Giving Back – One Step at a Time

James Tasca doesn’t run for himself. He runs for research. He runs for awareness. He runs for hope. Tasca is a High Point University senior and Newport, Rhode Island native. He discovered a passion for running while studying abroad in Australia during his junior year, and he soon started training for the Taniwha marathon in […]

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Guthrie Joins HPU as Administrative Assistant

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 3, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Mary Guthrie as the new administrative assistant in the Office of Academic Development. In this position, Guthrie will support the tutoring, disability support, learning excellence and academic advising departments. Guthrie is excited to take on her new position at HPU, working with departments […]

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Professor Publishes Research on Children with Williams Syndrome

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 2, 2015 – Research published by a High Point University faculty member provides new perspective in studying the behavioral characteristics of children with a rare neurodevelopmental disorder. Dr. Kirsten Li-Barber, assistant professor of psychology, co-authored a journal article that describes problem-based behaviors in children with Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder characterized […]

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HPU Hires Curtin as Director of Marketing Services for Admissions

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 30, 2015 – High Point University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions recently hired Jennifer Curtin as director of marketing services. In this position, Curtin leads the undergraduate admissions marketing team in connecting prospective students with HPU. This includes social media, collateral and promotional materials that encourage students to apply and enroll. Curtin […]

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Never Back Down: Remembering Stuart Scott

By: Austin Ford, Class of 2014   “You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.” No words greater represent the late Stuart Scott than these, spoken by Scott himself at the 2014 ESPY Awards after receiving the Jimmy V Award for his courageous fight with […]

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HPU Named Charter Member of Survey Research Transparency Initiative

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 29, 2015 – High Point University’s Survey Research Center (SRC) became the 20th Charter Member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Transparency Initiative. The new initiative encourages organizations like the SRC to share important details about how they collect and interpret information about their research projects. “We are […]

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Cultural Enrichment Series: Hank Brodt, Holocaust Survivor

High Point resident Hank Brodt spoke to the HPU family and community about his experiences in 5 the Holocaust. This event is part of the Community Enrichment Series, which features dozens of cultural events, speakers, and performers on the HPU campus that are open to the public. Brodt, 90, who now lives in High Point, […]

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