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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BCA Presents Check to American Heart Association

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 9, 2014 – High Point University’s Black Cultural Awareness (BCA) organization and Diversity Club presented a donation to the American Heart Association (AHA) on Tuesday, April 1. Danielle Criss, co-president of BCA, Matthew Burns, president of the Diversity Club, and La-Nita Williams, BCA advisor, presented the check to HPU graduate student Jacqueline […]

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HPU/UNC Poll: 44 Percent of NC Voters Approve of Obama; 40 Percent Say History Will Judge Him Positively

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2014 – A new poll by High Point University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finds that 44 percent of North Carolina registered voters approve of President Barack Obama’s job performance. The new poll, the third of the year, places Senators Kay Hagan and Richard Burr’s job […]

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Finalists Announced for 2014 Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2014 – The Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced the three finalists for its fourth annual Business Plan Competition. This year’s winners will compete and potentially win up to $15,000 in cash. The three finalists are Eugenia Copeland, a senior music major; Emily De Lena, a sophomore […]

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Professor Publishes Book on Biblical Letters of Paul

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 7, 2014 – Dr. Robert Moses, assistant professor of religion at High Point University, has published his first book, titled “Practices of Power: Revisiting the Principalities and Powers in the Pauline Letters.” Based on Moses’ dissertation at Duke University, the book examines the Biblical letters Paul wrote, and details the practices […]

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Students Chop Off their Hair to Help Cancer Patients

Who: High Point University students, faculty and staff. The event is free and open to the public. Media are also invited to attend. What: Fourth Annual Cuts for Cancer. Where: High Point University Amphitheater. When: Saturday, April 5 at 3 p.m. Why: “Cuts for Cancer” allows anyone to donate at least eight inches of their […]

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Laura Fleming Presented with 2014 Haverty Cup

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 3, 2014 – Laura Fleming, a senior double majoring in home furnishings and art history at High Point University, has been honored as the recipient of the 2014 Haverty Cup Award. Fleming, a native of Newport Beach, Calif., received $2,500 and a plaque for her accomplishments in home furnishings programs. She […]

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Junior Receives Pulitzer Fellowship to Report on Norway’s Criminal Justice System

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 2, 2014 – High Point University junior Britton Nagy has been selected by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to receive a stipend that will allow her to travel to Norway’s Bastoy Island and report on a controversial criminal punishment system that’s receiving international attention. Nagy, a communication major with a […]

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Sophomore Interns with Rep. Howard Coble in Last Term

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 1, 2014 – High Point University sophomore Carter Adams is getting the rare opportunity to play a role in the historic last term of North Carolina Congressman Howard Coble in his 30th year of service in the U.S. House of Representatives. Adams, a political science major, is serving as a congressional district office […]

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HPU Hosts Hometown Hero Celebration for Olympian Heather Richardson

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 31, 2014 – High Point University will honor Olympic speedskater Heather Richardson, her Winter Olympics appearances and her World Cup championships with a Hometown Hero Celebration on campus. The event will take place on April 3 beginning at noon in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. After a ceremony, complimentary lunch will […]

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March Extraordinary Leaders Make A Difference

Academic excellence, meaningful relationships, and international experiences are just a few things that March’s Extraordinary Leaders share. Henry Molski and Lillian Bijl know firsthand the difference that getting involved and giving back can make. Four years ago, Molski discovered High Point University. “What I found at this institution was that I was cared about,” Molski […]

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Professor Discusses Link Between Support and Employee Performance Nationally

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 28, 2014 – Dr. Sarah Nielsen, assistant professor of human relations at HPU, recently presented her research on workplace relationships at two national conferences for the American Psychological Association and the Association of Psychological Science. Nielsen’s research focuses on the intricacies of workplace relationships and their importance for task performance and […]

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