Roundtable to Examine Education in North Carolina

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2014 – Six business and education experts will serve as panelists in a roundtable discussion on the success and challenges of North Carolina’s K-12 public schools, along with the role of colleges, universities and the business community in addressing the state’s workforce and economic development needs. The event will be […]

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Sorority Honors Boston Marathon Victims

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2014 – As the Boston Marathon kicks off today, a 6-foot-by-18-foot banner made by High Point University’s Kappa Delta sorority is being displayed at the race to remember those impacted by last year’s tragedy and support this year’s participants. The HPU chapter of Kappa Delta created the canvas banner for […]

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Senior Leans on the Law for Career Experience through Internship with Public Defender

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2014 – Ashley Prindle, a senior at High Point University, is learning her way around the courtroom thanks to an eye-opening internship as a public defender intern at the High Point Public Defender’s Office. Prindle, a native of Litchfield, N.H. double majoring in criminal justice and political science with a […]

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Professor Publishes Two Research Articles in Management Theory Encyclopedia

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2014 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, associate professor of management at High Point University, recently published two articles in the Encyclopedia of Management Theory. The articles, “Substitutes for Leadership” and “Work Team Effectiveness,” both stem directly from Nielsen’s primary research streams – leadership and organizational teams. The “substitutes for leadership” article […]

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Professor to Headline ‘World Book Night’ Event

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2014 – Dr. Charmaine Cadeau, assistant professor of English at High Point University, will headline Bookmarks’ “Poetry Reading and Book Kick Off Party,” a celebration of World Book Night and National Poetry Month. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 23 at AFAS Unleashed Arts Center, located at […]

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Junior Receives International Writing Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2014 – High Point University junior Devan Plyler was recently selected from applicants across the globe to receive the 2014 Scholarly Paper Award by Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, for a paper she authored that analyzes Dashiell Hammett’s “The Maltese Falcon.” The Scholarly Paper Award is designated […]

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Civitan Club Receives Three International Honors for Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2014 – The High Point University Civitan Club is holding on to its international title as “Campus Club of the Year” for the second year in a row, an award given by Civitan International. The club also earned two other prestigious honors this year – the “Service Project of the […]

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Students Present Research at National Undergraduate Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2014 – Five students from High Point University presented their scholarly work and original research along with HPU professors at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), held at the University of Kentucky.   NCUR is the largest undergraduate interdisciplinary conference in the country. During the symposium, students not only presented […]

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HPU to Recognize Arbor Day with Annual Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2014 – High Point University will continue its tradition of celebrating its arboretum, gardens and vibrant campus by holding the annual Arbor Day Celebration. An afternoon of recognition and dedications will begin at 4 p.m. on April 24 in the David R. Hayworth University Park on the HPU campus. The […]

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HPU Hosts Spring Carnival for Montlieu Academy

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2014 – The High Point University Slane Center gymnasium was filled with children’s smiles during the annual Spring Carnival on April 7. In partnership with the Montlieu Academy of Technology, the carnival rewarded pre-k through fifth grade students with a field trip for their honor roll accomplishments. HPU students hosted […]

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Fraternity Continues Local Stream Cleaning in Weekend of Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2014 – High Point University’s chapter of Kappa Sigma collected 150 pounds of waste from the stream on the High Point Greenway, between East Lexington Avenue and Terrell Drive, on April 4. The stream cleaning efforts were part of the national organization’s “Day of Service.” “We take pride in our […]

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HPU/UNC Poll: N.C. Voters Say Super PACs Should be Illegal and Media Should Help Voters Recognize PAC Ads

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 10, 2014 – A new poll by High Point University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finds that large percentages of registered voters say super PACs—organizations that can raise and spend unlimited amounts of money on behalf of candidates they support—should be illegal and that the news media […]

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Sorority “Digs for Hope” on High Point Greenway

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 10, 2014 – Members of the Zeta Tau Alpha (ZTA) sorority at High Point University installed a memorial walkway on the High Point Greenway on April 6 to honor those affected by cancer. Pink trees and flowers were planted throughout the greenway as part of the sorority’s first annual “Digging for […]

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HPU Professor Featured on Bankrate.com and Yahoo! Finance

Dr. Steven Lifland, the Carl Maneval Smith Professor of Accounting and Finance at High Point University, was featured in a Bankrate, Inc. story that was also published through Yahoo! Finance. Bankrate, Inc., a financial publishing firm, is the web’s leading aggregator of financial rate information. The story, Tips for investing late in life, features an […]

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