HPU Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 20, 2016 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month. Anthropology Professor Publishes Article on Tea Party Supporters in Central NC Dr. Bill Westermeyer, visiting assistant […]

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The Silicon Valley of Furniture

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you. Discover below how opportunity and innovation abound in High Point – the Silicon Valley of Furniture.   There’s a reason the City of High Point is known as the Silicon Valley of Furniture. A few blocks down from […]

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HPU Gives $10,000 to GCS Swim Program

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 19, 2016 – High Point University is dedicating $10,000 to the Learn to Swim program that aims to provide swimming lessons free of charge to every second-grader in the city of High Point. The program, which is being paid for through private funds, will provide lessons for more than 500 second-graders […]

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Senior Gains Web Development Experience at Red Hat Internship

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2016 – High Point University senior Ryan Long got a taste of his dream career during a web development and design internship at Red Hat in Raleigh. Long, an interactive media and game design major and computer science minor from Fort Mill, South Carolina, gained valuable experience with the IT […]

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Reed Family Creates Endowed Scholarship at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 17, 2016 – A High Point University family is endowing a scholarship fund to give future students the opportunity to receive a college education. Harold and Kate Reed of North Palm Beach, Florida, are donating $500,000 to establish the scholarship fund. The Reeds have a long history of involvement in education […]

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November Community Enrichment Series Events

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 14, 2016 – High Point University will host the following events in November as part of the Community Enrichment Series. All of these events are open to the public. Tickets are not required unless otherwise noted. Triad residents can sign up to receive email updates from HPU about events throughout the […]

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This Week in Photos: October 8-14

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From Alumni Weekend, to HPU Poll results, Greek Life events, guest speakers and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Senior Explores Travel and Tourism Industry During Internship

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 13, 2016 – High Point University senior Christopher Stone discovered what a career in the travel and tourism industry could be like during his internship at Moody National Companies in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. Stone, a business administration major and marketing minor from Fanwood, New Jersey, relied on the skills he acquired […]

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HPU and Alumnus Partner to Help Haiti After Hurricane Matthew

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 13, 2016 – As recovery efforts from Hurricane Matthew begin in different parts of the world, High Point University is teaming up with an alumnus to send 11 water purifying devices to people in need in Haiti. Water the World, a solar powered/battery-operated pumping system that purifies water, was founded by […]

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Greek Life Donates to Greater High Point Food Alliance

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 12, 2016 – High Point University’s Greek Life donated over $2,742 to the Greater High Point Food Alliance as a part of the annual Greek Week Chili Cook-Off competition. Throughout the week of Sept. 17, Greek organizations across HPU’s campus paired up for a week of competition and fundraising as a […]

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