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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Sportscaster Bob Rathbun to Visit HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 – High Point University will welcome Emmy award-winning sports announcer, author and motivational speaker Bob Rathbun for a presentation at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 30 in the Wilson Commerce Ballroom on campus. The event is free and open to the public; no tickets are required. Author of the book […]

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Moser Joins Phillips School of Business at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 – High Point University welcomes Randy Moser to the faculty of the Phillips School of Business as an assistant professor of the practice in marketing. Moser comes to HPU with 35 years of Global Fortune 500 work history in marketing and sales. He teaches courses in professional selling, sales […]

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HPU Adds Vigueira as Assistant Professor of Biology

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 18, 2014 – High Point University welcomes Patrick Vigueira to the faculty as visiting assistant professor of biology. Vigueira, who is an expert in microbiology, molecular parasitology and nutrition, will teach biology courses and lead undergraduates in independent research. “I am excited to join an institution that provides me the opportunity […]

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