HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 6, 2009 – Senior marketing majors at High Point University recently received assistance with developing their senior projects thanks to special guest Dawn Booker from the Piedmont Triad Partnership, who visited the campus on Feb. 2.
Booker, vice president of marketing for the Piedmont Triad Partnership – one of the 10 best economic development organizations in North America according to Site Selection magazine – helped students develop a marketing plan.
In her presentation, Booker shared information about the economic climate in the 12-county area served by the Triad Partnership, which includes High Point, Winston-Salem and Greensboro. She also offered her services to help students with demographic data necessary for launching a business endeavor here in the Triad.
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with more than 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 50 countries and more than 40 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” The university offers 66 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate-degree majors. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at . Chris DudleyVice President for Administration336firstname.lastname@example.org