HPU Student Lands Internship With SBI


HIGH POINT, N.C., July 9, 2010 ? David Fatheree, a rising senior at High Point University, has landed a summer internship with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation.

Fatheree is an information security and privacy major, with a concentration in criminal justice and a minor in management information systems. In his internship, Fatheree works with the Digital Evidence Department, the Computer Crimes Department, and the Information Technology Department.

As part of the North Carolina Department of Justice, the SBI has statewide jurisdiction and investigates homicides, robberies, property crimes, and other serious cases.

?This internship has greatly affected my search for potential jobs in the future,? says Fatheree. ?I have the ability to test the waters in an array of different sections within the field of criminal justice. This internship is strengthening my skills and increasing my passion for the SBI.?

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students from 50 countries and 46 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. ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among ?America?s Best Colleges.? HPU was included in The Chronicle of Higher Education?s ?Great Colleges to Work For? 2009 listings. The university offers 68 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. 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 or on Twitter at

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration


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