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Sigma Nu Joins Greek Life Community
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 19, 2014 –High Point University is welcoming fraternity Sigma Nu to campus. Several fraternities visited HPU’s campus in hopes of becoming the next chartered fraternity. After a competitive selection process, Sigma Nu was chosen to become HPU’s next fraternity. “Sigma Nu is excited to be selected as a member of the […]
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Fraternity Hosts Empathy Dinner
12.17.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 17, 2014 – Pi Kappa Phi hosted an Empathy Dinner for the second year in a row to increase awareness of people who live with disabilities. Each participant experienced a disability for the night; some were blindfolded while others could only eat with one arm. “My disability was that I couldn’t […]
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Herndon Joins Admissions Office
12.16.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 16, 2014 – High Point University recently welcomed Cameron Herndon to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as admissions counselor. Herndon’s admissions role will send her around the country to provide support for fellow counselors in all territories with college fairs, student events and family receptions. “I am excited to work with […]
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An Unscripted Gift: By Dr. Joseph Blosser
12.15.2014
By Rev. Dr. Joe Blosser, director of service learning and assistant professor of religion and philosophy at HPU A stained glass nightlight. Scottish shortbread cookies. A books of the Bible tie. A “Brain Games” book. An “I love Chicago” Beany Baby. And a Jesus action figure. What do all these things have in common? They are […]
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Foster Joins Admissions Team
12.8.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2014 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently hired Thomas James Foster III as admissions counselor. Foster facilitates the application process for prospective students from New York. A native of High Point, Foster joins the admissions team with more than eight years of experience in trade […]
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HPU Lowers Flags for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
12.5.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 5, 2014 – The High Point University community is honoring Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day by flying all flags on campus at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Dec. 7. The day marks the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, that led to the U.S. declaring war on Japan […]
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Sophomore Receives Prestigious Grant
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 26, 2014 – High Point University sophomore Mollie McKinley was awarded the George Barthalmus Undergraduate Research grant on Nov. 22. After competing with college sophomores across the state, she received the grant to help further her research on Mary Wroth’s “Pamphilia to Amphilanthus,” which is a series of sonnets Wroth wrote […]
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Book Buddies Celebrate the Holidays
11.24.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 24, 2014 – Jairus Jones, a third-grader at Montlieu Academy of Technology, wandered up and down the library aisles in the High Point University School of Education with his book buddy Breana Pavenski, a junior at HPU, in search of a book he’d like to read in the future. “I like […]
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Animal Stars Steal the Stage at HPU
11.18.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2014 – Humans and animals alike recently filled High Point University’s Francis Auditorium of Phillips Hall for a presentation by Dr. Robin Ganzert, president and CEO of the American Humane Association (AHA). Gaznert explained the 75-year history of AHA, which protects more than 100,000 animal actors every year through programs […]
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HPU Hires Lassiter as Resident Director
11.14.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 14, 2014 – The Office of Student Life at High Point University recently hired Megan Lassiter as the resident director of the women’s complex. As resident director, Lassiter is responsible for the safety and well-being of students in her care, as well as providing programs that instill community spirit within the […]
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Students Help Children Make Healthy Choices
12.12.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 12, 2014 – High Point University students enrolled in the Nutrition and Healthy Living service learning course dedicated a semester to educating children at the Carl Chavis YMCA childcare center about healthy living. Every week, HPU students would creatively teach the children how to make healthy choices as well as make […]
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HPU Hires King in Office of Communication
12.10.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 10, 2014 – High Point University recently hired alumna Rebecca King as communication specialist in the Office of Communication. As communication specialist, King is responsible for sharing the stories of HPU in multiple platforms including the HPU website and magazine. She also distributes these stories and information about the university to […]
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New Zipcode – 27268
12.8.2014
In: Blog
Dear families, HPU has acquired a new zip code that will be unique to our campus. It will streamline deliveries throughout our city and university. The new 27268 zip code, which goes into effect Jan. 1, removes HPU mail from the city’s system and allows residents of High Point, as well as campus, to receive […]
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Professor Co-Authors Publication on Pain-Related Disability
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2014 – Dr. Kelly Curtis, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, co-authored a recent publication entitled, “Accuracy of the Modified Somatic Perception Questionnaire and Pain Disability Index in the Detection of Malingered Pain-Related Disability in Chronic Pain,” which will appear in the forthcoming issue of The Clinical Neuropsychologist. […]
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Senior Honored for Community Service
12.3.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 3, 2014 – High Point University senior Stefanie Vorleiter was recently honored with the 2014 Community Impact Student Award by North Carolina Campus Compact. The award recognizes students with outstanding leadership and service qualities. Vorleiter, an international business major from New Bern, is one of 18 students across the state to […]
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HPU Invites Community to Annual ‘Lessons and Carols’ Candlelight Service
11.26.2014
The service will be broadcast live to the Chapel fellowship hall to accommodate overflow attendance and online at www.highpoint.edu/live. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 26, 2014 – High Point University will celebrate the holiday season with its annual “Lessons and Carols” Candlelight Service at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 10 in the Hayworth Chapel. The public is […]
