HPU’s Graduate Athletic Training Program Receives 100% Pass Rate

High Point, NC., July 19, 2021 – High Point University is celebrating another successful program and its students. HPU’s Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) Class of 2021 scored a perfect pass rate on the National Board of Certification (BOC) examination. High Point University’s 100% first time passing rate far surpassed the three-year aggregate […]

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HPU Students and Faculty Conduct Compelling Summer Research

From left to right are senior Ashley King; Dr. Meghan Blackledge, associate professor of chemistry; and senior Maggie Mauer conducting research in High Point University’s Wanek School of Natural Sciences this summer. Blackledge helps her students examine biofilms as a part of their summer research project. Research topics range from if a person who had […]

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HPU Faculty and Students Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 13, 2021 – 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 recent research initiatives. HPU Professor and Student Published Findings to a Research Project Dr. Andrew Wommack, associate professor of chemistry at HPU, […]

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HPU Retired Professor Presented the Honor of Dean Emeritus

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 9, 2021 – High Point University is honoring retiring professor Dr. Mariann Tillery with dean emeritus status in recognition of her 30 years of service. “We are grateful for Dr. Tillery’s leadership, commitment and service to High Point University,” said Dr. Daniel Erb, senior vice president of Academic Affairs. “All of […]

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HPU Receives Colleges of Distinction Honor for the 11th Year

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 6, 2021 – For the 11th consecutive year, High Point University has been named to the Colleges of Distinction. It’s a prestigious honor for colleges and universities around the country that highlights the best places of learning for prospective students, parents and guidance counselors. The 2021-22 Colleges of Distinction list focuses […]

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HPU Welcomes New Hires in June

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 1, 2021 – High Point University welcomed 20 new hires in the month of June. They are as follows: Danielle Milich joined the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as an admissions ambassador counselor. In her role as an Admissions Ambassador Counselor, Milich’s will work with prospective students and families visiting campus. She […]

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HPU Wraps up Annual STEM Camp with Rocket Launch

Dr. Shirley Disseler, HPU’s STEM Camp coordinator leads the camp in a countdown to launch their rockets. HIGH POINT, N.C., June 25, 2021 – High Point University’s Annual STEM Camp ended with a blast today. The camp wrapped up with a rocket launch featuring rockets designed by local children throughout the past week. Thanks to […]

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HPU Announces Academic And Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 25, 2021 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. HPU Professor Received Award from American Physical Therapy Association Dr. Alicia Emerson, assistant professor of physical therapy who helps lead High Point University’s Physical Therapy Pro Bono Clinic, received the American Physical […]

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Governor’s School West Kicks Off at HPU

Governor’s School West students will be taking a variety of classes over the next several weeks. HIGH POINT, N.C., June 22, 2021 – High Point University welcomed nearly 350 intellectually gifted high school seniors from across the state on June 20 for the start of Governor’s School West. “Opening day is a day of joy […]

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HPU Family Gives Back to Community Through Various Philanthropic Events

HPU’s Student Government Association and various a cappella groups raised and donated $2,120 to the Family Services of the Piedmont through a virtual fundraiser, “A Cappellove.” Pictured from left to right are Joe Maronski, SGA vice president of external communications; Sam Carr, SGA president; Kellie Dentler with Family Services of the Piedmont; Allie Poovey, Offbeats […]

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HPU Welcomes New Hires in April and May

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 4, 2021 High Point University welcomed eight new hires in the months of April and May. They are as follows: Brandon Floyd joined the Career and Professional Development Office as assistant director of career and professional development. In his role, Floyd helps students with internship and job search strategies and guides […]

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WGHP FOX8 Blessing Park Opens

Blessing Park adjacent to the High Point Rockers stadium opened before the Rockers first home game of the 2021 season. Blessing Park features a splash pad, picnic tables and a climbing rock. Ronnie and Molly Mills Young donated the funds for the park. “Blessing Park serves as a wonderful gathering place for families to spend […]

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HPU Announces Academic And Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 1, 2021 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Three HPU Students Receive Prestigious Scholarships Three inspiring students from three different majors that represent the humanities, the sciences and communications recently received highly competitive international fellowships and scholarships. The extraordinary education […]

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HPU Student Receives Life Saver Certificate

Left to right – Katie Hanes-Romano, certified athletic trainer with Wake Forest Baptist Health, High Point University graduate student Johnathon Friar, Ken Brown, health and safety consultant for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, and Leslie Long, athletic director at Atkins High School. Brown presented Friar with a Life Saver plaque. HIGH POINT, N.C., […]

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