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Never Back Down: Remembering Stuart Scott
01.30.2015
By: Austin Ford, Class of 2014   “You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.” No words greater represent the late Stuart Scott than these, spoken by Scott himself at the 2014 ESPY Awards after receiving the Jimmy V Award for his courageous fight with […]
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HPU Named Charter Member of Survey Research Transparency Initiative
01.29.2015
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 29, 2015 – High Point University’s Survey Research Center (SRC) became the 20th Charter Member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Transparency Initiative. The new initiative encourages organizations like the SRC to share important details about how they collect and interpret information about their research projects. “We are […]
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Students Score Professional Skills at Figure Skating Championships
01.28.2015
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 28, 2015 – Behind the loops and axels, the famed figure skaters and the thousands of visitors that descended upon Greensboro, High Point University students were hard at work. While the spotlight was on the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro Jan. 17-25, four HPU students scored professional development opportunities that […]
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Alumnus Rick Callicutt Leads Bank of NC
01.26.2015
READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES Leading a life of success and significance – that’s what Rick Callicutt, a 1980 alumnus of High Point University, is doing as president and CEO at the Bank of North Carolina (BNC). Callicutt started his banking career four days after he graduated from HPU with a business administration degree. A […]
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HPU Adds New Historical Sculpture to Campus
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 23, 2015 – High Point University has installed a sculpture of Thomas Wolfe, considered to be North Carolina’s most famous writer, on its campus. The sculpture joins 22 other historical sculptures that surround students with thought leaders who inspired the world and accomplished great things during their lives. They include Sir […]
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Security Ranked No. 12 in the Nation
01.21.2015
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 21, 2015 – The High Point University campus has been commended for safety again. The security team is ranked 12th in the Education category out of 500 security programs in the nation that were reviewed by SECURITY Magazine. The rankings were determined by public records, data supplied by participating enterprises and […]
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HPU to Test Sirens, Emergency Notification System
01.20.2015
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 20, 2015 – High Point University will hold a routine test for its sirens and emergency notification system at 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 21. The university performs a full test at the beginning of each semester as a part of its emergency preparedness program. During the test, a text message, email […]
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Student Receives Fraternity Scholarship-Leadership Award
01.16.2015
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 16, 2015 – High Point University senior John Marsicano was awarded the Kappa Sigma Fraternity’s national H. Howell Taylor Jr. Scholarship-Leadership award, valued at $1,000. Thousands of undergraduates from across the country applied in hopes of receiving one of the 254 awards available. Marsicano is a Long Island, New York, native […]
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Winter Weather Update for January 14, 2015
01.14.2015
In: News
Dear HPU Family: All classes and operations will be on a regular schedule today, Wednesday, January 14. Please exercise caution this morning as you walk and drive across campus. Some of the sidewalks and staircases may be slick. Our Campus Enhancement Team has been working throughout the night and will continue treating these areas. Employees […]
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Professor Shares Interactive Teaching Techniques at Conference
01.13.2015
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 13, 2015 – Dr. Christopher Lootens, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, attended the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Philadelphia, where he presented some of the engaging and interactive techniques he uses to teach psychology students about treating patients. During a panel presentation, […]
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Recovering from the Holiday Hangover: Start 2015 with a Focus on Career Success
01.2.2015
By: Eric Melniczek, HPU Career Advisor   We’re just a few days into the New Year. We attended holiday parties, ate delicious treats, and took some time to relax. However, now it’s time to recover from the “holiday hangover” and think about 2015 from a career success standpoint. New Year’s Resolutions We have heard all […]
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Graduate Publishes Research on Apologies and Forgiveness
12.23.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 22, 2014 – Monica Johnson, a 2014 graduate of High Point University, recently published research she completed during her time in the Psychology program. Her article on apologies and forgiveness was one of 18 projects included in Explorations, The Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities for the State of North […]
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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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HPU Welcomes Bunting to Accounting Services
01.2.2015
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 29, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Gene Bunting as manager of contracts and procurement in the accounting services office. In his position, Bunting will oversee the development and renewal of contracts for products and services that enhance the student experience. His expertise is in production planning, purchasing and contracting, […]
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Personal Transformation: How to Break Your Bad Habits
12.26.2014
In: Blog, News
By Dr. Tjai M. Nielsen, Associate Professor of Management   Anyone who has tried to change her behavior and is honest understands how difficult it is. Whether it’s eating healthy, smoking less, or reducing stress, sustaining behavior change is very difficult. However, there are some time-tested techniques that will increase your probability of success. Here are […]
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Sigma Nu Joins Greek Life Community
12.19.2014
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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HPU Hires Curtin as Director of Marketing Services for Admissions
01.30.2015
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 30, 2015 – High Point University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions recently hired Jennifer Curtin as director of marketing services. In this position, Curtin leads the undergraduate admissions marketing team in connecting prospective students with HPU. This includes social media, collateral and promotional materials that encourage students to apply and enroll. Curtin […]
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HPU Hires New Coordinator of Campus Fitness Programs
01.22.2015
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 22, 2015 – Amy Reynal joins the staff at High Point University as the new coordinator of campus fitness programs. With expertise in fitness and rehabilitation, Reynal develops wellness and fitness initiatives for students on campus and supervises student employees in recreation services, including group exercise instructors, guest services and lifeguards. […]
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Cue Callbacks: ’14 Alumna Finds Fame in Florida
01.19.2015
READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES What’s it like to perform Broadway hits in Costa Rica, compete in a prestigious theatre festival, and get six callbacks from theatre companies across the nation – all before graduating college? Courtney Feiman knows. It happened to Feiman before she graduated from High Point University in May 2014 with degrees […]
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SGA Honors Qubein’s 10-Year Anniversary
01.16.2015
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 16, 2015 – High Point University’s Student Government Association honored the 10th anniversary of Dr. Nido Qubein’s presidency with a special presentation on Jan. 15. “Dr. Qubein has given so much to this university and to the students. The growth and expansion that High Point University has seen in the last […]
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Slane Center is Named No. 1 in Nation
01.8.2015
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 8, 2015 – The No. 1 student union in the country is High Point University’s Slane Student Center, according to bestcollegevalues.org. The facility is named for John “Jack” Slane and Marsha Slane of High Point in recognition of their generous support and advocacy of High Point University. In its new list of […]
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UNC-TV to Air ‘A Conversation with Ken Dychtwald and Nido Qubein’
01.7.2015
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 7, 2015 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a special program, titled “High Point University Presents a Conversation with Ken Dychtwald and Nido Qubein.” The program will air at 10 p.m. on Jan 15. In this thought-provoking presentation, Dychtwald discusses aging populations, how they impact our economy, and the misconceptions in […]
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HPU Gives Back to Countless Families During the Holidays
12.22.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 23, 2014 – The High Point University family’s caring spirit is amplified during the Christmas season. Students, faculty and staff made the holidays bright for thousands of people in the community this year. In total, HPU touched more than 15,250 lives this holiday season while contributing $30,000 in Christmas gifts. High […]
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