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HPU Hires Goad as Accountant
06.6.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 6, 2014 – The Office of Financial Affairs at High Point University recently hired Rebecca Goad as senior accountant. Goad will be responsible for various accounting responsibilities, including fixed assets, grant accounting, month-end accounting close and year-end audits. Goad has previously worked for several nonprofit organizations, but she is looking forward […]
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Entrepreneurship Professor Named to Triad’s Top Women in Business
04.30.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 30, 2013 – Lou Anne Flanders-Stec, assistant professor and director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University, has been named to the Triad Business Journal’s annual Triad’s 2013 Women in Business list. Flanders-Stec, who created HPU’s annual business plan competition and oversees the entrepreneurship program, is one of just […]
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Spring Blood Drive Nets 68 Pints
03.25.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 22, 2013 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently showed the true spirit of giving by participating in a blood drive, held by the HPU Volunteer Center. The drive, the fourth this academic year, collected 68 units for the American Red Cross. “The students were fantastic,” says Patrick Atrim, […]
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Students Spend Spring Break Helping Tornado Victims
03.7.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 7, 2013 – High Point University students are spending their spring break helping tornado victims in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The trip is one of two alternative spring break trips offered to HPU students this semester. The students, accompanied by HPU staff and members of Oak Ridge United Methodist Church, have repaired an […]
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HPU Welcomes Morgan as Resident Director
02.28.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 28, 2013 – The Office of Student Life at High Point University recently hired Liz Morgan as resident director of York Hall and the Point Place Apartments. In her position, Morgan will be responsible for overseeing residence halls and working one-on-one with resident assistants and students. “I will provide constant support […]
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Students and Faculty Present at Civic Engagement Institute
02.22.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 22, 2013 – A team of High Point University students and faculty recently presented two sessions at North Carolina Campus Compact’s Civic Engagement Institute. The conference, held at Elon University, brought together teams from 28 campuses across North Carolina to focus on the theme “Becoming Citizens, Becoming Community.” The HPU sessions […]
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History Professor Publishes Article in Academic Journal
01.17.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 16, 2013 – Dr. Larry Simpson, history professor at High Point University, recently published an article, titled “Becoming Samburu: The Ethnogenesis of a Pastoral People in Nineteenth Century Northern Kenya.” The article appeared in July-December 2012 edition (Vol. 3, No. 2) of the academic publication, “The Journal of the Middle East […]
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HPU Registrar Welcomes Bates as Office Administrator
01.10.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2013 – The Office of the Registrar at High Point University recently hired Cara Bates as office administrator. Bates is responsible for assisting students with the registration process, preparing transcripts, filing and maintaining student records, and providing assistance to students in the Office of the Registrar. “HPU has a warm […]
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Winter Weather Update February 14, 2014
02.13.2014
Dear HPU Students, Due to continued inclement weather and poor road conditions in High Point and around the region, and for the safety of the HPU community, all undergraduate and graduate classes are canceled and most administrative offices will be closed on Friday, February 14, 2014. Below please find an update on student services for […]
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Flags Lowered to Honor John F. Kennedy
11.22.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 22, 2013 - High Point University flags fly at half-staff today to honor the life of President John F. Kennedy. Kennedy, one of the most noted Presidents in the history of the United States, was assassinated 50 years ago today.
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Sechrest Gallery to Feature Winning Entries from Art Directors Club as Part of ‘Graphically Speaking’
03.26.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 26, 2013 – The Sechrest Gallery at High Point University will host “Graphically Speaking” – the first show of this kind at HPU that will feature a variety of prints and posters of winning entries from the Art Directors Club Annual Awards Exhibition. The exhibit will be open from April 10-23; […]
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Music Department to Perform Musical Theatre Concert
03.13.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 13, 2013 – Love is in the air this spring thanks to the upcoming musical theatre concert, hosted by the department of music at High Point University. The theme of the concert, “Falling In (and Out) of Love,” will span several decades and styles. Students will highlight various musical theatre approaches […]
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Libraries Awarded ‘Muslim Journeys Bookshelf’ Collection
03.12.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 12, 2013 – High Point University Libraries just received the “Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys” collection from the National Endowment for Humanities and the American Library Association. The collection aims to introduce the public to the people, places, history, faith and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the […]
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Sophomore’s Photo to be Featured in Photography Book
03.6.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 6, 2013 – A picture taken by Mary Williams, a sophomore at High Point University majoring in graphic design, will appear in a hard bound book by the Photographer’s Forum. Out of 16,000 entries, Williams’ picture was chosen as a finalist in the forum’s 33rd annual College & High School Photography […]
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Students Begin Spring Break By Serving Others
03.5.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 2, 2013 – High Point University students departed from campus Saturday morning to drive to Tuscaloosa, Ala. where they will perform hurricane relief work for the duration of their break. Pictured are HPU students and members of Oak Ridge United Methodist Church who are also participating. A second group of students […]
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Theatre Produces Modern ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’
02.26.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 26, 2013 – The High Point University department of theatre will present the stage adaptation of Christopher Hampton’s 1872 novel, “Les Liaisons Dangereuses,” at 7:30 p.m. on March 14-16 and March 18-19 in the Empty Space Theatre on the HPU campus. It is open to the public, and tickets are available […]
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Diversity Club Introduces Students to New Cultures
02.22.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 22, 2013 – Introducing and educating students on different cultures is the goal of one of High Point University’s newest clubs. The Diversity Club was established last semester and recently held its first activity, a trip to the International Civil Rights Museum in Greensboro. The Diversity Club will focus on cultures […]
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Professor Battles Childhood Obesity with Dinosaurs
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 20, 2013 – Dr. Tony Kemerly, chair of the department of exercise science at High Point University, just released his latest book for families, titled “Dino-Might: Fun Conditioning Exercises for Kid People Who Love Dinosaurs.” The book is designed for children with an interest in dinosaurs, and displays exercises to strengthen […]
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HPU to Welcome Guests for Family Weekend
01.29.2013
High Point University will welcome approximately 2,500 guests on campus during its annual winter Family Weekend. The event, to be held Feb. 1-3, will offer a lecture series, entertainment, festivities, the first official Men’s Lacrosse game and more to HPU students and their families.
