Academic Services Hosts, Attends Conferences for Peer Tutors

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 14, 2014 – The Academic Services Center at High Point University recently took part in both on and off-campus learning opportunities to benefit the Supplemental Instruction leaders and peer tutors on campus. The first event, the North Carolina Supplemental Instruction/ Tutor Peer Conference, was hosted on the HPU campus. Held every […]

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Retired Faculty Honored During Annual Luncheon

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 14, 2014 – High Point University recently honored three retiring faculty and staff members who gave more than 58 years of combined service to the university during its annual Retirement Recognition Luncheon. This year’s event honored Andrea Wheless, Dr. Alberta Herron and Dr. Lisa Horne. Andrea L. Wheless came to HPU […]

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Judy Isaksen Receives Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 13, 2014 – Dr. Judy Isaksen, associate professor of communication at High Point University, received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award during the 2014 commencement ceremony for her contributions to HPU. Every year since 1973, HPU has recognized a faculty member for excellence in teaching with the Meredith Clark Slane […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Aunya Butler-Joyce Joins Fox 8 News

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of […]

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Advanced Cognition in Animals: HPU Professor’s Research at GSO Science Center Highlighted

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 13, 2014 – Research being conducted by Dr. Joanne Altman, High Point University’s director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works and professor of psychology, at the Greensboro Science Center (GSC) was recently highlighted in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Altman is leading a team of undergraduate students […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Thomas Langford Engineers A Career in Technology

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary graduate […]

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2014 Outstanding Senior is Thomasville Native Tyler Steelman

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2014 – Tyler Steelman, a Thomasville, N.C. native, was recently recognized with High Point University’s “Outstanding Senior Award” during the 2014 commencement luncheon. Steelman served as Student Government Association president at HPU during his junior and senior years after serving as a representative of SGA during his freshman and sophomore […]

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HPU Receives NC Biotechnology Center Grant

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2014 – High Point University has been awarded an Institutional Development Grant from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NCBC) to support scientific research at HPU. The university will receive up to $77,186 by the NCBC, and HPU has agreed to an additional 25 percent match to purchase additional cell culture […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Molly Shore Called to Camp Ministry

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of […]

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HPU Hires Bonner as Web Developer

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2014 – High Point University has recently hired Lucas Bonner to serve as a new Web developer. Bonner will be responsible for maintaining aspects of the university’s website and working on various administrative tools for the website behind the scenes. “I am excited to see what we can accomplish at […]

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Graduate Student Selected as Kenan Fellow

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 8, 2014 – Rachel Sniff, a graduate student in the School of Education at High Point University, has been selected to serve as a 2014-15 Kenan Fellow. The prestigious fellowship empowers educators to spearhead innovative teaching practices in North Carolina while remaining in their classrooms. Sniff is a seventh grade science […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Ryan Geary Gears Up for Disney

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary graduate […]

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Dr. Curty Selected as Chair of NCAIE

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 8, 2014 – Dr. Craig Curty, director of the Academic Services Center at High Point University, was recently selected as Chair of the North Carolina Association of International Educators (NCAIE). In this role, Curty will serve as spokesman for the organization and oversee workshops and conferences throughout the state. He will […]

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Students, Professor Present Pop Culture Research at Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 7, 2014 – Two High Point University students from the Women’s and Gender Studies program recently participated in a “Cyberfeminism” panel and presented their original research at the Popular Culture/American Culture Association’s National Conference held this year in Chicago. Sam Kizer and Erin House, both minoring in Women’s and Gender Studies, […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Colleen Quinn Follows Her Dream to Dental School

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Christian Weigandt Marks His Career Start with MathWorks

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary graduate […]

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