HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 – High Point University students took time to document their blessings during “The Gratitude Project,” a way for them to reflect on what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving season. Now in its fifth year, students organized and hosted “The Gratitude Project” on campus as an opportunity to share […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 – A new High Point University Poll is reporting North Carolinians’ views on how well police departments in the state are doing on different aspects of their jobs. Respondents gave the highest marks to police departments’ performance at protecting people from crime, but they are split on how well those […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 – Dr. Kristin Ackerman joined High Point University as an assistant professor of biology. Ackerman teaches sections of Human Physiology and Animal Physiology in both the laboratory and the classroom. She also leads undergraduate research while studying neural development, neuronal regeneration and the disruption of nicotine on early […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 – High Point University will host a presentation by Native American writer Deborah Miranda at 7 p.m. on Dec. 2 in the David L. Francis Lecture Hall at Earl N. Phillips School of Business. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required. Miranda […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2015 – The High Point University/News and Record Poll finds that a large majority of North Carolinians say that it is important who leads the University of North Carolina system, but they are divided in their overall interest in the issue. Forty-one percent of North Carolinians believe that it is […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2015 – The recent High Point University Poll finds that registered voters in North Carolina continue to give President Barack Obama and Gov. Pat McCrory approval ratings in the low 40s, and a large majority say the country is headed in the wrong direction. Forty-three percent of North Carolina registered […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2015 – A new High Point University Poll finds that North Carolina registered voters would prefer a candidate with new ideas and a different approach in the White House more than someone with experience and a proven record. Overall, those surveyed were divided on which party they would choose for […]
President Barack Obama proclaimed today that the American people stand with the people of France, and all flags will fly at half-staff through sunset on Thursday. High Point University has lowered its flags to honor those who lost their lives through acts of terrorism in Paris and throughout the world.
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 16, 2015 – High Point University undergraduates and students from 40 colleges, universities and high schools across the state presented research at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium. HPU hosted more than 800 students and faculty for the event on Nov. 14. The symposium is one of […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 16, 2015 – Tremaine Skeen has joined the faculty of High Point University as an instructor of mathematics. Skeen comes to HPU with more than a decade of experience teaching college math at Georgia Regents University and Randolph Community College. “Mathematics is an amazing field of study because of its practical […]
To kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week November 16-22, HPU’s entrepreneurship director shares five insights into business development. Discover her tips – and examples of how real HPU students are launching their own companies – below. By: Kathryn Elliott, assistant professor and director of entrepreneurship 1. Let passion drive your pursuit. Merriam-Webster defines […]
The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From Veterans Day celebrations, educational LEGO events, concerts and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.
HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2015 – Heaven Shamberger made her way through the halls of the High Point University School of Education today to place her handmade ornament on a tree in the lobby. Underneath it, she found a gift with her name on it. It was from her book buddy, HPU student Ashley Voner. […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 13, 2015 – While the characters in a popular Taylor Swift song are never ever getting back together, research by a High Point University professor shows that some romantic partners are more likely to reunite. Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, assistant professor of psychology, presented the research, titled “Emotional Responses to Break-up […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 13, 2015 – Dr. Bryan Vescio joined High Point University as a professor and chair of the Department of English. Vescio teaches courses in American literature, literary theory, writing and film studies. He also leads the department as chair, supervising faculty and staff and managing various aspects of the program. “I […]