HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 26, 2019 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. HPU Music Students Selected to Perform at Greensboro Symphony Guild Annual Gala Earlier this month, HPU students performed at the Greensboro Symphony Guild’s annual gala at Proximity Hotel. For the second consecutive […]

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HPU Students Awarded Funds at Annual Elevator Pitch Competition

High Point University students received the chance to participate in the annual Elevator Pitch Competition, a part of Global Entrepreneurship Week on campus. Each student had two minutes to pitch their business ideas to four judges and compete for cash prizes during the competition. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 25, 2019 – During Global Entrepreneurship Week, […]

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High Point University Students Gain Hands-On Experience at High Point Furniture Market

High Point University senior interior design majors Tara Kelley (left), Amy Fleener (right) and Christina Carilli, a sophomore psychology major (center), prepare the Loloi showroom during High Point Market. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2019 – Today, High Point University students helped High Point Market exhibitors prepare for the largest home furnishings industry trade show […]

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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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Internship Profile: Lindsay Skau Builds Business Acumen

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Lindsay Skau Hometown: Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan Year: Class of 2020 Major: Business administration Internship: Skau interned with Hamilton Point Investments, LLC, in acquisitions, investor relations and asset management. Her work focused on financial and market analysis, valuation and financing and closing of HPI acquisitions. She worked with the […]

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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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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: Caroline Labovitz Secured an Internship at Staples

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Caroline Labovitz Hometown: Holden, Massachusetts  Year: Class of 2020 Major: English literature with a minor in sales Internship: Labovitz was the human resources compensation intern for Staples. In her role, she was a member of an implementation team comprised of compensation, HRBP, talent acquisition and worked with a third-party […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Carly Garr Generates Graphics for NBC GolfNow

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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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Sam Berlin Secures a Role in Software Sales

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: Amirah Darnaby Builds Business Knowledge with Booz Allen Hamilton Consulting

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Amirah Darnaby Hometown: Upper Marlboro, Maryland Year: Class of 2022 Major: Human relations with minors in sociology and French Internship: Darnaby spent the summer as a business development intern for Booz Allen Hamilton Consulting Firm. In her role, she performed research tasks, including data collection, manipulation and presentation, literature […]

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Freshman Profile: Building Businesses and a Future

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Raphael Genty, one member of the Class of 2023, brings with him many academic accolades and athletic accomplishments. Below, discover how he plans to make the most out of his time at HPU:  Name: Raphael Genty  Hometown: […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Michael Estrella-Gero Finds a Future in the Furniture Industry

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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Lifelong Career Preparation

This story is featured in the Spring 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 professional development process is a lasting investment for students. When Anne Drew Allen was a high school senior from Austin, Texas, […]

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Internship Profile: Philip Filiopoulos Finds a Future with HOGAN

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Philip Filiopoulos Hometown: Annapolis, Maryland Year: Class of 2020 Major: Finance with a minor in sales Internship: Filiopoulos held the role of commercial brokerage and land development intern at HOGAN. Covering various tasks day-to-day, Filiopoulos met with clients and sat in on meetings to gain knowledge of the commercial […]

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Internship Profile: Konstance Woods Finds a Foundation in Finance

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Konstance Woods Hometown: Fayetteville, North Carolina Year: Class of 2022 Major: Accounting and finance with a minor in data analytics Internship: Woods worked as a finance intern with Li & Fung Finance Division and was involved in general accounting tasks, account analysis, account reconciliation and new accounting system migrations […]

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Internship Profile: Stone Sirpilla Studies Sponsorship at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Stone Sirpilla Hometown: Canton, Ohio Year: Class of 2022 Major: Accounting with a minor in sales Internship: Sirpilla spent time at the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a gold jacket relations and sponsorship intern over the summer. He worked under the Senior Vice President of Gold Jacket Relations […]

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Internship Profile: Tara Jue Makes a Career with Morgan Stanley

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Tara Jue Hometown: Union Beach, New Jersey Year: Class of 2020 Major: Computer science and a minor in graphic design CLICK HEREto discover HPU’s School of Engineering. Internship: Jue joined Morgan Stanley as a technology summer analyst in New York City. She spent time working as a business analyst […]

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