Students Chop Off their Hair to Help Cancer Patients

Who: High Point University students, faculty and staff. The event is free and open to the public. Media are also invited to attend. What: Fourth Annual Cuts for Cancer. Where: High Point University Amphitheater. When: Saturday, April 5 at 3 p.m. Why: “Cuts for Cancer” allows anyone to donate at least eight inches of their […]

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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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HPU Hosts Hometown Hero Celebration for Olympian Heather Richardson

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 31, 2014 – High Point University will honor Olympic speedskater Heather Richardson, her Winter Olympics appearances and her World Cup championships with a Hometown Hero Celebration on campus. The event will take place on April 3 beginning at noon in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. After a ceremony, complimentary lunch will […]

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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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HPU to Host ‘FIXED’ Director Regan Brashear

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 25, 2014 – High Point University will host an exclusive screening of “FIXED,” the highly acclaimed and controversial documentary film making waves at film festivals across the country. The showing, which will be followed by an up-close discussion with director and producer Regan Brashear, will be held at 7 p.m. on […]

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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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