Altering Lives by Treating Addiction

What if there was a medication that could treat addictions, such as drug abuse and alcoholism? Dr. Comfort Boateng, assistant professor in the Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences of the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, teaches students to fit elements together like puzzle pieces and discover a potentially life-saving medication for addiction. Before coming to High […]

Read More

High Point Central Students Immersed in Research through Draelos Science Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 28, 2016 – Projects involving zebrafish, yeast cells and ultraviolet radiation are part of the research that High Point Central students are immersed in this summer through the Draelos Science Scholars Program at High Point University. High Point Central students applied and seven were chosen to participate in the new Draelos […]

Read More

Class of 2016 Profile: Carly Delengowski Joins the CW Crew

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 […]

Read More

Class of 2016 Profile: Erika May Launches Hospitality Career

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 […]

Read More

Fulbright Scholar Will Use the Power of Photography in Bosnia

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 27, 2016 – Hannah Bailey, a 2016 High Point University graduate, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar. The prestigious award will send Bailey to Bosnia in October to implement a social reconciliation project using photography in a way that connects people across ethnic and religious lines. Bailey, a Holly Springs […]

Read More

Class of 2016 Profile: Brian Hagan Secures Position with Logistics Company

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 […]

Read More

Cell Biology Research Featured at International Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 24, 2016 – Cell biology research conducted by a High Point University professor and undergraduate students was featured at the Keystone Symposium on autophagy. Dr. Veronica Segarra, assistant professor of biology, received an Early-Career Investigator Travel Award to attend and present the research at the conference, held June 5-9 in Whistler, […]

Read More

Class of 2016 Profile: Courtney Smith Lands Job at Coca-Cola

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 […]

Read More

Student Lands Editorial Internship at Good Housekeeping

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 23, 2016 – High Point University senior Holly Gambrell is learning what it takes to work at a popular women’s magazine during her summer internship with Good Housekeeping in New York City. As an editorial intern, Gambrell, a native of Frederick, Maryland, plays an integral part in creating and editing the […]

Read More

Class of 2016 Profile: Jack Speake Sells Surgical Equipment

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 […]

Read More

Students Learn from Political Professionals during D.C. ‘Maymester’

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 22, 2016 – High Point University students met a wide range of Washington D.C. professionals as a part the “Maymester” course “Power and Politics.” Visits included high profile media outlets, influential elected officials and their staffs, experienced political operatives from both major parties and a variety of government officials. Students visited […]

Read More

Class of 2016 Profile: Clara Osmont Works as Account Manager

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 […]

Read More

Professor Selected for NC Medical Society Leadership College

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 21, 2016 – Elyse Watkins, an assistant professor in High Point University’s Physician Assistant Studies program, is one of 15 medical professionals from across the state selected for the North Carolina Medical Society Leadership College. The Leadership College is a yearlong program focused on developing the leadership skills of physicians and […]

Read More

Class of 2016 Profile: Madison Lewis Generates Sales

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 […]

Read More

Carolina Panthers Selects Students as Athletic Training Interns

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 20, 2016 – Two High Point University students scored internships with the Carolina Panthers during the team’s recent training camps. Lexi Dixon, a rising senior from Concord, and Connor Whicker, a rising junior from Huntersville, served as athletic training interns, an experience that will jumpstart their future careers. Dixon and Whicker […]

Read More

Class of 2016 Profile: Nick Palmer Trains for Fortune 500 Company

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 […]

Read More

Class of 2016 Profile: Claire Lennon Helps Ensure National Security

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 […]

Read More

HPU Awards Three Think Big Grants

Dr. Laura Alexander, assistant professor of English at High Point University, tests the Oculus Rift and Vive headsets inside the HPU Gaming Studio for future classroom use. HIGH POINT, N.C., June 15, 2016 – High Point University faculty were recently awarded three Think Big Grants that will change the way HPU students learn. Through cutting-edge […]

Read More

Class of 2016 Profile: Deanna Smith Designs for Architecture Firm

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 […]

Read More

HPU Secures Largest National Institutes of Health Grant in Its History

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 15, 2016 – High Point University has secured a $528,107 National Institutes of Health grant, the largest in HPU’s history. The grant, titled “Real-time Optimized Biofeedback Utilizing Sport Techniques,” will fund HPU students and faculty looking at innovative biofeedback techniques in middle school and high school-aged female soccer players. Dr. Kevin […]

Read More