Bestselling Authors Visit HPU for Bookmarks Festival, Phoenix Reading Series

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2014 – High Point University will host two prominent authors on Sept. 5 in cooperation with the Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors in Winston-Salem. A. Scott Berg and Karen Abbott, both bestselling authors, will visit campus on the day before the festival begins to give presentations about their books. […]

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Students Wrap Up Reading Institute with Books and Skills for the Future

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 29, 2014 – Rising third-graders from Oak Hill Elementary School left HPU’s School of Education’s Summer Reading Institute with pride in their accomplishments, new knowledge and plenty of books to take home and continue reading. Over the past two months, HPU graduate students worked with the elementary students on reading, integrated […]

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Thomasville Teachers Receive STEM Training at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 18, 2014 – Thomasville City Schools teachers huddled in groups at High Point University discussing math problems on a worksheet. They discussed properties of multiplication and different ways of understanding them. Some of those ways involve the more conceptual approach championed by the Common Core standards. The activity was designed to […]

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Faculty Appointed to Boys & Girls Clubs Board

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 16, 2014 – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point recently appointed Dr. Robert Moses, assistant professor of religion at High Point University, to its board of directors for a three-year term. As a member of the board, he will serve within board development and with the organization’s Kids […]

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Basketball Players Volunteer for “Boys Night Out”

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 10, 2014 – Members of High Point University’s Men’s Basketball team and Recreation Services recently engaged with local children at the Family Service of the Piedmont’s Fairview Family Resource Center’s “Boys Night Out.” The HPU students assisted boys aged 10 to 13 years old with basketball warm-ups, held a Q&A session, […]

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Local Teens Graduate from HPPD/HPU Leadership Academy

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 30, 2014 – Guilford County teens interested in developing their leadership skills have graduated from a 10-day leadership academy, hosted by High Point University and the High Point Police Department. The 20 students were selected for the academy, which was hosted on the HPU campus, by exhibiting exceptional self-control, responsibility and […]

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Elementary Students Begin Summer Reading Institute at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 23, 2014 – Summer is here, but that doesn’t mean students stop learning. High Point University’s School of Education kicked off its new Summer Reading Institute this week. Rising third graders from Oak Hill Elementary School began working with HPU master’s students on reading, integrated math and science experiments, and writing projects. […]

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U.S. Department of Education Awards Grant to HPU and Thomasville Schools

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 23, 2014 – High Point University’s School of Education and Thomasville City Schools were recently awarded a $150,000 Math Science Partnership (MSP) Grant by the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will allow professors from HPU, under the direction of the School of Education, to provide in-depth content training in science […]

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Local Teens Begin Leadership Academy at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 16, 2014 – Guilford County teens interested in developing their leadership skills began a 10-day leadership academy today, hosted by High Point University and the High Point Police Department. The 20 students were selected for the academy by exhibiting exceptional self-control, responsibility and interest in being leaders through the school year. […]

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Victory Junction Camp Counselors Gain Service Insight at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 6, 2014 – High Point University hosted 100 camp counselors and staff from Victory Junction, a year-round camping facility in Randleman that serves local children with serious medical conditions, on its campus this week. HPU staff, known for its focus on students and mission to care for their pursuit of academic […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 23, 2014 – High Point University will honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for this nation by lowering all 78 flags on campus to half-staff on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. “High Point University is a God, family, and country school,” says Dr. Nido […]

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Students Fight Hunger Through Social Influence

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2014 – High Point University students in Dr. Sadie Leder Elder’s Psychology of Social Influence class experienced the power of positive persuasion and influence while completing a class project that provided meals for a week to 125 students at Parkview Elementary School. Students in the class participated in an experiential […]

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HPU to Host Statewide Basketball Tournament for Housing Authority

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 16, 2014 – High Point University will host the statewide Public Housing Authority State Athletic Conference (PHASAC) basketball tournament for the Housing Authority of the City of High Point (HPHA) in the Millis Athletic Center on Sunday. The event is free and open to the public. Six teams from Winston-Salem, High Point, […]

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