Luncheon Honors Retired Faculty

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HIGH POINT, N.C., June 19, 2013 – High Point University honored those who gave more than 80 years of combined service to the university through its annual Retirement Recognition Luncheon. This year’s honorees are Dr. Richard Bennington, David Carter, Dr. Joe Ellenburg, Diana Estey and John Luecke. • Bennington, Paul Broyhill professor of home furnishings, […]

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Career Counselor Honored as ‘Outstanding Professional’ of the Year

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HIGH POINT, N.C., June 18, 2013 – Eric Melniczek, career counselor in the Office of Career and Internship Services at High Point University, was recently honored with the Outstanding Professional Award at the North Carolina Association of Colleges & Employers’ (NCACE) annual meeting. The award recognizes significant contributions to the postsecondary career services and employment […]

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Faculty Help Build a Home in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 18, 2013 – Sometimes a bucket of nails and a hammer builds a house. Sometimes it builds a home and a symbol of hope. A group of High Point University faculty joined Habitat for Humanity of High Point, Archdale and Trinity recently to build a home for a family in the […]

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Two Rising Seniors Receive Celia Moh Scholarships

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 17, 2013 – Sarah Kakol and Catherine Ruvolo, both rising seniors at High Point University, have been named recipients of the prestigious Celia Moh Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year. The scholarship covers full tuition, room, board, books and fees. Kakol, a home furnishings major, and Ruvolo, an interior design major, […]

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HPU Joins CFA Institute University Recognition Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 14, 2013 – High Point University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program (B.S.B.A) in the Phillips School of Business has joined the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. HPU’s B.S.B.A. has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge, positioning students to obtain […]

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Richard Joins Counseling Services

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HIGH POINT, N.C., June 14, 2013 – The Office of Student Life at High Point University recently hired John Richard as a clinical counselor. Richard is responsible for providing counseling support and services to HPU students. “I find that my greatest impacts occur when I am able to provide a safe, accepting and non-judgmental space […]

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Professor Publishes Introductory Psychology Resource

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 12, 2013 – Improving introductory psychology classes around the country is the goal of a new resource co-authored and co-edited by Dr. Sadie Leder, assistant professor of psychology and associate director of the Survey Research Center at High Point University. The online resource is titled, “Introductory Psychology Teaching Primer: A Guide […]

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Head of Physician Assistant Studies Named Chair of Governance Commission for AAPA

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 11, 2013 – Dr. Linda Sekhon, chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at High Point University, was recently appointed as chair of the Governance Commission for the American Academy of Physician Assistants – the national professional society for physician assistants. Sekhon, who has served as a member of the […]

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UNC-TV to Air ‘High Point University Presents: Seth Godin’

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HIGH POINT, N.C., June 10, 2013 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a special program titled, “High Point University Presents: Seth Godin” that features HPU president Nido Qubein and bestselling author and marketing pioneer, Seth Godin. The program will air at 10 p.m. on June 20 on the UNC-TV network. During the high-energy and often […]

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Professor Receives Grant from NIH to Research Knee Injury Risk Factors in Young Athletes

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2013 – Dr. Kevin Ford, director of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory and associate professor of physical therapy at High Point University, has received a prestigious grant from National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct athletic injury prevention […]

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Apple Co-Founder Joins HPU Communication Advisory Board

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 4, 2013 – Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-Founder and creator of the first personal computer, has joined the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication Advisory Board at High Point University. The communication major has become the second most popular major at the university. The program added several new tracks of study including […]

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Students, Faculty and Staff Participate in Inaugural Graduate School Research Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 31, 2013 – Several graduate and undergraduate students, as well as faculty and staff from High Point University, recently had the opportunity to attend the Inaugural Graduate School Research Symposium in the Wilson Ballroom on campus. The event was held as part of the Norcross Graduate School Graduate Student Appreciation Week. […]

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School of Education Hosts LEGO Day for Local Students, Parents and Teachers

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 29, 2013 – High Point University’s School of Education will host an additional LEGO Showcase event from 1 to 5 p.m. on June 22. Teachers, parents and elementary students are invited to attend. The Showcases invite local teachers and elementary students to experience, learn and participate in LEGO learning projects, robotics […]

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Communication Students to Receive Unprecedented Access to the Entertainment Industry

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 17, 2013 – High Point University recently became the first academic chapter of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society (HRTS). The society is the entertainment industry’s premier information and networking forum, and is comprised of West Coast executives from the broadcast and cable networks, stations, studios, talent and management companies, advertisers, […]

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