HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 13, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Physician Assistant Student Awarded NCAPA Scholarship Sarah Gordon, a second-year physician assistant student at High Point University, was recently awarded the North Carolina Association of Physician Assistants (NCAPA) Endowment Scholarship. This […]

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This Week in Photos: Nov. 4 – 10

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High Point University’s campus was packed with eager visitors from Christmas decorations, to guests for the Veteran’s Day Celebration, the Bed Brigade and local children who attended the Community Lego Showcase, here’s a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2017 – High Point University’s Stout School of Education was transformed into a Lego Learning Lab over the weekend. More than 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 […]

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HPU Students Treat the Community with Numerous Service Events During October

For the third year, HPU students and faculty hosted the TOPSoccer program, a community-based soccer program that is designed to meet the needs of children with physical and/or intellectual disabilities. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 6, 2017 – Throughout the month of October, High Point University students, faculty and staff hosted programs to benefit the local […]

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HPU Students Host Halloween Dance for Individuals with Disabilities

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 25, 2017 – Halloween came one week early for those who took part in the annual Special Populations Halloween Dance, held at the Morehead Recreation Center last night. Organized by High Point University’s Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC), individuals with disabilities dressed in costumes and enjoyed a community dance. High […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Danielle Miller Teaches for Fairfax County Schools

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 2017 Profile: Mallory Heffelfinger Leads Her Elementary Classroom

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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Preparing 21st Century Teachers

This story is featured in the Spring 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Stout School of Education is preparing students to become 21st century educators.    Rachel Lawrence remembers when the heads of 30 children turned toward her as she stepped into a real classroom for the first time. The looks on their faces […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 14, 2017 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Education Dean Appointed to Teaching Fellows Commission Dr. Mariann Tillery, dean of the Stout School of Education at HPU, will serve on the N.C. Teaching Fellows Commission representing North Carolina […]

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Science in the Summer: HPU’s STEM Camp Kicks off for Local Kids

Above: Ashwaq Althubity, a graduate student in HPU’s Stout School of Education (right), leads (from left to right) Adam Koonce, Riley Lemons and Sean Edwards, rising fifth-graders at the North Carolina Leadership Academy, through a rocket building activity.  HIGH POINT, N.C., June 19, 2017 – Riley Robinson began building her rocket today at High Point University’s […]

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Shirley Disseler Receives Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2017 – Dr. Shirley Disseler, associate professor of education at High Point University, received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award during the 2017 Commencement ceremony. The award is named for Meredith Clark Slane, a friend to the university, and has been given annually since 1973 to recognize excellence in […]

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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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