HPU Adds Assistant Professor of Event Management

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 17, 2014 – High Point University recently welcomed Vern Biaett as assistant professor of event management. Biaett will teach classes in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication’s event management minor as well as advise students who are planning careers in the field. He is an event expert in creative program […]

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Freshman Profile: A Commitment to Academics

HPU’s largest cohort of 1,470 new students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Below is a snapshot of a student who is looking forward to developing a competitive skill set that will prepare her for the careers of tomorrow, not today. Name: Halie Turigliatti High school attended: Santa Fe Christian High […]

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Nido R. Qubein School of Communication Hires Stewart

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 8, 2014 – Sean Stewart will join High Point University as assistant professor of communication starting this fall. Stewart, who has experience working for a private strategic communication firm, will teach strategic communication courses and serve as the Graduate Coordinator for the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. “I’ll prepare students […]

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Freshman Profile: A Concentration on Communication

HPU’s largest cohort of 1,470 new students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Below is a snapshot of a student whose learning experiences at HPU will position him to meet his career aspirations in the broadcast and journalism fields. Name: Zachary Tucker High school attended: Salisbury High School in Salisbury, N.C. Accomplishments: […]

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Communication Major Gains PR Experience in NYC

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 28, 2014 – Rising High Point University senior John Marsicano secured an internship at one of the top digital marketing agencies in the country, Code and Theory in New York City. The communication major worked directly with the company’s director of public relations and assisted with top tier publication pitches, project […]

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Communication Major Assists Nonprofits Through Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 – Rising High Point University senior Chanler Brock, originally from Charlotte, N.C., pursued her dreams while helping others as an intern with Silent Images this summer. Silent Images is a nonprofit organization that provides charities with professional photography and video services that educate and inspire viewers. As a creative […]

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Class of 2014 Outcomes: Ed Harlin Captures Home Runs for Atlanta Braves

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Rising Senior Interns at CA Public Relations Firm

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 8, 2014 – Rising High Point University senior Summer Tonsfeldt is working in her chosen field of public relations through a summer internship with Zeno Group in California. At Zeno, Tonsfeldt, a strategic communication major, creates media lists, formats coverage for product releases and edits presentation decks for new businesses. “Zeno […]

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Communication Major Interns at 102JamZ

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 6, 2014 – Dominique Higdon, a rising senior at High Point University and native of Glenn Dale, Md., is getting a behind-the-scenes look at radio broadcasting through her internship at 102JamZ in Greensboro, N.C. The internship gives Higdon experience in a variety of radio broadcasting roles, including the planning and organization […]

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Student Revitalizes Philadelphia Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 28, 2014 – High Point University international relations major Lillian Bijl is helping revitalize a community in Philadelphia thanks to an internship she secured with Mt. Airy USA (MAUSA), a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, empowering and advancing the Mt. Airy neighborhood. As the Special Events and Communications Associate with MAUSA, […]

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Class of 2014 Outcomes: Kristin Summers Joins Procter & Gamble in NYC

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Journalism Major Interns with International Media Company

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 21, 2014 – Jasmine Williams, rising junior at High Point University and Montgomery Village, Md. native, is getting a first-hand look at how a major media company works this summer as the Production Services Intern for Gannett Co. Inc. at their corporate headquarters in McLean, Va. Through her internship, Williams organizes […]

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Class of 2014 Outcomes: Nico Higgins DJs in Boston

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Student Fires Up Grill Cleaning Business

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 3, 2014 – Jack Willett, a rising sophomore at High Point University, has a blazing passion for business and entrepreneurship. This summer, he’s launched his own business, Grill Guys, that offers grill cleaning and polishing services to customers in the southern Connecticut area. Willett, a strategic communications major and native of […]

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