Event Management Program Wins International Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 5, 2016 – High Point University’s event management program in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication recently received international recognition as the best event management bachelor’s degree. Dr. Vern Biaett, assistant professor of event management, accepted the Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Gold Award at the 61st Annual International Festivals & […]

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August’s Extraordinary Leader: Learning the Human Side of Research

Rebecca Ulrich always wears her hot-pink lab glasses in Congdon Hall’s Room 352. She can lose herself for hours. She’ll be doing experiments listening to her “Hymns for Hipsters” playlist on Spotify knowing that research is her future and her future involves helping the health-starved poor. She saw it firsthand in Uganda and South Africa, […]

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Baseball Internship Helps Student Prepare for Future Career

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2016 – High Point University junior Nicholas Muniz, a business major from Fort Worth, Texas, combined his passion for sports with preparation for his future career during an internship in baseball operations with the Staten Island Yankees. While assisting the team’s general manager, Muniz was in charge of all communication […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2016 – High Point University welcomed nine new staff members during the month of September. They are as follows: Gail Strickland joins the School of Pharmacy as an assessment and student services assistant. This is a newly created position. She assists the associate deans, Dr. Peter Gal and Dr. Buddy […]

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Students Win Fine Furniture Design Visual Merchandising Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2016 – Six High Point University students have been awarded a $500 scholarship as the winners of a design competition sponsored by Fine Furniture Design. The competition challenged undergraduates majoring in visual merchandising design to develop mood boards, which visually represent the demographics, psychographics and overall lifestyle of consumers likely to […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Peres

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2016 – High Point University will fly flags at half-staff today through sunset on Friday, Sept. 30. U.S. President Barack Obama ordered flags to be lowered as a mark of respect for the memory of Shimon Peres, former President and Prime Minister of Israel.

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Senior Interns with Tech Start-up

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2016 – Senior Kirstie Pratt spent her summer in Ashburn, Virginia, as a marketing and growth intern for Solebrity, a new online shopping app that pays shoppers when friends buy the shopper’s endorsed items. Pratt, a strategic communication major from Leesburg, Virginia, says that the internship gave her the opportunity […]

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College of Arts and Sciences Welcomes New Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2016 – High Point University welcomes 23 new faculty members to the David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university.   Dr. Todd Lyda, Instructor of Biology Lyda will teach lecture courses and laboratory sections in the biology department. In this […]

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