HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 16, 2017 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   PA Student Selected for National Award Christina Saldanha, a second-year Physician Assistant Studies student at HPU, received a national award from the Association of Physician Assistants in Obstetrics and Gynecology. […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Lexie Williams Recruits Talent for Gartner

Name: Lexie Williams Hometown: Mason, Michigan Major: Williams graduated with a major in Human Relations and a minor in Business Administration on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Williams will begin her career as a Campus Project Specialist at Gartner in Fort Myers, Florida. Her duties will include supporting the Campus Recruiting team in planning and coordinating and executing university recruitment events. She will […]

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HPU Civitan Club Leader Earns Top Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 15, 2017 – Kayla Jones, a High Point University junior and strategic communication major from Cary, was named Campus Civitan of the Year for the second year in a row by Civitan International. The award, presented to the top Campus Civitan each year out of all campus clubs in Civitan International, […]

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HPU Family Hosts Numerous Philanthropic Events

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2017 – Throughout the past month, the following High Point University organizations held fundraising events and hosted programs to benefit the local community and beyond. These efforts are part of the 100,000 hours of service and thousands of dollars that the HPU family contributes each year to local causes.   […]

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Shirley Disseler Receives Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2017 – Dr. Shirley Disseler, associate professor of education at High Point University, received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award during the 2017 Commencement ceremony. The award is named for Meredith Clark Slane, a friend to the university, and has been given annually since 1973 to recognize excellence in […]

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Brad Barlow Receives Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 11, 2017 – Dr. Brad Barlow, assistant professor of astrophysics, received the Ruth Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award during High Point University’s 2017 Commencement ceremony. The award recognizes a full-time faculty member for exemplary accomplishments in research and creative endeavors. Barlow teaches introductory and advanced courses in physics and astronomy. […]

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SGA Donates $15,000 to Support Youth Food Summit

Pictured from left to right are Carl Vierling, executive director of the Greater High Point Food Alliance; Karol Murks, GHPFA treasurer; Rachel Callaway, HPU’s 2016-17 Student Government Association president; and Dr. Joe Blosser, HPU’s Robert G. Culp director of service learning. HPU’s SGA donated $15,000 to support a Youth Food Summit, to be held by […]

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#MyMajorAtHPU: Strategic Communication

#2- The number two most popular major at High Point University for 2017-2018 is Strategic Communication. The communication major is housed at the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. Named for the university’s president, who is an acclaimed international speaker and communicator, the School of Communication is a model of how contemporary communication should be […]

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