HPU To Feature Presentation By President Of The National Council For International Visitors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 30, 2010 ? Sherry L. Mueller, president of the National Council for International Visitors, will present “Preparing for Your International Career” at 7 p.m. on Sept. 14 in Phillips Hall at High Point University. The event is free and open to the public.

Mueller, co-author with Mark Overmann of “Working World: Careers in International Education, Exchange and Development,” has mentored numerous students as they have explored international career opportunities. She has provided leadership for the National Council for International Visitors since 1996. Prior to joining the Council, she served for 18 years in various capacities at the Institute of International Education. Mueller earned her master?s and doctorate in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.

Mueller’s presentation is sponsored by the High Point University Department of Modern Foreign Languages and the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication in conjunction with the Piedmont Triad Council for International Visitors.

The Piedmont Triad Council for International Visitors (PTCIV) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership association, founded in 1990. Its members design and implement professional programs, provide cultural activities, and offer home hospitality opportunities for foreign leaders and specialists participating in the U.S. Department of State?s International Visitor Leadership Program.

Parking for the event is available behind Wilson School of Commerce. Enter from OA Kirkman Way.

For more information, contact John Luecke at 336-841-9176 or e-mail jluecke@highpoint.edu.

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 over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 51 countries and 46 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report at No. 3 among Regional Colleges in the South. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 7 percent among ?America?s Best Colleges.? Parade Magazine lists HPU in the top 25 private schools in the nation. The university offers 50 undergraduate majors, 42 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 http://www.highpoint.edu/.

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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