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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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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