The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From a visit with Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Winter Storm Jonas, mentorship events and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this month.
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 29, 2016 – High Point University welcomes Traci Lane as campus concierge for the newly constructed Cottrell Hall. Lane ensures that Cottrell Hall, home of the Flanagan Center for Student Success, is maintained as a welcoming place for students to learn and study. In addition, she supports staff by reserving classroom […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 29, 2016 – Dr. Sadie Leder-Elder, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, recently presented at the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology (NITOP) conference Jan. 3 – 8 in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Her poster titled, “Teaching Psychology through Social Action: Even a Done-in-a-Day Activity Can Make a Difference,” […]
Sue Brien has two mannequins in her office. To understand why, you have to understand Brien. She’s a veteran career counselor. At High Point University, she sees many students. And some students she sees want guidance. They visit Brien because she’s the associate director of employer relations for the Office of Career and Professional Development. […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 28, 2016 – High Point University will host more than 5,000 visitors Feb. 5-7 for its Winter Family Weekend, when families will take part in a variety of activities, including a service project, where they will have the opportunity to pack healthy meals to be distributed to the Triad Food Pantry […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 28, 2016 – High Point University’s Phoenix Reading Series will host authors Xhenet Aliu and Susan McCarty at 7 p.m. on Feb. 11 in the Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce Ballroom. “We’re excited to host these two break-out short story writers whose sophisticated debuts explore new ground at the cutting […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 27, 2016 – High Point University welcomes Jeannie Derrow as an office assistant in the Office of the President. A native of the High Point area, Derrow has provided office management and support for the Children’s Home Society, Lifetouch School Studios and Andrews High School. She brings her administrative and customer […]
Spend five minutes with Brittani Hunt, and you’ll see she has a passion for helping people. When she talks about the injustices that exist in today’s world, the tone in her voice changes – still quiet, yet stern. Empathetic, yet demanding improvement. She says she’s a change agent – a person who creatively, intentionally and […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 27, 2016 – Dr. Christopher Lootens, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, attended the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Chicago, where he presented research and accepted a new leadership role as the president of the ABCT Special Interest Group for Teaching Clinical Psychology. […]
High Point University students spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day fixing up the historic Ritz Theater in High Point.
Dr. Jen Burton, assistant professor of marketing at High Point University, discusses how social media can reveal private information about someone’s life and cause identity theft. She also discusses how a person can prevent identity theft from happening through social media accounts.
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 26, 2016 – High Point University welcomes Michael Robinson as a student success coach. Robinson fosters the academic, personal and social success of freshmen entering the communication field. He also helps students connect with the many services the university offers. “The transition from high school to college can be difficult in […]
It was a Saturday, less than 15 minutes after graduation, and Shannon Barr was still in her black graduation gown when she got a text message from one of her professors, Amy MacArthur. “Are you still on campus? I have an offer for you.” She went looking for MacArthur and found her along with the […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 26, 2016 – The National Institutes of Health featured a research paper about a new treatment for addiction authored by Dr. Comfort Boateng, assistant professor of pharmacy at High Point University. The paper, titled “High Affinity Dopamine D3 Receptor (D3R)-Selective Antagonists Attenuate Heroin Self-Administration in Wild-Type but not D3R Knockout Mice,” […]
The benefits of having a mentor are limitless – career advice, insight, friendship, teachings, connections and more. High Point University understands the power of mentorship. That’s why HPU surrounds students with caring heroes, models and mentors who connect with students as they prepare them to become future leaders. In celebration of National Mentorship Month, here […]