HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 25, 2016 – High Point University faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Business School Dean Named to Hospice Board Dr. Jim Wehrley, dean of the Earl N. Phillips School of Business, joined the Board of Directors for Hospice of the Piedmont. Hospice provides […]

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Students Gain Experience at High Point Furniture Market

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 24, 2016 – At the High Point Market, couches, coffee tables and bedroom sets are infinite. But, for the High Point University students who are working there, the experiences and lessons are priceless. Taking advantage of an opportunity that can only be found in the city of High Point, students majoring […]

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Students and Faculty Take Talents to Costa Rica

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2016 – For the third year, three students from High Point University participated in the highly selective Promising Artists Program in Costa Rica and took the stage during a week of musical performances. The Promising Artists program started in 1986 and is recognized by the U.S. State Department. Each year, […]

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Business Professor Presents Research at International Conferences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2016 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, director of executive education and associate professor of management at High Point University, recently presented four research papers at two peer-reviewed international conferences. His research covered a variety of topics from transnational diaspora investment, to international business education, to body language, to team and organizational […]

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Sorority Pledges to End Domestic Violence One Hand at a Time

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 20, 2016 – High Point University’s Alpha Chi Omega sorority raised awareness and took a stand against domestic violence during their These Hands Don’t Hurt event. From morning until noon, students came to the R.G. Wanek Center and left with purple hands. Participants took a pledge against domestic violence and demonstrated […]

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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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