HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 27, 2017 – “Tonight’s challenges are a little harder than they were last time, aren’t they?” asked Dr. Shirley Disseler, associate professor of education at High Point University. A room full of middle school students nodded their heads and simultaneously answered, “Yes!” Thanks to an $8,000 grant from Daimler Trucks North […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 27, 2017 – High Point University has been honored with the Spirit of North Carolina Award from the United Way of Greater High Point after the university became one of the largest contributors in the city for the 2016 campaign. The HPU family raised $240,580 in 2016 to support the UWGHP […]
Dr. Dan Tarara is quirky, as big picture as you can get. His students will tell you that. They can rattle off moments in class that always make them laugh – doing squats, interpreting his long pauses, interpreting his white-board scribbles and hearing him say, “You’re not paying tuition for me to read from the […]
The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From a visit with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, theater productions, robotics competitions and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.
High Point area middle school students are taking part in High Point University’s first Robotics Competition, thanks to an $8,000 grant from Daimler Trucks North America and Thomas Built Buses.
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2017 – High Point University students are hosting the fourth annual Black Heritage Service at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 26 in honor of Black History Month. The event will be held in Hayworth Chapel on HPU’s campus and is free and open to the public. Presented by the HPU Black […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2017 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month. Communication Professor Presents Keynote Address at International Conference Dr. Kate Fowkes, professor of media and […]
Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder and High Point University Innovator in Residence, helped pave the way for the computers and technology we have today. When he returned to the HPU campus earlier this week, he met with students, faculty and staff to work on innovative projects and impart valuable wisdom he’s learned along the way. Here […]
Kaitlyn Wright keeps a “Little Mermaid” keychain attached to her big purple backpack. She likes the story about a resilient woman who fights for what she wants. But the keychain is a constant reminder of something else: Looks are deceiving. Wright is a Presidential Scholar, a busy senior and a scientific researcher. She has worked […]
Name: Charlie Kissel Hometown: Bay Head, New Jersey Major: Kissel will graduate with a B.A. in Strategic Communication on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Kissel accepted a position as a Sales Trainee at Quoizel, a lighting design and manufacturing company in Charleston, South Carolina. In his position, Kissel will assist field sales personnel to merchandise products in lighting showrooms nationwide while […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 22, 2017 – Local middle school students are taking part in High Point University’s first Robotics Competition, thanks to a grant from Daimler Trucks North America and Thomas Built Buses. Johnson Street Global Studies, Ledford Middle School, Jamestown Middle School and Immaculate Heart of Mary Middle School have two teams per […]
Dr. Robin Cooke, professor of pharmacy at High Point University, discusses common cold symptoms and gives advice for fighting the virus.
Need to know treatment options for acid reflux? High Point University’s Dr. Joy Greene, assistant dean of pharmacy, discusses common symptoms and medications for both temporary and long-term acid reflux.