Fields Joins HPU as Learning Excellence Specialist

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 9, 2014 – High Point University recently welcomed Lauren Fields to its staff as a learning excellence specialist. Fields, a Trinity native, comes to HPU with seven years of teaching experience. In her new position she supports students in academic and life skills. She also will teach the Foundations of Academic […]

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Fraternity Receives National Award for Chapter Excellence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 9, 2014 – High Point University’s Kappa Sigma chapter recently received the Founders Award for Chapter Excellence, the highest possible award for chapters from Kappa Sigma Fraternity. The award recognizes the fraternity as one of the top chapters in the United States. With 56 members, HPU’s Rho-Eta chapter is one of […]

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Attorney General Roy Cooper Visits HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 8, 2014 – High Point University students today had the opportunity to hear from North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper, who visited HPU as the first stop on his “College Cash & Credit Tour” of six colleges across state. Cooper, along with other attorneys and staff from his Consumer Protection Division […]

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Nido R. Qubein School of Communication Hires Stewart

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 8, 2014 – Sean Stewart will join High Point University as assistant professor of communication starting this fall. Stewart, who has experience working for a private strategic communication firm, will teach strategic communication courses and serve as the Graduate Coordinator for the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. “I’ll prepare students […]

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Freshman Profile: An Entrepreneurial Spirit

HPU’s largest cohort of 1,470 new students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Below is a snapshot of a student whose entrepreneurial spirit has already led him to form multiple start-up businesses. Name: Jake Staitman High school attended: Oak Park Independent Study in Oak Park, Calif. Accomplishments: Staitman was awarded […]

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CPAs Prepare Fellow Students for Life After Graduation

This is the third year that Career & Internship Services (C&IS) will have exceptional student leaders serving as Career Peer Ambassadors (CPAs). This year our CPAs are Melia Sigmon, a returning CPA and senior Communication major from Denver, NC; Caroline (Callie) Klinkmueller, a returning CPA and senior Communication and Music double major from Action, MA; […]

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HPU Hires Higgins in Admissions Office

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 5, 2014 – High Point University’s Office of Admissions recently hired Taylor Higgins as an admissions marketing coordinator. A recent HPU graduate, Higgins’ new role at the university will include writing, editing and managing projects, among other responsibilities within the admissions office. As a marketing coordinator, she will be responsible for […]

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HPU Welcomes Srougi as Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 5, 2014 – Melissa Srougi recently joined the faculty of High Point University as an assistant professor of biochemistry in the Chemistry Department. Srougi, a Toledo, Ohio, native, will teach biochemistry and chemistry courses and labs as well as perform independent research with undergraduate students. Her research focuses on cancer biology […]

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HPU Welcomes Brown to School of Art and Design

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 4, 2014 – High Point University welcomes Mark E. Brown to the faculty as instructor of art. An accomplished sculptor and artist, Brown’s work has been exhibited in more than 300 solo, invitational and group exhibitions in the United States at venues such as Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, the National […]

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