Top 7 Highlights Along HPU’s Innovation Corridor

How well do you know HPU’s Innovation Corridor? This stretch of campus connects the university’s STEM facilities, departments and scientists. It begins at Couch Hall, home to the Webb School of Engineering, and concludes at Congdon Hall, which houses the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy and Congdon School of Health Sciences. Along the way, research […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 5, 2020 – High Point University welcomed 11 new staff members in January. They are as follows: Kelley McCrary joined the Office of Admissions at HPU as a weekend campus visit coordinator. In this role, McCrary assists the thousands of prospective students and their families visiting campus. Prior to HPU, she […]

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Alumnus and Community Leader Doug Witcher Makes Major Gift to HPU

Pictured is Doug Witcher, a 1977 alumnus of High Point University, whose lifetime giving to HPU has reached over $4 million. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 4, 2020 – Doug Witcher, a High Point University graduate, Board of Trustee member, business owner and community leader, has committed a new $2 million planned endowment gift to HPU. […]

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HPU and the Congdon Family Foundation Give $2.5 million to the YMCA of High Point

High Point University President Nido Qubein (right) and David Congdon (left), president of the Earl and Kathryn Congdon Family Foundation, announced today a combined $2.5 million gift to support the Carl Chavis Memorial YMCA. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 30, 2020 – Today, High Point University leaders were joined with members of the Congdon Family Foundation […]

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HPU Pharmacy Professor Recognized with AACP New Investigator Award

The Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy is the only private pharmacy school to have had a faculty member recognized with this award for three consecutive years. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 29, 2020 – Dr. Comfort Boateng, assistant professor in the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy’s Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences, has received an American Association […]

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HPU’s Congdon School of Health Sciences Hosts Lecture on Orthopedic Rehabilitation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 22, 2020 – High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences will present Dr. Riann Palmieri-Smith, director of the Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Biomechanics Laboratory in the School of Kinesiology at The University of Michigan, as keynote for its semiannual Distinguished Lecture Series. The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. on […]

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HPU Contributes 1,500 Hours to Community Service During MLK Day of Service

During High Point University’s annual MLK Day of Service, volunteers touched up the murals at Welborn Middle School. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 20, 2020 – In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, High Point University faculty, staff, students and community members participated in 46 service projects today, totaling 1,500 hours of community service throughout […]

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HPU’s Annual MLK Day Worship Service Focuses on ‘Continuing the Work’

Dr. Nido Qubein, High Point University President, welcomed community members, students, faculty and staff to HPU’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Worship Service.  HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 20, 2020 – Continuing to do the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was the focus of High Point University’s annual chapel service that honors King, held […]

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Parent Perspective: The Murphy Family

Pictured from left to right, Toni and Patrick Murphy are parents to HPU students Parker and Riley.  College is a crucial time in a young adult’s life. What campus will be the best home for them? Who will be their mentor? How can they make the most of the next four years? While high school […]

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HPU Students and Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 15, 2020 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of recent research initiatives. HPU Students Present at North Carolina Research Symposium Dr. Joanne Altman, director of undergraduate research and creative works, and […]

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