School of Education Hosts ‘Principal Panel’ for Career Development

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2016 – High Point University welcomed 12 principals representing Davidson and Guilford County Schools on April 26 for the first annual “Principal Panel.” This event helps to prepare senior education majors with post-graduation job interviews. The principals conducted mock interviews with the HPU students launching new careers in education. Forty-three […]

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5 Condoleezza Rice Quotes from HPU’s 2016 Commencement

Commencement may have come and gone, but the words of wisdom Dr. Condoleezza Rice shared with High Point University’s Class of 2016 are timeless. She challenged the graduating seniors to hold an unwavering optimism for the future and use their education to make a meaningful impact on the world. In case you missed it, here are […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Jennifer Pascale Manages Projects for Ad Agency

With another successful commencement 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 one extraordinary […]

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Senior Receives Stipend for Summer Journalism Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2016 – High Point University rising senior Mollie McKinley is one of four national winners of an internship stipend from Sigma Tau Delta, a national English honor society. The stipend will support McKinley during her summer internship with Yes! Weekly in Greensboro. McKinley, an English major from Clarksburg, West Virginia, […]

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Learning Excellence Endowment Established at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2016 – Wilma Jordan and George Green of New York City are establishing an endowment for High Point University’s Learning Excellence program. Learning Excellence is a distinctive program at HPU that provides a support system to assist students in achieving extraordinary academic success. The program is open to any student […]

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Dan Tarara Receives Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2016 – Dr. Dan Tarara, assistant professor of exercise science at High Point University, received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award during the 2016 Commencement ceremony. The award is named for Meredith Clark Slane, a friend to the university, and has been given annually since 1973 to recognize excellence […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Marc Femiano Signs on with Citrix ShareFile

With another successful commencement 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 one extraordinary […]

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Kevin Ford Receives Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2016 – Dr. Kevin Ford, associate professor of physical therapy, received the Ruth Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award during the 2016 Commencement ceremony. The award recognizes a full-time faculty member for exemplary accomplishments in their research and creative endeavors. Ford is director of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory […]

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A Message from Roger Clodfelter, Senior Vice President for Communications

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Dear Parents, President Qubein reminded HPU’s 2016 graduates this past weekend that average is out, and excellence is in (see highlights from his senior sendoff speech here). Condoleezza Rice, the nation’s 66th Secretary of State, also inspired students with her challenge to lead a life that embraces optimism (see highlights here). As our graduates begin […]

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