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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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 13, 2016 – High Point University welcomed nine new faculty and staff members during the month of November. They are as follows:   Dr. Jean Douglas joins the School of Pharmacy as associate professor of clinical sciences. This is a newly created faculty position. Douglas will teach courses and serve as […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 7, 2016 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   School of Pharmacy Recognized for Community Projects High Point Seventh-day Adventist Church recognized HPU’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy for its work performing health screenings at the Triad Food Pantry […]

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HPU Awards Peterson Scholarship to Junior Sales Major

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 28, 2016 – High Point University junior Lauren Sanchez, a sales major with a concentration in furniture and a visual merchandising minor from Silver Spring, Maryland, is the recipient of the Bill and Bonnie Peterson Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to students in the HPU School of Art and Design […]

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Students Awarded Start-up Funds at Annual Elevator Pitch Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 28, 2016 – High Point University celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 14-18 with a variety of activities for students, including an opportunity to win start-up funds for their business plans. The HPU Entrepreneurship Center hosted speakers such as Nadia Shirin Moffett, former Miss North Carolina USA 2010 and Founder and Executive Director of […]

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