Professor Discusses Link Between Support and Employee Performance Nationally

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 28, 2014 – Dr. Sarah Nielsen, assistant professor of human relations at HPU, recently presented her research on workplace relationships at two national conferences for the American Psychological Association and the Association of Psychological Science. Nielsen’s research focuses on the intricacies of workplace relationships and their importance for task performance and […]

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Bruning Joins HPU as Director of Clinical Education in PA Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 26, 2014 – High Point University recently welcomed Ashlyn Bruning as director of clinical education for the Physician Assistant program in the School of Health Sciences. Bruning will be instrumental in the development and training of physician assistants and will be responsible for development and maintenance of the curriculum for students […]

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Senior Gains Experience at Greensboro Marketing Firm

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 25, 2014 – Kassi Womeldorf, a senior from Annapolis, Md., is strategizing her future career while interning at Stratagon, an integrated marketing and technology firm in Greensboro. Womeldorf, who will graduate in May with a degree in business administration and a minor in marketing, is spending her spring semester as an […]

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HPU to Host ‘FIXED’ Director Regan Brashear

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 25, 2014 – High Point University will host an exclusive screening of “FIXED,” the highly acclaimed and controversial documentary film making waves at film festivals across the country. The showing, which will be followed by an up-close discussion with director and producer Regan Brashear, will be held at 7 p.m. on […]

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Psychology Professor Presents at National Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 24, 2014 – Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, assistant professor of psychology, co-presented a research presentation titled, “Mentorship of Early Career Psychologists: Suggestions for New and Experienced Faculty Members,” at this year’s annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) conference. Dr. Elder was among a handful of early career psychologists selected for […]

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Maxwell Inspires Students to ‘Bring Others with You to the Finish Line’

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 20, 2014 – Leadership is all about influence. Having influence gives someone an advantage, but how should influence be used? John Maxwell, bestselling author who has sold more than 19 million books on leadership, told students, faculty, staff and members of the High Point community that true leaders use influence to […]

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HPU Unites with Faith Community to Feed 835 Families

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 20, 2014 – High Point University students volunteered today at local agencies to distribute grocery gift cards that will feed 835 families who lost food due to winter storm power outages in early March. In the days preceding the gift card distribution, HPU students, faculty and staff united to raise $10,000 […]

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Acclaimed Composer of ‘Annie,’ ‘Bye Bye Birdie,’ Charles Strouse to Host Showcase at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2014 – High Point University will host one of the most successful musical theatre composers in history, Broadway legend Charles Strouse, on its stage for a special evening of celebration. The showcase will be held at 7:30 p.m. March 25 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. […]

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HPU to Feature Media Critic in Presentation on Women in Pop Culture Narratives

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 18, 2014 – High Point University will feature media critic Anita Sarkeesian, who will present “Tropes v. Women in Video Games,” part of her popular Web series “Feminist Frequency,” which explores representations of women in pop culture narratives. The event, co-hosted by Women’s and Gender Studies and the Department of Communication, […]

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Senior Gains International Business Experience with Mack Truck Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 18, 2014 – Paige Risner, a senior at High Point University, is working on her international business skills thanks to a unique internship experience at Mack Trucks World Headquarters, located in Greensboro. An international business major with a minor in Spanish, Risner is utilizing many of the skills she’s learned in […]

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Career Expo Connects Students with Top Employers

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 14, 2014 – Spencer Warren approached HPU’s Career Expo on March 13 with a plan in mind – to find his future employer. The senior, dressed in business attire with resumes in hand, networked with nearly 70 companies that attended the event to find a place where he could launch his […]

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