HPU Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2017 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month.   Communication Professor Presents Keynote Address at International Conference Dr. Kate Fowkes, professor of media and […]

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Mentors and Mixes with HPU Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 20, 2017 – Apple Co-founder and High Point University’s Innovator in Residence Steve Wozniak returned to campus today for a series of micro sessions with students, faculty and members of the community that focused on a variety of topics. He began his visit with HPU pharmacy students. Teams of students took […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 16, 2017 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Two HPU Students Named Fulbright Semifinalists HPU seniors Liz Reichart and Catherine Bakewell are semifinalists for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Fulbright offers opportunities for students to undertake graduate study, […]

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Returns to HPU Campus as Innovator in Residence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 14, 2017 – Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder and High Point University’s Innovator in Residence, will return to campus on Feb. 20 to work with students in exercise science, pharmacy, computer science, education and other majors. The Silicon Valley icon joined HPU as Innovator in Residence in 2016. He also gave the […]

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HPU Earns 8th Consecutive Tree Campus USA Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 8, 2017 – High Point University earned the 2016 Tree Campus USA recognition for the eighth consecutive year. HPU is one of 12 colleges and universities in the state to receive the honor and one of only four to have achieved it for eight or more years. Led by First Lady […]

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Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 1, 2017 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month.   Pharmacy Professor Shares Drug Research on PBS Newshour Dr. Scott Hemby, chair of basic pharmaceutical […]

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Miracle Player Takes the Field

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how a love for lacrosse brought HPU student Connor McKemey back from a life-threatening accident. What does it take to overcome a 1 percent chance of survival and third-degree burns on 87 percent of your body? For Connor McKemey, it was an unwavering passion […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 18, 2017 – High Point University welcomed four new staff members during the month of December. They are as follows:     Darren Hill joins the Office of Institutional Advancement as director of corporate and community support. He works with High Point and Triad-area businesses that have an interest in supporting […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 9, 2017 – High Point University faculty, staff and alumni recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Provost Elected to UMC University Senate Dr. Dennis Carroll, HPU provost, was elected to the University Senate by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist […]

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Campus Prepped for Safety During Winter Storm

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 8, 2017 – About eight inches of snow fell on the High Point University campus on Jan. 7, just as students were headed back for the spring 2017 semester. HPU’s promise to provide every student with an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people holds true in every situation, including […]

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