Students, Community Members Gather for Black Heritage Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 29, 2016 – High Point University’s third annual Black Heritage Service included moments of laughter, joy and empathy as students and the High Point community gathered Sunday in Hayworth Chapel. Hosted by HPU’s Black Cultural Awareness Club, the Diversity Club and the Chapel and Religious Life Office, the service was a […]

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HPU Poll: Majority of North Carolinians Want President Obama to Replace Justice Scalia

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 29, 2016 – A new High Point University Poll finds that majorities of North Carolina residents believe that President Obama should nominate and the U.S. Senate should consider replacements for Justice Antonin Scalia, the recently deceased Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, before the end of Obama’s presidency. The poll […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Michael Heslink Pursues MA in Writing

Recent December graduates of High Point University are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the Class […]

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This Week in Photos: February 20-26

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From a partnership announcement with High Point Regional Hospital, a voter registration drive, art shows and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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HPU Hires McGrady as Computing Support Analyst

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 26, 2016 – High Point University hired Curtis McGrady as a computing support analyst in the Department of Information Technology. McGrady provides support for the university’s technologies by deploying computer equipment, imaging computers, installing printers, performing troubleshooting on audio and visual equipment and completing computer repairs. “The amount of technology on […]

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HPU Adds Williams as Admissions Counselor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 26, 2016 – Shannon Williams has joined the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as an admissions counselor. Williams connects with prospective students from South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama by attending college fairs and visiting high schools in those areas. She also builds relationships with applicants, families and high school guidance counselors […]

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Writing Programs Provide Motivation, Identity for Local Elementary Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2016 – High Point University education and psychology faculty joined together to study the benefits of writing programs for local elementary students. They recently shared their results, which found positive psychological benefits for the children, at the Journal of Language and Literacy Education conference in Athens, Georgia. Dr. Leslie Cavendish […]

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The University of Tomorrow

This story is featured in the Winter 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how High Point University is continuing its growth with the Congdon School of Health Sciences and the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy — a $120 million investment.   Forward. It’s the direction in which High Point University sets its sights. Dr. Nido […]

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HPU Welcomes Blair as Director of Alumni Engagement

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2016 – Kim Blair recently joined High Point University as director of alumni engagement. Blair will manage all alumni relations, implementing services and activities that engage alumni and encourage participation in the life of the university. Blair grew up in Thomasville and graduated from HPU in 1984 with a degree […]

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A Partnership for the People of High Point

HPU, HPRH Establish Community Rehabilitation Clinic HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2016 – High Point University and High Point Regional Hospital announced today the partnered creation of the Community Rehabilitation Clinic – a clinic that will treat both the insured and the uninsured populations with a variety of physical therapy and rehabilitation needs. “We are […]

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