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Class of 2014 Profile: Casey Hiers Hired by Financial Firm
06.26.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Melissa Beck Uses Her Talents at Disney World
06.23.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Eric Sommermann Accepts Accounting Position in Charlotte
06.20.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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HPU Hires Saunders as Alumni Relations Coordinator
06.19.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 19, 2014 – High Point University’s Department for Institutional Advancement recently added Emily Saunders as an alumni relations program coordinator. Saunders’ responsibilities as program coordinator include managing events for young alumni across the country and acting as the liaison between the Office of Alumni Relations and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions […]
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Professor Awarded Top Faculty Paper
06.18.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 18, 2014 – Dr. Jim Trammell, assistant professor of electronic media at High Point University, recently received the 2014 Top Faculty Paper Award from the Religion and Media Interest Group of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Trammell’s paper titled, “Want to Feel the Love of Christ? There’s […]
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HPU Researchers: Parenting Behavior and Gender Differences Impact Child’s Adjustment to College
06.13.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 13, 2014 – Dr. Kirsten Li-Barber, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, recently presented her research on gender differences in parenting college-aged children at the 26th Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention in San Francisco, Calif. Li-Barber’s research, titled, “Gender Differences in Perceived Parenting Behavior and Its Relation to […]
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Maymester Immerses HPU Students in Spanish Culture
06.12.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 12, 2014 – High Point University students danced their way through Spain this summer. The students recently returned from an 18-day Maymester experience that immersed them in Spanish culture while they observed and learned the art of Flamenco. Lead by Cara Hagan, assistant professor of dance, and Adam Winkel, assistant professor […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Emily Brock Supports Clients at Vanguard
06.9.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Kirby Battle Hired by Top Advertising Agency
06.5.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Kyle Grusholt Heads to Law School at Chapel Hill
06.4.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Dr. Nicole Hughes Receives Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award
06.2.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 2, 2014 – Dr. Nicole Hughes, assistant professor of biology at HPU, recently received the Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award during the 2014 commencement ceremony. The award is presented to recognize a full-time faculty member for exemplary accomplishments in their research and creative endeavors. A world-renowned plant biologist who studies […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Kate Hensley Oversees Chamber of Commerce Communications
05.29.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Professor Publishes Article on Service Learning
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 29, 2014 – Rev. Dr. Joseph Blosser, Robert G. Culp Jr. director of service learning and assistant professor of religion and philosophy at High Point University, recently published an article, titled “Turning from the Shadows: Meno, the Cave, and the Service Learning Classroom,” in the spring 2014 volume of the Michigan […]
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History Chair Presents at International Book Fair
05.28.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 28, 2014  – Dr. Frederick C. Schneid, department chair and professor of history at High Point University, recently presented his book, “The French-Piedmontese Campaign of 1859,” at the International Book Fair in Turin, Italy. Published this spring in both English and Italian, the Historical Service of the Italian Army commissioned Schneid […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: David Mitchell Is Called to Lead at Travelers
05.27.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Rising Senior Takes Talents to CNN
06.25.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 25, 2014 – Rising High Point University senior Daniel Nicolelis, from Chapel Hill, N.C., is getting world-class experience this summer while interning at CNN in Atlanta, Ga. The graphic design major is working with designers at the international news organization creating designs for CNN’s website. “HPU’s rigorous design classes and teachers […]
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Elementary Students Begin Summer Reading Institute at HPU
06.24.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 23, 2014 – Summer is here, but that doesn’t mean students stop learning. High Point University’s School of Education kicked off its new Summer Reading Institute this week. Rising third graders from Oak Hill Elementary School began working with HPU master’s students on reading, integrated math and science experiments, and writing projects. […]
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HPU Hires Lapiz as Systems Specialist
06.20.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 20, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Ruel Lapiz as a systems specialist for the Office of Information Technology. Lapiz works to administer, maintain and optimize the enterprise systems that support critical university operations. More than 20 years in software programming and business enterprise solutions and processes has prepared Lapiz […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Jordan Coakley Joins Admissions Team at HPU
06.19.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Power and Politics: Students Meet Top Government Officials in Washington D.C.
