‘Acatoberfest’ Concert Supports Greater High Point Food Alliance

HPU’s annual “Acatoberfest” was held on Oct. 26 to benefit the Greater High Point Food Alliance. The university’s three a cappella vocal groups hosted the concert and collected nonperishable food items. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 30, 2018 – The spooky songs and costumes were all for a good cause at the annual High Point University […]

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Pharmacy Students Assist State’s SHIIP Program

Some HPU pharmacy students are certified Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counselors who help seniors find cost saving Medicare plans during Medicare Open Enrollment. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 30, 2018 – High Point University Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy students are out in the community helping Medicare recipients save money on their plans through […]

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Students Study the Design of Disneyland

HPU art and design students traveled to Disneyland on their fall break for behind-the-scenes experiences to learn about the artists and designers who helped create Disney’s first theme park. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 30, 2018 – Thirteen High Point University art and graphic design majors traveled to Disneyland for behind-the-scenes experiences to learn about the […]

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HPU Recognized for Best Event Management Program for Third Time

HPU’s event management program won the Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Award for Best Event Management Bachelor’s Degree from the International Festivals and Events Association. Attending the IFEA conference and accepting the award are, from left, student Makayla Worley, student Skyler Niles, Assistant Professor Dr. Vern Biaett, Assistant Professor Dr. Brianna Clark, student and Planning on […]

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HPU Students Learn from IRS Agents in Forensic Accounting Exercise

HPU accounting students worked together as ‘special agents’ during the Adrian Project. Federal IRS agents visited campus for the afternoon-long event on Oct. 24. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 26, 2018 – Twenty-eight High Point University Department of Accounting students played the role of ‘special agents’ as they worked with federal IRS agents on Oct. 24. […]

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HPU Students Experience a Behind-the-Scenes Look at WGHP

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 25, 2018 – Election Day is right around the corner and some High Point University students sat in on a live interview between Dr. Brandon Lenoir, HPU’s assistant professor of strategic communication, and Bob Buckley, Fox 8 anchor and senior reporter. Lenoir was invited to discuss the state legislature ahead of […]

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HPU Professor Receives NSF Grant for Astrophysics Research and Service Learning Course

Part of the project will help High Point teachers carry out their own observing and astrophotography projects. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 25, 2018 – The National Science Foundation, through the Division of Astronomical Sciences, has awarded Dr. Brad Barlow, assistant professor of astrophysics, nearly $350,000 to investigate the effects that small objects, like planets, might […]

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HPU Students Participated in Send Silence Packing Event

More than 1,000 backpacks were spread across HPU’s Cottrell Amphitheatre for the Send Silence Packing event. The event is organized by Active Minds, a national nonprofit that partnered with HPU’s Counseling Services. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 24, 2018 – High Point University’s Counseling Services and students partnered with Active Minds for the Send Silence Packing […]

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HPU Students Host Special Pops Halloween Dance for Community Members

HPU’s Student Council for Exceptional Children partners with the city of High Point’s Parks and Recreation department each year to host the Halloween Special Populations Dance for people with disabilities. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 24, 2018 – There were tricks and treats at this year’s Special Populations Halloween Dance at Morehead Recreation Center. The event […]

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‘HPU in the City’ Program Provides Students with Career Development Opportunities

HPU students met with Harris Walker, an HPU graduate, during their HPU in the City trip to Washington, D.C. Walker shared more about his role at the National Nuclear Security Administration and pathways to success through civil service. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2018 – Two dozen High Point University students traveled to the Big […]

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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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