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Class of 2014 Profile: Molly Shore Called to Camp Ministry
05.9.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Ryan Geary Gears Up for Disney
05.8.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 graduate […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Christian Weigandt Marks His Career Start with MathWorks
05.6.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 graduate […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Tyler Steelman Pursues the Path to Public Service
05.2.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 graduate […]
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Barefoot for a Cause
05.1.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 1, 2014 – For many, going barefoot isn’t a choice. For students at High Point University, living One Day Without Shoes is a conscious decision to join TOMS Shoes in a bigger movement to raise global awareness for the children around the world that don’t have basic footwear. “The purpose of […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Jennifer Silk Ventures to Medical School
04.30.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Psychology Class Makes Blankets for Children
04.29.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 29, 2014 – Students in Dr. Sadie Leder Elder’s Introduction to Psychology class made blankets for children in need, putting to practice what they learned in the classroom. Each semester, Elder’s students learn about helping behaviors and pro-social behaviors during their social psychology module, and then vote on a service-oriented project […]
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UNC-TV to Air ‘High Point University Presents A Conversation with John Maxwell and Nido Qubein’
04.28.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 28, 2014 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a special program, titled “High Point University Presents A Conversation with John Maxwell and Nido Qubein” that features HPU president Nido Qubein and Maxwell, bestselling author and internationally renowned leadership expert. The program will air at 6 p.m. on May 4 on the […]
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Students Recap a Year of Service
04.25.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2014 – The High Point University Service Learning Program and Student Government Association honored HPU students, faculty and community members for their volunteer service this year at the second annual “HPU SERVES Showcase.” Students created and shared 67 posters to demonstrate the service they’ve completed this academic year at the event. […]
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HPU names Dan Hauser new Athletic Director
04.22.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2014 - High Point University President Nido R. Qubein announced today the appointment of Dan Hauser as the new Athletic Director, effective July 1, 2014. Hauser has spent the last eight years as Senior Associate Athletic Director at Ohio University. He previously served as Director of Marketing at Wake Forest University. […]
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Sorority Honors Boston Marathon Victims
04.21.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2014 – As the Boston Marathon kicks off today, a 6-foot-by-18-foot banner made by High Point University’s Kappa Delta sorority is being displayed at the race to remember those impacted by last year’s tragedy and support this year’s participants. The HPU chapter of Kappa Delta created the canvas banner for […]
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Professor Publishes Two Research Articles in Management Theory Encyclopedia
04.18.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2014 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, associate professor of management at High Point University, recently published two articles in the Encyclopedia of Management Theory. The articles, “Substitutes for Leadership” and “Work Team Effectiveness,” both stem directly from Nielsen’s primary research streams – leadership and organizational teams. The “substitutes for leadership” article […]
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HPU Receives NC Biotechnology Center Grant
05.12.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2014 – High Point University has been awarded an Institutional Development Grant from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NCBC) to support scientific research at HPU. The university will receive up to $77,186 by the NCBC, and HPU has agreed to an additional 25 percent match to purchase additional cell culture […]
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Dr. Curty Selected as Chair of NCAIE
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 8, 2014 – Dr. Craig Curty, director of the Academic Services Center at High Point University, was recently selected as Chair of the North Carolina Association of International Educators (NCAIE). In this role, Curty will serve as spokesman for the organization and oversee workshops and conferences throughout the state. He will […]
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Students, Professor Present Pop Culture Research at Conference
05.7.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 7, 2014 – Two High Point University students from the Women’s and Gender Studies program recently participated in a “Cyberfeminism” panel and presented their original research at the Popular Culture/American Culture Association’s National Conference held this year in Chicago. Sam Kizer and Erin House, both minoring in Women’s and Gender Studies, […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Stephanie Schwartz Secures Corporate Marketing Career
05.2.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Ashley Prindle Takes on Law School
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Andrew Brooks Constructs New Business
05.1.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: James Hylas Hired by Esteemed Software Company
04.30.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Alisha Deary Called to Fortune 500 Company
04.29.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Janae Werdlow Teaches English in Latin America
04.28.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Psychology Students and Professor Attend National Conference
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2014 – Students from the High Point University Psychology Department recently attended the Society for Research in Human Development (SRHD) conference held in Austin, Texas. The event, held biennially, brings together students and faculty from across the nation to discuss research advancements in the field of human development. HPU students Jackie […]
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Professor and Student Present Research on Mass Murders at National Conference
