HPU Lowers Flags for Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 23, 2019 – High Point University will honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for this nation by lowering perimeter flags to half-staff on Monday in observance of Memorial Day. “High Point University is a God, family and country school,” says HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein. “We are […]

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Students and Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2019 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month. HPU Student Receives Innovation Achievement Award Christian Porter, a rising sophomore and entrepreneurship major at HPU, […]

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HPU Chemistry Professor Receives Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 20, 2019 – Dr. Andrew Wommack, assistant professor of chemistry, received the Ruth Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award during High Point University’s 2019 Commencement ceremony. The award recognizes a full-time faculty member for exemplary accomplishments in research and creative endeavors. Wommack’s research blends two subdisciplines of chemistry, synthetic organic chemistry […]

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HPU Recognizes Math Professor with Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 20, 2019 – Dr. Adam Graham-Squire, associate professor of mathematics, received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award during High Point University’s 2019 Commencement ceremony. The award is named for Meredith Clark Slane, a friend to the university, and has been given annually since 1973 to recognize excellence in teaching. Graham-Squire […]

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HPU Hosts Civitans for District Meeting

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 17, 2019 – High Point University Honors Scholar students shared research and service learning experiences with international service club leaders on May 8. HPU students presented homelessness and childcare service project ideas to clubs as new ways to serve the community and a way to increase membership at their organization. Madeline […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Peace Officers Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 15, 2019 – High Point University will lower perimeter flags to half-staff today in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which it falls as National Police Week. The day honors […]

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HPU Family Hosts Numerous Philanthropic Events

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2019 – Throughout the past month, the following High Point University organizations held fundraising events and hosted programs to benefit the local community. These efforts are part of the 110,000 hours of service and thousands of dollars that the HPU family contributes each year. Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority Provides Swim […]

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Students Present ‘History Detectives’ Exhibit at the High Point Museum

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 7, 2019 – High Point University Service Learning students shared their research experiences with the public during their final presentation of the history of the Congregational United Church of Christ. The church, a traditionally African-American church, has been part of the city of High Point’s community since 1890. The students spent […]

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Two HPU Seniors Receive Fulbright Awards

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 7, 2019 – High Point University seniors Kendal Karstens and Erica Schimmel have received Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to teach English in eastern Europe during the 2019-2020 academic year. As Fulbright Finalists, Karstens and Schimmel were both selected for Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships from the U.S. Department of State and […]

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