HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 9, 2018 – High Point University welcomed six new staff members during the month of October. They are as follows:
Bree Bonnema joined the Office of Career and Professional Development as a career advisor. She works primarily with business majors throughout their career exploration and job search preparation. She enjoys working with students and assisting them in reaching their academic, personal and professional goals. Before joining HPU, she was an academic advisor and first year seminar instructor. She has a Master of Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in education.
Allen Unger joined the Office of Career and Professional Development as a career advisor. He advises students in the Phillips School of Business and supports them in pursuing internships, employment or advanced degrees by providing them with guidance, encouragement and direction. Unger was previously in the Air Force/Air Force National Guard, where he was a unit training manager in the education and training career field. He also has experience in college student affairs and human resources. He has an associate degree in education and training management, a bachelor’s degree in sociology, and a master’s degree in counselor education/college student development.
Stacy Rogers joined the Office of Student Success as a student success coach. She provides academic and transitional support to first-year students, helping them adjust to college life. She also serves as an academic advisor for first-year exercise science and pre-pharmacy students and works to ensure that students are successful at HPU. Rogers has a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies and received her master’s degree in higher education. She also has experience working in higher education and coaching high school athletics.
Lauren Angel joined the Department of Physical Therapy as an administrative assistant. She supports the education, research and clinical operations of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Lab and the Virtual Reality and Clinical Gait Analysis Lab. She also assists other areas of the department, including research coordination, patient scheduling, welcoming visitors and tours of the labs. Previously, Angel was a teacher in Guilford County Schools for eight years. She has a Bachelor of Science in education with a concentration in interdisciplinary arts and is licensed to teach elementary grades in North Carolina.
Crystal Crouse joined the Office of Student Life as assistant director of student conduct. She counsels students on conduct related matters, works with student and faculty justices and advises the peer mentor program. Her work helps students develop responsible citizenship and accountability to themselves and their peers. Before joining HPU, Crouse worked in college residence life for 10 years. She graduated with bachelor’s degrees in psychology and sociology and also holds a Master of Science in youth development leadership.
Logan Alexander joined the Office of Institutional Advancement as coordinator of gratitude and stewardship. She oversees stewardship processes and events for students, alumni, parents and other supporters and maintains relationships with them. She also coordinates endowment reporting, recognition processes, annual stewardship reports, donor acknowledgements from students, and reporting for annual foundation and corporate gifts. Her prior experience is in marketing, having worked for the Winston-Salem Dash, UNC General Alumni Association, Chick-fil-A and Camco Manufacturing. Alexander has a bachelor’s degree in history.