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May Joins Construction and Renovation Department
11.21.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 21, 2014 – High Point University welcomes Andrea May to the staff of the construction and renovation department, where she will serve as financial and administrative coordinator for the director and assistant director. The Jamestown native, who has a background in both commercial and residential construction, will assist the department in […]
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Teddy Bear: A Symbol of Stewardship
11.20.2014
It’s more than just a teddy bear. At least to President Nido R. Qubein. It’s a good memory of his own children, of a time when they were young. During a family vacation, when they were no older than 6, his daughter and son pooled their money and bought a teddy bear to share. But […]
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HPU to Host Opera Scenes Concert
11.18.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2014 – Love, murder, comedy, intrigue. High Point University will soon offer the community a variety of programming in an upcoming Opera Scenes concert at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 in the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public; tickets are not required. […]
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Alumnus Banks on Career with FDIC
11.17.2014
High Point University 2009 graduate Matt Boswell is leading a life of success and significance with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in Charlotte, N.C. As a Financial Institution Examiner at the FDIC for five years now, Boswell evaluates the overall financial condition and risk profile of banks, identifies concerns and emerging issues, and then […]
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Office of Financial Planning Welcomes Hill
12.19.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 19, 2014 – Cana Gyongyos Hill recently joined High Point University as an administrative assistant in the Office of Financial Planning. Hill functions as the first point of contact for students in the financial planning office, helping to complete financial aid forms and inputting essential information into university databases. “I am […]
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HPU Welcomes Senior Writer Jeri Rowe
12.17.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 17, 2014 – High Point University recently added Jeri Rowe to its staff as senior writer. He joins the Office of Communications after 28 years writing and editing for newspapers. Rowe tells the university’s story through a variety of formats, including thematic books, short- and long-form stories and blogs. His work […]
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Students Share Research at Symposium
12.11.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 11, 2014 – Students at High Point University shared their research at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creative Symposium, held Nov. 22 at North Carolina State University. The students who presented their research were Sarah Dorrell, Curran Tayla, Katelyn Long, Sarah Patterson, Sydney Knoechel, Caitlin Ferguson and Amanda […]
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Students Celebrate Traditions and Customs of Hanukkah
12.8.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2014 – HPU’s Jewish student population shared their faith and holiday traditions with the HPU community during the annual Hanukkah dinner on Dec. 5. “It’s important to share your faith with others and experience other faiths,” said Jordan Weiss, a student leader of HPU’s Hillel chapter. As Weiss and other […]
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What Callie Sees
12.5.2014
Callie Klinkmueller knew. One Friday afternoon near sunset, walking back across campus with a friend, she couldn’t help but notice. The setting sun had turned Popsicle orange, fingering its light across clouds that looked like stretched cotton. So, she took a shot of a fountain at High Point University and sent it to her mom […]
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November’s Extraordinary Leaders Go the Extra Mile
11.26.2014
HPU senior Patti Suchan, who believes that education should go above and beyond the confines of the classroom, is one of November’s Extraordinary Leaders. The other is senior Matthew Burns, who feels an extraordinary education should equip individuals with the skills to make a positive impact in both their profession and community. Both of November’s […]
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Student Life Hires Arena as Area Coordinator
11.25.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 25, 2014 – The Office of Student Life at High Point University recently welcomed Curtis Arena to the team as area coordinator. In his new position, Arena is responsible for supervising resident assistants and ensuring a successful residence life experience for students in their assigned residence hall. He also supervises a […]
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HPU Grad Crowned Miss Black NC US Ambassador
11.24.2014
Gabrielle Hunter’s story is one of triumph. She’s the newest Miss Black North Carolina U.S. Ambassador. She’s a High Point University alumna of 2013. And she’s using her platform to speak out against depression, suicide and bullying. Hunter was crowned by the Miss Black U.S. Ambassador Organization this month. She was also one of two […]
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Thanksgiving Message from President Qubein
In: Video
During this special time of thanks, take a moment to reflect on opportunities to connect and serve, and be actively grateful and thankful for the country we live in and the blessings we enjoy. Happy Thanksgiving from the entire High Point University family.
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Student Studies Stereotypes of Women in 17th Century Literature
11.21.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 21, 2014 – Sarah Patterson, senior at High Point University, recently presented a research paper at the 40th Annual Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts, a national conference for scholars working in literature. The conference was held at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. Patterson’s paper titled, “The Murderous Libertines […]
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Sophomore Presents Research at Physical Therapy Conference
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 20, 2014 – High Point University sophomore Laura Santiago recently presented research on the diagnostic accuracy of various medical imaging services at the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association annual conference, held in Greensboro. Santiago’s research seeks to advise clinicians and improve patient care by identifying which medical imaging technologies would be […]
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Alumna Brings Stouffer’s Mac and Cheese Truck to HPU
11.17.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2014 – Hundreds of High Point University students, faculty and staff were treated to free, customizable mac and cheese bowls, straight from a Stouffer’s food truck on Monday. The Stouffer’s Food Truck visited campus during a year-long tour around the country. Marin Seifert, a 2013 alumna of HPU and account […]
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