Voice Students Win NATS Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 7, 2015 – High Point University provided exceptional talent at the state level of the NATS vocal competition held at UNC Charlotte. Six HPU voice students sang for the vocal competition and received four top honors in musical theater style singing: Senior Madison Jordan, won first place in the junior/senior male […]

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UNC-TV to Air ‘A Conversation with Ken Dychtwald and Nido Qubein’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 7, 2015 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a special program, titled “High Point University Presents a Conversation with Ken Dychtwald and Nido Qubein.” The program will air at 10 p.m. on Jan 15. In this thought-provoking presentation, Dychtwald discusses aging populations, how they impact our economy, and the misconceptions in […]

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Fueling the Future: At Marathon Oil, Alumnus Improves Environmental Efficiency

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES Dan Short, a 2010 alumnus of High Point University, is making a big impact on the future of the fuel and automotive industries as a fuel technologist at Marathon Petroleum Company. A native of Cambridge, Md., Short received a B.S. in mathematics from HPU with minors in both chemistry and […]

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Recovering from the Holiday Hangover: Start 2015 with a Focus on Career Success

By: Eric Melniczek, HPU Career Advisor   We’re just a few days into the New Year. We attended holiday parties, ate delicious treats, and took some time to relax. However, now it’s time to recover from the “holiday hangover” and think about 2015 from a career success standpoint. New Year’s Resolutions We have heard all […]

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Graduate Publishes Research on Apologies and Forgiveness

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 22, 2014 – Monica Johnson, a 2014 graduate of High Point University, recently published research she completed during her time in the Psychology program. Her article on apologies and forgiveness was one of 18 projects included in Explorations, The Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities for the State of North […]

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Students Create Fundraiser Campaigns for High Point Center for Children and Families

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 19, 2014 – High Point University students created and shared fundraising campaign ideas on Dec. 15 for the High Point Center for Children and Families. All of the students are strategic communication majors enrolled in the health communications course. Each of the four groups pitched their plan to the panel of […]

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Herndon Joins Admissions Office

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 16, 2014 – High Point University recently welcomed Cameron Herndon to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as admissions counselor. Herndon’s admissions role will send her around the country to provide support for fellow counselors in all territories with college fairs, student events and family receptions. “I am excited to work with […]

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Students Share Research at Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 11, 2014 – Students at High Point University shared their research at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creative Symposium, held Nov. 22 at North Carolina State University. The students who presented their research were Sarah Dorrell, Curran Tayla, Katelyn Long, Sarah Patterson, Sydney Knoechel, Caitlin Ferguson and Amanda […]

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Professor Co-Authors Publication on Pain-Related Disability

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2014 – Dr. Kelly Curtis, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, co-authored a recent publication entitled, “Accuracy of the Modified Somatic Perception Questionnaire and Pain Disability Index in the Detection of Malingered Pain-Related Disability in Chronic Pain,” which will appear in the forthcoming issue of The Clinical Neuropsychologist. […]

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Professor Produces Animations for PBS Digital Studios

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 4, 2014 – Brad Lambert, assistant professor of new media at High Point University, recently worked on a Web series produced for PBS Digital Studios. The series, called “Pancake Mountain,” is a children’s show that combines music, puppets, animation and sketch comedy. Lambert contributed animation and music to the series. The […]

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