Students Travel to Italy to Study Art from the Masters

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 28, 2013 – It is home to some of the greatest works by the masters like Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci; buildings that are pieces of art themselves like the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Colosseum; and inspiring landmarks including the Spanish steps and Pompeii. This summer, High Point University […]

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Communication Students to Receive Unprecedented Access to the Entertainment Industry

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 17, 2013 – High Point University recently became the first academic chapter of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society (HRTS). The society is the entertainment industry’s premier information and networking forum, and is comprised of West Coast executives from the broadcast and cable networks, stations, studios, talent and management companies, advertisers, […]

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High Point Nonprofits to Use Marketing Campaigns Developed by HPU Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 13, 2013 – Two High Point nonprofits plan to implement marketing campaigns developed by High Point University strategic communication students this summer. The students met with leaders at The Youth Network and Sisters Helping Sisters multiple times over the semester to determine what needed to create successful campaigns and generate exposure […]

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Class Project Adds to Exhibit at High Point Museum

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2013 – A High Point University oral history project leaves a living memory for the community, as part of an exhibit at the High Point Museum. Students in the “Community and Literature: Our Stories, Ourselves” course created a digital book and recorded interviews that document the creation and evolution of […]

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‘Campus Chronicle’ Receives First Place from American Scholastic Press Association

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2013 – High Point University’s student newspaper, The Campus Chronicle, was recently awarded first place in the 2013 American Scholastic Press Association’s Annual Review and Contest Awards. Chronicle editor-in-chief Steven Haller notes that the newspaper has undergone major changes throughout the last two years, including format, design and content. Those […]

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Interior Design Seniors Meet Celebrity Designer

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2013 – Graduating seniors from High Point University’s interior design and home furnishings major had the opportunity to celebrate their success with celebrity designer, Libby Langdon. Langdon is best known for starring on “HGTV” and “Design Invasion.” She will soon launch a new show on NBC called “Daykeover with Libby […]

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Junior Wins a National Broadcasting Society Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 8, 2013 – A junior at High Point University, Rachael Lehman, recently won the National Broadcasting Society’s “Top Video Sports Segment” award for a Weekly Roundup piece she produced for “Panther Sports.” The project beat out competitors from larger schools including the University of South Carolina and the University of Florida. […]

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Graduate Students Present ‘Safe Driving’ Campaigns at Eastern Communication Association Annual Meeting

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 3, 2013 – Several graduate students studying strategic communication in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at High Point University recently presented research and campaign designs at the annual meeting of the Eastern Communication Association in Pittsburgh. The students worked in small teams or individually to develop and design videos, […]

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Professor Honored with Writing Award for Screenplay

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2013 – Jim Goodman, assistant professor of media production in the High Point University School of Communication, was recently honored with The Award of Excellence at this year’s Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts held April 7-11. His original narrative short script, “The Ghosts We Know,” received the Award […]

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Students Win Nearly Half of Awards at BigSURS Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2013 – Twenty-two of the 47 first-place awards given at the BigSURS conference went to High Point University students this year. HPU hosted the 6th Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium earlier this month. The BigSURS provides undergraduate scholars a forum to share the results of their research through posters, presentations, […]

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$15,000 Awarded to HPU Student Entrepreneurs in the Third Annual Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2013 – Triad business leaders gathered to judge and award a total of $15,000 in venture capital to three High Point University students during the university’s annual Business Plan Competition. The competition is sponsored by High Point University’s Phillips School of Business and its Center for Entrepreneurship, in partnership with […]

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