Professor Publishes Research on Children with Williams Syndrome

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 2, 2015 – Research published by a High Point University faculty member provides new perspective in studying the behavioral characteristics of children with a rare neurodevelopmental disorder. Dr. Kirsten Li-Barber, assistant professor of psychology, co-authored a journal article that describes problem-based behaviors in children with Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder characterized […]

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Never Back Down: Remembering Stuart Scott

By: Austin Ford, Class of 2014   “You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.” No words greater represent the late Stuart Scott than these, spoken by Scott himself at the 2014 ESPY Awards after receiving the Jimmy V Award for his courageous fight with […]

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HPU Named Charter Member of Survey Research Transparency Initiative

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 29, 2015 – High Point University’s Survey Research Center (SRC) became the 20th Charter Member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Transparency Initiative. The new initiative encourages organizations like the SRC to share important details about how they collect and interpret information about their research projects. “We are […]

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Students Score Professional Skills at Figure Skating Championships

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 28, 2015 – Behind the loops and axels, the famed figure skaters and the thousands of visitors that descended upon Greensboro, High Point University students were hard at work. While the spotlight was on the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro Jan. 17-25, four HPU students scored professional development opportunities that […]

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International Exchange Program Brings New Faces to City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 27, 2015 – A new exchange program launched this semester at High Point University is bringing students from Austria, France and Brazil to North Carolina’s International City. Seven students from these countries are the first exchange students in the university’s history. They arrived at the university in January, and seven HPU […]

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HPU to Host Vietnam War Hero

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 26, 2015 – Lt. Clebe McClary is living proof that with the right attitude, all things are possible. The Vietnam War veteran will share his motivational story at High Point University at 7 p.m. on Feb. 12 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. A limited number of […]

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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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Student Receives Fraternity Scholarship-Leadership Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 16, 2015 – High Point University senior John Marsicano was awarded the Kappa Sigma Fraternity’s national H. Howell Taylor Jr. Scholarship-Leadership award, valued at $1,000. Thousands of undergraduates from across the country applied in hopes of receiving one of the 254 awards available. Marsicano is a Long Island, New York, native […]

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UNC-TV to Air Lessons in Leadership Series: A Roundtable Discussion

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 13, 2015 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a CEO Q&A moderated by Dr. Nido Qubein, High Point University president. The program will air at 10 p.m. on Jan. 22 on UNC-TV. The informative and thought-provoking discussion features some of North Carolina’s top CEOs, including David King with LabCorp, former N.C. […]

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