HPU Lowers Flags for Peres

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2016 – High Point University will fly flags at half-staff today through sunset on Friday, Sept. 30. U.S. President Barack Obama ordered flags to be lowered as a mark of respect for the memory of Shimon Peres, former President and Prime Minister of Israel.

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Senior Interns with Tech Start-up

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2016 – Senior Kirstie Pratt spent her summer in Ashburn, Virginia, as a marketing and growth intern for Solebrity, a new online shopping app that pays shoppers when friends buy the shopper’s endorsed items. Pratt, a strategic communication major from Leesburg, Virginia, says that the internship gave her the opportunity […]

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College of Arts and Sciences Welcomes New Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2016 – High Point University welcomes 23 new faculty members to the David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university.   Dr. Todd Lyda, Instructor of Biology Lyda will teach lecture courses and laboratory sections in the biology department. In this […]

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HPU/N&R Poll: North Carolinians Weigh in on Controversial Issues

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 28, 2016 – The recent High Point University/News & Record Poll looked at how likely voters in North Carolina feel about several major issues in this year’s election, including the controversial House Bill 2, voter ID requirement, education and teacher pay. The poll found that 58 percent of respondents believe House […]

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Faculty and Students Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 28, 2016 – 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 Publishes Research Linking Diabetes to Alzheimer’s Disease Dr. Scott Hemby, professor and chair […]

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Fall Family Weekend Brings 5,000 Visitors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 27, 2016 – High Point University welcomed nearly 5,000 guests to campus for Fall Family Weekend, an annual event that also brings visitors to the city and provides a boost to the local economy. Last year’s Family Weekend had an estimated economic impact of more than $2.4 million according to The […]

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HPU Poll: In NC, Clinton Leads Trump and Cooper Leads McCrory

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2016 – The High Point University Poll finds that North Carolina’s top three election races continue to intensify with Hillary Clinton receiving support from 43 percent of likely voters and Donald Trump receiving support from 42 percent of likely voters. The percentages were calculated to include respondents who said they didn’t […]

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HPU Poll: Majority of NC Likely Voters Will Watch Tonight’s Presidential Debate

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2016 – The High Point University Poll finds a large majority of North Carolina’s likely voters intend to watch the presidential debate tonight. Eighty-six percent of respondents said they will watch the presidential candidate debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. When asked to choose which problem is most important […]

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Junior Interns at Rochester Electronics

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2016 – HPU senior Kat Norton spent the summer in her hometown of Newburyport, Massachusetts, as a human relations intern with Rochester Electronics. In her role, Norton was not only involved in various human relations projects but also helped to coordinate other interns and met with them biweekly to discuss […]

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Students Connect with Employers at Career Expo

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2016 – Though today’s job market may be more competitive than ever, High Point University’s Office of Career and Professional Development is doing its part to connect students with potential employers. On Sept. 21, the university hosted companies such as Gartner, ScanSource Inc., Lenovo, Coca-Cola, Red Ventures, Dell and Volvo […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Health Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2016 – High Point University welcomes 10 new faculty members to the Congdon School of Health Sciences. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university. All of the new health sciences faculty members are filling newly created positions.   Dr. Braden Romer, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science Romer joins […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Stephanie Ziolkowski Serves at SREE Hotels

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 […]

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Creating Community Impact

As High Point University grows, so too does its positive effect on the city of High Point.   Melanie Maldonado is beginning to see it. Her work as a High Point University student embedded in community service is making an impact. She sees it at the YWCA career closet, where women in need come to […]

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5 Ways HPU Pharmacy Embraces Innovation

The landscape of health care is rapidly changing. New medications, medical breakthroughs and technological advancements occur almost by the minute. Today’s health care professionals must be willing to embrace the unknown and pioneer innovative methods to meet the demands of a growing, shifting industry. At High Point University, students in the Fred Wilson School of […]

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Stedman Graham to Visit HPU

Who: High Point University students and Stedman Graham, best-selling author, educator and entrepreneur. The event is open to HPU students, faculty and staff. To RSVP, email concierge@highpoint.edu What: Stedman Graham, best-selling author, educator and entrepreneur, to visit HPU. Where: Cottrell Hall ballroom on HPU’s campus When: Noon on Sept. 20 Why: Graham will spend time […]

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