HPU Donates Mattresses To Nonprofit Group

High Point University recently donated more than 100 mattresses to Open Door Ministries in High Point. The organization plans to give them to Home to Home Ministry, another nonprofit organization in the city. Home to Home Ministry is a small group of Christians that help local individuals in need of assistance with household goods, such as furniture, tools, computers and more.

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HPU Athletic Director To Appear On 'Triad Today' To Discuss Growth, Change In Athletics

“Triad Today” will finish its series on the amazing transformation at High Point University by featuring Athletic Director Craig Keilitz, who will appear on the program at 6:30 a.m. on Friday, June 11. The program airs on the local ABC affiliate, WXLV-ABC-45 (Time Warner Cable channel 7). Keilitz says under Qubein’s leadership, HPU has seen incredible growth ? including athletics ? and has become a spotlight in the city.

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HPU Students Gain Real-World Experience In Marketing Course

Students at High Point University who were enrolled in a unique marketing class during the spring semester have the chance to see their hard work in action at Vann York Toyota. The goal of the class was to help build the Toyota brand for Vann York Toyota through the use of social media to help keep and attract customers.

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HPU Graduate Named 'Rookie Teacher Of The Year'

Stacy Brady, a 2009 High Point University graduate, was recently named as Guilford County Schools 2010 Rookie Teacher of the Year and Elementary Rookie Teacher of the Year. Brady, who graduated with a Bachelor of Art degree in elementary education, just completed her first year of teaching the third grade at Oak Hill Elementary School.

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HPU Assistant Dean Of Phillips School Of Business Receives Award At Conference In Portugal

Dr. Stephanie O. Crofton, associate dean of the Earl N. Phillips School of Business and Associate Professor of Economics, received the Editor?s Award from the Economic and Business Historical Society (EBHS) at their annual meeting held May 27-29, 2010 in Braga, Portugal. “I am deeply honored to receive this research award and to contribute to our university’s scholarly recognition,” Crofton says.

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HPU Students, Faculty Experience Hands-On Learning In Italy

Students at High Point University recently had a unique opportunity to study art up close thanks to a study abroad program through the Visual Art Department ? the “Italy May Experience.” The trip, which included 17 students along with Scott Raynor, chairman of the Visual Art Department; Bruce Shores, instructor of  art; and Karen Maness, adjunct professor in the Art Department, featured stops in two major art meccas ? Rome and Florence ? during the 12-day jaunt.

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HPU Receives $11 Million In Contributions

Without a formal campaign, High Point University has added another $11 million in contributions this year from alumni, friends and parents. The university raised more than $120 million in the last four years. “We are grateful for the generosity of our supporters,” says Dr. Nido Qubein, president of HPU. “We will continue to be faithful stewards of their gifts.”

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HPU's Student Newspaper, 'The Campus Chronicle' Wins National Award

High Point University’s student newspaper, “The Campus Chronicle,” recently won a national award in the American Scholastic Press Association’s annual newspaper competition. PU was one of only 12 schools in the United States with an enrollment of 2,500 or more to receive the first place with special merit award – the highest honor given to student newspapers by the organization.

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HPU to Lower Flags in Honor of Memorial Day

All 62 flags on the HPU campus will be lowered from sunrise to noon on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31,to honor those who have given their lives in military service to the United States. The university greatly appreciates the sacrifices our American heroes have made for centuries, and seeks to recognize them on this special day.

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HPU Installs Kappa Sigma fraternity

High Point University recently installed the Rho Eta chapter of the Kappa Sigma fraternity with a banquet. The event welcomed special guest Gregory Hunt, Kappa Sigma Worthy Grand Scribe, along with family and friends. The chapter?s charter was presented to Brandon Rivera, the fraternity’s president. The fraternity, which consists of 51 brothers, maintained the highest GPA of all fraternities on campus.

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HPU Announces Celia Moh Scholarship Recipient

High Point University students Meaghan Leonard and Shannon Taylor have been selected to receive the 2010-11 Celia Moh Scholarship, a program that provides full tuition, room, board, books and fees for recipients. Leonard, a native of Lexington, is a rising senior majoring in interior design with a minor in home furnishings.

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HPU Honors Business Student With Wall Street Journal Award

Zachary Mosley, a sophomore at High Point University, was recently awarded with the Wall Street Journal Award during the Honors Day Awards Ceremony. The award recognizes the best sophomore business students at universities across the United States. It also provides a one-year subscription to the Wall Street Journal. Mosley?s name will appear in a special issue of the Journal.

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HPU Students Attend Society Of Physics Student Meeting; Present Posters

Recent High Point University graduates Mark Montazer and Daniel Short, along with rising juniors Catherine Hendricks, Laura Lee, Colin McGuire, Brielle Spencer and rising senior Elizabeth Messina, presented posters of their research in physics at the 2010 joint meeting of Zone 5 of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and the North Carolina Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT).

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HPU Professor Of History Publishes Article In 'Middle East Quarterly'

Dr. Larry Simpson, professor of history at High Point University, recently published an article in the Spring 2010 issue of Middle East Quarterly. The article, titled “Behind the Iranian Menace: Russian and Chinese Support for Tehran” ? which was originally presented as a paper at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Middle East and African during the fall 2009 semester ? examines the relationship between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Moscow and Beijing.

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HPU Assistant Professor Of Electronic Media Publishes Paper In 'The Journal of Media and Religion'

Dr. James Trammell, assistant professor of electronic media at High Point University, recently published an article in “The Journal of Media and Religion.” The article, “Who Does God Want Me to Invite to See ‘The Passion of the Christ?’: Marketing Movies to Evangelicals,” covered marketing strategies for selling the film, “The Passion of the Christ.”

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HPU Student Receives Richard P. Budd Distinguished Business Student Award

Bryan Collins was recently presented with the Richard P. Budd Distinguished Business Student Award during the Honors Day Awards Ceremony at High Point University. Collins recently graduated from the Earl N. Phillips School of Business. He embodies the values of the Phillips School of Business as expressed on the Phillips School of Business logo: Knowledge, Leadership, and Integrity.”

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