In Fitness and in Health

This story is featured in the Fall 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how one HPU staff member enriches students’ lives through the HPU recreation center.  For Mat Allred, one game of intramural basketball or one spinning class is all it takes to start a friendship. These activities and the wealth of other […]

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Internship Profile: Jessica Vedrani Finds a Passion for Politics

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Jessica Vedrani Hometown: Salisbury, Massachusetts Year: Class of 2021 Major: Double major in criminal justice and political science Internship: Vedrani interned with the Climate Action Campaign as the data and operations fellow in Washington, D.C. She was in charge of analyzing senator voting records, speeches, statements and social media […]

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The Roots of Success

This story is featured in the Fall 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s arboretum and gardens inspire students to plant their roots and reach for the stars.  Whenever I walk around campus and see what needs to be planted, pruned or replaced in our gardens, I find our rose bushes in […]

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5 Lessons from HPU’s All-Star Sports Entertainment Panel

During a recent All-Star Panel held on campus, students scored advice from three MVPs in the sports industry and learned how to make their goals a reality. Below are highlights from the conversation between Cynt Marshall, Dallas Mavericks CEO and HPU’s Sports Executive in Residence; Bob Ryan, Boston Globe Reporter and HPU’s Sports Reporter in […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Aidan Jensen Reports for The Courier-Times

With another successful Commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are kicking off 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 […]

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A Culture that Cultivates Excellence

This story is featured in the Fall 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s inspiring environment creates intentional learning opportunities for students.  HPU’s intentional design inspires students to rise up and meet life’s challenges. Think your environment doesn’t matter? Think again. Why do NFL teams pipe loud sound into their stadiums while […]

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The Entrepreneurial Mindset

This story is featured in the Fall 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU promotes an entrepreneurial spirit in its students and provides them the opportunities to grow their business ideas.  High Point University’s student entrepreneurs know where to channel their energy and find support. Inside the Belk Entrepreneurship Center, students craft […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Macketta Johns Branches Out with Bumble

With another successful Commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are kicking off 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 […]

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Connecting Passion with Purpose

This story is featured in the Fall 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Office of Career and Professional Development goes above and beyond in preparing students for their careers.    HPU’s Office of Career and Professional Development helps students channel their talents into incredible career paths. A month before his HPU […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Livy Beaner Broadens her Journalism Experience

With another successful Commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are kicking off 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 […]

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Internship Profile: Jake Wilkins Works with the Dallas Mavericks

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Jake Wilkins Hometown: Norwalk, Connecticut Year: Class of 2020 Major: Business administration with a minor in marketing Internship: Wilkins was the marketing intern for the Dallas Mavericks in Dallas, Texas. He helped create marketing plans and provided input on marketing events, programs and more. Wilkins also worked with other […]

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Meet the Deans 2019

  Dr. Angela Bauer Dean of the Wanek School of Natural Sciences Education: B.A. in psychology and neuroscience from Lawrence University in Wisconsin; a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Northwestern University. Accolades: Dr. Bauer has been part of the HPU family since 2013. She joined as chair of the Department of Biology and has taught courses […]

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Internship Profile: Megan Pusser Edits for Our State Magazine

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Megan Pusser Hometown: Whispering Pines, North Carolina Year: Class of 2020 Major: English literature and English writing Internship: Pusser recently landed a position as the editorial intern for Our State Magazine, where she is working with the editorial staff to produce and revise content for print and digital editions […]

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Internship Profile: Spencer Day Supports Cybersecurity at La-Z-Boy

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Spencer Day Hometown: West Chester, Ohio Year: Class of 2020 Major: Criminal justice and computer science Internship: Day spent the summer with La-Z-Boy as the cybersecurity intern on the IT/cybersecurity team in their corporate office. He monitored and investigated cyber incidents for La-Z-Boy worldwide, developed a “Privileged Acceptable Use […]

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Internship Profile: Briana Smalley Works with the Special Victim’s Unit

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Briana Smalley Hometown: West Palm Beach, Florida Year: Class of 2020 Major: Criminal justice with a minor in women and gender studies Internship: Smalley worked with the State Attorney’s Office in West Palm Beach as a special victim’s unit intern. She was tasked to review forensic interviews and make […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Mitch Rissmiller Joins the TODAY Show Team

With another successful commencement behind us, High Point University seniors have kicked-off 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: Kaylee Kerr Acts as Media Intern for Newfields

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Kaylee Kerr Hometown: Avon, Indiana Year: Class of 2021 Major: Communications, focusing in electronic media with double minors in graphic design and photography Internship: Kerr worked as the media intern for Newfields, a 100-acre nature park that houses the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), gardens and woodlands. As the […]

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