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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August Awards Two Extraordinary Leaders

As High Point University students transition back into the swing of classes, homework and extracurricular activities, HPU’s Extraordinary Leaders for August serve as prime examples of how students can excel both in and out of the classroom. Throughout their journey at HPU, senior Benjamin May and senior Meaghan Reney have grown into true ambassadors for […]

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HPU Poll: Hagan and Tillis Have Different Strengths on Policy Issues, Voters Say

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 23, 2014 – The first HPU Poll of the 2014 fall semester finds that North Carolina’s likely voters are split on which U.S. Senate candidate—incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan or North Carolina Speaker of the House Thom Tillis—would do the best job handling important policy issues they might encounter in office. Tillis […]

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HPU Poll: Voters Associate Different Positive Qualities with Hagan and Tillis

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 23, 2014 – The first HPU Poll of the 2014 fall semester finds that likely voters associate different characteristics with each U.S. Senate candidate—incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan and North Carolina Speaker of the House Thom Tillis. The HPU Poll asked likely voters in North Carolina to select which candidate best fit […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Ali Jansen Creates a Future in Education

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of […]

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