Jazz Ensemble to Present Cafe Jazz

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2015 – High Point University’s Wilson Commerce Ballroom will be transformed into a jazz café for a performance by the HPU Jazz Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. on March 24. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required. Complimentary cookies and coffee will be served. Dr. […]

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February’s Extraordinary Leaders: Lessons from Athletics Reap Dividends

They’re athletes, these two. They see one of their vital classrooms as being the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Lab, the state-of-the-art home of HPU’s Institute of Human Health and Sports Science Research. Nicole Giordano studies the effects of pollution on the cardiovascular, respiratory and immune system, and Nicole Karlesky has worked with a dynamometer to […]

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English Instructor Explores New Way of Giving Feedback on Writing Assignments

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 9, 2015 – Students taking English classes with High Point University instructor Allison Walker are using a new tool to review their classmates’ writing. Along with providing written feedback, students record audio/video comments for their peers using a free online tool that personalizes the editing process. Walker will discuss this new […]

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Senior Wins Regional Newspaper Advertising Contest

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 9, 2015 – For High Point University senior Cristy Hernandez, encouraging other college students to read the newspaper is about helping them stay informed on the go. Her concept for an advertising campaign encouraging young adults to download newspaper mobile apps recently won a competition sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Newspaper Advertising […]

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From the Office of Study Abroad

First International Exchange Students at HPU 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 students […]

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HPU Senior Interns with Local Accounting Firm

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 27, 2015 – Francesca Zappa, a senior at High Point University, is preparing for her future accounting career as an assurance intern at Smith Leonard, PLLC in High Point. The accounting major from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, has responsibilities similar to those of a first-year assurance associate. Zappa gets hands-on experience […]

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HPU Reaches Semifinals in Ethics Bowl

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 23, 2015 – A team of six High Point University students made its way to the semifinal round in the fourth annual North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Ethics Bowl tournament, held Feb. 6-7 at Campbell University School of Law in Raleigh. The HPU team of Michael Ball, Emily Pearl, Hunter […]

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Meet the Seniors: Summer Tonsfeldt Discovers Dream Job at Disney

READ MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES At High Point University, an extraordinary education is one that offers experiential learning, student-to-faculty collaboration and a knowledge base that prepares graduates for the world of tomorrow. Summer Tonsfeldt, a December 2014 graduate, exemplifies what an extraordinary education at HPU can do. Graduating a semester early, Tonsfeldt managed to fit […]

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HPU Poll: Majority of NC Residents in Satisfied Relationships

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 11, 2015 – As Valentine’s Day approaches, the HPU Poll finds that 66 percent of North Carolina residents are currently in a romantic relationship. Seventy-seven percent of these individuals are married and 8 percent are in long-distance relationships. Of those who are romantically attached, an overwhelming majority report being satisfied with […]

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HPU/News & Record Poll: Terror Attacks on Media Possible in U.S., But Media Should Be Free to Publish Offensive Material

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 11, 2015 – The HPU/News & Record Poll finds that an overwhelming majority – 90 percent – of North Carolinians believe terrorist attacks like the Jan. 7 attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo could happen here in the United States. At the same time, 66 percent of respondents say the […]

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