Alumni Profile: Life in the Director’s Chair

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES Behind every great radio show is a producer who makes it happen. For 93.9 WKYS, one of D.C.’s top hip hop stations, that person is Dominique Higdon. Higdon is a 2015 graduate of High Point University and an assistant program director at Radio One for 93.9 in Washington, D.C. Her […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Elyse Stoner Accepts Recruiting Position

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their […]

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Professor: Online Discussions Influence Decision to Participate in Genetic Research

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2016 – Research published by Dr. Sojung Claire Kim, assistant professor of strategic communication at High Point University, shows that online discussions have a positive impact on people’s intentions to participate in genetic testing and research. The article, titled “Online Discussion Effects on Intention to Participate in Genetic Research: A […]

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HPU Gives 1,500 Members of the Community Free OTC Medication

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 1, 2016 – High Point University, NC MedAssist, High Point Community Foundation and High Point Seventh-Day Adventist Church gave more than 1,500 members of the community free over-the-counter medication today at the HPU Community Center. The organizations hosted the third Over-the-Counter Give Away Day for those in need of medication in […]

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Professor Honored with Outstanding Women in Business Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 1, 2016 – Kathy Elliott, assistant professor and director of Belk Entrepreneurship Center at High Point University, is a recipient of the Triad Business Journal’s 2016 Outstanding Women in Business award. Elliott was selected among business and community leaders who have provided leadership through their professional careers and philanthropy. She will […]

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HPU Adds Dettloff as Server Administrator

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 31, 2016 – High Point University hired Jacob Dettloff as a server administrator in the Office of Information Technology. Dettloff maintains the university’s servers and assists with technology upgrades and improvements. “Technology plays a big role in teaching and learning at HPU,” says Dettloff. “The work we do in IT reflects […]

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March Extraordinary Leader: Moving Way Beyond Fear

When the weather warms and students shed coats for T-shirts and shorts, Sarah Field finds her favorite study spot: the balcony outside the Learning Commons at the R.G. Wanek Center. She’ll stay there for two, three, four hours, maybe more. She’ll look up from her books, notes and flash cards, and with the panoramic view […]

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HPU Announces Finalists for 2016 Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 30, 2016 – The Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced five finalists for its sixth annual Business Plan Competition. This year’s winners will compete for $15,000 in start-up funds. The finalists will present their business plans to a panel of judges consisting of business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors […]

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Jazz Ensemble to Present Cafe Jazz

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 30, 2016 – Put on your dancing shoes and join High Point University’s Jazz Ensemble for lively music from the swing era and beyond at the second annual Café Jazz concert. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 5 in the Ballroom at the Plato S. Wilson Commerce […]

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Extraordinary Patient Care: Full-Time Doctor Promotes Student Health on Campus

This story is featured in the Winter 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. To commemorate National Doctors’ Day today, discover below how the HPU’s full-time doctor provides compassionate and quality care for students.   You could say Dr. Marnie Marlette is a rare breed. She is High Point University’s full-time medical director of the on-campus student health […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Lydia Prior Travels for Krispy Kreme Corporation

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their […]

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