HPU Students Compete in Statewide Hunger Relief Campaign

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2018 – Students at High Point University are partnering up with Food Lion Feeds, N.C. Campus Compact and other colleges and universities across the state to raise support for hunger relief. Through the Collegiate Challenge, they are also competing to win up to $20,000 to further their efforts toward alleviating […]

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HPU Pharmacy Professor: Common Medications Can Interfere with Blood Pressure Treatment

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2018 – Research by a High Point University professor has found that patients diagnosed with hypertension are taking common medications that could potentially interfere with the management of their high blood pressure. The results of the study by Dr. Andrew Hwang, assistant professor of clinical sciences in the Fred Wilson […]

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HPU Professor Receives Two Chemistry Grants from the National Science Foundation

The first grant helps better understand exercise-induced stress on cellular function and the second grant focuses on how plants react to stressors. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 17, 2018 – The National Science Foundation has awarded a High Point University chemistry professor with two grants to continue student-run laboratory research and course development. Dr. Andrew Wommack, […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to College of Arts and Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2018 – High Point University welcomes 12 new faculty members to the College of Arts and Sciences.     Dr. Silvana Rosenfeld, Assistant Professor of Anthropology Rosenfeld teaches courses on cultural anthropology, archaeology, anthropology of food and collapse of societies. Rosenfeld’s research interests include ancient ritual, foodways, bone technology and […]

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HPU Poll: Consumer Sentiment Remains Optimistic in North Carolina

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2018 – According to the latest HPU Poll, the Consumer Sentiment Index shows that North Carolinians’ opinion about the economy and their personal finances remains high. The newest index, based on October 2018 HPU Poll data, is recorded at 94.0. The number has remained in the 90s for the past […]

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HPU Students Help Industry Leaders at Furniture Market

HPU interior design student Maelee Arnold sorts through rugs at the Feizy Rug Showroom at this fall’s High Point Market. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 12, 2018 – The High Point Market is busy with thousands of people from all over the world, including High Point University students. Among professionals in the furniture, sales and interior […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Communication

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 11, 2018 – High Point University welcomed seven new faculty members to the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. Dr. Brianna Clark, Assistant Professor of Event Management Dr. Brianna Clark teaches courses on event operations, marketing and sponsorship, and the administration of events and festivals. She also conducts research and will […]

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HPU’s Stout School of Education Is a Recipient of a $4 Million Teacher Quality Grant

HPU’s Stout School of Education is one of the recipients of a $4 million Teacher Quality Partnership federal grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. The grant is designed to create a residency program to improve the number of quality teachers at highly impacted schools in Guilford County in the areas of Elementary Education […]

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ABC News’ Byron Pitts Visits HPU to Mentor Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2018 – High Point University students spent today with ABC News’ ‘Nightline’ co-anchor Byron Pitts, HPU’s Journalist in Residence, networking and learning the tricks of the business. During a Q&A session on Oct. 7 moderated by HPU President Nido Qubein, students asked how to jump from college to career and […]

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Outstanding Alumni Recognized During HPU Homecoming Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2018 – High Point University welcomed alumni back to campus for Homecoming Weekend 2018 on Oct. 5-7. They participated in a variety of activities, including longstanding traditions and new experiences at their alma mater and within the city of High Point. Alumni participated in tours of campus, a Panther tailgate, […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Education

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 5, 2018 – High Point University welcomed five new faculty members to the Stout School of Education. Dr. Charles Steven Bingham, Professor of Education Dr. Charles Steven Bingham teaches leadership theory, strategic planning, political systems and organizational culture in the Department of Leadership Studies, advises doctoral dissertations and serves on the […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Business

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 5, 2018 – High Point University welcomed a new faculty member to the Phillips School of Business. Dr. Rhonda Butler, Assistant Professor of Management Dr. Rhonda Butler teaches principles of management and organizational behavior, leadership and work teams in organizations. She is passionate about helping students grow, equipping them for successful […]

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HPU to Celebrate Homecoming Weekend, Recognize Outstanding Alumni

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 4, 2018 – Hundreds of High Point University alumni are expected to return to campus Oct. 5-7 for Homecoming Weekend 2018. Among the festivities, HPU will present awards to 13 outstanding alumni. These recognitions will take place during an Alumni Awards Ceremony and Reception from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on […]

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HPU Students Network at Career and Internship Expo

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2018 – With a firm handshake, High Point University students networked their way around Slane Center for its annual Career and Internship Expo on Oct. 3. Hosted by HPU’s Office of Career and Professional Development, more than 35 employers visited campus to meet and greet with students.   “We really […]

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HPU’s Civitan Club Collects Items for Those Affected by Hurricane Florence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2018 – High Point University’s Civitan Club was busy packing hygiene kits on Oct. 1 for those affected by Hurricane Florence. The toiletry items and cleaning supplies were donated to HPU by Sunnybrook Church in Bristol, Tennessee, and at this year’s CROP Hunger Walk where HPU students volunteered. Members of […]

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