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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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Hannah Huemme Launches Career with Republican National Committee in D.C.

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: Christopher Ehren Attends Graduate School in England

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: 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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Internship Outcomes: John Gavin Rhodes Gains Experience at Chick-fil-A Headquarters

READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: John Gavin Rhodes Hometown: High Point, North Carolina Year: Rising Senior Major: Computer Science Internship: As a business analyst intern at Chick-fil-A corporate headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, Rhodes worked on projects with the IT Department on a team that directly supported Chick-fil-A operators. In this role, his tasks were to […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Maggie Addison Joins International Nonprofit as Business Manager

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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A Growing Reminder: How the Mariana H. Qubein Botanical Gardens and Arboretum Inspire Reflection

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how the Mariana H. Qubein Botanical Gardens and Arboretum serve as a place of serenity and education for HPU students. Like High Point University itself, the Mariana H. Qubein Botanical Gardens and Arboretum are noticeably beautiful. But every aspect of their design, […]

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HPU Students Perform with Chesapeake Theatre Company

From left, HPU students Christine Watt, Ceili Lang, Olivia Leenhouts and Alec Yamartino, pictured on stage, are interns at Chesapeake Theatre Company in Baltimore.  HIGH POINT, N.C., July 18, 2018 – Four High Point University students are performing and working alongside the actors and crew at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company this summer. Juniors Christine Watt and […]

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HPU Students Study the Biodiversity of Ecuador During Global Experience

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 16, 2018 – High Point University students have returned from their exploration of biodiversity in Ecuador and the Galapagos as part of an HPU Global Experience trip. Also known as “Maymesters,” these short-term programs led by HPU faculty provide students with the opportunity to be immersed in cultures unlike their own. […]

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Internship Outcomes: Alex Angle Interns with the United States Postal Service

READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Alex Angle Hometown: Mercersburg, Pennsylvania Year: Rising junior Major: Business Administration Internship: As a safety intern with the United States Postal Service, Angle works with safety managers to review project plans to achieve assignment goals, including understanding project activities, deadlines and key stakeholders. He also develops documents, files and materials as needed […]

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Club Rowing Builds Momentum

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s club sports teach students valuable life skills such as time management and grit. Six years ago, two students had a vision to create a rowing team at High Point University. Today, that team is competing against Division I teams. The […]

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Internship Outcomes: Morgan Carafa Gains Experience at WFMY News 2

READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Morgan Carafa Hometown: Wilmot, New Hampshire Year: Rising junior Major: Communications with a concentration in electronic media Internship: As the production assistant at WFMY News 2 in Greensboro, North Carolina, Carafa works with the team to film live broadcasts for the daily Good Morning Show. Carafa works with the latest […]

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HPU Students and Professor Discover Eight New Pulsating Stars Using New Method

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 27, 2018 – Two High Point University physics students have returned from Chile with an unprecedented experience under their belt and plans to publish their finding in a peer-reviewed publication. Rising seniors Thomas Boudreaux and Kyle Corcoran joined Dr. Brad Barlow, assistant professor of astrophysics, on his fourth trip with HPU […]

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Internship Outcomes: Joseph Osgood Interns at Prison Fellowship

READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Joseph Osgood Hometown: Napa, California Year: Rising Senior Major: Human Relations Internship: As the media communications intern with Prison Fellowship (PF) in Lansdowne, Virginia, Osgood supports the organization’s goal to bring hope and restoration to prisoners, families and communities impacted by crime and incarceration. Osgood assists in expanding PF’s reach […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 21, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Student Receives Scholarship from the Society of Physics Students Erin Brady, a rising senior at HPU, has been selected to receive a $2,000 Science Systems and Applications Inc. Underrepresented Student […]

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