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HPU Collects 57 Pints at Successful Blood Drive
01.18.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 18, 2013 – With traumatic weather events and virus outbreaks all over the nation, the American Red Cross is always in need of help, and High Point University sprung into action by hosting a blood drive. The event netted 57 units of blood, which can save up to 171 lives. “Blood […]
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HPU’s United Way Giving Continues to Climb
01.9.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 9, 2013 – The caring spirit of the High Point University campus continues to grow each year, as evidenced by the gifts made to the United Way of Greater High Point during the university’s 2012 campaign. The HPU United Way Campaign raised more than $185,000 – a 387 percent increase since […]
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Music Students Advance in National Competition
01.4.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 4, 2013 – Students from the High Point University department of music recently attended the National Association of Teachers of Singing state competition, where five students placed and will advance in the competition. Fifteen students from the HPU department of music participated in the competition. Junior Alex Palmer, sophomores Madison Jordan […]
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HPU Welcomes Staunton to Lead IT Team
01.31.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 31, 2014 – The Office of Information Technology at High Point University recently hired Wade Staunton as manager of infrastructure services. Staunton is responsible for leading the IT team in designing, planning, testing, implementing, monitoring and maintaining the campus-wide network and data services. As a Piedmont native, Staunton says the enormous […]
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Robert Rodi to Take Part in Faculty Cultural Enrichment Series
03.12.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2013 – High Point University will host Robert Rodi, Chicago-based novelist, playwright, comic book writer, essayist, and performance artist as part of its Faculty Cultural Enrichment Series. He will present “The End of the Specialist: Cross-marketing the Arts,” at 6 p.m. on March 20 in the Francis Auditorium of Phillips […]
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HPU Honored as a Leading Contributor to the United Way
03.7.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 7, 2013 – High Point University was honored with five awards from the United Way of Greater High Point at the organization’s annual celebration on March 6, including being named the city of High Point’s fourth largest contributor for the 2012 campaign. HPU received the following distinctions: the Spirit of NC […]
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Graduate Student to be Honored as Citizen Hero
03.6.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 6, 2013 – High Point University graduate student Carl Hall will be honored as a Citizen Hero at the Red Cross’ “Third Annual Salute to Heroes Celebration,” at 7 p.m. on March 8 in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center on the HPU campus. Hall, a second year MBA student, will be recognized […]
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Artwork by Students Featured in Upcoming Exhibit
02.25.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2013 – The Sechrest Art Gallery at High Point University will soon feature a variety of artwork by students from across the Southeast by hosting the Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium Exhibit. The exhibit will be held March 11 through April 6. The exhibit will also host a reception at […]
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Senior Lands TV Programming Internship in Miami
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 19, 2013 – Greg Berzinski, a senior majoring in communication with a concentration in electronic media at High Point University, recently had the chance to network with top-tier media executives through an internship at the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE). As an intern at NATPE, Berzinski attended sessions on […]
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Professors Publish Article on Social Media
12.18.2012
Dr. Stephanie Crofton, associate dean and associate professor of economics at High Point University, and Dr. Richard Parker, chair of marketing and sport management and associate professor of business have published a research article in the Journal of Tourism Research and Hospitality.
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Professor Wins First-Place Research Award from National Physical Therapy Group
12.14.2012
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 14, 2012 – Dr. Alexis Wright, assistant professor of physical therapy in the School of Health Sciences at High Point University, was recently awarded first place in the competition for best platform presentation at the International Federation of Orthopaedics Manipulative Physical Therapy Conference in Quebec City. The award was given by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapy.
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