Faculty Profile: Guiding Student Entrepreneurs toward Success

Whether she’s teaching a business class or beside a circle of students inside Cottrell Hall’s Center of Entrepreneurship, there’s one thing you’ll notice about Kathy Elliott. She’s always smiling. HPU students notice, and they’re drawn to Elliott because of her easy-going demeanor. But there’s more to it than that. They come because she helps ease […]

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Alumni Profile: An MBA Success Story

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES A lot can happen in five years. Just ask Matt Young. He graduated from High Point University’s MBA program in 2011. Since then, he’s gotten married, purchased a home, had a son with another on the way, began learning a new language, was accepted into a doctorate program, switched jobs […]

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Allen Joins School of Education

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 1, 2015 – Dr. Tawannah G. Allen, an experienced educator, joined High Point University as an associate professor of educational leadership. Allen teaches courses on intercultural communication skills, leadership development and human resources in the School of Education’s masters and doctoral programs. She also designs and facilitates professional development sessions for […]

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Student Provides Personal Perspective on Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 1, 2015 – High Point University student Ninaru Shtayyeh, a sophomore from Jerusalem, attended the International Student Leadership Conference hosted by the North Carolina Association of International Educators on Nov. 13-14. Shtayyeh, an international business and economics major, prepared a paper for the conference, which she also presented for a class […]

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HPU Welcomes Fink as History Instructor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 30, 2015 – Joey Ann Fink recently joined the faculty of High Point University as an instructor of history. She teaches undergraduate survey courses in 20th century U.S. history and western civilization. Fink’s teaching and research focus on connecting history to contemporary communities and current issues by examining oral history. This […]

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Staff Storyteller: A Thanksgiving Reminder – How Lucky We Are

By: Pam Haynes, Class of 2009, director of media relations at High Point University A story that puts life into perspective unfolded on campus just in time for Thanksgiving. It came after a heavy week when Paris, Beirut and cities around the world were attacked. Students mourned and searched for answers at a prayer vigil in […]

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This Week in Photos: November 21-27

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the first admitted student to the Class of 2020, to Thanksgiving events, a 5K run and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Ong Joins HPU as Philosophy Instructor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 25, 2015 – Dr. James Abordo Ong joined the faculty of High Point University as an instructor of philosophy. A specialist in social and political philosophy and moral psychology, Ong teaches undergraduate business ethics and social ethics courses. Ong recently moved to High Point from Durham, where he completed a doctorate […]

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Thanksgiving Message 2015

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During this special time of thanks, take a moment to reflect on opportunities to connect and serve, and be actively grateful and thankful for the country we live in and the blessings we enjoy. Happy Thanksgiving from the entire High Point University family.

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De Nicolas Joins HPU as Spanish Professor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 25, 2015 – High Point University hired Dr. Sara De Nicolas as a visiting assistant professor of Spanish. De Nicolas teaches all levels of Spanish courses and mentors students in the Spanish major. She also conducts research that focuses on sociolinguistics, second-language acquisition and semantics, and highlights the diversity of the […]

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