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The HPU RISE Badging Program

The RISE Badging Program, started in Fall 2019, helps students engage in everything HPU has to offer. There is a required aspect to the program and additonal optional (Recommended) opportunities.  There are several optional URCW badges that will enable students to showcase their engagement in undergraduate research and creative works in a co-curricular transcript. To complete these badges you need to create an account on Portfolium and link it to URCW. Here are instructions for how.


  1. Click on the link provided for video instructions on how create or access your Portfolium account:   Creating/Accessing Your Portfolium Account
  2.  Your Portfolium account has different levels of access that you can set. Click here for a pdf on how to set up URCW access to your portfolio.
  3. The last step is how to upload content to earn your URCW Badges. Click here for a pdf on now to upload content.

Contact Us

Dr. Joanne Altman, Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works

Phone: 336-841-9613
Email: urcw@highpoint.edu

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Andrea Baellow, an athletic training major, shares her experiences performing undergraduate research on the relation of the hip to ACL injuries and their prevalence in younger females. Her experiential education at High Point University was supported by the state of the art Human Biomechanics & Physiology Lab, where she could apply what she has learned with hands-on experience.