HPU to Honor Passport Partners with ‘Thank You’ Luncheon

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HIGH POINT, N.C., July 16, 2013 – High Point University will honor the dozens of local businesses that serve as Passport Partners with the Passport Luncheon. The event, to be held at 11 a.m. on July 25 in the conference center ballroom in the Greek Village, serves as a celebration and “thank you” for their […]

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Sorority Recieves National Awards at Conference

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HIGH POINT, N.C., July 12, 2013 – Members of High Point University’s Kappa Delta sorority recently received three prestigious awards at the Greek organization’s annual conference. The chapter was honored with the Academic Achievement Award for having one of the top combined GPAs of all KD chapters in the country, followed by the National Merit […]

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HPU Welcomes Hans as New Learning Commons Librarian

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HIGH POINT, N.C., July 9, 2013 – Heather Hans has recently been hired as the University Center Learning Commons librarian at High Point University. As the daytime librarian, Hans will help students with research, introduce them to library services and assist them with any information problems they might encounter. “The University Center Learning Commons presents […]

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Graduate Publishes First Novel

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HIGH POINT, N.C., July 8, 2013 – High Point University graduate Alyssa Romeo, a current resident of High Point, has published her first novel, “The Wish.” The novel follows American college student, Emilie Russo, during her time in Rome and what happens when she falls for a British actor studying at the same university. Romeo […]

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Professor Named Chair of Biomechanics Group at American College of Sports Medicine

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 3, 2013 – Dr. Kevin Ford, director of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory and associate professor of physical therapy at High Point University, was recently named chair of the biomechanics interest group at the American College of Sports Medicine. The group’s mission is to promote biomechanics research in the College […]

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Article by Professor to Kick-Off Innovative Teaching Series

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 27, 2013 – An article by Dr. Kimberly Reich, assistant professor of exercise science at High Point University, that discusses how professional conferences can enhance learning for undergraduate students, was recently published in the Sports Medicine Bulletin. The article is the first of a series of commentaries from various professionals in […]

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Luncheon Honors Retired Faculty

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HIGH POINT, N.C., June 19, 2013 – High Point University honored those who gave more than 80 years of combined service to the university through its annual Retirement Recognition Luncheon. This year’s honorees are Dr. Richard Bennington, David Carter, Dr. Joe Ellenburg, Diana Estey and John Luecke. • Bennington, Paul Broyhill professor of home furnishings, […]

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Career Counselor Honored as ‘Outstanding Professional’ of the Year

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HIGH POINT, N.C., June 18, 2013 – Eric Melniczek, career counselor in the Office of Career and Internship Services at High Point University, was recently honored with the Outstanding Professional Award at the North Carolina Association of Colleges & Employers’ (NCACE) annual meeting. The award recognizes significant contributions to the postsecondary career services and employment […]

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Faculty Help Build a Home in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 18, 2013 – Sometimes a bucket of nails and a hammer builds a house. Sometimes it builds a home and a symbol of hope. A group of High Point University faculty joined Habitat for Humanity of High Point, Archdale and Trinity recently to build a home for a family in the […]

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Two Rising Seniors Receive Celia Moh Scholarships

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 17, 2013 – Sarah Kakol and Catherine Ruvolo, both rising seniors at High Point University, have been named recipients of the prestigious Celia Moh Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year. The scholarship covers full tuition, room, board, books and fees. Kakol, a home furnishings major, and Ruvolo, an interior design major, […]

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HPU Joins CFA Institute University Recognition Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 14, 2013 – High Point University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program (B.S.B.A) in the Phillips School of Business has joined the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. HPU’s B.S.B.A. has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge, positioning students to obtain […]

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