HPU Poll: North Carolinians Share Their Views on Education Policy

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 13, 2017 – North Carolinians are engaged and interested in offering opinions on the state’s public schools, according to the 2017 HPU Education Poll, a joint venture between selected faculty in the Department of Leadership Studies in the School of Education and HPU’s Survey Research Center. In the statewide survey, 55 […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Katie Aitkens Provides Insurance Services

Name: Katie Aitkens Hometown: West Long Branch, New Jersey Major: Aitkens will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with minors in Sales and Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Aitkens accepted a position as an Underwriter Trainee at Selective Insurance in Hamilton, New Jersey. In her position, Aitkens will administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules, […]

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Students Host Valentine’s Dance for Special Needs Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 10, 2017 – High Point University’s Student Council For Exceptional Children (CEC) and High Point Parks and Recreation hosted a Valentine’s Dance on Feb. 7 for the special needs community. Activities included music, crafts and refreshments at the Morehead Recreation Center. HPU’s CEC consists of majors from across campus who share a […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Allie Zambito Pursues Doctor of Physical Therapy

Name: Allie Zambito Hometown: Bayville, New Jersey Major: Zambito will graduate with a B.S. in Exercise Science on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Zambito will pursue a master’s degree in anatomy and clinical health science, while working toward her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware. UD’s physical therapy program is currently ranked No. 1 in […]

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HPU Earns 8th Consecutive Tree Campus USA Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 8, 2017 – High Point University earned the 2016 Tree Campus USA recognition for the eighth consecutive year. HPU is one of 12 colleges and universities in the state to receive the honor and one of only four to have achieved it for eight or more years. Led by First Lady […]

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HPU/News and Record Poll: North Carolinians Favor Policy Made at State Level

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 8, 2017 – The first High Point University/News and Record Poll of 2017 finds that North Carolinians generally favor the state government establishing a statewide standard on a series of policy issues, including discrimination, minimum wage, and environmental protection, instead of cities making their own rules. The new poll asked a […]

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HPU Commissions New Miniature Train for City Lake Park

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 7, 2017 – A popular attraction for families in High Point will keep chugging thanks to a gift from High Point University. For nearly 25 years, High Point City Lake Park’s miniature train has provided more than 50,000 rides annually to local residents. In recent years, however, the train began to […]

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