succeed in the Workplace

By: Dr. Shaun Davenport, assistant professor of management   You’ve heard the stories. You can’t escape the labels… “The Entitled Generation,” “The Narcissistic Generation,” and “Generation ME.” There is research to suggest that Generation Y is more narcissistic than previous generations. But their stereotypes fail to take into account some of the unique skills and […]

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HPU Welcomes Maddrey as Advancement Officer

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2015 – High Point University’s Department of Institutional Advancement recently hired Kimberly Maddrey as an advancement officer. In this position, Maddrey’s main responsibility is to develop partnerships with parents, alumni and friends of the university and encourage them to invest in the future of the next generation of students who […]

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School of Pharmacy Hires Carter as Administrative Assistant

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 26, 2015 – High Point University’s School of Pharmacy recently hired Courtnie Carter as administrative assistant for the experiential program. Carter will work closely with Dr. Joy Greene, assistant dean, to coordinate the school’s experiential program. This program is designed to educate Doctor of Pharmacy candidates through hands-on learning experiences and […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2015 – High Point University is lowering all 78 campus flags to half-staff on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. “High Point University is a God, family, and country school,” says Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president. “We are grateful for our nation’s system of free enterprise and appreciative […]

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HPU to Host Inaugural Piano Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 21, 2015 – High Point University will host an inaugural piano competition, funded by the Randall Thomas Johnson Trust, June 4-6 that will bring three talented finalists to campus to compete for $10,000 in prizes. The competition will be held in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. It is free and open […]

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5 Things that Made HPU’s Commencement Unique

Another High Point University Commencement celebration is behind us. With degrees in hand on May 9, HPU seniors crossed the stage that serves as a bridge from their undergraduate educational journey to their next big steps in the world. It’s a time for the Class of 2015 to reflect on their past four years at […]

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More than Just a Jacket: Interning for Letterman’s Farewell Season

By: Britton Nagy, Class of 2015   A legendary combination of white leather and fine wool, artfully stitched together and embellished with patches reading “LS ’14.” It is the last of its kind; the final of an iconic series of ‘Letterman jackets’ from the 21-year-running Late Show with David Letterman—and it’s mine. The Letterman jacket, […]

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HPU Welcomes Emerich as Manager of Computing Training Services

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 20, 2015 – The Office of Information Technology at High Point University recently hired Debra Emerich as manager of computing training services. Emerich leads a team that finds opportunities to improve teaching and learning through the application of technology. Her team trains instructors to design and develop online curriculum. They also […]

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Rising Junior Receives Celia Moh Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 19, 2015 – Meredith Matsakis, a rising junior at High Point University, was recently selected to receive the Celia Moh Scholarship for the upcoming academic year. The scholarship will pay for full tuition, room, board, books and fees. A committee composed of notable home furnishings industry executives selected Matsakis and two […]

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Campus Chronicle Receives First Place in ASPA Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 19, 2015 – High Point University’s student newspaper, The Campus Chronicle, was recently awarded first place in the 2015 American Scholastic Press Association’s Annual Review and Contest Awards. The contest compares student publications throughout the country on content, design, photography and overall quality. Jodi Guglielmi, the 2014-15 editor in chief of […]

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