Dr. Shannon Campbell Joins HPU School of Communication

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2015 – Experienced public relations professor Dr. Shannon Campbell joined the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at High Point University as chair of journalism and strategic communication. She also serves as an assistant professor of communication. Campbell oversees the journalism and strategic communication department and teaches classes such as […]

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Class of 2015 Outcomes: Stephen Lillie Trains for Fortune 500 Company

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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More than Just a Jacket: Interning for Letterman’s Farewell Season

By: Britton Nagy, Class of 2015   A legendary combination of white leather and fine wool, artfully stitched together and embellished with patches reading “LS ’14.” It is the last of its kind; the final of an iconic series of ‘Letterman jackets’ from the 21-year-running Late Show with David Letterman—and it’s mine. The Letterman jacket, […]

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Communication Students and Alumni Present Research at ECA Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 15, 2015 – Undergraduate communication students, along with graduate students and alumni of the Master of Arts in strategic communication program at High Point University, attended the Eastern States Communication Association conference. The event was held April 22-26 in Philadelphia. “I am so grateful that I got the opportunity as an […]

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As college ends, a life begins for three HPU graduates

Arielle Stratton danced. Colin Reinhardt walked soldier-perfect. And Luke Rogers looked like a prizefighter, arm raised, smiling big, striding across the stage Saturday like he owned it. All three made it, degree in hand. They’re now graduates of High Point University. With broadcast legend Tom Brokaw looking on, wearing a white HPU baseball cap and […]

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Class of 2015 Outcomes: Jay Carroll Promotes #GoLocal

With commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Class of 2015 Outcomes: Marissa Pierre Manages Client Relationships

With commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Class of 2015 Outcomes: Megan Robinson Recruited by Charlotte Hornets

With commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Staff Storyteller: The Four-Year Transformation Comes to Fruition

By: Roger Clodfelter, Vice President for Communications I was having lunch with one of our students, John Marsicano, when he got the news. We had ordered soup when he began to open up, unprompted, about his four years at HPU – what he’s learned, how many hours his professors have spent with him, and where […]

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Meet the Seniors: Values-Based Living and Learning

READ MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES It was the values-based education at High Point University that drew Alex Nelson here as a hopeful freshman – that of free enterprise, patriotism and individual initiative that the university celebrates. Four years later, those same values send him into the world as a financial advisor with Edward Jones. On […]

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My Major at HPU: Strategic Communication

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At High Point University, the communication major is housed at the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. Named for the university’s president, who is an acclaimed international speaker and communicator, the School of Communication is a model of how contemporary communication should be studied at liberal arts universities. Our goal is to help students become […]

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Students Donate Money to Operation Smile

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 13, 2015 – High Point University students Patrick Slane, Ryder Harmon and Lilyana Diaz recently donated $1,000 to Operation Smile when country music star Stephanie Quayle visited campus and asked the students to help. Operation Smile is an international children’s medical charity that performs safe, effective cleft lip and cleft palate […]

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HPU to Host Pulitzer Center Journalist and Photographer

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 10, 2015 – High Point University will host Pulitzer Center journalist Brian Castner and documentary photographer Cheryl Hatch as they discuss their reporting on the efforts of the U.S. military and local community to contain the Ebola epidemic in Liberia. The event will take place at 7 p.m. on March 24 […]

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Never Back Down: Remembering Stuart Scott

By: Austin Ford, Class of 2014   “You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.” No words greater represent the late Stuart Scott than these, spoken by Scott himself at the 2014 ESPY Awards after receiving the Jimmy V Award for his courageous fight with […]

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