This Week in Photos: October 16-20

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the High Point Furniture Market, to the grand opening of Congdon Hall, and recognizing extraordinary leaders Alan Vasquez Soto and Jasmyn Alexander on campus, here’s a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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HPU Officially Opens Congdon Hall

At $120 Million, the facility and graduate programs housed inside are HPU’s single largest investment in history. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 20, 2017 – Congdon Hall is a 220,000-square-foot, state-of-the art health care education facility that shines from floor to ceiling when you step inside. Two academic schools, the Congdon School of Health Sciences and the […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 19, 2017 – High Point University welcomed nine new staff members during the month of September. They are as follows:   Kathleen Smith joined HPU’s Office of Institutional Advancement as an advancement officer. Her goal is to build relationships with alumni, parents and friends in support of the university’s mission and […]

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Class of 2017: Derek Vadnais Works as Investment Specialist for Merrill Lynch

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kirsten Roberts Plans Events for Quaintance-Weaver Hotels and Restaurants

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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High Point Market Provides Experiential Learning Opportunities for HPU Students

High Point University student Francesca Callahan is pictured in front of Bungalow 5, a showroom at the High Point Furniture Market. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2017 – The High Point Furniture Market is a bustling environment. Among professionals in the furniture, sales and interior design industries, High Point University students feel right at home. Gaining experience […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Communication

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2017 – High Point University welcomes three new faculty members to the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication.   Dr. Florian Hemme, Assistant Professor of Sport Management Hemme teaches sport marketing, sport facility management and governance for sport organizations in this newly created position. He comes to HPU with both […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 13, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.     Music Professor Performs with the North Carolina Symphony Dr. Scott MacLeod, assistant professor of voice at HPU, recently performed as a soloist with the North Carolina Symphony “Pops” tour. […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kari Hurlbutt Joins the British Consulate General in NYC

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Bothered by Lack of Mutual Respect

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 12, 2017 – A High Point University Poll finds North Carolinians greatly bothered by a number of possible trends in the country today, including politics being too divisive, minorities facing threats, bad language and poor behavior being accepted in public, and attempts to remove religion from public life. The recent poll […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Danielle Miller Teaches for Fairfax County Schools

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Lucas Fogaca Attends Dental School at UNC Chapel Hill

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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HPU/News and Record Poll: NC Majorities See Climate Impact and Support Mandatory Flood Insurance for Coastal Property Owners

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 10, 2017 – In light of recent major storms that impacted the Southeast, the Gulf Coast and other areas, the High Point University/News and Record Poll asked North Carolinians a series of questions regarding their beliefs on climate change. The results show that majorities of North Carolinians believe that climate change has […]

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HPU Poll: Approval Ratings for New President and N.C. Governor

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9 – The first High Point University Poll of fall 2017 finds that about a third of North Carolinians (35 percent) approve of how President Donald Trump is doing his job and give Gov. Roy Cooper an approval rating of 44 percent. Meanwhile, a large majority continue to express concern that […]

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