HPU Honors Community Organizations and Students for Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2016 – High Point University students, faculty, staff and members of the community were honored at the 2016 “HPU Serves Showcase” on April 13. Students created and shared nearly 100 posters to demonstrate the service they’ve completed this academic year at the event. The posters represented nearly half of the […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Erin Sullivan Continues HPU Education

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 the Class […]

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Students Plant More Than Seeds with Oak Hill Elementary

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 5, 2016 – High Point University students teamed up with Food Corps to host a Vegetable Gardening Day for students at Oak Hill Elementary School. The HPU students are enrolled in the Healthy Living for the Elementary Child service learning course at HPU and dedicated a semester to educating children at […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Taylor Niss Pursues Master’s in STEM Education

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many 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 […]

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HPU to Host 800 Community Members for LEGO Showcase

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2016 – High Point University’s School of Education will host more than 800 children and parents for the annual Lego Showcase event, “Come Build With Us,” on April 9 from 1 to 6 p.m. Registration for the event is open until March 23. You can visit http://www.highpoint.edu/education/legoshowcase/ to learn more […]

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Writing Programs Provide Motivation, Identity for Local Elementary Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2016 – High Point University education and psychology faculty joined together to study the benefits of writing programs for local elementary students. They recently shared their results, which found positive psychological benefits for the children, at the Journal of Language and Literacy Education conference in Athens, Georgia. Dr. Leslie Cavendish […]

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Professor Co-Edits Education Book

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 19, 2016 – Dr. Allison Blosser, adjunct professor in the School of Education at High Point University, recently co-edited a book titled “Teaching Comparative Education: Trends and Issues Informing Practice.” The book is the newest volume in the Oxford Studies in Comparative Education series. With contributions from prominent scholars of comparative […]

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Students Host Valentine’s Day Dance for Individuals with Disabilities

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 11, 2016 – High Point University’s Student Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) hosted a Valentine’s Day Dance for individuals with disabilities from the High Point community on Feb. 9 at the Morehead Recreation Center. High Point Parks and Recreation and Wheatmore High School students co-hosted the event with HPU. For the […]

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Alumni Profile: Tuning Up for NASCAR

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES It’s that time of year when engines rev and NASCAR season kicks into gear again. Drivers, pit crews, officials and admins will travel down to Daytona this weekend to compete in the first of many races in the Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series. Ken Breath will fly […]

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HPU’s First Doctoral Candidate Defends Dissertation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 18, 2015 – Kristen Ring made history on Dec. 15 when she became the first person to defend a doctoral dissertation at High Point University. She and her classmates in the educational leadership program have made history before in fall 2012 when they became part of HPU’s first-ever doctoral degree program. […]

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HPU Family Gives Back in Countless Ways this Holiday Season

HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2015 – The High Point University family gives back in countless ways throughout the year, and their spirit of giving is amplified during the holiday season. HPU students, faculty and staff gave back to the community more than ever before this Christmas. In total, HPU touched more than 22,000 lives while […]

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Students Host Holiday Dance for Individuals with Disabilities

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 11, 2015 – With their dancing shoes on and huge grins on their faces, individuals with disabilities from the community enjoyed a Holiday Dance at the Morehead Recreation Center on Dec. 8 organized by High Point University’s Student Council for Exception Children (CEC). Dancing, crafts and food were just a few […]

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Allen Joins School of Education

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 1, 2015 – Dr. Tawannah G. Allen, an experienced educator, joined High Point University as an associate professor of educational leadership. Allen teaches courses on intercultural communication skills, leadership development and human resources in the School of Education’s masters and doctoral programs. She also designs and facilitates professional development sessions for […]

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Book Buddies Celebrate Holidays on HPU Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2015 – Heaven Shamberger made her way through the halls of the High Point University School of Education today to place her handmade ornament on a tree in the lobby. Underneath it, she found a gift with her name on it. It was from her book buddy, HPU student Ashley Voner. […]

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HPU Hosts 600 Community Members for Lego Showcase

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2015 – More than 600 children and parents in the community enjoyed a day of fun and educational Lego projects at the annual Lego Showcase hosted by High Point University’s School of Education. “The Lego Showcase is an awesome time for us, as future teachers, to be able to give […]

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