Inspiring Artwork Depicts the HPU Experience

HPU commissioned Los Angeles-based graphic design artist Paul Rogers to produce a series of prints inspired by the university’s mission to prepare students for the world as it is going to be. These posters not only help graphically define the HPU experience, but they also highlight many of the unique elements and programs that are housed […]

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Students Present Research at National Athletic Training Association Meeting

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2015 – Three High Point University undergraduate students presented research at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Clinical Symposia and Annual Meeting in St. Louis this summer. The meeting is the world’s largest gathering of certified athletic trainers. Andrea Baellow, a 2015 graduate, senior Katherine Van Wert and junior Emma Zuk, […]

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HPU Welcomes Mayor Bill Bencini for PA Week Proclamation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 6, 2015 – The High Point University Department of Physician Assistant Studies had a historic moment today when High Point Mayor Bill Bencini declared the week of Oct. 6-12 as Physician Assistant Week in the city of High Point. This week is recognized nationally as Physician Assistant Week, and specifically, Oct. […]

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HPU Poll: Presidential Candidates Struggle to Stand Out in NC

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 6, 2015 – The High Point University Poll finds that North Carolinians don’t give any current presidential candidate a favorability rating of 50 percent or above. Vice President Joe Biden has a 48 percent favorability rating while retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson’s rating is 44 percent favorable. Respondents to the survey were […]

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Freshman Profile: Finding a University That’s the Total Package

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Below is a snapshot of a student whose combination of community service, academic excellence and extracurricular activities have set her up for a successful future at HPU: Name: Samantha Berg Hometown: Newton, Massachusetts High school attended: Newton South High School in […]

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Fall Family Weekend Brings 5,000 to HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 5, 2015 – High Point University welcomed nearly 5,000 guests to campus for Fall Family Weekend, an annual event that also brings visitors to the city and provides a boost to the local economy. The weekend treated students and family members to performances by comedians, musicians and motivational speakers, faculty panels […]

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September’s Extraordinary Leader: The Beauty of Dreaming Big

Enthusiastic as a sideline cheerleader, a smile spreading wide across her face, Hannah Grau stepped into Cathy Nowicki’s office and blurted out, “I’m here! I’m here!” Nowicki, HPU’s assistant professor of interior design, looked up and remembered immediately the stellar high school senior from Kentucky, the one with the last name that sounds like growl […]

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Boys and Girls Club Enjoys HPU Science Fair

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 2, 2015 – With eyes wide open and smiles on their faces, 75 local children “ooed” and “aahed” as orange foam spewed out of a miniature volcano at High Point University yesterday. HPU’s Alpha Chi Omega sorority and Beta Theta Pi fraternity hosted the second annual science fair for the Boys […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Fallen Firefighters Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 2, 2015 – In recognition of Fallen Firefighters Day, High Point University will fly all flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Oct. 4. In 2014, 88 firefighters across the United States lost their lives protecting their communities and their citizens. National Fallen Firefighters Day was declared to honor their […]

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Finding Physics in ‘The Martian’

By: Dr. Aaron Titus, chair of the High Point University Department of Physics   In our quest to answer the question, “Are we alone in the Universe?” my First Year Seminar (FYS) class at High Point University recently read the book “The Martian” by Andy Weir. With NASA announcing evidence for water flowing on present-day Mars just three […]

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PA Students Selected for National Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 1, 2015 – Shane Georgeff and Audrey Hellams, Triad natives and first-year graduate students in High Point University’s Master of Physician Assistant Studies program, are National Health Service Corps Scholarship recipients. They are among 177 recipients from across the country to receive the highly selective federal scholarship. The scholarship covers tuition […]

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HPU Security Named to Top 25 List

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 1, 2015 – High Point University’s campus security efforts have received national recognition once again. Safe Campus, The National Campus Safety Summit, has ranked HPU’s security team among the top 25 university security departments in the nation. HPU is No. 21 on the list. The new list highlights university departments that […]

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