HPU Hires Ingram As Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

High Point University has hired R. Scott Ingram as assistant professor of criminal justice in the Department of Criminal Justice. In his new role, Ingram is responsible for teaching various criminal justice courses including criminal law, courts and trials, and research methods. “I feel privileged to work at such a great university,” Ingram says. “I am looking forward to being part of the HPU community and helping contribute to its remarkable growth.”

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HPU Hires Boerstler As Assistant Professor Of Marketing

Courtney N. Boerstler has been hired as assistant professor of marketing at High Point University. In her new role, Boerstler is responsible for instructing various marketing courses, including principles of marketing, marketing research, and consumer behavior. In addition to teaching, she is also responsible for assisting and advising business majors and conducting marketing research.

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HPU Raises Money For Book Campaign At Montlieu Elementary

High Point University is helping to make things happen at Montlieu Elementary Academy of Technology. The university has raised more than $500 for the school as part of the One Million Books campaign. This campaign is one of many community outreach activities throughout the year that HPU is involved in that total more than 30,000 volunteer hours.

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HPU Hires Wu As Assistant Professor Of Management

Dr. Sharon Y. Wu has been hired as assistant professor of management in the Earl N. Phillips School of Business at High Point University. Wu, who is originally from Taipei, Taiwan, received a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from the University of Minnesota, a Master of Business Administration degree from Southern Illinois University, and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in business administration from the University of Missouri.

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HPU Receives Honor From Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

High Point University was recently honored with an award from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, thanks to the university?s fundraising efforts during the 2010 JDRF Walk. Led by Dr. Nido Qubein, president of HPU, who served as the 2010 High Point Walk Chair, the university raised more than $17,000 for the organization – earning HPU the Platinum Award. The Piedmont Triad Chapter of the JDRF holds three fall walks and one spring walk every year.

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HPU Student Groups Volunteer for a Good Cause

Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and the University Ambassadors at High Point University recently donated their time to a good cause at the Victory Junction Gang Camp in Randleman. The groups volunteered at Victory Junction’s “Half Marathon/5K Run to Victory.” The event benefited the camp, which helps children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses.

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HPU Communication Student Featured in Kid-Focused Series

Thanks to the hard work and dedication by Chandler DeWitt, a sophomore studying in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at High Point University, TV stations in cities across the nation including Atlanta and High Point are airing a four-part series of news reports and a half-hour television special both entitled, “Living from the Inside Out.”

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HPU Collects Canned Food for Salvation Army

High Point University students, faculty and staff recently collected more than 500 cans of food for the Salvation Army as part of the Sealy/FOX8 Holiday Concert series. Dr. Don Scarborough, vice president for Community Relations, says collection boxes were placed in buildings around campus, and students sponsored a “dorm storm” event to encourage donations.

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HPU Hires Kozma as Assistant Professor of English

Dr. Cara L. Kozma has been hired as assistant professor of English in the English Department at High Point University. In her new role, Kozma is responsible for teaching and developing various courses in both composition and literature. “I am very excited to join the great staff here at High Point University,” Kozma says.

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HPU Senior Gains Valuable Experience with Internship at WHGP Fox8

Tony Gutowski, a senior majoring in communications at High Point University, recently interned as a sports production assistant at WGHP FOX8 in High Point, N.C. As part of his internship, Gutowski was responsible for producing, editing, logging and recording game highlights and interviews, developing show scripts, organizing video archives, and assisting in live studio productions.

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HPU Hires Yang as Assistant Professor of Journalism

Yan Yang has been hired as assistant professor of journalism in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at High Point University. Yang, who is originally from Hefei, China, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in television editing from the Communication University of China, a Master of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno and is ABD for a Doctor of Philosophy degree in mass communication at the University of Florida.

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HPU Hires Campbell as Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Joshua W. Campbell has been hired as assistant professor of biology in the Department of Biology at High Point University.  In his new role, Campbell is responsible for teaching various biology courses, including general biology, zoology, and several advanced courses, such as entomology. He also assists undergraduate students in conducting research.
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HPU Hires Goeke as Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Dr. Joseph F. Goeke has been hired as visiting assistant professor of English in the English Department at High Point University. In his new role, Goeke is responsible for teaching an English course on college writing and public life. Goeke holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree in English, as well as a Doctorate in colonial and 19th century American literature.
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HPU Hires Fiander As Instructor Of English

Matthew F. Fiander has been hired as instructor of English in the English Department at High Point University. In his new role, Fiander is responsible for teaching an English course on critical reading and interpretation. “This is such an exciting time to be at High Point University and I am glad to be a part of it,” Fiander says.

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High Point University Board Of Stewards Brings Christmas To Area Children

The High Point University Board of Stewards of the Hayworth Chapel helped to brighten the Christmas spirit of 150 needy children this year through the High Point Salvation Army Angel Tree program. The students, who use offerings from the fall semester HPU Chapel worship services, totaled more than $8,200 ? and 100 percent of those funds were used to purchase toys and other gift items.

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HPU Residence Halls Get Festive In The Name Of Charity

High Point University students living in residence halls on campus got into the spirit of the season this year, thanks to a new contest – “Hallidazzle” – a holiday decorating contest. The two winners of the contest received $500 to donate to their favorite charities. York Hall’s theme was “Santa’s Train” and “Home for the Holidays.” The hall chose “Toys for Tots” as its charity.

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HPU Hires Tyler As Instructor Of Spanish

Sarah Tyler has been hired as instructor of Spanish in the Modern Foreign Languages Department at High Point University. In her new position, Tyler will be responsible for teaching first-year Spanish courses, as well as advising students.
“I already love teaching at High Point University,” says Tyler. “The students are intelligent and engaged, the administration supportive and inspiring, and the other faculty members are open and welcoming.”

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HPU To Award Scholarships To Guilford County Schools Students

High Point University will honor the hard work of local students by awarding two First Generation Scholarships to Guilford County School students from High Point, N.C. The full-tuition scholarships will include books and other related expenses during the academic year, and will be renewable for an additional three years provided that all academic renewal requirements are met and a clear social record is maintained.

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HPU Junior Participates In Charity Gaming Marathon

Andrew Burke, a communications major at High Point University, recently participated in a 24-hour gaming marathon to raise money for the Children?s Miracle Network. The marathon was organized by Extra Life, a national organization of gamers that raises money for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals by holding various events throughout the year.

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HPU's Kappa Delta Sorority Hosts ShamROCK Week To Prevent Child Abuse

High Point University’s chapter of Kappa Delta sorority held their annual ShamROCK event Nov. 8 through 14 to support their national philanthropy, Prevent Child Abuse America. “We all believe it should never hurt to be a child. The event was a huge success this year and we?re really proud that we were able to raise so much money for a great cause.”

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