English Professor Includes Chapter in New Book on the “Undead”

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 21, 2015 – Kirstin Squint, assistant professor of English at High Point University, contributed a chapter to a recently published book, “Undead Souths: The Gothic and Beyond in Southern Literature and Culture.” Her chapter, “Burying the (Un)Dead and Healing the Living: Choctaw Women’s Power in LeAnne Howe’s Novels,” considers the way […]

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Students Learn About Law School and Legal Practice

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 24, 2015 – An experiential learning opportunity organized by High Point University’s pre-law professional program facilitated students’ exploration of law school and legal practice. Students attended a session of the North Carolina Business Court on Oct. 1 at Elon Law School in Greensboro. Pre-Law faculty advisors Dr. Donna Scheidt and Dr. Scott […]

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HPU Hosts Acclaimed Writer Deborah Miranda

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 – High Point University will host a presentation by Native American writer Deborah Miranda at 7 p.m. on Dec. 2 in the David L. Francis Lecture Hall at Earl N. Phillips School of Business. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.   Miranda […]

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Vescio Named Professor, Chair of HPU’s English Department

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 13, 2015 – Dr. Bryan Vescio joined High Point University as a professor and chair of the Department of English. Vescio teaches courses in American literature, literary theory, writing and film studies. He also leads the department as chair, supervising faculty and staff and managing various aspects of the program. “I […]

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Junior Receives Literacy League Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 28, 2015 – High Point University junior Bria Ballard is the recipient of the 2015 High Point Literary League scholarship for exhibiting excellence and strength in writing. Each fall, the High Point Literary League awards one female HPU student with the scholarship, valued at $2,000. The recipient is selected by faculty […]

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Junior Presents Research at Conference for Graduate Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 26, 2015 – Mollie McKinley, a junior English major at High Point University, recently presented her research on 17th century writer Katherine Philips at the University of South Florida’s English Graduate Student Association Fall Colloquium. At this competitive conference usually reserved for graduate students’ work, McKinley presented an excerpt from her […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Jacob Foster Forges a Future in Ministry

With another successful commencement 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 […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Karaina Callahan Lobbies for Carson America

With another successful commencement 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 […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Cole Gibson Pursues Master’s in Library Science

With another successful commencement 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 […]

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