HPU Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 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.   Exercise Science Professor Presents Research on the Culture of Eating Dr. Tony Kemerly, professor of […]

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HPU Theatre Presents “Curtains”

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2016 – Tonight is opening night for High Point University’s latest theater production, “Curtains,” a murder mystery musical with a book by Rupert Holmes. Performances will be held through the weekend at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 17-19 and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 20 in the Pauline Theatre of Hayworth […]

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Design Students Receive ‘Rising Star’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 14, 2016 – Two High Point University students have received recognition from the International Furniture Design Association (IFDA) with the “Rising Star” award. This award honors a student from each of the 11 design programs at colleges across the Carolinas. Seniors Samantha Davis and Hannah Rowell were nominated by HPU faculty […]

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HPU Honors Hundreds of Veterans

Card Stunt and Winston Churchill’s Granddaughter Pay Homage to Those Who’ve Served HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2016 – Carved on the sidewalk of High Point University’s Kester International Promenade, you’ll find a quote from Winston Churchill: “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Today, Churchill’s […]

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This Week in Photos: November 5-11

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the annual Veterans Day celebration, to the Gratitude Project, community events and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Students Share Research at Statewide Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2016 – High Point University students shared their research at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium on Nov. 5 at North Carolina Central University in Durham. Their participation was sponsored by HPU’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works. “At HPU, we encourage students to get […]

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Student Honored for Community Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2016 – High Point University student Ebony Gillette has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities with a shared commitment to civic engagement. Gillette is a recipient of the network’s Community Impact Award, honoring one student leader at […]

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Montlieu Academy Students Enjoy HPU Fall Festival

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 9, 2016 – Nine-year-old Timothy Ratley hopped across the finish line with a smile on his face as he finished the sack race. “Did you win?” a friend asked him. “No,” shouted Jamauri Saunders, Ratley’s classmate, with a grin. “I definitely won.” High Point University welcomed children from Montlieu Academy to […]

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HPU Greek Life Serves Elementary School Garden

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 9, 2016 – High Point University’s Kappa Sigma Fraternity and Kappa Delta Sorority partnered with FoodCorps to prepare the gardens at Kirkman Park Elementary School for the coming winter months. While volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters at Kirkman Park, one member of Kappa Sigma noticed the gardens and thought they […]

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Students Featured in 2016 Juried Photo Biennial

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 8, 2016 – For the final week, the works of seven High Point University students will be on display in the 2016 Juried Photo Biennial gallery at the Center for Visual Arts in Greensboro. Seven students were accepted into the gallery through a statewide competition for college students, where their submitted […]

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Local Children Learn STEM Concepts at HPU’s Community Lego Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2016 – High Point University’s School of Education was transformed into a Lego Learning Lab over the weekend. Over 800 local children and parents enjoyed engineering competitions, machine building, robotics and Lego storytelling. This free annual event provides an opportunity for children in kindergarten through eighth grade to experience STEM […]

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Access to Innovators

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. HPU students are granted access to global innovators, including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. As Wozniak begins his role as “Innovator in Residence” at HPU, students come to know the genius behind Apple Computer as a mentor and a friend.   Mandy Engelman could […]

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HPU Receives $3 Million from Triad Entrepreneurs

Couch Hall to be named in their honor HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 3, 2016 – A couple with roots in High Point is generously giving $3 million to High Point University. David Couch, CEO of The Blue Ridge Companies Inc., and his wife Stephanie Quayle, an accomplished singer and songwriter, made the gift to HPU […]

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