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HPU to Host Israeli Author Keret
10.21.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 – The High Point University Phoenix Reading Series will host a reading by Israeli author and director Etgar Keret at 7 p.m. on Nov. 6 in the R.G. Wanek Center cinema. The event, presented in conjunction with the Faculty Cultural Enrichment Grant Series, is free and open to the […]
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Alumni Profile: Ashley Smith
10.17.2014
Ashley Smith, a 2009 graduate, appreciates the hands-on experience in advertising and marketing that she received at High Point University as a Communication major. The ample opportunities to get involved at High Point University helped paved her path to success as a Brand Manager for Nautica in New York City.
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McDonald Joins Survey Research Center
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 17, 2014 – High Point University recently welcomed Brian McDonald as assistant director of the Survey Research Center. His primary responsibilities include managing the staff of interviewers, developing research instruments, fielding research projects and analyzing data. He also promotes the findings from the center’s surveys and research throughout the university and […]
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HPU Adds Walker to Career and Internship Services
10.16.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2014 – High Point University has recently hired Elizabeth Walker as a career advisor in the Career and Internship Services department. Walker assists students in the David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences, as well as students who plan to pursue a graduate degree. She will guide students in […]
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Hassan Leads Havenstein in NH Governor Race
10.14.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 14, 2014 – In the contest for the Governor of New Hampshire, the second HPU Poll of the 2014 fall semester finds incumbent Gov. Maggie Hassan 8 percentage points ahead of Republican candidate Walt Havenstein – receiving 50 percent and 42 percent support from likely voters, respectively. “This is a race […]
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Register Today for 2015 Global Experience Programs
In: Blog
You may not be making plans for May 2015 yet, but students at High Point University are! HPU’s Office of Study Abroad is pleased to offer 16 Global Experience programs to 22 countries on six continents for undergraduate students in the New Year. These programs are short-term, faculty-led study abroad or study America courses, often […]
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HPU Hires Lytle as Admissions Phone Counselor
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 10, 2014 – The Office of Admissions at High Point University recently hired Sarah Lytle as an admissions phone counselor. Lytle will be responsible for answering incoming calls to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and providing prospective students and families with information about the application and campus visit processes. A longtime […]
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Burton Joins Faculty in Phillips School of Business
10.9.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9, 2014 – The Phillips School of Business at High Point University recently added Dr. Jennifer Burton to its staff as assistant professor of marketing. Burton teaches classes in marketing communications, consumer behavior and social media marketing. She comes to HPU with extensive experience as both a researcher and a marketing […]
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HPU Adds Tyree to Math Department
10.8.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2014 – Brielle Tyree recently joined the Department of Mathematics at High Point University as an undergraduate math instructor. A native of Lynchburg, Virginia, Tyree returns to HPU after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and a Bachelor of Arts in physics, as well as a Master of […]
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Senior Interns at United Way of Greater High Point
10.7.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2014 – High Point University senior and Ramsey, New Jersey, native Erin Karpovich is putting her non-profit skills to practice during a semester-long internship with the United Way of Greater High Point. As a resource development intern, Karpovich helps manage company campaigns and encourages charitable giving. Through networking with the […]
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Hemby Joins School of Pharmacy
10.2.2014
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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Hensley Joins Theatre Department
09.29.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2014 – Gay Hensley joined the faculty at High Point University as an instructor of costuming in the Department of Theatre. In her new role, she teaches classes related to theatrical costuming and makeup. She also is responsible for designing the costumes for all productions by the theatre department. “I […]
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Featured Garden: The Welcome Garden
09.25.2014
The Welcome Garden greets visitors and admissions guests as they enter High Point University. This breathtaking garden was added in 2013 and has flowers blooming virtually every month of the year. The design was inspired by gardens off of Champs-Elysées Avenue in Paris. Click here for more images from the HPU Photo Blog by campus photographer […]
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Alumni Profile: Tori Valentinas
09.23.2014
Valentinas graduated in May from HPU with a successful college career under her belt. She received a bachelor’s degree in interior design and minored in studio art. Thanks to her education and internship experience, Valentinas was hired in May of 2012 as the visual merchandising coordinator for Bassett Industries and HGTV Home Furniture.  
