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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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Education

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 5, 2018 – High Point University welcomed five new faculty members to the Stout School of Education. Dr. Charles Steven Bingham, Professor of Education Dr. Charles Steven Bingham teaches leadership theory, strategic planning, political systems and organizational culture in the Department of Leadership Studies, advises doctoral dissertations and serves on the […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Business

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 5, 2018 – High Point University welcomed a new faculty member to the Phillips School of Business. Dr. Rhonda Butler, Assistant Professor of Management Dr. Rhonda Butler teaches principles of management and organizational behavior, leadership and work teams in organizations. She is passionate about helping students grow, equipping them for successful […]

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HPU to Celebrate Homecoming Weekend, Recognize Outstanding Alumni

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 4, 2018 – Hundreds of High Point University alumni are expected to return to campus Oct. 5-7 for Homecoming Weekend 2018. Among the festivities, HPU will present awards to 13 outstanding alumni. These recognitions will take place during an Alumni Awards Ceremony and Reception from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on […]

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