HPU School Of Business Hosts Student Night For Local Triad Institutions

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 28, 2010 – The Earl N. Phillips School of Business at High Point University recently hosted the Local Triad Chapter of The Institute of Internal Auditors? Student Night.

“Students had the opportunity to network with leading accounting and auditing representatives from the Triad and learned about audit career opportunities for accounting and business majors, including public accounting and internal auditing in private industry,” says George Noxon, chair of the Department of Accounting, Finance & Economics in the Phillips School of Business.

Prior to the meeting, students had an opportunity to take part in a Mock Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Exam Competition. While taking the exam was not required for attendance at the event, students were encouraged to participate for the exposure to an alternative professional certification and career path. 

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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