HPU Announces New Hires


HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 7, 2017 – High Point University welcomed five new staff members during the month of July. They are as follows:


Derek Clark joined Security and Transportation at HPU as manager of transportation and parking services. He manages a staff that provides safe and reliable transportation and parking for students, staff and faculty and assists with transportation needs on and off campus to a variety of destinations. Most recently Clark was director of transportation for Randolph County Schools, where he worked for 17 years. He also has 15 years of experience as a motor coach operator for Holiday Tours. He has an associate degree in business administration.


Erica Marshall joined Human Resources at HPU as a payroll specialist. She processes bi-weekly staff and student payroll for the university. She has worked in the business finance industry for the past six years. This includes working as a payroll specialist for Thomasville City Schools and Guilford County Schools. Marshall has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a payroll specialist certificate. She is a charter member of the North Carolina Association of School Business Officials.


Blair Brown joined Graduate Admissions at HPU as a counselor for graduate programs. He works closely with prospective graduate students who are interested in the programs offered at HPU and helps them transition into graduate school. He also counsels HPU undergraduates who would like to pursue graduate study. Brown has 20 years of experience working in higher education. He has a bachelor’s degree in international affairs and a master’s degree in higher education.


Daniel Reese joined HPU’s Office of Student Life as a resident director. He manages a staff of resident assistants and works with them to develop social and educational programs for students living in Millis Hall and Wilson Hall. He fosters a positive on-campus residential experience and creates opportunities to help students learn and grow. Reese’s previous experience includes serving as an admissions counselor and graduate hall director. He has a bachelor’s degree in practical theology with a minor in counseling and a Master of Divinity.


Jordan Moore joined HPU’s Office of Student Life as a resident director. She oversees daily operations within the Village 1 residence, including hall program development. While serving as a liaison to student residents, she also has the opportunity to help guide their academic, social and professional development beyond the classroom. Before joining HPU, Moore taught English at a high school in Barbezieux, France. She also has served as a French and English teaching assistant and as a graduate resident assistant. She has bachelor’s degrees in political science and French language, as well as a master’s degree in teaching English as a second language with a concentration in French literature.

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