Article by Professor to Kick-Off Innovative Teaching Series

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 27, 2013 – An article by Dr. Kimberly Reich, assistant professor of exercise science at High Point University, that discusses how professional conferences can enhance learning for undergraduate students, was recently published in the Sports Medicine Bulletin. The article is the first of a series of commentaries from various professionals in […]

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Sophomore Spends Summer Interning on Capitol Hill

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 26, 2013 – An inside look at how the government really works – that’s what High Point University rising sophomore Carter Adams is getting at his summer internship. The political science major was chosen to work in U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster’s Washington D.C. office for the summer. Adams works directly with […]

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Student Takes on Corporate Internship at Caterpillar Inc.

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 21, 2013 – Alex Nelson, a rising junior at High Point University, is fueling up for a potential future at Caterpillar, Inc., a machinery and engine manufacturer in his hometown of Clayton, N.C. Nelson, a communication major with a minor in management, is the lead communications and human resources intern, overseeing […]

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Two Rising Seniors Receive Celia Moh Scholarships

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 17, 2013 – Sarah Kakol and Catherine Ruvolo, both rising seniors at High Point University, have been named recipients of the prestigious Celia Moh Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year. The scholarship covers full tuition, room, board, books and fees. Kakol, a home furnishings major, and Ruvolo, an interior design major, […]

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HPU Joins CFA Institute University Recognition Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 14, 2013 – High Point University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program (B.S.B.A) in the Phillips School of Business has joined the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. HPU’s B.S.B.A. has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge, positioning students to obtain […]

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Art Professor Receives Work Study Scholarship for Summer Workshop

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 13, 2013 – Committed to her craft, Benita VanWinkle, coordinator of art education and instructor of art, was selected to attend a two week workshop at Penland this summer with nationally renowned photographers, Clarrisa Sligh and Ellen Eisenman. The workshop, “Photography, Community and the Visual Self,” is about using photography in […]

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Communication Major Interns with NASCAR Digital Media

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 13, 2013 – Rising junior Melia Sigmon has been selected for an internship at NASCAR Digital Media in Charlotte, N.C. As part of the internship, the communication major is working closely with the NASCAR Digital Media team in the area of changes to the website, web analytics and live events coordination […]

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Professor Publishes Introductory Psychology Resource

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 12, 2013 – Improving introductory psychology classes around the country is the goal of a new resource co-authored and co-edited by Dr. Sadie Leder, assistant professor of psychology and associate director of the Survey Research Center at High Point University. The online resource is titled, “Introductory Psychology Teaching Primer: A Guide […]

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Graduate Students Receive Grants for Capstone Projects

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 12, 2013 –Two High Point University graduate students in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication received grants to help fund their capstone research projects, which focused on college students and savings. Kaitland Willingham, a Master of Arts student in strategic communication, received $2,020 from BB&T to examine how social media […]

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Head of Physician Assistant Studies Named Chair of Governance Commission for AAPA

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 11, 2013 – Dr. Linda Sekhon, chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at High Point University, was recently appointed as chair of the Governance Commission for the American Academy of Physician Assistants – the national professional society for physician assistants. Sekhon, who has served as a member of the […]

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Professor Receives Grant from NIH to Research Knee Injury Risk Factors in Young Athletes

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2013 – Dr. Kevin Ford, director of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory and associate professor of physical therapy at High Point University, has received a prestigious grant from National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct athletic injury prevention […]

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Apple Co-Founder Joins HPU Communication Advisory Board

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 4, 2013 – Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-Founder and creator of the first personal computer, has joined the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication Advisory Board at High Point University. The communication major has become the second most popular major at the university. The program added several new tracks of study including […]

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Students, Faculty and Staff Participate in Inaugural Graduate School Research Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 31, 2013 – Several graduate and undergraduate students, as well as faculty and staff from High Point University, recently had the opportunity to attend the Inaugural Graduate School Research Symposium in the Wilson Ballroom on campus. The event was held as part of the Norcross Graduate School Graduate Student Appreciation Week. […]

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Rising Senior Teaching in the Czech Republic

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 30, 2013 – Teaching students in the Czech Republic is an experience Eugenia Copeland never would have imagined doing, until now. The rising senior is interning at the Beskydy Mountain Academy, a four-year university preparatory school. As part of the internship, Copeland – a music major – is working with students, […]

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Psychology Students Apply Lessons of Giving Outside of the Classroom

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 30, 2013 – High Point University psychology students put what they learn in the classroom into action. Students in Dr. Sadie Leder’s Introduction to Psychology class collected supplies for local elementary school classrooms and created thank you cards for members of the U.S. military, just in time for Memorial Day. Leder, […]

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School of Education Hosts LEGO Day for Local Students, Parents and Teachers

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 29, 2013 – High Point University’s School of Education will host an additional LEGO Showcase event from 1 to 5 p.m. on June 22. Teachers, parents and elementary students are invited to attend. The Showcases invite local teachers and elementary students to experience, learn and participate in LEGO learning projects, robotics […]

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