Heroes, Models and Mentors

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Mentorship is an cherished educational value at HPU. Discover below how students are impacted by their HPU mentors.  It’s the knock on the door. Dr. Jenny Lukow looked forward to hearing the “tap taps” from Mikaela Campbell as they worked toward Campbell’s job offer from the […]

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HPU to Host MLK Day of Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 14, 2019 – In honor of Martin Luther King Day, community members can sign up to participate in 35 service projects organized by High Point University that will take place throughout the city on Jan. 21. Community members are invited to join HPU students and faculty and can sign up to […]

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Winter Weather Update for January 13, 2019

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Dear HPU Family, The safety of our students, faculty and staff is our top priority. The weather in our area has cleared, and all campus services are operating on regular schedule. Classes will begin Tuesday. We understand that travel from some states is creating challenges. Students should contact their professors directly if they are having […]

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HPU Raises $247,500 for the United Way Campaign

HPU President Nido Qubein presented the United Way of Greater High Point with a $245,000 check at the men’s basketball game on Jan. 9. Pictured from left to right are Bobby Smith, UWGHP president; the Rev. Frank Thomas, chair; HPU President Nido Qubein; and Joe Barnes, UWGHP campaign division director. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 11, […]

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HPU’s Dr. Brandon Lenoir Offers Expertise on Government Shutdown

Dr. Brandon Lenoir, HPU’s professor of political communications, recently served as an expert regarding the partial government shut down. The interview has been shared by Vox, Newsweek and USPolitics. https://www.vox.com/2019/1/9/18172329/partial-government-shutdown-paycheck  https://www.newsweek.com/federal-union-workers-protest-trump-texas-border-wall-visit-1287414  https://uspolitics.10ztalk.com/2019/01/09/this-friday-hundreds-of-thousands-of-federal-workers-will-miss-their-first-paycheck/ 

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Exercise Science Professor Offers Training to High Point Police

Members of the High Point Police Department’s Crime Scene Unit learned forensic anthropological analysis from HPU’s Dr. Michala Stock, assistant professor of exercise science. HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2019 – High Point University’s Dr. Michala Stock, assistant professor of exercise science, offered her forensic anthropology knowledge to the High Point Police Department’s Crime Scene […]

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Astrophysics Professor Awarded $60,000 Telescope Allocation to Study the Stars

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2019 – High Point University’s Dr. Brad Barlow, assistant professor of astrophysics, has been awarded $60,000 worth of observing time on one of the world’s largest telescopes to study two closely-orbiting stars. Each semester, the National Optical Astronomy Observatory accepts proposals from astronomers all over the U.S. to compete for […]

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HPU Honors Local Businesses During Annual Community Partner Luncheon

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 9, 2019 – Local business owners and city leaders gathered at High Point University today to celebrate the strong partnerships they’ve developed with the university to increase vitality in the city. The annual Community Partner Luncheon honors the dedication of businesses and organizations to welcome the 100,000 visitors HPU attracts to […]

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Fox 8 WGHP to Air New Episodes of HPU’s ‘Leadership and Life Skills’ Series

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 7, 2019 – As part of an ongoing commitment to community enrichment, Fox 8 WGHP will air High Point University’s “Leadership and Life Skills” series every Monday at 7 p.m. from Jan. 14 through April 29. You can also experience these leaders anytime online at www.highpoint.edu/series. During each program, influential thought […]

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Physics Instructor Helps NASA Study the Outskirts of the Solar System

High Point University physics instructor Jeff Regester and other scientists assisted NASA with stellar occultation observations in preparation for the New Horizons spacecraft’s flyby of Pluto in 2015 and Ultima Thule (2014 MU69) on Jan. 1. Regester (back row, second from the right) and other members of the occultation teams attended a special event at […]

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December Extraordinary Leader: The Researcher Who Overcame

When it comes to the human body, Elisabeth Holt sees it as “super cool.” She’s researched it, written about it and presented her findings in front of well-educated strangers at three separate conferences. Meanwhile, she has been the coordinator for two projects at the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Lab at High Point University. That is […]

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December Extraordinary Leader: A Political Veteran at Age 21

Sarah Nicole Mitchell graduated Friday. She leaves HPU with two degrees – one in political science, the second in international relations. She graduated a semester early, and next month, she’ll become a graduate student at George Washington University and pursue a masters’ degree in political management with a concentration in electoral politics. It’s something she […]

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