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 Outcomes: 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 Outcomes: 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 Outcomes: 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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Professor’s Poetry Wins International Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 9, 2015 – Dr. Charmaine Cadeau, assistant professor of English at High Point University, recently received the ReLit Award for her most recent collection of poems, titled “Placeholder.” The ReLit Awards are Canadian literary prizes awarded annually to acknowledge the best new books from Canada’s independent publishers. Along with winning the […]

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Class of 2015 Outcomes: Kevin Garrity Pursues Master of Divinity

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 […]

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Phoenix Reading Series to Feature Brian Evenson

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 24, 2015 – High Point University’s Department of English will host award-winning author, translator and critic Brian Evenson in conjunction with its Phoenix Reading Series at 7 p.m. on April 7 in the Francis Auditorium of Phillips Hall. It is free and open to the public; tickets are not required. Evenson […]

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High Point University Professor Launches Novel

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2015 – Jaded Ibis Press will publish a novel written by Dr. Jacob Paul, assistant professor of English at High Point University, on April 1 titled “A Song of Ilan.” “A Song of Ilan” tells the story of Ilan Frank over the course of a single transformative day, as his […]

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English Instructor Explores New Way of Giving Feedback on Writing Assignments

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 9, 2015 – Students taking English classes with High Point University instructor Allison Walker are using a new tool to review their classmates’ writing. Along with providing written feedback, students record audio/video comments for their peers using a free online tool that personalizes the editing process. Walker will discuss this new […]

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