HPU Hires Jernigan as Librarian for Wanek Center

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 6, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Leanne Jernigan as the new librarian for the Wanek Center Learning Commons. In this position, Jernigan will assist students and faculty with research and help them navigate library databases. She will also offer bibliographic instruction to several departments and coordinate student outreach programs […]

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New Leadership Appointments at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 5, 2015 – New leadership appointments have been made at High Point University for Chris Dudley and Steve Potter. Dudley has been named Vice President for Development and Community Relations, and Potter has been named Vice President of Facilities and Auxiliary Operations. Dudley who graduated from HPU in 1994, will be […]

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Meet the Seniors: Student Takes Business to a New Level for Gamers

READ MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well at High Point University. Through annual Business Plan Competitions, academic programs and experiential learning opportunities that inspire innovation, HPU is graduating job creators, not job takers. One example is Kristopher Hovland, a senior, who founded Tekiture – a company that designs and manufactures […]

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Security Captain Appointed Treasurer of ASIS International

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 6, 2015 – High Point University Security Captain Lindy Johnson was recently appointed treasurer of the American Society for Industrial Security International NC Piedmont Chapter. ASIS International is the leading organization for security professionals, with more than 38,000 members worldwide. It is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security […]

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Giving Back – One Step at a Time

James Tasca doesn’t run for himself. He runs for research. He runs for awareness. He runs for hope. Tasca is a High Point University senior and Newport, Rhode Island native. He discovered a passion for running while studying abroad in Australia during his junior year, and he soon started training for the Taniwha marathon in […]

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Guthrie Joins HPU as Administrative Assistant

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 3, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Mary Guthrie as the new administrative assistant in the Office of Academic Development. In this position, Guthrie will support the tutoring, disability support, learning excellence and academic advising departments. Guthrie is excited to take on her new position at HPU, working with departments […]

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Professor Publishes Research on Children with Williams Syndrome

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 2, 2015 – Research published by a High Point University faculty member provides new perspective in studying the behavioral characteristics of children with a rare neurodevelopmental disorder. Dr. Kirsten Li-Barber, assistant professor of psychology, co-authored a journal article that describes problem-based behaviors in children with Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder characterized […]

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