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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Richard Joins Counseling Services

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HIGH POINT, N.C., June 14, 2013 – The Office of Student Life at High Point University recently hired John Richard as a clinical counselor. Richard is responsible for providing counseling support and services to HPU students. “I find that my greatest impacts occur when I am able to provide a safe, accepting and non-judgmental space […]

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Professor Publishes Introductory Psychology Resource

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 12, 2013 – Improving introductory psychology classes around the country is the goal of a new resource co-authored and co-edited by Dr. Sadie Leder, assistant professor of psychology and associate director of the Survey Research Center at High Point University. The online resource is titled, “Introductory Psychology Teaching Primer: A Guide […]

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Head of Physician Assistant Studies Named Chair of Governance Commission for AAPA

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 11, 2013 – Dr. Linda Sekhon, chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at High Point University, was recently appointed as chair of the Governance Commission for the American Academy of Physician Assistants – the national professional society for physician assistants. Sekhon, who has served as a member of the […]

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UNC-TV to Air ‘High Point University Presents: Seth Godin’

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HIGH POINT, N.C., June 10, 2013 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a special program titled, “High Point University Presents: Seth Godin” that features HPU president Nido Qubein and bestselling author and marketing pioneer, Seth Godin. The program will air at 10 p.m. on June 20 on the UNC-TV network. During the high-energy and often […]

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Professor Receives Grant from NIH to Research Knee Injury Risk Factors in Young Athletes

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2013 – Dr. Kevin Ford, director of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory and associate professor of physical therapy at High Point University, has received a prestigious grant from National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct athletic injury prevention […]

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