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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Class of 2016 Profile: Meg Rice Teaches at Montlieu

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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STEM Camp Wraps Up with Rocket Launch

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 30, 2016 – Children in the community have spent the past nine days engaged in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities through High Point University’s second STEM Camp hosted by the School of Education. HPU faculty and students led activities such as Lego robotics, rocket building, mine craft mazes and […]

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This Month in Photos: June 2016

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the second-annual STEM Camp, Think Big Grants, Summer Experience, research projects and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this month.  

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Class of 2016 Profile: Sarah Luz Teaches at Trinity

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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Retired Faculty Honored at Annual Luncheon

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2016 – High Point University recently honored retiring faculty Dr. Barbara Leonard and Dr. Martie Bell during the university’s annual Retirement Recognition Luncheon. Leonard came to HPU in 1988 and served as a professor of education and the associate dean for the School of Education. Leonard’s area of interests are […]

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School of Education Hosts ‘Principal Panel’ for Career Development

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2016 – High Point University welcomed 12 principals representing Davidson and Guilford County Schools on April 26 for the first annual “Principal Panel.” This event helps to prepare senior education majors with post-graduation job interviews. The principals conducted mock interviews with the HPU students launching new careers in education. Forty-three […]

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