HPU Poll: NC Residents Agree on Many Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 14, 2017 – A High Point University Poll finds that North Carolinians are split over which is more important – protecting the constitutional right to own guns or protecting citizens from gun violence. However, large majorities also supported a range of other proposals to reduce gun violence, including expanding criminal background […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 13, 2017 – High Point University welcomed six new staff members during the month of October. They are as follows:   William Vaile joined HPU’s School of Health Sciences as the simulation center manager for the Department of Physician Assistant Studies. He is responsible for assisting professors with the simulation aspects […]

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HPU Awards Peterson Scholarship to Senior Sales Major

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 13, 2017 – High Point University student Lauren Sanchez, a senior majoring in sales with a concentration in furniture with a visual merchandising minor and native of Silver Spring, Maryland, has been awarded with the Bill and Bonnie Peterson Endowed Scholarship for the second consecutive year. The scholarship is awarded to […]

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This Week in Photos: Nov. 4 – 10

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High Point University’s campus was packed with eager visitors from Christmas decorations, to guests for the Veteran’s Day Celebration, the Bed Brigade and local children who attended the Community Lego Showcase, here’s a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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HPU Honors Hundreds of Veterans During Annual Veterans Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2017 – Nearly 1,100 veterans and community members gathered on the campus of High Point University this morning for a celebration honoring the men and women who have served their country. Veterans were welcomed to the James H. And Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center with a red carpet […]

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Office of Career and Professional Development: Focused on Outcomes

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Office of Career and Professional Development help students find successful internships. This past summer, Cassandra Diaz completed an internship with The Madison Square Garden Company where she developed integrated media plans for MSG brands, including Radio City Music Hall and the […]

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Internship Profile: Kiersten Ketcham Works Communications for Greensboro Swarm

Name: Kiersten Ketcham Hometown: Lancaster, Pennsylvania Year: Class of 2018 Major: Human Relations Internship: Ketcham worked primarily with the Charlotte Hornets NBA G-League affiliate the Greensboro Swarm in their communications department. She created different media materials for the team to use when reaching out to different media outlets, and helped run the stats department on game days. Ketcham was […]

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HPU Poll: Less Than Half of NC Residents Report Getting Flu Shot

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 9, 2017 – The most recent High Point University Poll finds that North Carolinians are split over whether they believe adults are healthier today than 20 years ago. Of that same sample, a majority say they have a somewhat healthy lifestyle, and less than half of them report getting a flu […]

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HPU/News and Record Poll: What NC Residents Believe About Tax Reform Proposals

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 8, 2017 – A High Point University/News and Record Poll surveyed North Carolina adults on how much they’ve heard of and what they think about President Donald Trump’s proposed tax reform. According to the results, a majority of North Carolinians have heard at least something about the new tax plan. Majorities […]

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Local Children Learn STEM Concepts at HPU’s Community Lego Showcase

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2017 – High Point University’s Stout School of Education was transformed into a Lego Learning Lab over the weekend. More than 800 local children and parents enjoyed engineering competitions, machine building, robotics and Lego storytelling. This free annual event provides an opportunity for children in kindergarten through eighth grade to […]

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