Hemby Joins School of Pharmacy

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 2, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Dr. Scott Hemby as professor and chair of the Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences in the School of Pharmacy. As department chair, Hemby is already having a profound impact on the HPU health science curriculum, leading the creation and development of the Department […]

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HPU Hires Goad as Accountant

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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Winter Weather Update February 14, 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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HPU Welcomes Staunton to Lead IT Team

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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HPU Welcomes Thousands for Family Weekend

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 28, 2014 – High Point University will welcome an estimated 2,500 visitors to campus during its annual Family Winter Weekend. The event, to be held Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, will offer a lecture series, entertainment, festivities, a university update and more to HPU students and their families. “Over a period […]

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Flags Lowered to Honor John F. Kennedy

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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Entrepreneurship Professor Named to Triad’s Top Women in Business

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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Sechrest Gallery to Feature Winning Entries from Art Directors Club as Part of ‘Graphically Speaking’

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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Spring Blood Drive Nets 68 Pints

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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Music Department to Perform Musical Theatre Concert

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

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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Robert Rodi to Take Part in Faculty Cultural Enrichment Series

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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