Preparing Students for Healthcare Careers of Tomorrow

From the boardroom to the classroom, HPU’s values-based education has prepared thousands of graduates to lead in relevant fields. The next 90 years will prepare future leaders for the health care careers of tomorrow, meeting the growing demands for practitioners around the world. New faculty, facilities and curriculum are being put into place now for […]

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Blood Drive Impacts 450 Lives

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 – High Point University students, faculty and staff impacted 450 lives by donating 150 units at the university’s first blood drive of the year. Each year, the university holds multiple blood drives to support the need at the American Red Cross. “We began the year with a strong turnout, […]

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September’s Extraordinary Leaders Inspire Others to Succeed

Each month, High Point University selects two students who provide extraordinary service, leadership, commitment to academics and giving in the HPU community. September’s Extraordinary Leaders, juniors Sara Kirkpatrick and Reza Moghtaderi Esfahani, not only share the title of a Presidential Scholar, but they also actively seek opportunities to better themselves both personally and professionally. Kirkpatrick […]

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HPU Welcomes Dance Instructor Lindsey Howie

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 – Lindsey Howie recently joined the faculty at High Point University as an instructor of dance. In her new position at HPU, Howie will teach dance technique classes covering both the physical aspects of various dances as well as their historical and societal contexts. She also will serve as […]

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Professor Presents Two Research Papers at National Management Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, associate professor of management and director of the MBA program at High Point University, recently presented two papers on organizational teams and leadership at the Annual Academy of Management Conference, held in Philadelphia. His research covered important topics for managers in the traditional workplace and […]

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HPU Research Sheds Light on Plant Pigments

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 25, 2014 – High Point University faculty and student researchers are one step closer to resolving a botanical mystery. Their research on why some shade-loving plants have red or purple pigments on the underside of their leaves was highlighted recently in Planta, a prominent botany journal. Nicole Hughes, assistant professor of […]

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Featured Garden: The Welcome Garden

The Welcome Garden greets visitors and admissions guests as they enter High Point University. This breathtaking garden was added in 2013 and has flowers blooming virtually every month of the year. The design was inspired by gardens off of Champs-Elysées Avenue in Paris. Click here for more images from the HPU Photo Blog by campus photographer […]

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Graphic Design Expert to Present at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 24, 2014 – High Point University will host Argentinian graphic designer and branding expert Sebastian Guerrini as part of its Faculty Cultural Enrichment Grant Series. He will present “The Power of Image” at 7 p.m. on Oct. 7 in the Francis Auditorium of Phillips Hall. The event is free and open […]

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HPU Poll: Majority of North Carolina Voters Say US Should Take Active Role in Dangerous World

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 24, 2014 – The most recent High Point University Poll finds a majority of likely voters are monitoring conflicts in Syria and Iraq and advocating for the United States to take an active role in a world they see as increasingly dangerous for the U.S. Two-thirds (66 percent) of North Carolina’s […]

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Alumni Profile: Tori Valentinas, Bassett Industries & HGTV Home Furniture

Valentinas graduated in May from HPU with a successful college career under her belt. She received a bachelor’s degree in interior design and minored in studio art. Thanks to her education and internship experience, Valentinas was hired in May of 2012 as the visual merchandising coordinator for Bassett Industries and HGTV Home Furniture.  

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