HPU Hires Yang as Assistant Professor of Journalism

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 20, 2010 – Yan Yang has been hired as assistant professor of journalism in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at High Point University.

Yang, who is originally from Hefei, China, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in television editing from the Communication University of China, a Master of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno and is ABD for a Doctor of Philosophy degree in mass communication at the University of Florida.

In her new position, Yang will be responsible for teaching convergent media writing, television news production and media management courses

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 highpoint.edu.

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration



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