High Point Nonprofits to Use Marketing Campaigns Developed by HPU Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 13, 2013 – Two High Point nonprofits plan to implement marketing campaigns developed by High Point University strategic communication students this summer. The students met with leaders at The Youth Network and Sisters Helping Sisters multiple times over the semester to determine what needed to create successful campaigns and generate exposure […]

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Class Project Adds to Exhibit at High Point Museum

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2013 – A High Point University oral history project leaves a living memory for the community, as part of an exhibit at the High Point Museum. Students in the “Community and Literature: Our Stories, Ourselves” course created a digital book and recorded interviews that document the creation and evolution of […]

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HPU Honors Those Committed to Service Learning

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2013 – High Point University students and faculty were honored for the extra time they put into helping others this year at the “HPU Serves 2013 Showcase.” The awards included: • Service Learning Student of the Year: Erin Karpovich. Karpovich worked with Latino high school students through St. Mary Episcopal […]

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‘Campus Chronicle’ Receives First Place from American Scholastic Press Association

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2013 – High Point University’s student newspaper, The Campus Chronicle, was recently awarded first place in the 2013 American Scholastic Press Association’s Annual Review and Contest Awards. Chronicle editor-in-chief Steven Haller notes that the newspaper has undergone major changes throughout the last two years, including format, design and content. Those […]

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Junior Wins a National Broadcasting Society Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 8, 2013 – A junior at High Point University, Rachael Lehman, recently won the National Broadcasting Society’s “Top Video Sports Segment” award for a Weekly Roundup piece she produced for “Panther Sports.” The project beat out competitors from larger schools including the University of South Carolina and the University of Florida. […]

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Andrea Wheless Receives Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

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HIGH POINT, N.C., May 8, 2013 – Andrea Wheless, professor of art at High Point University, received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award at HPU’s 89th 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. “I […]

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Clubs Award Multiple Scholarships to Local High School Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 6, 2013 – Three High Point Central students have an extra $1,000 for college, thanks to High Point University student organizations. High Point Central junior, Hadley Mason, won a scholarship through the HPU Enactus Club’s business plan competition with a plan for a phone application. The application is designed to help […]

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Professor Honored with Writing Award for Screenplay

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2013 – Jim Goodman, assistant professor of media production in the High Point University School of Communication, was recently honored with The Award of Excellence at this year’s Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts held April 7-11. His original narrative short script, “The Ghosts We Know,” received the Award […]

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Librarian Chosen to Distribute Free Paperbacks

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HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2013 – La-Nita Williams, who has served as circulation librarian at High Point University’s Smith Library for 25 years, was chosen to participate in World Book Night on April 23 to distribute free paperbacks in the High Point community. World Book Night is a national celebration dedicated to spreading the […]

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HPU Hosts Local Middle School Students for ‘STEM Day’

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 1, 2013 – Dozens of students from Welborn Middle School spent the day learning about science, math, engineering and technology (STEM) during a visit to High Point University. Students visited HPU’s School of Education where they worked in engineering teams to build a robotic Ferris wheel out of LEGOs. They also […]

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Students Win Nearly Half of Awards at BigSURS Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2013 – Twenty-two of the 47 first-place awards given at the BigSURS conference went to High Point University students this year. HPU hosted the 6th Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium earlier this month. The BigSURS provides undergraduate scholars a forum to share the results of their research through posters, presentations, […]

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HPU Welcomes Murray as Communication Specialist

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HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2013 – High Point University recently welcomed Nora Murray as communication specialist in the Office of Communications. In her position, she is responsible for writing articles and press releases that highlight the latest news and events at HPU. “As a resident of High Point, I am thrilled to be working […]

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