HPU to Host Discussion on Local and National Water Quality

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HIGH POINT, N.C., March 7, 2017 – High Point University invites the community to hear from two experts who will discuss drinking water quality in the local community as well as recent crises on the national level. The program, a part of HPU’s spring environmental seminar series, will be held 6:30-8 p.m. on March 16 […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 6, 2017 – High Point University welcomed seven new faculty and staff members during January and February. They are as follows:   Dr. Dave Tofanelli joins the Earl N. Phillips School of Business as assistant professor of the practice of management. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on organizational behavior, innovation […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: DJ Johnson Forges Her Own Future

Name: DJ Johnson Hometown: Indian Trail, North Carolina Major: Johnson will graduate with a B.A. in Communication, with a concentration in Electronic Media Production, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Johnson will pursue a career as a CEO and Producer at K.O. Productions Media, her own film and multimedia production company in Charlotte, North Carolina. Johnson founded K.O. Productions Media in June […]

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This Week in Photos: Feb. 25 – March 3

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the annual Black Heritage Service, HPU Poll results, philanthropy events and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.  

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Class of 2017 Profile: Taylor Peck Sells Suits for Tom James

Name: Taylor Peck Hometown: Fairfield, Connecticut Major: Peck will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with a minor in Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Peck accepted a position as a Professional Clothier at Tom James in New York City. In her position, Peck will design and sell custom suits. She will be responsible for the entire process of creating […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kenna Winter Begins Management Career

Name: Kenna Winter Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio Major: Winter will graduate with a B.A. in Communication, with a concentration in Strategic Communication and a minor in Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Winter accepted a position as a Management Trainee at Uprooted Consulting, a marketing company in Cincinnati, Ohio. In her position, Winter will work with customers, help mentor and development sales associates, and continue to maintain client […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinian Consumer Sentiment Remains Optimistic

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HIGH POINT, N.C., March 2, 2017 – The High Point University Poll’s Consumer Sentiment Index shows North Carolinians remaining confident about the economy and their personal finances. This is the first full Consumer Index the HPU Poll had fielded under a new presidential administration. “This post-inauguration poll shows overall consumer sentiment continues to be near […]

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WGHP: HPU’s Dr. Lenoir Discusses Recent Poll Results

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The latest High Point University Poll measured President Donald Trump’s and Gov. Roy Cooper’s approval ratings. The poll also found that large majority of those polled feel the country is headed in the wrong direction. Dr. Brandon Lenoir, professor of political communications, discusses these results leading up to Trump’s address to congress.

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HPU Community Gathers for Annual Black Heritage Service

  HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2017 – High Point University’s fourth annual Black Heritage Service brought students, faculty and community members together in Hayworth Chapel on Feb. 26. Hosted by HPU’s Black Cultural Awareness Club, the service was a special time of sharing African-American heritage, listening to the voices of the black experience, and […]

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HPU and News & Record Poll: NC Residents Concerned about HB2 Impact, Support NC Senate Power to Approve Cabinet

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HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2017 – The second High Point University and News and Record Poll of 2017 finds that most North Carolinians believe that hosting high profile sporting events brings important benefits to North Carolina’s economy and image. Majorities are concerned about the economic impact of HB2, yet the same North Carolina residents […]

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HPU Poll: Approval Ratings for Trump and Cooper

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 28, 2017 – The second High Point University Poll of 2017 finds that North Carolinians give President Donald Trump the same job approval rating that they did in the first poll of the year, at 36 percent, and Gov. Roy Cooper holds an approval rating of 44 percent while a large majority […]

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