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Open House for Graduate Programs
10.21.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2013 – High Point University will host an open house for its Graduate Programs on Nov. 5 at 5 and 5:45 p.m. in the Wilson Commerce Ballroom on campus. Prospective students are invited to get an overview of the admission process, curriculum and potential career options with the various degrees […]
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HPU to Host ‘March for Babies’
10.8.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 – The community is invited to join High Point University students, faculty and staff for the March of Dimes annual “March for Babies Walk” on HPU’s campus at 9 a.m. on Oct. 26. Money raised from the event will be used to assist the March of Dimes, which supports […]
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Alumni Weekend Honors Outstanding Graduates
10.7.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2013 – High Point University welcomed visitors for the second weekend in a row during its annual Alumni Weekend, held Oct. 4-6. The weekend brought more than 1,000 alumni back to HPU to enjoy a variety of events at their alma mater. Events included men’s and women’s soccer games, campus […]
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HPU Lowers Flags in Honor of Naval Yard Tragedy
09.17.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 17, 2013 – To honor those impacted by tragedy at the Washington Navy Yard on Sept. 16, High Point University is flying its flags at half-staff today until sunset on Friday. While HPU is home to students from 47 states and 34 countries, the university has a historic connection to students, […]
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HPU Welcomes Newsom to Staff
08.29.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 29, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Mary Katherine Newsome as an administrative assistant to the Modern Foreign Languages and Political Science Departments. Newsome serves as office manager and assists in the day-to-day needs of her departments’ students, faculty and staff. She will also oversee the Research Administration and Sponsored […]
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HPU Welcomes Sweet as Assistant Director of Construction and Renovation
08.21.2013
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HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Jason Sweet as the assistant director of Construction and Renovation. Sweet is responsible for the day-to-day activities and processes of ongoing construction projects at HPU. He also collaborates on the designs for new projects. Sweet, who has expertise in construction management and effective […]
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HPU Welcomes Class of 2017 to Campus
08.17.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 17, 2013 – High Point University welcomed the Class of 2017 to campus today for the annual Move-In Day and Orientation Weekend. Freshmen began moving into residence halls at 7:30 a.m. today and were welcomed by hundreds of faculty, staff and upperclassman volunteers who assisted the students in unloading their vehicles […]
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ZTA Sorority Honored at National Conference
08.7.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 – The Zeta Tau Alpha chapter at High Point University was recently honored with three awards during ZTA’s National Leadership Conference. The chapter received the Helping Hands Award for helping to establish a new chapter at Appalachian State University. The sisters assisted with recruitment parties and initiation for the […]
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Researchers Find Link Between Posture and Knee Injuries
08.5.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 5, 2013 – Dr. Yum Nguyen, assistant professor of Athletic Training, recently gave a presentation on his research findings about how posture may increase the risk of knee injury at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. Nguyen explained that certain postures, inwardly rotated hips and knock-kneed postures […]
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American Red Cross Presents HPU with ‘Partners in Service Award’
07.31.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 31, 2013 – The Greater High Point-Davidson Chapter of the American Red Cross recently presented High Point University with the “Partners in Service Award” during the organization’s annual meeting. During the 2012-13 academic year, HPU students presented $22,000 to the Red Cross chapter for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The money was […]
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HPU Welcomes Urbowicz as Social Media Specialist
07.26.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 26, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Christine Urbowicz as social media specialist in the Office of Communications. In her role, Urbowicz engages with HPU followers and fans through social media sites, and keeps track of what topics are most interesting to HPU students, parents and alumni. “As a recent […]
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HPU Welcomes Mosh as Admissions Marketing Coordinator
07.19.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 19, 2013 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently hired Emily Mosh as the admissions marketing coordinator. She is responsible for creating the materials that prospective students see when they visit or inquire about HPU, as well as writing and editing emails for prospective students and parents […]
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HPU to Honor Passport Partners with ‘Thank You’ Luncheon
07.16.2013
In: News
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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Graduate Publishes First Novel
07.8.2013
In: News
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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Luncheon Honors Retired Faculty
06.19.2013
In: News
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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Psychology Professor Publishes Journal Article
10.11.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 11, 2013 – Dr. Sadie Leder-Elder, assistant professor of psychology and associate director of the Survey Research Center at High Point University, published an article, titled “Supporting our Junior Faculty: Assessing the Concerns and Needs of Early Career Psychologists,” in the current issue of Teaching of Psychology (ToP). This article details […]
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Fraternity Awards ‘Men of Principle Scholarship’
10.8.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 – The men of Beta Theta Pi at High Point University recently awarded their “Men of Principle” scholarship to freshman Chris Stone. The scholarship was established in 1999 for unaffiliated (non-Greek) men on campus who exemplify the values the fraternity holds dear, mutual assistance, intellectual growth, trust, integrity and […]
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National Athletic Trainers’ Association President Visits HPU
10.7.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2013 – Jim Thornton, president of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, recently gave a special presentation to athletic training majors at High Point University. Thornton discussed leadership, professional service and the future direction of athletic training during the presentation. He also had the opportunity to learn more about HPU’s proposed […]
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HPU Welcomes 5,000 for Fall Family Weekend
09.30.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 30, 2013 – High Point University welcomed 5,000 visitors this past weekend for the annual “Family Weekend.” The weekend brings an economic boost to the city of High Point and the greater Triad area every year. The High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau estimates an economic impact of $1,884,510 with a […]
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Peer Pressure: Sometimes It’s a Good Thing!