04.24.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2014 – Kathleen Kelley, a senior criminal justice major at High Point University, along with Dr. Heather Ahn-Redding, associate professor of criminal justice, recently attended the Academy of Criminal Justice Science Annual Meeting in Philadelphia to present their research on the profile of mass murderers. Kelley and Ahn-Redding presented their […]
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Art Student Awarded in National Exhibition
04.23.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2014 – High Point University sophomore David Friedman has been selected to exhibit his artwork at the “Artists of the 21st Century” exhibit at the West Tennessee Regional Art Center from April 1 to April 25. His piece, titled “The Swan,” made from 1,600 pieces of folded paper, placed 2nd in […]
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Senior Leans on the Law for Career Experience through Internship with Public Defender
04.21.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2014 – Ashley Prindle, a senior at High Point University, is learning her way around the courtroom thanks to an eye-opening internship as a public defender intern at the High Point Public Defender’s Office. Prindle, a native of Litchfield, N.H. double majoring in criminal justice and political science with a […]
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HPU Hires Bonner as Web Developer
05.9.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2014 – High Point University has recently hired Lucas Bonner to serve as a new Web developer. Bonner will be responsible for maintaining aspects of the university’s website and working on various administrative tools for the website behind the scenes. “I am excited to see what we can accomplish at […]
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Graduate Student Selected as Kenan Fellow
05.8.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 8, 2014 – Rachel Sniff, a graduate student in the School of Education at High Point University, has been selected to serve as a 2014-15 Kenan Fellow. The prestigious fellowship empowers educators to spearhead innovative teaching practices in North Carolina while remaining in their classrooms. Sniff is a seventh grade science […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Colleen Quinn Follows Her Dream to Dental School
05.7.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Spring 2014 in Review
05.6.2014
JANUARY HPU is excited to announce the arrival of two new historical figures! Welcome Sir Isaac Newton and John Coltrane! pic.twitter.com/g9dbXOwSV3 — HighPointUniversity (@HighPointU) January 3, 2014 HPU was founded in 1924 & celebrates 90 years in 2014! Use #HPUIs90 to tell us about your favorite pasttime at HPU! pic.twitter.com/cRhjE4ioeK — HighPointUniversity (@HighPointU) January 8, […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Brenn Bolding Certifies Her Future in Athletic Training
05.5.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 graduate […]
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General Colin Powell Addresses HPU’s Class of 2014
05.3.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 3, 2014 – General Colin Powell, former secretary of state, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and national security advisor, addressed nearly 900 graduates and a crowd of more than 10,000 people in attendance at High Point University’s Commencement Ceremony with a powerful message full of thoughtful and memorable words […]
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English Professor Publishes Essay on Alfred Hitchcock
05.2.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2014 – Dr. Matthew Carlson, assistant professor of English at High Point University, published an essay, titled “Conrad’s The Secret Agent, Hitchcock’s Sabotage, and the Inspiration of ‘Public Uneasiness,’” in a new book, “Hitchcock and Adaptation: On the Page and Screen.” The book, edited by Mark Osteen and published by […]
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Senior Tells the Story of Cancer Survivors at Susan G. Komen Internship
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2014 – Chelsie Skroback, a senior at High Point University, had the opportunity to document the story of everyday heroes through an internship with the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Northwest N.C. office, in Winston-Salem this semester. Skroback served as the communications intern where she interviewed breast cancer survivors and shared […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Nida Ahmed Pursues Master’s in Belgium
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Alumni Profile: Exceeding Excellence
04.30.2014
High Point University has more than 300 proud alumni who are working as teachers or administrators in local schools. Each day, they extend the excellence that HPU instilled in them to thousands of future leaders in the Piedmont Triad. One is Susan Bunch, principal of Mount Airy Middle School (MAMS). Under Bunch’s guidance, MAMS was […]
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HPU Hosts Open House for Graduate Programs
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HIGH POINT, N.C., April 30, 2014 – High Point University will host an open house for its Graduate Programs May 14 at 5 and 5:45 p.m. in the Wilson Commerce Ballroom on campus. Prospective students are invited to get an overview of the admission process, curriculum and potential career options with the various degrees HPU […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Abigail Johe Receives Prestigious Graduate School Offer
04.29.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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HPU Students Raise Awareness for Homelessness
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 29, 2014 – Students at High Point University recently participated in Act! Speak! Build! Week, a national homelessness awareness week sponsored by Habitat for Humanity, April 6 through 12. This is the first year the HPU Habitat for Humanity chapter has participated in Act! Speak! Build! Week. Throughout the week, the chapter […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Tyler Yusko Takes on New York City
04.25.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Business Plan Finalist: The Sound of Entrepreneurism
04.23.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2014 – The roar of a sold-out crowd beckoning an artist to take the stage is music to Bobby Robertson’s ears. As a sophomore attending HPU on a voice scholarship, Robertson’s love for music is expected. He frequently performs for audiences all over campus with the Chapel Choir. But his passion extends […]
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