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Senior Competes in Triathlon for Cancer Research
10.22.2014
You’ve probably seen one in a major shopping center, school or neighborhood near you: a lemonade stand with the name Alex on it. High Point University senior and Newport, Rhode Island native James Tasca is taking those stands to the next level this fall. Tasca, along with one of his friends, is training to compete […]
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HPU Hires Jennings in Counseling Services
10.17.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 17, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Emily Jennings as a clinical counselor in the counseling services department of the Office of Student Life. Jennings, a Pfafftown native, will serve primarily in a clinical setting, providing support to students while encouraging and guiding them toward their goals. “I hope to […]
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Pennington Joins Admissions Team
10.15.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 15, 2014 – High Point University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions recently hired Autumn Pennington as an admissions counselor. Pennington works with prospective students from Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky and Western Pennsylvania during their admissions process at HPU. Having previously worked as an undergraduate ambassador and admissions counselor, Pennington is prepared to […]
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‘I’ve Got Your Back': HPU Professor Studies Employee Support and Job Performance
10.9.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9, 2014 – Dr. Sarah Nielsen, assistant professor of human relations at High Point University, recently published an article on the relationship between workplace support and employee performance in the Journal of Organizational Psychology. Typically, employees look to their supervisors and co-workers for support in the workplace. In her paper titled […]
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Ordination Service Honors Minister to the University
10.8.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2014 – Faith leaders and the High Point University community gathered on Oct. 1 for the installation of the Rev. Preston Davis, minister to the university. Davis became minister to the university in 2013. Before arriving, he was commissioned in 2011 by the United Methodist Church as a provisional elder, […]
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90 Year Profile: Mike Foster
10.3.2014
In: Video
Mike Foster graduated from High Point University with a business degree in 1987. After spending decades in the airline captain seat, he’s now running a specialty coffee roasting company, FosterHobbs in High Point.  
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Hedman Joins English and Theatre Departments
10.1.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Nathan Hedman as professor in both the English and theatre departments. He will teach classes in composition and literature, theater history and dramaturgy. In addition to his capacity as a professor, Hedman will serve as the head dramaturg for the theater season. In […]
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Greene Joins School of Pharmacy
09.30.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 30, 2014 – Dr. Joy Greene recently joined HPU’s School of Pharmacy as a clinical professor of pharmacy and assistant dean for experiential education. In her new role, Greene will build partnerships with local and state pharmacies as HPU seeks to educate Doctor of Pharmacy candidates through hands-on learning experiences. She […]
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Theatre to Perform ‘On the Verge’
09.29.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2014 – High Point University’s Department of Theatre will take on Eric Overmyer’s “On the Verge; or, The Geography of Yearning,” in an upcoming performance. The production will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 9-11, and Oct. 13-15 in the Empty Space Theatre. “‘On the Verge’ is a wildly […]
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Preparing Students for Healthcare Careers of Tomorrow
09.26.2014
From the boardroom to the classroom, HPU’s values-based education has prepared thousands of graduates to lead in relevant fields. The next 90 years will prepare future leaders for the health care careers of tomorrow, meeting the growing demands for practitioners around the world. New faculty, facilities and curriculum are being put into place now for […]
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September’s Extraordinary Leaders Inspire Others to Succeed
Each month, High Point University selects two students who provide extraordinary service, leadership, commitment to academics and giving in the HPU community. September’s Extraordinary Leaders, juniors Sara Kirkpatrick and Reza Moghtaderi Esfahani, not only share the title of a Presidential Scholar, but they also actively seek opportunities to better themselves both personally and professionally. Kirkpatrick […]
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August Awards Two Extraordinary Leaders
09.23.2014
As High Point University students transition back into the swing of classes, homework and extracurricular activities, HPU’s Extraordinary Leaders for August serve as prime examples of how students can excel both in and out of the classroom. Throughout their journey at HPU, senior Benjamin May and senior Meaghan Reney have grown into true ambassadors for […]
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Melvin Joins Admissions Team
10.22.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 – High Point University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions recently hired Brittany Melvin as admissions counselor. As an admissions counselor, Melvin is responsible for connecting with potential HPU students in 10 states, assisting them during the college application process and acting as an on-site resource while traveling in those territories. […]
