Class of 2014 Outcomes: Melissa Beck Uses Her Talents at Disney World

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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U.S. Department of Education Awards Grant to HPU and Thomasville Schools

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 23, 2014 – High Point University’s School of Education and Thomasville City Schools were recently awarded a $150,000 Math Science Partnership (MSP) Grant by the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will allow professors from HPU, under the direction of the School of Education, to provide in-depth content training in science […]

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Student Gives Shoes to Nicaraguan Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 23, 2014 – Taylor Lavender, a rising senior at High Point University, recently led a dozen volunteers on a trip to Nicaragua to provide free clinical care and distribute hundreds of hand-decorated shoes to children in need. As the HPU Campus Coordinator for VIDA (Volunteers for Inter-American Development Assistance), Lavender traveled […]

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Celebrating 100 Peer-Reviewed Publications

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 20, 2014 – Dr. Kevin Ford, associate professor of physical therapy and director of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory at High Point University, has published his 100th peer-reviewed manuscript. Ford’s 100th article, “Real-Time Biofeedback to Target Risk of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury: A Technical Report,” was accepted in the Journal […]

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Class of 2014 Outcomes: Eric Sommermann Accepts Accounting Position in Charlotte

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 Outcomes: Jordan Coakley Joins Admissions Team at HPU

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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Professor Awarded Top Faculty Paper

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 18, 2014 – Dr. Jim Trammell, assistant professor of electronic media at High Point University, recently received the 2014 Top Faculty Paper Award from the Religion and Media Interest Group of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Trammell’s paper titled, “Want to Feel the Love of Christ? There’s […]

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Power and Politics: Students Meet Top Government Officials in Washington D.C.

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 18, 2014 – Political science majors networked with top government officials and studied “Power and Politics” in the city where it all happens, Washington, D.C., during a “Maymester” experience through High Point University. The program was an extension of political science courses offered in the spring. Students spent the semester examining […]

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Class of 2014 Outcomes: Libby Bean Grows Client Relationships at Gartner

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 Outcomes: Kristen Arnold Teaches Future Leaders

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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‘Maymester’ Students Celebrate Music in Europe

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 17, 2014 – Dozens of music and choir students at High Point University recently took the trip of a lifetime in Europe during a “Maymester” course abroad. Students in the spring 2014 choral ensemble traveled with Dr. Marc Foster, HPU chair of the department of music and director of choral activities, […]

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Local Teens Begin Leadership Academy at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 16, 2014 – Guilford County teens interested in developing their leadership skills began a 10-day leadership academy today, hosted by High Point University and the High Point Police Department. The 20 students were selected for the academy by exhibiting exceptional self-control, responsibility and interest in being leaders through the school year. […]

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Class of 2014 Outcomes: Alyssa Springer Pursues Masters While Teaching

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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Books Published by HPU Professor Help Teachers with Common Core

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 16, 2014 – Dr. Shirley Disseler, assistant professor of elementary, middle grades and STEM in the School of Education at High Point University, recently published two books on how to teach elementary Common Core math. The two-book series, “Shirley Disseler’s Strategies and Activities for Common Core Math Grades 3-5,” provides creative […]

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Class of 2014 Outcomes: Samuel Mickey Pursues MBA

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 Researchers: Parenting Behavior and Gender Differences Impact Child’s Adjustment to College

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 13, 2014 – Dr. Kirsten Li-Barber, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, recently presented her research on gender differences in parenting college-aged children at the 26th Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention in San Francisco, Calif. Li-Barber’s research, titled, “Gender Differences in Perceived Parenting Behavior and Its Relation to […]

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Rising Senior Practices Strategic Communication Through Texas Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 13, 2014 – Melissa Sweredoski, a rising senior at High Point University and native of Huntingtown, Md., is gaining invaluable public relations and communications experience through her internship with The Mach 1 Group, an up-and-coming crisis communication and non-profit associated public relations company in Austin, Texas. At Mach 1, Sweredoski is […]

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Maymester Immerses HPU Students in Spanish Culture

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 12, 2014 – High Point University students danced their way through Spain this summer. The students recently returned from an 18-day Maymester experience that immersed them in Spanish culture while they observed and learned the art of Flamenco. Lead by Cara Hagan, assistant professor of dance, and Adam Winkel, assistant professor […]

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Class of 2014 Outcomes: Paige Sigmon Promotes Public Policy

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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