HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Communication

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2017 – High Point University welcomes three new faculty members to the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication.   Dr. Florian Hemme, Assistant Professor of Sport Management Hemme teaches sport marketing, sport facility management and governance for sport organizations in this newly created position. He comes to HPU with both […]

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Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 29, 2017 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month. Communication Professor Publishes in International Journal of Communication Nahed Eltantawy, associate professor of journalism at HPU, […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Michael Keener Joins Gartner as Account Manager

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Ashley Furniture Internship Provides HPU Junior with E-commerce and Sales Experience

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 28, 2017 – High Point University junior Mandy Engelman spent the summer immersed in analytics and furniture trend forecasts. Her internship with AshComm LLC, a division of Ashley Furniture, introduced her to the world of e-commerce and helped her combine her communication skills with one of the company’s vital sales functions. […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Nick Blackman

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Rachel Callaway Manages Social Media and HPU Master’s Program

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kira Foglesong Attends Graduate School at Clemson University

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kirstie Pratt Begins Career with Golf Channel

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Senior Selected Out of Hundreds for Walt Disney Company Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 7, 2017 – High Point University rising senior Michaela O’Connor dreamed of becoming part of Disney’s magic since she was a child, and that dream has come true. She is one of only two individuals selected from hundreds of applicants for a sales professional internship with Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings. O’Connor, […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Sonya Khedr Manages Marketing Career and Internship

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Marissa Barrett Becomes Content Creator in NYC

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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Student Receives Pulitzer Fellowship to Report from Chile

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2017 – High Point University student Taylor Lord has been named a 2017 Pulitzer Fellow by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. This competitive opportunity will take Lord to Casablanca, Chile, where she’ll report on how climate change is affecting internationally renowned wines produced in the city. Lord is from […]

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Building Community through Conversation

This story is featured in the Spring 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you.   Douglas McCollum understands the power of words. He’s a freshman at High Point University, but he’s wise well beyond his years. McCollum is a High Point native and one of more than a dozen Bonner Leaders at HPU. […]

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HPU and Triad Universities Host 12th Global Communication Association Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 19, 2017 – High Point University served as a primary host for the 12th annual Global Communication Association Conference (GCC). Host universities also included, the University of North Carolina Greensboro, Winston Salem State University, Elon University, Mazoon University College and Bayan College. Each year, GCA invites the brightest minds in the […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Amy Sladek Begins Marketing Career at Walt Disney World

Name: Amy Sladek Hometown: Naperville, Illinois  Major: Sladek will graduate with a degree in Strategic Communication and a minor in Event Management on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Sladek has accepted a position with Walt Disney World as a talent acquisition marketing professional intern. Joining the business segment of the Walt Disney Company in Orlando, Florida, Sladek will be part of the account […]

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Faculty Profile: Communication for Social Change

Dr. Sojung Kim’s Classes Focus on Experiential and Service Learning How can we use persuasive strategies and different media platforms to promote positive social changes? That’s a question Dr. Sojung Claire Kim and her students tackle every day. Kim is an assistant professor of strategic communication in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at […]

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HPU Dedicates Liberty Tree for First Amendment Day

High Point University First Lady Mariana Qubein presided over the tree dedication and turned the first shovel of soil HIGH POINT, N.C., March 23, 2017 – In the years before the American Revolution, colonists gathered at the Liberty Tree, a large elm tree in Boston that served as a rallying point for important events and […]

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