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HPU Welcomes Modlin as Associate Vice President for Graduate Admissions
10.21.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 – Andrew Modlin recently joined the staff at High Point University as associate vice president for graduate admissions. In his new role, Modlin is responsible for leading the Office of Graduate Admissions, which includes HPU’s current graduate programs in Education, History, Business Administration and Strategic Communication as well as […]
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HPU Adds Wieland as Learning Excellence Specialist
10.20.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 – Leanne Wieland recently joined the staff at High Point University as a learning excellence specialist in the Office of Academic Development. In this role, Wieland will be teaching ADV 1101: Foundations for Academic Success as well as providing support to students working to strengthen their organizational, time management […]
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Internship Profile: Anthony Vita
10.17.2014
Anthony Vita, class of 2016, uncovered a networking opportunity from a class assignment that resulted in an internship at Maslansky and Partners in New York City as a Language Strategy Intern. He contends that the individualized attention from professors and the values-based education that he has received at High Point University are major drivers of […]
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HPU Senior Interns, Creates a Future at Hasbro
High Point University senior Shannon Curley landed a prestigious internship this summer at Hasbro Inc., a multi million-dollar company in Providence, Rhode Island. Curley, a native of North Kingstown, Rhode Island, balanced two roles as both the brand writing intern and the editorial intern. As a brand writing intern, she helped write copy for packaging, including […]
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The Krispy Kreme Connection
High Point University prepares students to succeed in some of the country’s most successful companies. One example is Krispy Kreme, now a household name in different parts of the world. Much like HPU, Krispy Kreme has seen major growth over the years, transforming from a single bakery in Winston-Salem to an international franchise, with stores […]
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The Internship Advantage
We are fast approaching the half-way point of this semester with fall break next week, a perfect time for you and your student to have a conversation about doing a summer internship. And fall break is a great time to research internship opportunities by doing informational interviews/job shadowing with organizations in your home area. We […]
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School of Pharmacy Welcomes Lingle as Associate Dean
10.7.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2014 – High Point University’s School of Pharmacy welcomes Dr. Earle “Buddy” Lingle as professor and associate dean for student and professional affairs. Lingle will teach HPU pharmacy students about social and administrative sciences as well as coordinate the admissions process and student services activities for the school. “I am […]
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HPU Adds Hirth to School of Business
10.6.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 6, 2014 – The Earl N. Phillips School of Business at High Point University recently added Dr. Bob Hirth to its staff as assistant professor of management. Hirth will teach courses in business law and strategic management. Hirth comes to HPU with a richly diverse professional history. In addition to his […]
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HPU Welcomes Davidshofer as Philosophy Instructor
10.3.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2014 – Claudine Davidshofer joined the faculty of High Point University as an instructor of philosophy. In her new position, Davidshofer teaches courses for the philosophy and religion department, such as Sacred Experiences in World Religions, Business Ethics and Contemporary Continental Philosophy. Her expertise includes 19th century philosophy, metaphysics, the […]
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Alumnus Rich Davis Finds Success in Politics
09.29.2014
You won’t see his name on a ballot, but High Point University alumnus Rich Davis makes his living on the campaign trail. The 1991 graduate (pictured center above with U.S. Senator Mark Udall of Colorado to his right) is co-owner of the strategic communications firm Dixon/Davis Media in Washington, D.C. The firm is a Democratic […]
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Blood Drive Impacts 450 Lives
09.26.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 – High Point University students, faculty and staff impacted 450 lives by donating 150 units at the university’s first blood drive of the year. Each year, the university holds multiple blood drives to support the need at the American Red Cross. “We began the year with a strong turnout, […]
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HPU Welcomes Dance Instructor Lindsey Howie
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 – Lindsey Howie recently joined the faculty at High Point University as an instructor of dance. In her new position at HPU, Howie will teach dance technique classes covering both the physical aspects of various dances as well as their historical and societal contexts. She also will serve as […]
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HPU Research Sheds Light on Plant Pigments
09.25.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 25, 2014 – High Point University faculty and student researchers are one step closer to resolving a botanical mystery. Their research on why some shade-loving plants have red or purple pigments on the underside of their leaves was highlighted recently in Planta, a prominent botany journal. Nicole Hughes, assistant professor of […]
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