September Extraordinary Leader: ‘A Seeker of Truth’

For Matt Warrick, it happened by chance. He was walking between classes when he ran into the Rev. Preston Davis, the campus minister. Like always, they talked. But this time, they talked about what keeps Warrick’s mind always busy – the intellectual intersection of science and spirituality. Warrick shared with Rev. Davis one of his […]

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Event Management Program Wins International Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 5, 2016 – High Point University’s event management program in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication recently received international recognition as the best event management bachelor’s degree. Dr. Vern Biaett, assistant professor of event management, accepted the Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Gold Award at the 61st Annual International Festivals & […]

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August’s Extraordinary Leader: Learning the Human Side of Research

Rebecca Ulrich always wears her hot-pink lab glasses in Congdon Hall’s Room 352. She can lose herself for hours. She’ll be doing experiments listening to her “Hymns for Hipsters” playlist on Spotify knowing that research is her future and her future involves helping the health-starved poor. She saw it firsthand in Uganda and South Africa, […]

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Baseball Internship Helps Student Prepare for Future Career

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2016 – High Point University junior Nicholas Muniz, a business major from Fort Worth, Texas, combined his passion for sports with preparation for his future career during an internship in baseball operations with the Staten Island Yankees. While assisting the team’s general manager, Muniz was in charge of all communication […]

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College of Arts and Sciences Welcomes New Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2016 – High Point University welcomes 23 new faculty members to the David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university.   Dr. Todd Lyda, Instructor of Biology Lyda will teach lecture courses and laboratory sections in the biology department. In this […]

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Faculty and Students Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 28, 2016 – 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.   Pharmacy Professor Publishes Research Linking Diabetes to Alzheimer’s Disease Dr. Scott Hemby, professor and chair […]

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Junior Interns at Rochester Electronics

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2016 – HPU senior Kat Norton spent the summer in her hometown of Newburyport, Massachusetts, as a human relations intern with Rochester Electronics. In her role, Norton was not only involved in various human relations projects but also helped to coordinate other interns and met with them biweekly to discuss […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Health Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2016 – High Point University welcomes 10 new faculty members to the Congdon School of Health Sciences. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university. All of the new health sciences faculty members are filling newly created positions.   Dr. Braden Romer, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science Romer joins […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Stephanie Ziolkowski Serves at SREE Hotels

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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5 Ways HPU Pharmacy Embraces Innovation

The landscape of health care is rapidly changing. New medications, medical breakthroughs and technological advancements occur almost by the minute. Today’s health care professionals must be willing to embrace the unknown and pioneer innovative methods to meet the demands of a growing, shifting industry. At High Point University, students in the Fred Wilson School of […]

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Theatre Program Named One of the Nation’s Top 10

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 16, 2016 – If all the world’s a stage, then High Point University’s theatre program has landed a leading role. The HPU Department of Theatre has been named one of the Top 10 BA Theatre programs in the nation by OnStage, a theatre-focused blog with a readership of over two million […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Jake Brooks Pursues Physics Ph.D.

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Classrooms Without Walls

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you. Discover below how learning takes place everywhere in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication.   Experiential learning. That’s what Dr. Wilfred Tremblay, dean of the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, sees taking place every day. At […]

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HPU Named No. 1 Twice in ‘Best Colleges’ by U.S. News & World Report

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 13, 2016 – High Point University has been named No. 1 twice in “America’s Best Colleges,” published annually by U.S. News & World Report. In the 2017 list released today, HPU ranks: — No. 1 Best Regional College in the South for the fifth consecutive year. The university received a perfect […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Pharmacy

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 12, 2016 – High Point University welcomes five new faculty members to the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university.   Dr. Julie Cooper, Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences Cooper will teach cardiology, health systems and will coordinate the final pharmacotherapy course in this […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Graham Billings Lands Position with DraftKings

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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