HPU Welcomes New Hires in March

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2021 – High Point University welcomed 12 new hires in the month of March. They are as follows: Dale Krites joined HPU’s Office of Financial Affairs as senior accountant. Krites is involved in all things accounting with a focus in the areas of grants, endowments and pledges in the Office […]

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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’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy Awarded Full Accreditation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 1, 2021 – High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, the Triad’s only pharmacy school, has recently been awarded full accreditation status by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). “We are grateful to be granted accreditation from pharmacy education’s accrediting body to continue to provide an extraordinary education in […]

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HPU Provides Cone Health with Freezer to Store COVID-19 Vaccine

High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, the Triad’s only pharmacy school, has provided Cone Health assistance with storing COVID-19 vaccines. Pictured from left to right are Dr. Buddy Lingle, dean of the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy; Scottie McIntosh, laboratory manager; and Dr. Robert Coover, assistant professor of basic pharmaceutical sciences. HIGH POINT, […]

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HPU Announces Academic And Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 24, 2020 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Pharmacy Student Milka Tewolde Wins First Place in National Business Competition Milka Tewolde, a dual graduate degree student in HPU’s pharmacy and MBA programs, won first place in this year’s LEAP at […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty in the Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 26, 2020 – As High Point University’s undergraduate and graduate programs in the sciences continue to grow, the university welcomed 16 new faculty members in health and science related programs this year. These 16 faculty members are part of 25 total new faculty members to join HPU this fall. HPU also […]

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HPU’s Dr. Scott Hemby Receives More Than $1 Million in Collaborative NIH Funding

This grant will help develop medication for substance use disorders. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 26, 2020 – Dr. Scott Hemby, chair of the Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences in High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, will receive more than $1 million in funding over the next five years as part of a collaborative […]

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HPU’s Dr. Comfort Boateng Receives Nearly $430,000 in NIH Funding

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 19, 2020 – Dr. Comfort Boateng, assistant professor of basic pharmaceutical sciences in High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, received a $428,000 research grant from the National Institutes of Health. Over the next two years, Boateng and her students will research and develop a medication to treat psychostimulant abuse, […]

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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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Three HPU Faculty Members Receive Standout Awards

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 21, 2020 – Three special awards were given to High Point University faculty members at the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year. HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein commissioned the establishment of these three annual faculty awards in 2018: Extraordinary Leadership Award, Innovation and Creativity Teaching Award and Spirit of High Point […]

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HPU Family Supports Community During COVID-19 Pandemic

High Point University is donating 14,000 bottles of water to various organizations in the community. These caring efforts were made possible by the HPU Cares Fund. You can contribute your support during these unprecedented times at https://engage.highpoint.edu/hpucares. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 6, 2020 – The High Point University family is giving back to the community they call home […]

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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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