06.18.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 18, 2014 – Political science majors networked with top government officials and studied “Power and Politics” in the city where it all happens, Washington, D.C., during a “Maymester” experience through High Point University. The program was an extension of political science courses offered in the spring. Students spent the semester examining […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Kristen Arnold Teaches Future Leaders
06.17.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Local Teens Begin Leadership Academy at HPU
06.16.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 16, 2014 – Guilford County teens interested in developing their leadership skills began a 10-day leadership academy today, hosted by High Point University and the High Point Police Department. The 20 students were selected for the academy by exhibiting exceptional self-control, responsibility and interest in being leaders through the school year. […]
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Rising Senior Practices Strategic Communication Through Texas Internship
06.13.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 13, 2014 – Melissa Sweredoski, a rising senior at High Point University and native of Huntingtown, Md., is gaining invaluable public relations and communications experience through her internship with The Mach 1 Group, an up-and-coming crisis communication and non-profit associated public relations company in Austin, Texas. At Mach 1, Sweredoski is […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Paige Sigmon Promotes Public Policy
06.12.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Predicting Injuries: Professor Presents at Strength and Conditioning Coaches Conference
06.11.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 11, 2014 – What if career-altering injuries like a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) or stress fractures could be identified and stopped before sidelining star athletes? High Point University’s Dr. Eric Hegedus, professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, recently gave a presentation on the topic of injury screening […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Cecilie Holm Embarks on Education Career
06.6.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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‘LEGO Down!’ HPU Hosts LEGO Day for Montlieu Academy
06.5.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2014 – More than 100 second-grade students from Montlieu Academy of Technology learned through LEGOs at High Point University this week. The second-graders took part in a LEGO Showcase, constructing catapults, creating simple machines, configuring robotic animals and recreating natural habitats and life cycles with LEGOs to enhance their understanding […]
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Professor Demonstrates Western Physical Therapy Techniques in China
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 4, 2014 – High Point University Professor Dr. Eric Hegedus, chair of the department of physical therapy, recently traveled to China to share his knowledge of injury prevention and rehabilitation with the country’s healthcare providers, coaches and competitive athletes, including Chinese Olympians. Hegedus traveled to Beijing, Nanjing and Tianjin in China […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Christian Viola Manages Territory for ADP
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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ENACTUS Club Finds Success, Opportunity in First Year
05.30.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 30, 2014 – The High Point University ENACTUS Club found success with community service in its first year on campus. ENACTUS – which stands for “entrepreneurial,” “action” and “us” – is an international nonprofit organization that brings together student, academic and business leaders who are committed to using the power of […]
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Communication Students Create Strategic Marketing Campaign for High Point Community Against Violence
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 30, 2014 – Strategic communication students from High Point University created fresh, new marketing campaigns for High Point Community Against Violence (HPCAV). The students spent the past semester creating campaigns to inform the public about HPCAV’s efforts to reduce crime and make High Point a safer community. Part of a campaigns […]
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Raulston Joins Office of Communications at HPU
05.29.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 29, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Holly Raulston as Web content manager in the Office of Communications. Raulston will be responsible for managing content on the HPU website and ensuring easy navigation. She has previous experience in marketing and operations for corporate websites. “The website is the first interaction […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Andrew Sisson Analyzes Global Stocks at Ipreo
06.25.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Ashley Chisholm Designs A Colorful Career
06.24.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Student Gives Shoes to Nicaraguan Children
06.23.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 23, 2014 – Taylor Lavender, a rising senior at High Point University, recently led a dozen volunteers on a trip to Nicaragua to provide free clinical care and distribute hundreds of hand-decorated shoes to children in need. As the HPU Campus Coordinator for VIDA (Volunteers for Inter-American Development Assistance), Lavender traveled […]
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Celebrating 100 Peer-Reviewed Publications
06.20.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 20, 2014 – Dr. Kevin Ford, associate professor of physical therapy and director of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory at High Point University, has published his 100th peer-reviewed manuscript. Ford’s 100th article, “Real-Time Biofeedback to Target Risk of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury: A Technical Report,” was accepted in the Journal […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Libby Bean Grows Client Relationships at Gartner
06.18.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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‘Maymester’ Students Celebrate Music in Europe
06.17.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 17, 2014 – Dozens of music and choir students at High Point University recently took the trip of a lifetime in Europe during a “Maymester” course abroad. Students in the spring 2014 choral ensemble traveled with Dr. Marc Foster, HPU chair of the department of music and director of choral activities, […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Alyssa Springer Pursues Masters While Teaching
06.16.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Samuel Mickey Pursues MBA
06.13.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: John Morgan Focuses his Future on Law
06.11.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Brian Robeson Steers Transportation Logistics
06.10.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Victory Junction Camp Counselors Gain Service Insight at HPU
06.6.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 6, 2014 – High Point University hosted 100 camp counselors and staff from Victory Junction, a year-round camping facility in Randleman that serves local children with serious medical conditions, on its campus this week. HPU staff, known for its focus on students and mission to care for their pursuit of academic […]
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HPU Hires Goad as Accountant
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 6, 2014 – The Office of Financial Affairs at High Point University recently hired Rebecca Goad as senior accountant. Goad will be responsible for various accounting responsibilities, including fixed assets, grant accounting, month-end accounting close and year-end audits. Goad has previously worked for several nonprofit organizations, but she is looking forward […]
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HPU Welcomes Rucinski to IT Department
06.5.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2014 – High Point University’s information technology department recently hired Mark Rucinski as a computing support analyst. Rucinski ensures that computers on campus run efficiently to support students’ research and academic endeavors. As an expert in computer hardware, networking and servers, he is responsible for troubleshooting hardware and software issues, […]
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Jill Perry Joins IT Office at HPU
06.4.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 4, 2014 – Jill Perry was recently hired at High Point University as a business analyst in the office of information technology. Working in the business solution services unit of IT, Perry is responsible for increasing operational efficiencies within the department. This involves making sure the applications used at HPU on […]
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HPU to Test Emergency Preparedness System
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 4, 2014 – High Point University will hold a routine test for its emergency preparedness system at 4:30 p.m. today. It is standard practice for the university to test the system on the first Wednesday of each semester after classes resume. During the test, a text message, email and voice message […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Emma Silvershein Checks and Balances in NJ
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Rising Junior Receives Celia Moh Scholarship
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 2, 2014 – Kaitlin Thompson, a rising junior at High Point University and native of Asheboro, was recently selected to receive the Celia Moh Scholarship for the upcoming academic year. The scholarship will pay for full tuition, room, board, books and fees. Thompson, a home furnishings major, was selected based on academic […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Laura May Leads Nonprofit as Executive Director
05.30.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Morgan Falls Masters Public Policy
05.28.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]
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Patient-Reported Feedback: HPU Professor, Graduate Publish Research
05.27.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 27, 2014 – High Point University physical therapy professor Dr. Alexis Wright recently published her research on hip-related patient-reported feedback in Physical Therapy Reviews, an international journal of contemporary reviews, discussion papers and editorials within physical therapy. Practicing clinicians often require questionnaires from the patient’s perspective to track their patient’s response […]
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