HPU Students Compete in Statewide Hunger Relief Campaign

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2018 – Students at High Point University are partnering up with Food Lion Feeds, N.C. Campus Compact and other colleges and universities across the state to raise support for hunger relief. Through the Collegiate Challenge, they are also competing to win up to $20,000 to further their efforts toward alleviating […]

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HPU Pharmacy Professor: Common Medications Can Interfere with Blood Pressure Treatment

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2018 – Research by a High Point University professor has found that patients diagnosed with hypertension are taking common medications that could potentially interfere with the management of their high blood pressure. The results of the study by Dr. Andrew Hwang, assistant professor of clinical sciences in the Fred Wilson […]

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HPU Professor Receives Two Chemistry Grants from the National Science Foundation

The first grant helps better understand exercise-induced stress on cellular function and the second grant focuses on how plants react to stressors. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 17, 2018 – The National Science Foundation has awarded a High Point University chemistry professor with two grants to continue student-run laboratory research and course development. Dr. Andrew Wommack, […]

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HPU Poll: 1 in 5 North Carolinians to Spend More on Halloween This Year

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 17, 2018 – A High Point University Poll finds that 63 percent of North Carolinians will be celebrating Halloween this year while 36 percent will not be celebrating. These findings are similar to a 2015 HPU Poll, when 65 percent of North Carolinians said they would be celebrating Halloween. Seventy-one percent […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to College of Arts and Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2018 – High Point University welcomes 12 new faculty members to the College of Arts and Sciences.     Dr. Silvana Rosenfeld, Assistant Professor of Anthropology Rosenfeld teaches courses on cultural anthropology, archaeology, anthropology of food and collapse of societies. Rosenfeld’s research interests include ancient ritual, foodways, bone technology and […]

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HPU Poll: Consumer Sentiment Remains Optimistic in North Carolina

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2018 – According to the latest HPU Poll, the Consumer Sentiment Index shows that North Carolinians’ opinion about the economy and their personal finances remains high. The newest index, based on October 2018 HPU Poll data, is recorded at 94.0. The number has remained in the 90s for the past […]

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HPU Students Help Industry Leaders at Furniture Market

HPU interior design student Maelee Arnold sorts through rugs at the Feizy Rug Showroom at this fall’s High Point Market. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 12, 2018 – The High Point Market is busy with thousands of people from all over the world, including High Point University students. Among professionals in the furniture, sales and interior […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Communication

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 11, 2018 – High Point University welcomed seven new faculty members to the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. Dr. Brianna Clark, Assistant Professor of Event Management Dr. Brianna Clark teaches courses on event operations, marketing and sponsorship, and the administration of events and festivals. She also conducts research and will […]

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HPU/N&R Poll: Majority of North Carolinians Say More Security Would Keep Schools Safe

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 10, 2018 – A High Point University/News and Record Poll finds that 4 out of 5 North Carolinians say fortifying schools with more barriers and security measures (79 percent) and hiring more resource officers (84 percent) will be very effective or somewhat effective in stopping school shootings. The same poll finds […]

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HPU Poll: More Than One-Third of North Carolinians Felt Florence Effects

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 10, 2018 – The most recent HPU Poll finds that more than one-third (38 percent) of North Carolinians say their families were directly affected by Hurricane Florence last month. Fifteen percent report having evacuated their homes. Large proportions of North Carolina residents (61 percent) say they take evacuation notifications seriously and […]

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HPU’s Stout School of Education Is a Recipient of a $4 Million Teacher Quality Grant

HPU’s Stout School of Education is one of the recipients of a $4 million Teacher Quality Partnership federal grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. The grant is designed to create a residency program to improve the number of quality teachers at highly impacted schools in Guilford County in the areas of Elementary Education […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to the School of Health Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9, 2018 – High Point University recently welcomed five new faculty members to the Congdon School of Health Sciences. Shuli Leiken, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies Shuli Leiken, MMS, PA-C, teaches in the Clinical Decision Making, Clinical Methods and Procedures, and Fundamentals of Surgery courses. She is also involved in […]

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ABC News’ Byron Pitts Visits HPU to Mentor Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2018 – High Point University students spent today with ABC News’ ‘Nightline’ co-anchor Byron Pitts, HPU’s Journalist in Residence, networking and learning the tricks of the business. During a Q&A session on Oct. 7 moderated by HPU President Nido Qubein, students asked how to jump from college to career and […]

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Outstanding Alumni Recognized During HPU Homecoming Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2018 – High Point University welcomed alumni back to campus for Homecoming Weekend 2018 on Oct. 5-7. They participated in a variety of activities, including longstanding traditions and new experiences at their alma mater and within the city of High Point. Alumni participated in tours of campus, a Panther tailgate, […]

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