Council for Exceptional Children to Spotlight Autism Awareness Month

  Pictured: High Point University Students Alana Pulling (left) and Christina Honeycutt (right) sign the “Light It Up Blue” pledge during last year’s Autism Awareness Month.   HIGH POINT, N.C., March 30, 2017 – April is Autism Awareness Month, and High Point University’s Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) has planned several activities in recognition of […]

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Full STEM Ahead: Robotics Competition Holds Second Challenge for Middle Schools

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 27, 2017 – “Tonight’s challenges are a little harder than they were last time, aren’t they?” asked Dr. Shirley Disseler, associate professor of education at High Point University. A room full of middle school students nodded their heads and simultaneously answered, “Yes!” Thanks to an $8,000 grant from Daimler Trucks North […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Morgan Gould Teaches Special Ed

Name: Morgan Gould Hometown: Framingham, Massachusetts Major: Gould will graduate with a degree in Special Education on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Gould accepted a position as a Level 2 special education teacher at The New England Center for Children in Southborough, Massachusetts. In her position, Gould will be responsible for the direct care and Applied Behavior Analysis therapy of students in her classroom. She […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 7, 2016 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   School of Pharmacy Recognized for Community Projects High Point Seventh-day Adventist Church recognized HPU’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy for its work performing health screenings at the Triad Food Pantry […]

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Local Children Learn STEM Concepts at HPU’s Community Lego Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2016 – High Point University’s School of Education was transformed into a Lego Learning Lab over the weekend. Over 800 local children and parents enjoyed engineering competitions, machine building, robotics and Lego storytelling. This free annual event provides an opportunity for children in kindergarten through eighth grade to experience STEM […]

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School of Education Awarded Grant to Prepare Rising Principals

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 11, 2016 – High Point University’s School of Education recently received a state grant, managed by the North Carolina Alliance for School Leadership Development, of $833,000 for 2016-2017 and $893,000 for 2017-2018 to begin the High Point Leadership Academy in January 2017. The grant provides funding for the preparation and support […]

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Faculty and Students Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 28, 2016 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month.   Pharmacy Professor Publishes Research Linking Diabetes to Alzheimer’s Disease Dr. Scott Hemby, professor and chair […]

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School of Education Welcomes New Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 6, 2016 – High Point University welcomes three new faculty members to the School of Education. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university. Dr. Adrienne Anderson, Assistant Professor of Education  Anderson, whose professional expertise is teaching students with learning and behavioral disorders in high-needs schools, will teach special education […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Hattie Dougherty Teaches at Florence Elementary

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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Education Professor Named Journal Editor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2016 – The North Carolina Association for Middle Level Education selected Dr. James Davis, associate professor of education at High Point University, as editor of the NCMLE Journal. Davis was selected from among more than 40 candidates for this honor. The NCMLE Journal publishes peer-reviewed manuscripts twice a year on […]

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Freshman Profile: A Dedication to Service

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Elizabeth O’Brien is one member of the Class of 2020. Below, discover how she plans to make the most out of her time at HPU:  Name: Elizabeth O’Brien Hometown: Aberdeen, North Carolina High school attended: Pinecrest High School in Southern Pines, North […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Ainsley Gompf Secures Position at Johnson Street

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 2016 Profile: Gabi Mirand Teaches in San Diego

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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