Class of 2018 Outcomes: Margaret Shaffer Manages Marketing for Optic Nerve

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 senior from the […]

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HPU Recognized for Best Event Management Program for Third Time

HPU’s event management program won the Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Award for Best Event Management Bachelor’s Degree from the International Festivals and Events Association. Attending the IFEA conference and accepting the award are, from left, student Makayla Worley, student Skyler Niles, Assistant Professor Dr. Vern Biaett, Assistant Professor Dr. Brianna Clark, student and Planning on […]

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HPU Students Experience a Behind-the-Scenes Look at WGHP

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 25, 2018 – Election Day is right around the corner and some High Point University students sat in on a live interview between Dr. Brandon Lenoir, HPU’s assistant professor of strategic communication, and Bob Buckley, Fox 8 anchor and senior reporter. Lenoir was invited to discuss the state legislature ahead of […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Communication

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 11, 2018 – High Point University welcomed seven new faculty members to the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. Dr. Brianna Clark, Assistant Professor of Event Management Dr. Brianna Clark teaches courses on event operations, marketing and sponsorship, and the administration of events and festivals. She also conducts research and will […]

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ABC News’ Byron Pitts Visits HPU to Mentor Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2018 – High Point University students spent today with ABC News’ ‘Nightline’ co-anchor Byron Pitts, HPU’s Journalist in Residence, networking and learning the tricks of the business. During a Q&A session on Oct. 7 moderated by HPU President Nido Qubein, students asked how to jump from college to career and […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 28, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Theatre Faculty, Student Perform in New York Members of the HPU Department of Theatre and Dance recently participated in the Broadway Bound Play Festival in New York City. Their play, “The […]

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Meet The Deans 2018

Dr. Michael Oudshoorn Dean of the Webb School of Engineering Education: B.Sc. in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics; B.Sc. (Hons) in Computer Science; Ph.D. in Computer Science. All from the University of Adelaide, Australia. Accolades: Dr. Oudshoorn has more than 30 years of experience as an educator. His career began at the University of Adelaide, […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Evan Dupuis Directs Communications at Sports and Wilderness Camp

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 senior from the […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Katie McKenna Accepts Position with WHDH 7 News in Boston

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 senior from the […]

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Internship Profile: Danielle Neron Gains Experience at Boys & Girls Club in High Point, NC.

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Danielle Neron Hometown: Coatesville, Pennsylvania  Year: Class of 2019 Major: Communication with a focus in Electronic Media Production Internship: Neron is responsible for creating videos and photos for the High Point Boys and Girls Club to use on social media platforms. Her primary inspiration for creating videos was so […]

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Internship Profile: Macketta Johns Lands New Media Internship

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Macketta Johns Hometown: Frederick, Maryland Year: Class of 2019 Major: Journalism with a minor in event management Internship: Johns spent the summer as the New Media Intern for Afterbuzz TV in Los Angeles, California. She was responsible for conducting creative descriptions for 209 after shows weekly. She assisted with the […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Lexi Becer Commences Career with Calvin Klein

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 senior from the […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Victoria Cotnoir Commences Marketing and Design Career

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 senior from the […]

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Seizing Opportunity: Students Develop Confidence Through Experience in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU students enter the workforce with the experience and life skills need to exceed industry standards.  On the first day of her practicum, Holly Llewellyn discovered she’d joined a public relations agency. “It’s up to all of you whether this firm succeeds or […]

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Internship Profile: Kaylee Kerr interns with Indiana Pacers

READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Kaylee Kerr Hometown: Avon, Ohio Year: 2020 Major: electronic media production Internship: During her a community relations internship with the Indiana Pacers, Kerr is responsible for event preparation and management, donation request fulfillment, content design projects and data entry organization. She will assist with community programs such as reading events, exercise […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Kendra Bickford Manages Accounts in Boston

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 senior from the […]

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Training Interactive Learners: Dr. Jennifer Lukow Challenges Students to Stay Competitive in Sport Management

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how Dr. Jennifer Lukow helps her students launch successful careers. Careers in sport management are changing every day thanks to the influence of technology and globalization — and Dr. Jennifer Lukow takes that challenge as motivation to arm students with the tools […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Nick Muniz Studies Law at USC

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 senior from the […]

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