Graduate Launches Clothing Business in the Triad

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2013 – High Point University graduate Kendall Lawson runs a Triad-based business with a greater purpose in mind. Lawson is the owner and CEO of Three Scooops beachwear. Three Scooops was launched by Lawson in May of 2012 after he graduated with a business administration degree with a concentration in […]

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HPU Welcomes Ramsay as Associate Director of Admissions

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2013 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently hired Kerr C. Ramsay III as associate director of admissions. In his role, Ramsay is responsible for assisting students from eastern North Carolina and South Carolina as they apply to HPU, as well as developing future leaders on […]

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HPU Welcomes Class of 2017 to Campus

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 17, 2013 – High Point University welcomed the Class of 2017 to campus today for the annual Move-In Day and Orientation Weekend. Freshmen began moving into residence halls at 7:30 a.m. today and were welcomed by hundreds of faculty, staff and upperclassman volunteers who assisted the students in unloading their vehicles […]

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Fraternity Receives National Recognition at Conference

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 12, 2013 – High Point University’s Rho-Eta Chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity was recently honored with national awards at the national Kappa Sigma Fraternity’s 69th Biennial Grand Conclave, in Las Vegas. The Rho-Eta Chapter received “The Silver Bowl” for academic excellence, the “Champion Chapter” award, which designates Kappa Sigma as […]

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HPU Welcomes Mullils to Student Financial Planning Department

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 9, 2013 – The Student Financial Planning Department at High Point University recently hired Barbara Mullis as the systems program administrator. Mullis assists in the financial aid process by serving as systems data manager and developing reports. “I hope to automate the department in such a manner that we can quickly […]

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Communication Major Interns at Fox News in NYC

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 – Rising senior Shawntay Henry is interning for the Fox News Channel this summer in New York City. The electronic media major, from St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands, is learning every part of the story-telling process from research, to pitching stories, scheduling interviews and drafting questions while she […]

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ZTA Sorority Honored at National Conference

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 – The Zeta Tau Alpha chapter at High Point University was recently honored with three awards during ZTA’s National Leadership Conference. The chapter received the Helping Hands Award for helping to establish a new chapter at Appalachian State University. The sisters assisted with recruitment parties and initiation for the […]

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Researchers Find Link Between Posture and Knee Injuries

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 5, 2013 – Dr. Yum Nguyen, assistant professor of Athletic Training, recently gave a presentation on his research findings about how posture may increase the risk of knee injury at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. Nguyen explained that certain postures, inwardly rotated hips and knock-kneed postures […]

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Faculty Present Research at National Meeting in Las Vegas

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 2, 2013 – Dr. Jolene Henning, chair of the Department of Athletic Training at High Point University, and Geoff Staton, assistant athletic trainer in the Department of Athletics at HPU, recently presented their work on increasing diversity in the athletic training profession at the annual meeting of the National Athletic Trainers’ […]

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American Red Cross Presents HPU with ‘Partners in Service Award’

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 31, 2013 – The Greater High Point-Davidson Chapter of the American Red Cross recently presented High Point University with the “Partners in Service Award” during the organization’s annual meeting. During the 2012-13 academic year, HPU students presented $22,000 to the Red Cross chapter for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The money was […]

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Richardson Joins Campus Concierge Team

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HIGH POINT, N.C., July 30, 2013 – The Office of Communications at High Point University recently hired Alisha Richardson as university scheduler for Campus Concierge. In this position, Richardson is responsible for scheduling university events and reservations while ensuring the campus is prepared to welcome thousands of guests each year. Richardson will also serve as […]

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Linville Named School of Education Department Chair

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 29, 2013 – The School of Education at High Point University recently named Dr. Deborah Linville as chair of the Department of Elementary and Middle Grades Education and associate professor of education. As department chair, Linville is responsible for the effective operation of the Elementary and Middle Grades Department. She will […]

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HPU Welcomes Urbowicz as Social Media Specialist

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HIGH POINT, N.C., July 26, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Christine Urbowicz as social media specialist in the Office of Communications. In her role, Urbowicz engages with HPU followers and fans through social media sites, and keeps track of what topics are most interesting to HPU students, parents and alumni. “As a recent […]

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HPU Welcomes New Associate Professor to the Department of Physician Assistant Studies

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 23, 2013 – The department of Physician Assistant Studies in the School of Health Sciences at High Point University welcomes Dr. Mark Archambault as the new Director of Research and associate professor of physician assistant studies. In his new position, Archambault will help create HPU’s developing PA program by chairing the […]

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