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HPU to Recognize Arbor Day with Annual Celebration
04.14.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2014 – High Point University will continue its tradition of celebrating its arboretum, gardens and vibrant campus by holding the annual Arbor Day Celebration. An afternoon of recognition and dedications will begin at 4 p.m. on April 24 in the David R. Hayworth University Park on the HPU campus. The [...]
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Sand, Sun and Service: An Alternative Spring Break
04.11.2014
During spring break this year, High Point University students celebrated the values of service, selflessness and generosity by giving back to communities around the world in a tremendous way. Through the Alternate Spring Break Program, students renovated a home affected by Hurricane Sandy, rebuilt New Orleans homes, and served children in Haiti. Their efforts, highlighted [...]
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Sorority “Digs for Hope” on High Point Greenway
04.10.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 10, 2014 – Members of the Zeta Tau Alpha (ZTA) sorority at High Point University installed a memorial walkway on the High Point Greenway on April 6 to honor those affected by cancer. Pink trees and flowers were planted throughout the greenway as part of the sorority’s first annual “Digging for [...]
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Sophomore Interns with Rep. Howard Coble in Last Term
04.1.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 1, 2014 – High Point University sophomore Carter Adams is getting the rare opportunity to play a role in the historic last term of North Carolina Congressman Howard Coble in his 30th year of service in the U.S. House of Representatives. Adams, a political science major, is serving as a congressional district office [...]
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HPU Hires New University Registrar
03.28.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 28, 2014 – The Office of Academic Affairs at High Point University recently hired Danny Brooks as university registrar. Brooks is responsible for managing the overall operations in the Office of the University Registrar, including interpreting and clarifying academic policies and procedures for students and faculty. Brooks is also responsible for [...]
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Professor Publishes Two Research Articles in Management Theory Encyclopedia
04.18.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2014 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, associate professor of management at High Point University, recently published two articles in the Encyclopedia of Management Theory. The articles, “Substitutes for Leadership” and “Work Team Effectiveness,” both stem directly from Nielsen’s primary research streams – leadership and organizational teams. The “substitutes for leadership” article [...]
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Professor to Headline ‘World Book Night’ Event
04.15.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2014 – Dr. Charmaine Cadeau, assistant professor of English at High Point University, will headline Bookmarks’ “Poetry Reading and Book Kick Off Party,” a celebration of World Book Night and National Poetry Month. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 23 at AFAS Unleashed Arts Center, located at [...]
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Professor and Student Present Research on Mass Murders at National Conference
04.11.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2014 – Kathleen Kelley, a senior criminal justice major at High Point University, along with Dr. Heather Ahn-Redding, associate professor of criminal justice, recently attended the Academy of Criminal Justice Science Annual Meeting in Philadelphia to present their research on the profile of mass murderers. Kelley and Ahn-Redding presented their [...]
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BCA Presents Check to American Heart Association
04.9.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 9, 2014 – High Point University’s Black Cultural Awareness (BCA) organization and Diversity Club presented a donation to the American Heart Association (AHA) on Tuesday, April 1. Danielle Criss, co-president of BCA, Matthew Burns, president of the Diversity Club, and La-Nita Williams, BCA advisor, presented the check to HPU graduate student Jacqueline [...]
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March Extraordinary Leaders Make A Difference
03.28.2014
Academic excellence, meaningful relationships, and international experiences are just a few things that March’s Extraordinary Leaders share. Henry Molski and Lillian Bijl know firsthand the difference that getting involved and giving back can make. Four years ago, Molski discovered High Point University. “What I found at this institution was that I was cared about,” Molski [...]
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Senior Gains Experience at Greensboro Marketing Firm
03.26.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 25, 2014 – Kassi Womeldorf, a senior from Annapolis, Md., is strategizing her future career while interning at Stratagon, an integrated marketing and technology firm in Greensboro. Womeldorf, who will graduate in May with a degree in business administration and a minor in marketing, is spending her spring semester as an [...]
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Psychology Students and Professors Attend National Conference
03.14.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 14, 2014 – Members of High Point University’s Psi Chi, the International Honors Society in Psychology, and psychology department faculty members attended the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) conference held in Austin, Texas. The event, held annually, brings together thousands of students and faculty from across the nation [...]