09.9.2013
In: News
You’ve probably noticed that the HPU website frequently features success stories about our current students. This is of course by design, to cultivate an environment of excellence. You could also think of this simply as positive peer pressure. As President Qubein has often remarked, “Who you spend time with is who you become.” Here in […]
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HPU Hosts Open House for Strategic Communication Graduate Program
08.23.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2013 – High Point University will host an open house for its Strategic Communication Master’s Program on Aug. 29 at 5 and 5:45 p.m. in the Wilson Commerce Ballroom on campus. Prospective students are invited to get an overview of the admission process, curriculum and potential career options with the […]
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Graduate Launches Clothing Business in the Triad
08.21.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2013 – High Point University graduate Kendall Lawson runs a Triad-based business with a greater purpose in mind. Lawson is the owner and CEO of Three Scooops beachwear. Three Scooops was launched by Lawson in May of 2012 after he graduated with a business administration degree with a concentration in […]
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Fraternity Receives National Recognition at Conference
08.12.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 12, 2013 – High Point University’s Rho-Eta Chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity was recently honored with national awards at the national Kappa Sigma Fraternity’s 69th Biennial Grand Conclave, in Las Vegas. The Rho-Eta Chapter received “The Silver Bowl” for academic excellence, the “Champion Chapter” award, which designates Kappa Sigma as […]
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Faculty Present Research at National Meeting in Las Vegas
08.2.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 2, 2013 – Dr. Jolene Henning, chair of the Department of Athletic Training at High Point University, and Geoff Staton, assistant athletic trainer in the Department of Athletics at HPU, recently presented their work on increasing diversity in the athletic training profession at the annual meeting of the National Athletic Trainers’ […]
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Richardson Joins Campus Concierge Team
07.30.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 30, 2013 – The Office of Communications at High Point University recently hired Alisha Richardson as university scheduler for Campus Concierge. In this position, Richardson is responsible for scheduling university events and reservations while ensuring the campus is prepared to welcome thousands of guests each year. Richardson will also serve as […]
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HPU Welcomes New Associate Professor to the Department of Physician Assistant Studies
07.23.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 23, 2013 – The department of Physician Assistant Studies in the School of Health Sciences at High Point University welcomes Dr. Mark Archambault as the new Director of Research and associate professor of physician assistant studies. In his new position, Archambault will help create HPU’s developing PA program by chairing the […]
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Experienced Publisher Joins Communications Team
07.18.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 18, 2013 – Mary Ealley was recently hired as director of communication management in The Office of Communications at High Point University. Ealley is responsible for collecting and reviewing all of the university’s publications and printed material. She will manage the printing schedules of projects, and oversee a comprehensive university communications […]
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Professor Named Chair of Biomechanics Group at American College of Sports Medicine
07.3.2013
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
06.27.2013
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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Faculty Help Build Homes in High Point
10.17.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 17, 2013 – Rain wasn’t enough to deter a group of High Point University faculty and staff members from helping build a house in their community. The group joined Habitat for Humanity of High Point, Archdale and Trinity today to build two homes for families in the Washington Terrace subdivision. Nine faculty […]
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CEOs Discuss Leadership at HPU Roundtable
10.8.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 – Believe. That was the message from three local business leaders at High Point University’s Leadership Roundtable discussion held on campus today. They said the key to being a successful leader is to believe in yourself, believe in your team and believe in your core values. “One of the […]
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Associate Professor Earns ‘Best Paper Award’
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 – Dr. Cynthia Hanson, associate professor of marketing at High Point University, was recently honored with the Best Paper Award from the American Society of Business and Behavioral Science during their 20th annual meeting. The research article, titled “Environmental Concern, Attitude Toward Green Corporate Practices, and Green Consumer Behavior […]
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HPU Hosts Open House for Nonprofit Management Graduate Program
