HPU Student Heads to Oxford

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES Andrew Tzavaras took a chance. Dr. Frederick Schneid, one of his mentors, encouraged him. Other members of the history faculty did, too. So, after receiving his undergrad and master degrees at High Point University, a school a few miles from his boyhood home, Tzavaras looked to the other side of […]

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School of Education Welcomes New Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 6, 2016 – High Point University welcomes three new faculty members to the School of Education. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university. Dr. Adrienne Anderson, Assistant Professor of Education  Anderson, whose professional expertise is teaching students with learning and behavioral disorders in high-needs schools, will teach special education […]

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Senior Interns at Nonviolence International

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 5, 2016 – High Point University Senior Amanda Coppa spent her summer as a research analyst intern with Nonviolence International, a human rights organization with a network of resource centers that research and promote nonviolent action worldwide. The political science and international relations double major from North Andover, Massachusetts, worked in […]

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5 Life Lessons from Rachel Callaway, SGA President

Rachel Callaway is an HPU senior and president of the Student Government Association. The following is a transcript of her speech to the Class of 2020 during Opening Convocation on Aug. 22.   Good morning and congratulations. You made it to High Point University. On behalf of the student body, I want to welcome you […]

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Fine Furniture Design Sponsors HPU Student Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 2, 2016 – Students in the Branding, Licensing and Ownership course of Victoria Brown, Ph.D., at High Point University will soon have an opportunity to apply their talents to a furniture marketing project, courtesy of Fine Furniture Design. The High Point-based case goods and upholstery manufacturer is sponsoring a design competition that […]

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Students Gain Finance, Sales Experience at ScanSource Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 2, 2016 – Two High Point University students gained valuable business experience during their summer internships at the worldwide headquarters for ScanSource in Greenville, South Carolina. They each made important contributions while advising the finances and sales of the company, which is an international distributor of point-of-sale, barcode, physical security, video, […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2016 – High Point University welcomed nine new staff members during the month of August. They are as follows: Kaylee Brown joined the Office of Communications as a communication specialist. She shares inspiring stories of students, faculty and staff on campus in a variety of ways, including coordinating stories with […]

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Oxford Historian to Speak at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2016 – The Department of History at High Point University will host Professor Peter Wilson, Chichele Professor of the History of War at the University of Oxford, for a lecture titled “The European Fiscal-Military System 1580-1850: or making war with resources you don’t have.” The lecture will be held from […]

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Three VISTAs Focus on Serving the City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 31, 2016 – High Point University is hosting three individuals to serve through the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program for the 2016-17 academic year. This year’s VISTAs are Brittaney McClure, Jenna Rosenbloom and Sami Paterno, all May 2016 graduates of HPU. This is the third consecutive year VISTAs […]

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This Month in Photos: August 2016

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the annual Move-In Day, to the first pharmacy White Coat Ceremony, Welcome Week activities, guest speakers and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this month.

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Senior Interns at Lobbying Firm in Washington, D.C.

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 31, 2016 – High Point University senior Delaney Crampton spent the summer interning for The Raben Group, a lobbying firm in Washington, D.C. A Lewisville native and political science major, Crampton worked as a policy and communications intern, confirming his desire to pursue a career in lobbying. The Raben Group, a […]

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