Winter Weather Update for January 14, 2015

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Dear HPU Family: All classes and operations will be on a regular schedule today, Wednesday, January 14. Please exercise caution this morning as you walk and drive across campus. Some of the sidewalks and staircases may be slick. Our Campus Enhancement Team has been working throughout the night and will continue treating these areas. Employees […]

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UNC-TV to Air Lessons in Leadership Series: A Roundtable Discussion

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 13, 2015 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a CEO Q&A moderated by Dr. Nido Qubein, High Point University president. The program will air at 10 p.m. on Jan. 22 on UNC-TV. The informative and thought-provoking discussion features some of North Carolina’s top CEOs, including David King with LabCorp, former N.C. […]

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Professor Shares Interactive Teaching Techniques at Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 13, 2015 – Dr. Christopher Lootens, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, attended the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Philadelphia, where he presented some of the engaging and interactive techniques he uses to teach psychology students about treating patients. During a panel presentation, […]

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Students Awarded Scholarship from Consulate General of Mexico

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 13, 2015 – High Point University in partnership with the Institutes of Mexicans Abroad and the office of the Consulate General of Mexico awarded scholarships to two HPU students of Mexican heritage. Freshman Isabella Alcazar and sophomore Karla Villarreal received scholarships totaling $7,500. “I am very happy to be a recipient […]

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Slane Center is Named No. 1 in Nation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 8, 2015 – The No. 1 student union in the country is High Point University’s Slane Student Center, according to bestcollegevalues.org. The facility is named for John “Jack” Slane and Marsha Slane of High Point in recognition of their generous support and advocacy of High Point University. In its new list of […]

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Voice Students Win NATS Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 7, 2015 – High Point University provided exceptional talent at the state level of the NATS vocal competition held at UNC Charlotte. Six HPU voice students sang for the vocal competition and received four top honors in musical theater style singing: Senior Madison Jordan, won first place in the junior/senior male […]

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UNC-TV to Air ‘A Conversation with Ken Dychtwald and Nido Qubein’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 7, 2015 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a special program, titled “High Point University Presents a Conversation with Ken Dychtwald and Nido Qubein.” The program will air at 10 p.m. on Jan 15. In this thought-provoking presentation, Dychtwald discusses aging populations, how they impact our economy, and the misconceptions in […]

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Fueling the Future: At Marathon Oil, Alumnus Improves Environmental Efficiency

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES Dan Short, a 2010 alumnus of High Point University, is making a big impact on the future of the fuel and automotive industries as a fuel technologist at Marathon Petroleum Company. A native of Cambridge, Md., Short received a B.S. in mathematics from HPU with minors in both chemistry and […]

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Recovering from the Holiday Hangover: Start 2015 with a Focus on Career Success

By: Eric Melniczek, HPU Career Advisor   We’re just a few days into the New Year. We attended holiday parties, ate delicious treats, and took some time to relax. However, now it’s time to recover from the “holiday hangover” and think about 2015 from a career success standpoint. New Year’s Resolutions We have heard all […]

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Personal Transformation: How to Break Your Bad Habits

By Dr. Tjai M. Nielsen, Associate Professor of Management   Anyone who has tried to change her behavior and is honest understands how difficult it is. Whether it’s eating healthy, smoking less, or reducing stress, sustaining behavior change is very difficult. However, there are some time-tested techniques that will increase your probability of success. Here are […]

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Graduate Publishes Research on Apologies and Forgiveness

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 22, 2014 – Monica Johnson, a 2014 graduate of High Point University, recently published research she completed during her time in the Psychology program. Her article on apologies and forgiveness was one of 18 projects included in Explorations, The Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities for the State of North […]

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