Class of 2016 Profile: Christian Garber Sells in Charlotte

With Commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors 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 senior from the Class […]

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Professor Receives Grant from National Science Foundation

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 19, 2016 – High Point University instructor of English Allison Walker recently received a $56,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. She is working with a team of five colleagues from Michigan State University, Spelman College and North Carolina A&T State University on a project titled, “Tracking Evolution on Social Media.” […]

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HPU Honors Community Organizations and Students for Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2016 – High Point University students, faculty, staff and members of the community were honored at the 2016 “HPU Serves Showcase” on April 13. Students created and shared nearly 100 posters to demonstrate the service they’ve completed this academic year at the event. The posters represented nearly half of the […]

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Alumni Receives First Place in NC College Media Association Contest

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 4, 2016 – High Point University graduate Cara Sinicropi recently won first place in the North Carolina College Media Association’s annual contest in the non-fiction category. Her piece titled, “The Magnolia,” was published in Apogee Magazine’s spring 2015 issue. “The piece was initially created as an assignment for Dr. Jacob Paul’s […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Michael Heslink Pursues MA in Writing

Recent December graduates of High Point University 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 senior from the Class […]

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Community Enrichment Series Events for March Announced

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 23, 2016 – High Point University will host the following events in March as part of the Community Enrichment Series. All of these events are open to the public. Tickets are not required unless otherwise noted. Greensboro Symphony: “Tchaikovsky Spectacular,” to be held at 7:30 p.m. on March 3 in the […]

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HPU to Celebrate International Women’s Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 18, 2016 – High Point University will join with the YWCA High Point, the Latino Family Center and World Relief High Point, in celebrating the city’s rich and diverse community of women at the International Women’s Day Celebration. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March […]

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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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