Class of 2017 Profile: Marissa Barrett Becomes Content Creator in NYC

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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Class of 2017 Profile: Garr Goes to Grad School for Biomedical Visualization

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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Students Study Animal Behavior in South Africa

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 15, 2017 – Meerkats, elephants and penguins. What do these animals have in common? Each one has been studied by High Point University students as part of a Maymester course in South Africa. HPU Global Experience programs, also known as “Maymesters,” are short-term study abroad opportunities that allow students to fulfill […]

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Students Explore the World During Maymesters

  HPU Global Experience programs, also known as “Maymester,” are short-term study abroad opportunities that allow students to fulfill course requirements under the leadership of HPU faculty, while immersing themselves in a new culture. This year’s offerings included eight journeys that covered 11 different countries: South Africa, Australia, Italy, Switzerland, France, Japan, the UK, Belgium, […]

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Nonprofit Leadership and Management Program Hosts Professors from Thailand

From left to right, Heidi Fischer, HPU director of study abroad; Dr. Christine Cugliari, associate professor of nonprofit leadership; and Nicole Jacobs, capacity building advisor with RTI International, stand alongside visiting Khone Kaen faculty, Dr. Buapun Promphakping, Rattaphon Pitakthepsombat and Dr. Sataporn Roengtam. HIGH POINT, N.C., June 1, 2017 – Faculty from the University of […]

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European Tour: HPU Chamber Singers Perform in Centuries-Old Venues During Study Abroad Experience

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 27, 2017 – The places that inspired Bach and Beethoven to compose some of the world’s most revered music serve as the backdrop for an immersive learning experience for High Point University students this spring. From January through May, HPU’s Chamber Singers are touring Europe as they study abroad and perform […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Sam Fuller Lands Job with Mutual of Omaha

Name: Sam Fuller Hometown: Wheaton, Illinois Major: Fuller will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with minors in Sales and Economics, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Fuller accepted a position as an External Sales Representative at Mutual of Omaha in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In his position, Fuller will meet with insurance brokers and provide group insurance and employee benefits to […]

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A World without Borders

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how High Point University’s study abroad program offers new perspectives for students.   Amy Sladek overlooks a sea of faces in Cottrell Hall. She tells them stories about how her semester in Australia changed her, and how studying abroad can transform them, too. “In […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Marina Kyte Launches Interior Design Career

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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Class of 2016 Profile: Stephanie Ziolkowski Serves at SREE Hotels

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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Abundance through Adversity: Oprah’s Mentee Joins HPU

There’s sunlight streaming through the floor-to-ceiling glass windows of Cottrell Hall’s International Concourse, where Mpumi Nobiva has set up shop to start her day. With her laptop, phone and bag full of textbooks, she looks like other college students at High Point University with project deadlines. But talk to her, and layers of an unexpected […]

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HPU Student Heads to Oxford

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES Andrew Tzavaras took a chance. Dr. Frederick Schneid, one of his mentors, encouraged him. Other members of the history faculty did, too. So, after receiving his undergrad and master degrees at High Point University, a school a few miles from his boyhood home, Tzavaras looked to the other side of […]

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5 Life Lessons from Rachel Callaway, SGA President

Rachel Callaway is an HPU senior and president of the Student Government Association. The following is a transcript of her speech to the Class of 2020 during Opening Convocation on Aug. 22.   Good morning and congratulations. You made it to High Point University. On behalf of the student body, I want to welcome you […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Hattie Dougherty Teaches at Florence Elementary

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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Enriching the Mind, Heart and Soul

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you. At High Point University, students gain more than an education. They gain a network of mentors and friends who provide endless opportunities for engagement.   You’ll notice it first when you pull onto campus. A security officer smiling to […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Gwena Pitt Promotes Santa Cruz Warriors

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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Class of 2016 Profile: Kim Greve Designs Custom Homes

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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