HPU Hosts National Teacher of the Year

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 2, 2015 – High Point University’s School of Education hosted Sean McComb, National Teacher of the Year, on March 31. McComb, a high school English teacher from Maryland, was named the 64th National Teacher of the Year for 2014. He teaches at Patapsco High School & Center for the Arts in […]

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Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority Hosts Easter Egg Hunt for Children

Pictured above: Allie Zambito (left) and William Brazier (right) at the Easter egg hunt. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 2, 2015 – It took a matter of minutes for local elementary school students to clear High Point University’s Greek Village of 400 Easter eggs. HPU’s Zeta Tau Alpha sorority hosted children in the PNAC (physical activity, […]

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Best of Social Media: March 2015

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My Major at HPU: Business Administration

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High Point University and the Phillips School of Business are deeply committed to the positive development and education of young people who possess the drive and potential to be successful, contributing members of society. We work with local industry professionals to make sure our curriculum is pertinent and state of the art. Our approach in […]

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Junior Wins SPJ Mark of Excellence Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 31, 2015 – Zack Astran, a junior at High Point University, is the recipient of a regional Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists. He was presented with the award on March 28 at an SPJ regional conference hosted by the University of Maryland and will continue on […]

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Undergraduate Research Profile: Athletic Training & ACL Injuries

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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 […]

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Senior Interns for Al Gore

READ MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES Working on the personal staff of a Nobel Peace Prize Winner, former Vice President of the United States and visionary proponent of the Internet is no easy task. But that’s the assignment that Erin House, a senior political science major at High Point University, tackled during a summer internship with […]

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Sport Management Students Attend NFL Combine Career Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 20, 2015 – Four High Point University seniors recently gained invaluable insight into the sport management industry while attending the NFL Combine Football Career Conference in Indianapolis. During the conference, the students attended panel discussions about careers in sports and a networking event where they met professionals currently working at the […]

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NASA Selects HPU Students’ Proposal

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 16, 2015 – High Point University physics students have had their proposal accepted to NASA’s Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams program (Micro-g NExT). This program challenged undergraduate students to work in teams to design and build a device for astronauts to chip off samples of an asteroid while they’re exploring […]

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Students Donate Money to Operation Smile

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 13, 2015 – High Point University students Patrick Slane, Ryder Harmon and Lilyana Diaz recently donated $1,000 to Operation Smile when country music star Stephanie Quayle visited campus and asked the students to help. Operation Smile is an international children’s medical charity that performs safe, effective cleft lip and cleft palate […]

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Bonner Leaders Serve in Washington, D.C. During Spring Break

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 12, 2015 – First-year participants in High Point University’s Bonner Leader Program are spending their spring break in Washington, D.C., to complete service projects that fight poverty and to learn about democracy in the nation’s capital. Since they arrived in Washington D.C., the Bonner Leaders packaged meals at Food and Friends, […]

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Senior Wins Regional Newspaper Advertising Contest

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 9, 2015 – For High Point University senior Cristy Hernandez, encouraging other college students to read the newspaper is about helping them stay informed on the go. Her concept for an advertising campaign encouraging young adults to download newspaper mobile apps recently won a competition sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Newspaper Advertising […]

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Sorority Makes Fleece Blankets for Carpenter House

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 6, 2015 – Alpha Chi Omega, one of High Point University’s sororities, made fleece blankets and donated them to the Carpenter House for Hera Day. Hera Day is a tradition where Alpha Chi Omega sororities all over the country complete service projects that benefit their community. The Carpenter House is a […]

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HPU Senior Interns with Local Accounting Firm

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 27, 2015 – Francesca Zappa, a senior at High Point University, is preparing for her future accounting career as an assurance intern at Smith Leonard, PLLC in High Point. The accounting major from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, has responsibilities similar to those of a first-year assurance associate. Zappa gets hands-on experience […]

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