Major Gift Will Support Student Entrepreneurs

Pictured above are the first recipients of the Pagon Promising Entrepreneur’s Fund at High Point University. On the top row from left to right are Joseph Cochrane-Brown, Mandy Engelman and Frazier Robinson. On the bottom row from left to right are Emily DeLena, Brandon Holder and Shakira Ramsey. HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2016 – Through a major gift, Leonard and […]

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Retired Faculty Honored at Annual Luncheon

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2016 – High Point University recently honored retiring faculty Dr. Barbara Leonard and Dr. Martie Bell during the university’s annual Retirement Recognition Luncheon. Leonard came to HPU in 1988 and served as a professor of education and the associate dean for the School of Education. Leonard’s area of interests are […]

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School of Education Hosts ‘Principal Panel’ for Career Development

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2016 – High Point University welcomed 12 principals representing Davidson and Guilford County Schools on April 26 for the first annual “Principal Panel.” This event helps to prepare senior education majors with post-graduation job interviews. The principals conducted mock interviews with the HPU students launching new careers in education. Forty-three […]

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5 Condoleezza Rice Quotes from HPU’s 2016 Commencement

Commencement may have come and gone, but the words of wisdom Dr. Condoleezza Rice shared with High Point University’s Class of 2016 are timeless. She challenged the graduating seniors to hold an unwavering optimism for the future and use their education to make a meaningful impact on the world. In case you missed it, here are […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Jennifer Pascale Manages Projects for Ad Agency

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Senior Receives Stipend for Summer Journalism Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2016 – High Point University rising senior Mollie McKinley is one of four national winners of an internship stipend from Sigma Tau Delta, a national English honor society. The stipend will support McKinley during her summer internship with Yes! Weekly in Greensboro. McKinley, an English major from Clarksburg, West Virginia, […]

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Learning Excellence Endowment Established at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2016 – Wilma Jordan and George Green of New York City are establishing an endowment for High Point University’s Learning Excellence program. Learning Excellence is a distinctive program at HPU that provides a support system to assist students in achieving extraordinary academic success. The program is open to any student […]

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Dan Tarara Receives Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2016 – Dr. Dan Tarara, assistant professor of exercise science at High Point University, received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award during the 2016 Commencement ceremony. The award is named for Meredith Clark Slane, a friend to the university, and has been given annually since 1973 to recognize excellence […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Marc Femiano Signs on with Citrix ShareFile

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Kevin Ford Receives Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2016 – Dr. Kevin Ford, associate professor of physical therapy, received the Ruth Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award during the 2016 Commencement ceremony. The award recognizes a full-time faculty member for exemplary accomplishments in their research and creative endeavors. Ford is director of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Elizabeth Ezzell Goes to Graduate School

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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A New Doctorate, A New Legacy for HPU

Then there were 14. On Saturday, under nearly a cloudless sky, they became HPU’s first cohort to graduate with Doctor of Education degrees ending four years of work that had them step back into class and write a dissertation inches thick. But they did it. They became the trailblazers, the first doctoral cohort at HPU. […]

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This Week in Photos: April 30 – May 6

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From final exams, Commencement preparations, Dr. Qubein’s senior sendoff and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Faculty and Student’s Research Published in International Journal

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 6, 2016 – High Point University junior Lucas Fogaca and assistant professor of exercise science Dr. Dan Tarara recently had their research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The manuscript provides a synthesis of best evidence for upper-extremity physical performance measures. The article, titled “Clinician-friendly physical performance tests in […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Emmy Pearl Joins BB&T Leadership Program

With Commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the Class […]

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Students Pitch Showroom Designs to Bassett Representatives

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 6, 2016 – High Point University students recently put together designs for a new Bassett Furniture showroom and pitched their ideas to representatives from the company. Some of the students’ ideas may make their way into future store prototypes. Four groups of interior design and visual merchandising design juniors took the […]

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