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Junior Receives International Writing Award
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2014 – High Point University junior Devan Plyler was recently selected from applicants across the globe to receive the 2014 Scholarly Paper Award by Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, for a paper she authored that analyzes Dashiell Hammett’s “The Maltese Falcon.” The Scholarly Paper Award is designated [...]
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Students Present Research at National Undergraduate Conference
04.14.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2014 – Five students from High Point University presented their scholarly work and original research along with HPU professors at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), held at the University of Kentucky. NCUR is the largest undergraduate interdisciplinary conference in the country. During the symposium, students not only presented their [...]
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HPU Hosts Spring Carnival for Montlieu Academy
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2014 – The High Point University Slane Center gymnasium was filled with children’s smiles during the annual Spring Carnival on April 7. In partnership with the Montlieu Academy of Technology, the carnival rewarded pre-k through fifth grade students with a field trip for their honor roll accomplishments. HPU students hosted [...]
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HPU/UNC Poll: N.C. Voters Say Super PACs Should be Illegal and Media Should Help Voters Recognize PAC Ads
04.10.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 10, 2014 – A new poll by High Point University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finds that large percentages of registered voters say super PACs—organizations that can raise and spend unlimited amounts of money on behalf of candidates they support—should be illegal and that the news media [...]
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Finalists Announced for 2014 Business Plan Competition
04.8.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2014 – The Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced the three finalists for its fourth annual Business Plan Competition. This year’s winners will compete and potentially win up to $15,000 in cash. The three finalists are Eugenia Copeland, a senior music major; Emily De Lena, a sophomore [...]
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Professor Publishes Book on Biblical Letters of Paul
04.7.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 7, 2014 – Dr. Robert Moses, assistant professor of religion at High Point University, has published his first book, titled “Practices of Power: Revisiting the Principalities and Powers in the Pauline Letters.” Based on Moses’ dissertation at Duke University, the book examines the Biblical letters Paul wrote, and details the practices [...]
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Students Chop Off their Hair to Help Cancer Patients
04.4.2014
Who: High Point University students, faculty and staff. The event is free and open to the public. Media are also invited to attend. What: Fourth Annual Cuts for Cancer. Where: High Point University Amphitheater. When: Saturday, April 5 at 3 p.m. Why: “Cuts for Cancer” allows anyone to donate at least eight inches of their [...]
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Laura Fleming Presented with 2014 Haverty Cup
04.3.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 3, 2014 – Laura Fleming, a senior double majoring in home furnishings and art history at High Point University, has been honored as the recipient of the 2014 Haverty Cup Award. Fleming, a native of Newport Beach, Calif., received $2,500 and a plaque for her accomplishments in home furnishings programs. She [...]
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Professor Discusses Link Between Support and Employee Performance Nationally
03.28.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 28, 2014 – Dr. Sarah Nielsen, assistant professor of human relations at HPU, recently presented her research on workplace relationships at two national conferences for the American Psychological Association and the Association of Psychological Science. Nielsen’s research focuses on the intricacies of workplace relationships and their importance for task performance and [...]
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Psychology Professor Presents at National Conference
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 24, 2014 – Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, assistant professor of psychology, co-presented a research presentation titled, “Mentorship of Early Career Psychologists: Suggestions for New and Experienced Faculty Members,” at this year’s annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) conference. Dr. Elder was among a handful of early career psychologists selected for [...]
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HPU to Feature Media Critic in Presentation on Women in Pop Culture Narratives
03.18.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 18, 2014 – High Point University will feature media critic Anita Sarkeesian, who will present “Tropes v. Women in Video Games,” part of her popular Web series “Feminist Frequency,” which explores representations of women in pop culture narratives. The event, co-hosted by Women’s and Gender Studies and the Department of Communication, [...]
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Winter Weather Update for March 18th
In: Blog
Dear HPU Students: Due to inclement weather and for the safety of the HPU community, all undergraduate classes are canceled until 11:40am on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Shuttle service will operate beginning at 9am this morning. Please exercise caution as you walk and drive across campus. Some of the roads, sidewalks and staircases may be [...]
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Historian Dr. Barbara Becker to be featured as Part of Faculty Grant Series
03.13.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 13, 2014 – High Point University will feature Dr. Barbara Becker, science historian, with an account of her book, “Unraveling Starlight: Margaret Huggins’ Contributions to the Rise of the New Astronomy.” The event, part of the ongoing Faculty Cultural Enrichment Series and co-sponsored by the Departments of Physics and History, will [...]
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