Psychology Professor Presents Poster at National Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 27, 2015 – Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, recently presented a poster, titled “Examining the Impact of Risk Regulation and Destiny vs. Growth Beliefs on Perceptions of Romantic Comedies,” at the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference held in Long Beach, California. […]

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Senior Interns for Al Gore

READ MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES Working on the personal staff of a Nobel Peace Prize Winner, former Vice President of the United States and visionary proponent of the Internet is no easy task. But that’s the assignment that Erin House, a senior political science major at High Point University, tackled during a summer internship with […]

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Student Storyteller: Interfaith United at HPU

By: Kevin Garrity, HPU senior and native of Winston-Salem   I traveled to Atlanta with so many questions about what it means – and what it will mean – to be a white male Christian living in the 21st century. What will it mean to live in a spiritually globalized world, which due to technology, […]

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HPU Adds New Historical Sculpture to Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 23, 2015 – High Point University has installed a sculpture of Thomas Wolfe, considered to be North Carolina’s most famous writer, on its campus. The sculpture joins 22 other historical sculptures that surround students with thought leaders who inspired the world and accomplished great things during their lives. They include Sir […]

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Cue Callbacks: ’14 Alumna Finds Fame in Florida

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES What’s it like to perform Broadway hits in Costa Rica, compete in a prestigious theatre festival, and get six callbacks from theatre companies across the nation – all before graduating college? Courtney Feiman knows. It happened to Feiman before she graduated from High Point University in May 2014 with degrees […]

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HPU to Host Opera Scenes Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2014 – Love, murder, comedy, intrigue. High Point University will soon offer the community a variety of programming in an upcoming Opera Scenes concert at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 in the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public; tickets are not required. […]

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Updates in the Sciences

The sciences at High Point University are growing rapidly. As HPU gears up to launch new physician assistant, pharmacy and physical therapy programs, the departments of biology, chemistry and physics are also expanding to meet a growing need for science professionals. In the past two years, physics has split off to become its own department; […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Benefits from HPU Intern

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 4, 2014 – High Point University senior and Cape Elizabeth, Maine, native Caitlin Kane is helping develop positive, lasting relationships in the lives of young people as an intern with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Piedmont in Greensboro. Kane is a program specialist for Big Brothers Big Sisters. In […]

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Music Students Take Talents to Costa Rica

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 3, 2014 – For the second year in a row, students from High Point University took stage alongside students from NYU, Berklee College of Music and other top-tier performing art schools at Costa Rica’s highly selective Promising Artists of the 21st Century Program. The Promising Artists program started in 1986 and […]

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Professor Authors Chapter in New Book for Aspiring Psychology Professors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 24, 2014 – A new book that provides guidance for graduate students pursuing a career as a university professor includes a chapter written by Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University. The book, entitled “Preparing the New Psychology Professoriate,” helps aspiring professors with the often-difficult transition […]

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HPU Welcomes Davidshofer as Philosophy Instructor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2014 – Claudine Davidshofer joined the faculty of High Point University as an instructor of philosophy. In her new position, Davidshofer teaches courses for the philosophy and religion department, such as Sacred Experiences in World Religions, Business Ethics and Contemporary Continental Philosophy. Her expertise includes 19th century philosophy, metaphysics, the […]

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Hedman Joins English and Theatre Departments

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Nathan Hedman as professor in both the English and theatre departments. He will teach classes in composition and literature, theater history and dramaturgy. In addition to his capacity as a professor, Hedman will serve as the head dramaturg for the theater season. In […]

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HPU Welcomes Dance Instructor Lindsey Howie

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 – Lindsey Howie recently joined the faculty at High Point University as an instructor of dance. In her new position at HPU, Howie will teach dance technique classes covering both the physical aspects of various dances as well as their historical and societal contexts. She also will serve as […]

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HPU Welcomes Wommack to Chemistry Department

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 12, 2014 – Dr. Andrew Wommack was recently hired as an assistant professor of chemistry at High Point University. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Wommack will assist in the development and communication of the organic chemistry curriculum and undergraduate research program. Wommack holds a doctorate from Boston College and performed […]

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HPU Adds Garite to English Department

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 11, 2014 – Matthew Garite recently joined the faculty of High Point University as an instructor of English. A native of Seaford, New York, Garite teaches sections of HPU’s freshman English composition and courses on American literature and popular culture. Garite looks forward to providing opportunities for his students to think […]

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