HPU Faculty and Students Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 12, 2021 – 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 recent research initiatives. Dr. Brett Pexa Awarded Grant to Perform Research into Surfing Equipment Dr. Brett Pexa, assistant professor of athletic training, […]

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HPU Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies Faculty Partner to Provide Students with Clinical Experience

Cone Health medical clinicians provided assistance by acting as “live patients” for the students. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 17, 2020 – High Point University faculty in the Departments of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies invited Cone Health medical clinicians to campus this week to offer real-world simulations to students. The global pandemic has placed […]

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HPU Physical Therapy Department Hosts Fourth Annual Halloween Family 5K Fun Run & Walk Virtually

High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy will host its fourth annual Halloween Family 5K Fun Run and Walk virtually on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Last year’s participants wore costumes and took part in Halloween-themed activities for children, including music, games and trunk or treat. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2020 – High Point […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 23, 2020 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. HPU Pharmacy Professor Receives Service Award Dr. Julie Cooper, associate professor of clinical sciences in HPU’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, is this year’s recipient of the Jim Long Outstanding SHIIP Service […]

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HPU Physical Therapy Professor Receives More Than $220,000 in NIH Grant Funding

Dr. Lisa Zukowski, assistant professor of physical therapy at High Point University, will conduct research inside HPU’s Virtual Reality and Clinical Gait Analysis Laboratory (VRCGAL). HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 20, 2020 – Dr. Lisa Zukowski, assistant professor of physical therapy in High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences, was recently awarded a $221,696 subaward […]

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HPU Students, Faculty and Staff Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2020 – 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 recent research initiatives. HPU Counselor to Present at National Conference Dr. Brenden Hargett, clinical counselor in HPU’s Office of Counseling, was selected […]

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This Holiday Season, HPU Family Gives Back Through Various Initiatives

High Point University students raised more than $17,500 for the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 23, 2019 – Throughout the months of November and December, High Point University students, faculty and staff hosted programs to benefit the local community and beyond. These efforts are part of the 110,000 hours of service […]

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HPU Students and Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 9, 2019 – 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 recent research initiatives. HPU Faculty Research Findings Featured in Global Publication Dr. Brad Barlow, associate professor of astrophysics and director of the […]

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HPU Students Treat the Community with Numerous Service Events During October

High Point University’s Media Fellows hosted a Veterans Care Package event to collect supplies from students and assemble them for care packages. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 31, 2019 – Throughout the month of October, High Point University students, faculty and staff hosted programs to benefit the local community and beyond. These efforts are part of […]

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Physical Therapy Students Travel to Jamaica to Care for Local Patients

Alexandria Nickles (left), a third-year doctoral physical therapy student at High Point University, uses manual therapy techniques to improve range of motion with a local man named Nodry, who is recovering from a stroke. HIGH POINT, N.C., July 18, 2019 – A group of High Point University doctoral physical therapy students traveled to Jamaica for […]

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Physical Therapy Students Treat Local Patients During a Service Learning Trip

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2019 – High Point University physical therapy students from the Congdon School of Health Sciences traveled to Guatemala to take the skills they learned in the classroom and treat a diverse patient population within a variety of clinics throughout rural parts of the country. HPU students partnered with the nonprofit, […]

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Students and Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2019 – 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. HPU Student Receives Innovation Achievement Award Christian Porter, a rising sophomore and entrepreneurship major at HPU, […]

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Physical Therapy Faculty and Students Participated in Advocacy Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2019 –High Point University’s physical therapy faculty and students participated in the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association’s Advocacy Day on April 10 in Raleigh. The group met with their Rep. Jerry Tillman and Rep. Pat Hurley to learn more about the legislative process. The goal of the annual Advocacy Day […]

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