Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 21, 2019 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. HPU Senior Named Semifinalist for Critical Language Scholarship Kendal Karstens, a senior international relations major at HPU, has been named a semifinalist in the Critical Language Scholarship competition. The program is […]

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HPU’s Dr. Brandon Lenoir Offers Expertise on Government Shutdown

Dr. Brandon Lenoir, HPU’s professor of political communications, recently served as an expert regarding the partial government shut down. The interview has been shared by Vox, Newsweek and USPolitics. https://www.vox.com/2019/1/9/18172329/partial-government-shutdown-paycheck  https://www.newsweek.com/federal-union-workers-protest-trump-texas-border-wall-visit-1287414  https://uspolitics.10ztalk.com/2019/01/09/this-friday-hundreds-of-thousands-of-federal-workers-will-miss-their-first-paycheck/ 

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Students Write Political Speeches for Local and State Dignitaries

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 6, 2018 – High Point University’s Nido R. Qubein School of Communication graduate students worked with local and state dignitaries to write and deliver a political speech. HPU’s Dr. Brandon Lenoir, assistant professor of political communication, had his students work with city of High Point Mayor Jay Wagner and the majority […]

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HPU Senior Interns in U.S. House of Representatives

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 10, 2018 – High Point University senior Sandrine Yesilian caught a glimpse of the inside workings of the U.S. House of Representatives during her internship this summer. The political science and international relations major worked in the office of U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, a congressman from Florida. Throughout the summer, she […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Recent Graduate Wins Society of Professional Journalists Award Evan Dupuis, a 2018 graduate, won the Mark of Excellence Award for online feature reporting at the Society of Professional Journalists Region […]

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Internship Outcomes: Casey Koslosky Interns at Student Veterans of America

READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Casey Koslosky Hometown: San Anselmo, California Year: Class of 2019 Major: Political Science Internship: Koslosky helps to track and summarize legislation for the policy team, as well as attend congressional hearings and meetings with external partners. Every day is unique, some days she lobbies on Capitol Hill all day and […]

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HPU Student Receives Prestigious Boren Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 1, 2018 – Yasmene Dergham, a junior international relations and political science major at High Point University, has been awarded a Boren Scholarship. The award will allow the Plattsburgh, New York, native to spend the summer and fall of 2018 studying Arabic, international relations and history in Jordan. One of the […]

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HPU Poll: Trump Remains at 38 Percent Approval Among North Carolinians

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 27, 2018 – A High Point University Poll finds that North Carolinians give President Donald Trump a job approval rating of 38 percent. Meanwhile, a majority (57 percent) continue to say the country is headed in the wrong direction. Approximately half (51 percent) of North Carolina residents say they disapprove of […]

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HPU Poll: N.C. Consumer Sentiment Remains High

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HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2018 – According to the latest HPU Poll, the Consumer Sentiment Index shows that North Carolinians’ opinion about the economy and their personal finances remains relatively unchanged over the past year. The HPU Poll’s measure of consumer sentiment is an index that comprises five separate questions asking respondents about different […]

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HPU Releases Poll on Offshore Drilling

The first High Point University Poll of 2018 finds that a majority (53 percent) of North Carolinians oppose opening waters off North Carolina’s coast to drilling. The North Carolina public also has a variety of views on the costs and benefits of such a policy.

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HPU Releases Approval Poll

A High Point University Poll finds that North Carolinians give President Donald Trump a job approval rating of 38 percent and Gov. Roy Cooper an approval rating of 46 percent. Meanwhile, a majority continue to say the country is headed in the wrong direction.

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