10.7.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2013 – High Point University will host an open house for its Nonprofit Master’s Program on Oct. 22 at 5 and 5:45 p.m. in the Wilson Commerce Ballroom on campus. Prospective students are invited to get an overview of the admission process, curriculum and potential career options with the degree. […]
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Big Sister, Big Impact
09.30.2013
When Jenny Silk signed up to be part of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Piedmont at the activities fair during her first days as a freshman at High Point University, she saw it as a great opportunity to give to others. What she didn’t expect was that this volunteer experience would end up […]
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HPU Poll: Obama and McCrory at 39 Percent Approval in NC
09.16.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 16, 2013 – A new HPU Poll finds that 39 percent of North Carolina residents approve of President Barack Obama and Governor Pat McCrory’s job performance. Meanwhile, U.S. Senators Kay Hagan and Richard Burr have job approval ratings of 40 and 36 percent, respectively. In the spring, the HPU Poll surveyed […]
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Graduate School to Host Preview Event for Prospective Students
09.12.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept 12, 2013 – High Point University will host the 3rd annual Graduate School Preview Day from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 21 in the Greek Village Conference Center. The event will give prospective students the opportunity to see the many advanced degree programs that are available on campus. The […]
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HPU Opens Community Writing Center for Local Children
09.9.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 9, 2013 – High Point University students and faculty opened a new Community Writing Center today for local children. Area elementary students arrived at the center, located at 1307 Guyer St., around 3:30 p.m. for icebreaker activities, educational games and one-on-one tutoring with HPU students. “We are thrilled to be up […]
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HPU Welcomes Hall as Advisor, Coach in Freshman Success Program
09.6.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 6, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Douglas Hall as an adviser and coach in the Freshman Success Program. Hall is responsible for serving freshmen by coaching and guiding them toward academic and personal success. “My number one priority is to help students align themselves with their passion and purpose […]
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HPU Promotes Keilitz to Vice President of Athletics
08.21.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2013 – Craig Keilitz has been promoted to Vice President of Athletics at High Point University. Keilitz has been Athletic Director since 2008 and the department has undergone unprecedented growth since then, including upgraded facilities and the additions of men’s and women’s lacrosse. “Craig Keilitz is a talented leader who […]
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HPU Welcomes Ramsay as Associate Director of Admissions
08.19.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2013 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently hired Kerr C. Ramsay III as associate director of admissions. In his role, Ramsay is responsible for assisting students from eastern North Carolina and South Carolina as they apply to HPU, as well as developing future leaders on […]
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HPU Welcomes Mullils to Student Financial Planning Department
08.9.2013
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 9, 2013 – The Student Financial Planning Department at High Point University recently hired Barbara Mullis as the systems program administrator. Mullis assists in the financial aid process by serving as systems data manager and developing reports. “I hope to automate the department in such a manner that we can quickly […]
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Communication Major Interns at Fox News in NYC
08.7.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 – Rising senior Shawntay Henry is interning for the Fox News Channel this summer in New York City. The electronic media major, from St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands, is learning every part of the story-telling process from research, to pitching stories, scheduling interviews and drafting questions while she […]
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Linville Named School of Education Department Chair
07.29.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 29, 2013 – The School of Education at High Point University recently named Dr. Deborah Linville as chair of the Department of Elementary and Middle Grades Education and associate professor of education. As department chair, Linville is responsible for the effective operation of the Elementary and Middle Grades Department. She will […]
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Educators from Across State to Visit HPU and Discuss New Way of Studying Educational Leadership
07.16.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 16, 2013 – Approximately 80 educational leaders from across the state will meet at High Point University July 22 – 24 to plan new ways of studying challenges and seeking solutions to problems in education. HPU’s School of Education doctoral students will collaborate with doctoral students from East Carolina University and […]
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Sorority Recieves National Awards at Conference
07.12.2013
In: News
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
07.9.2013
In: News
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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