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Student Learns Fine Line of Design Through Internship

07.5.2011

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 5, 2011 – Emily Lloyd, a rising senior at High Point University, is gaining valuable design experience, thanks to a summer internship in the graphics department at Freeman Company. The company, in Lanham, Md., specializes in face-to-face marketing. Some of their clients include Microsoft, Paula Dean and Fancy Foods.

Lloyd, a marketing major with a minor in graphic design, works on various projects for the company, including making sure printed projects are primed and ready for display at various show sites – conventions, trade shows, career fairs and more – where the projects are presented.

Lloyd says she’s especially grateful for the knowledge she has learned in courses at HPU, including graphic design, which has given her an advantage in her position.

“The company’s quote is, ?Do it right the first time every time,’ which makes me strive to be the best,” Lloyd says.

After graduation, Lloyd plans to pursue a career in advertising.

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, 43 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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