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HPU Students Meet Celebrity Chef Paula Deen While Working At High Point Market

Posted on April 5, 2011.

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 5, 2011 ? High Point University students who are gaining real world experience by working for Furnitureland South during the April High Point Market had the unique opportunity to meet and network with celebrity chef Paula Deen, who also has her own furniture line, the Paula Deen Home Collection by Universal Furniture.

HPU students Allison Murphy, a marketing major, and Kaitlyn Carpenter, a design major, along with Cathy Nowicki, instructor of interior design, had the opportunity to discuss the furniture line with Deen.

Securing the jobs at the well-known furniture company during market week gave the students a great opportunity to put their networking skills intro practice as they met notable professionals that come to the furniture market such as Deen.

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 14 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.

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Pam Haynes

Communication Specialist

336-841-9055

phaynes@highpoint.edu

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