Freshman Receives Korean War Veterans Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 27, 2015 – Steve Green, High Point University freshman and Bridgeport, Connecticut native, received a $1,000 scholarship from the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs 40th Division Korean War Veterans in memory of his grandfather Raymond Edward Green, who received a Purple Heart for his service during the Korean War. The scholarship is […]

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Junior Presents Research at Conference for Graduate Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 26, 2015 – Mollie McKinley, a junior English major at High Point University, recently presented her research on 17th century writer Katherine Philips at the University of South Florida’s English Graduate Student Association Fall Colloquium. At this competitive conference usually reserved for graduate students’ work, McKinley presented an excerpt from her […]

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Chemistry Department Adds New Professor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 23, 2015 – Dr. Pamela Lundin has joined High Point University as a visiting assistant professor of chemistry. She is one of 41 new faculty members this year, 21 of which are new positions. Lundin teaches general and organic chemistry lecture and laboratory courses. She also conducts research with undergraduate students […]

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HPU Adds Seabrook to Graphic Design Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2015 – Experienced designer and educator Molly Seabrook recently joined High Point University’s faculty as a graphic design instructor. Seabrook, who has taught design at HPU as an adjunct instructor since 2011, says she is excited to become a full-time instructor in the program, where she continues to share her […]

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High Point Furniture Market is Learning Lab for Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2015 – High Point University students are taking advantage of an opportunity that can’t be found anywhere else than in the city of High Point. Students majoring in business, interior design, marketing and a number of other fields are working, learning and building industry contacts at the High Point Market. […]

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Professor to Direct First Live Broadcast of Brain Surgery on National Geographic

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2015 – High Point University Artist-in-Residence Joe Michaels will direct the first-ever live broadcast of a brain surgery for National Geographic Channel. The two-hour special premieres at 9 p.m. ET on Oct. 25 and will be carried in 171 countries and 45 different languages. Michaels was tapped by Leftfield Pictures […]

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Junior Athletic Training Major, Professors Publish Hip Research

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 19, 2015 – New research published by High Point University junior Emma Zuk and a team of professors offers helpful information about the relationship between hip exercises and knee motions during sport activities in the prevention of ACL injuries. The article, titled “An evidence-based review of hip-focused neuromuscular exercise interventions to […]

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Segarra Joins Biology Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2015 – High Point University welcomes Dr. Veronica Segarra as an assistant professor of biology. Segarra teaches general education courses as well as major courses in the Department of Biology. She is also establishing a new research program in the area of membrane trafficking, a network of pathways that move […]

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Freshman Profile: An Award-Winning Future

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Angie Paskewitz, one member of the Class of 2019, holds a state championship title in the rodeo field, along with many other academic achievements. Discover how she plans to pursue her dreams at HPU below: Name: Angie Paskewitz Hometown: Lucan, Minnesota […]

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Freshman Profile: An Entrepreneurial Spirit

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Brady Walter, an already well-established salesman, is one member of the Class of 2019. Discover how he plans to foster his entrepreneurial spirit at HPU below: Name: Brady Walter Hometown: Bethesda, Maryland High school attended: Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Maryland Accomplishments: […]

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Professor’s New Book Explores History of Children’s Marketing

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 12, 2015 – Long before commercials aired with Saturday morning cartoons, 19th century children’s magazines brought marketing practices to America’s youngest consumers. Dr. Paul Ringel, associate professor of history at High Point University, explores the history of these practices in his new book “Commercializing Childhood: Children’s Magazines, Urban Gentility, and the […]

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Students Selected to Attend Home Furnishings Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9, 2015 – Two High Point University students attended the 2015 Women in the Home Industry Today (WithIt) Professional Conference in Atlanta. Junior Meredith Matsakis, a visual merchandising design major from Asheville, and senior Kaitlin Thompson, a home furnishings major from Asheboro, were among 10 top-performing female university students across the […]

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Students Present Research at National Athletic Training Association Meeting

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2015 – Three High Point University undergraduate students presented research at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Clinical Symposia and Annual Meeting in St. Louis this summer. The meeting is the world’s largest gathering of certified athletic trainers. Andrea Baellow, a 2015 graduate, senior Katherine Van Wert and junior Emma Zuk, […]

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HPU Welcomes Mayor Bill Bencini for PA Week Proclamation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 6, 2015 – The High Point University Department of Physician Assistant Studies had a historic moment today when High Point Mayor Bill Bencini declared the week of Oct. 6-12 as Physician Assistant Week in the city of High Point. This week is recognized nationally as Physician Assistant Week, and specifically, Oct. […]

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Freshman Profile: Finding a University That’s the Total Package

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Below is a snapshot of a student whose combination of community service, academic excellence and extracurricular activities have set her up for a successful future at HPU: Name: Samantha Berg Hometown: Newton, Massachusetts High school attended: Newton South High School in […]

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September’s Extraordinary Leader: The Beauty of Dreaming Big

Enthusiastic as a sideline cheerleader, a smile spreading wide across her face, Hannah Grau stepped into Cathy Nowicki’s office and blurted out, “I’m here! I’m here!” Nowicki, HPU’s assistant professor of interior design, looked up and remembered immediately the stellar high school senior from Kentucky, the one with the last name that sounds like growl […]

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