HPU to Host Percussion Ensemble Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 10, 2014 – The High Point University Percussion Ensemble will offer a diverse mix of beats for the community in an upcoming concert featuring performances by HPU students and faculty. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts building […]

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HPU Hires Lytle as Admissions Phone Counselor

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 10, 2014 – The Office of Admissions at High Point University recently hired Sarah Lytle as an admissions phone counselor. Lytle will be responsible for answering incoming calls to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and providing prospective students and families with information about the application and campus visit processes. A longtime […]

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Burton Joins Faculty in Phillips School of Business

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9, 2014 – The Phillips School of Business at High Point University recently added Dr. Jennifer Burton to its staff as assistant professor of marketing. Burton teaches classes in marketing communications, consumer behavior and social media marketing. She comes to HPU with extensive experience as both a researcher and a marketing […]

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‘I’ve Got Your Back': HPU Professor Studies Employee Support and Job Performance

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9, 2014 – Dr. Sarah Nielsen, assistant professor of human relations at High Point University, recently published an article on the relationship between workplace support and employee performance in the Journal of Organizational Psychology. Typically, employees look to their supervisors and co-workers for support in the workplace. In her paper titled […]

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HPU Adds Tyree to Math Department

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2014 – Brielle Tyree recently joined the Department of Mathematics at High Point University as an undergraduate math instructor. A native of Lynchburg, Virginia, Tyree returns to HPU after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and a Bachelor of Arts in physics, as well as a Master of […]

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Ordination Service Honors Minister to the University

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2014 – Faith leaders and the High Point University community gathered on Oct. 1 for the installation of the Rev. Preston Davis, minister to the university. Davis became minister to the university in 2013. Before arriving, he was commissioned in 2011 by the United Methodist Church as a provisional elder, […]

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HPU Poll Reports on Pivotal U.S. Senate Races

The HPU Poll, housed in High Point University’s Survey Research Center in North Carolina, will field surveys in key races this fall that may determine who controls the U.S. Senate. HPU will survey likely voters in three highly competitive races in Colorado, New Hampshire and North Carolina to gain a snapshot of campaigns that may […]

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School of Pharmacy Welcomes Lingle as Associate Dean

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2014 – High Point University’s School of Pharmacy welcomes Dr. Earle “Buddy” Lingle as professor and associate dean for student and professional affairs. Lingle will teach HPU pharmacy students about social and administrative sciences as well as coordinate the admissions process and student services activities for the school. “I am […]

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Senior Interns at United Way of Greater High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2014 – High Point University senior and Ramsey, New Jersey, native Erin Karpovich is putting her non-profit skills to practice during a semester-long internship with the United Way of Greater High Point. As a resource development intern, Karpovich helps manage company campaigns and encourages charitable giving. Through networking with the […]

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HPU Adds Hirth to School of Business

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 6, 2014 – The Earl N. Phillips School of Business at High Point University recently added Dr. Bob Hirth to its staff as assistant professor of management. Hirth will teach courses in business law and strategic management. Hirth comes to HPU with a richly diverse professional history. In addition to his […]

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90 Year Profile: Mike Foster

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Mike Foster graduated from High Point University with a business degree in 1987. After spending decades in the airline captain seat, he’s now running a specialty coffee roasting company, FosterHobbs in High Point.  

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HPU Welcomes Davidshofer as Philosophy Instructor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2014 – Claudine Davidshofer joined the faculty of High Point University as an instructor of philosophy. In her new position, Davidshofer teaches courses for the philosophy and religion department, such as Sacred Experiences in World Religions, Business Ethics and Contemporary Continental Philosophy. Her expertise includes 19th century philosophy, metaphysics, the […]

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