HPU Security Ranked 14th in the Nation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 19, 2015 – For the third year in a row, High Point University made Security Magazine’s list of top campus security programs. HPU is ranked 14th in the nation and is one of only two universities in North Carolina to make the list, along with Duke University. HPU’s security team is […]

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Freshman Profile: A Call to Lead

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. GR Dulac is the Freshman Class President for the Class of 2019. Below, discover how he plans to make the most out of his time at HPU:  Name: GR Dulac Hometown: Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan High school attended: University of Detroit Jesuit High School […]

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HPU to Host 45th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 19, 2015 – High Point University will begin the holiday season by hosting its 45th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast featuring Dr. Johnny M. Hunt. The event will be held at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 4 in the James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center. It is open […]

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Students Give Thanks with ‘The Gratitude Project’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 – High Point University students took time to document their blessings during “The Gratitude Project,” a way for them to reflect on what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving season. Now in its fifth year, students organized and hosted “The Gratitude Project” on campus as an opportunity to share […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Rate Police on Stopping Crime, Equal Treatment and Other Areas

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 – A new High Point University Poll is reporting North Carolinians’ views on how well police departments in the state are doing on different aspects of their jobs. Respondents gave the highest marks to police departments’ performance at protecting people from crime, but they are split on how well those […]

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HPU Hosts Acclaimed Writer Deborah Miranda

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 – High Point University will host a presentation by Native American writer Deborah Miranda at 7 p.m. on Dec. 2 in the David L. Francis Lecture Hall at Earl N. Phillips School of Business. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.   Miranda […]

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HPU Hosts 800 Visitors for Statewide Research Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 16, 2015 – High Point University undergraduates and students from 40 colleges, universities and high schools across the state presented research at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium. HPU hosted more than 800 students and faculty for the event on Nov. 14. The symposium is one of […]

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5 Tips for Starting a Business Venture

To kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week November 16-22, HPU’s entrepreneurship director shares five insights into business development. Discover her tips – and examples of how real HPU students are launching their own companies – below.   By: Kathryn Elliott, assistant professor and director of entrepreneurship     1. Let passion drive your pursuit. Merriam-Webster defines […]

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This Week in Photos: November 7-13

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From Veterans Day celebrations, educational LEGO events, concerts and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Book Buddies Celebrate Holidays on HPU Campus

HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2015 – Heaven Shamberger made her way through the halls of the High Point University School of Education today to place her handmade ornament on a tree in the lobby. Underneath it, she found a gift with her name on it. It was from her book buddy, HPU student Ashley Voner. […]

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Professor: Emotions Predict Who Will Rekindle, Stay Apart Following Break-Ups

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 13, 2015 – While the characters in a popular Taylor Swift song are never ever getting back together, research by a High Point University professor shows that some romantic partners are more likely to reunite. Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, assistant professor of psychology, presented the research, titled “Emotional Responses to Break-up […]

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Faculty Profile: Research Helps Students Take Off

Know this about Dr. Joanne Altman. She cries every time she sees “Schindler’s List,” and she knows firsthand that orangutans bite fingers. She learned that while studying orangutans in Borneo. But the real story is this: Altman believes in research. She’ll stand in front of a host of HPU students and tell them research will […]

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Heroes Walk and Luncheon Honors Veterans

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2015 – A hundred pairs of hands clapped and waved American flags when veterans arrived at High Point University today. These men and women, whose service spans most every war fought in the last seven decades, brought cheers and applause from students who lined up to welcome them. The HPU […]

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