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HPU Welcomes Russell in Office of Student Life
08.8.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 8, 2014 – The Office of Student Life at High Point University recently hired Kristen Russell as the assistant director of campus engagement and student activities. Russell will coordinate many on and off campus programs that connect students with their peers and the community. Russell is looking forward to using her […]
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Allen Joins Information Technology Department
08.7.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 7, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Glenwood Allen II as a business analyst in the Office of Information Technology. Allen will be responsible for analyzing existing systems and business processes, identifying process and system improvement strategies, and providing project management services. As an expert in business process improvement, Allen […]
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Peele Joins Freshman Success Program
08.6.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 6, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Christopher Peele as a success coach in the Freshman Success Program. Peele is responsible for assisting incoming freshmen in the transition from high school to college. He will focus on students majoring in biology, chemistry, biochemistry and physics. Having previously worked in academic […]
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Junior Interns for Capital Funding Group
08.5.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 5, 2014 – Patrick Kane, a rising junior at High Point University and native of Lutherville, Maryland, is learning the ins and outs of financing through his internship at Capital Funding Group in Baltimore. The business administration major helps create structured financing and refinancing deals for the company’s clients, creates client […]
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Interior Design Major Gains International Experience at Indesign
08.1.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 1, 2014 – Nicolette Petrouleas, a native of Staten Island, N.Y., and rising junior at High Point University, is making a big impression at the international interior design firm Indesign in Barcelona, Spain. After just three days interning with the company, one of Petrouleas’ floor plan designs was chosen to present […]
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Student Revitalizes Philadelphia Community
07.28.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 28, 2014 – High Point University international relations major Lillian Bijl is helping revitalize a community in Philadelphia thanks to an internship she secured with Mt. Airy USA (MAUSA), a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, empowering and advancing the Mt. Airy neighborhood. As the Special Events and Communications Associate with MAUSA, […]
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HPU Hires Tzavaras in Registrar’s Office
07.25.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 25, 2014 – The University Registrar at High Point University recently hired Amanda Tzavaras as a transcript coordinator. Tzavaras has many responsibilities, including assisting with students’ schedules, planning courses, supervising work study students, requesting and sending transcripts, and addressing other concerns about enrollment. Her position serves as the front-line contact person […]
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Admissions Hires Loveday-Donovan
07.24.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 24, 2014 – High Point University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions recently hired Jennifer Loveday-Donovan as senior admissions counselor. Loveday-Donovan will be an admissions counselor for the Piedmont and Triad area. She will aid students and parents as they begin their journey through the admissions process at HPU. Loveday-Donovan worked previously as […]
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HPU Welcomes Cook to Freshman Success Program
07.23.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 23, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Hilah Cook as a success coach in the Freshman Success Program. Cook is responsible for providing support and guidance regarding academics, extracurricular activities and more to incoming HPU freshmen. “I will provide students with the tools needed to navigate their first year at […]
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HPU Hires Gerstner in IT Department
07.18.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 18, 2014 – The Office of Information Technology at High Point University recently hired Ali Gerstner as a systems specialist. Gerstner is implementing new systems that allow professors, advisors and other campus groups to track student success. Having worked previously in educational technologies and student data, Gerstner is ready to begin […]
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HPU Hires Forney in IT Department
07.9.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 9, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Spencer Forney to work in the Office of Information Technology as a computing support analyst. Forney is part of the team that manages, maintains, repairs and replaces the computer hardware and software on campus. He also provides assistance with computer-related issues that may […]
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Wuorio Joins Staff for Student Philanthropy
06.27.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 27, 2014 – High Point University’s department for Institutional Advancement recently hired Erica Wuorio as an assistant director of student philanthropy. Responsibilities in her new job include overseeing HPU’s student philanthropy support, including the SeniorClass Gift. Wuorio has previous experience in fundraising, having worked as philanthropy chair for Alpha Xi Delta […]
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Rising Senior Practices Strategic Communication Through Texas Internship
06.13.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 13, 2014 – Melissa Sweredoski, a rising senior at High Point University and native of Huntingtown, Md., is gaining invaluable public relations and communications experience through her internship with The Mach 1 Group, an up-and-coming crisis communication and non-profit associated public relations company in Austin, Texas. At Mach 1, Sweredoski is […]
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HPU Welcomes Hesse to Admissions Staff
08.13.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 13, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Samantha Hesse as an admissions counselor in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Hesse will counsel new families and students as they begin the admissions process at HPU. She will also travel to work with families in Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Arkansas, Oklahoma and […]
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In The Media: Starting A Career After College
07.30.2014
HPU career counselors often share their knowledge and experience with news media on how to best prepare young professionals for the real world. Eric Melniczek, career advisor in the Office of Career & Internship Services at HPU, was recently featured on Wallet Hub in a story about the best cities to start your career. In addition […]
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McLendon Joins Communications Office
07.29.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 29, 2014 – High Point University recently welcomed Hannah McLendon as a content specialist in the Office of Communications. McLendon shares the stories and successes of HPU students, faculty and staff through multiple platforms, including the HPU website, magazine, blogs and more. “Most of the press releases and stories I produce […]
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HPU Hosts Luncheon for Degrees Matter! Initiative
07.11.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 11, 2014 – High Point University recently hosted a luncheon for Degrees Matter!, an initiative focused on increasing the number of adults with college degrees in Guilford County. Dr. Dennis Carroll, HPU provost, and Akir Khan, HPU freshman success coach, are members of the Degrees Matter! community council. During the luncheon, […]
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HPU Hires Sparkes in IT Department
07.7.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 7, 2014 – The Office of Information Technology at High Point University recently hired Lauren Sparkes as a help desk associate. Sparkes is prepared to aid students, faculty and staff with any technical support they need. Having worked previously in customer service and sales, Sparkes is looking forward to using her […]
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Rising Senior Takes Talents to CNN
06.25.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 25, 2014 – Rising High Point University senior Daniel Nicolelis, from Chapel Hill, N.C., is getting world-class experience this summer while interning at CNN in Atlanta, Ga. The graphic design major is working with designers at the international news organization creating designs for CNN’s website. “HPU’s rigorous design classes and teachers […]
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HPU Hires Saunders as Alumni Relations Coordinator
06.19.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 19, 2014 – High Point University’s Department for Institutional Advancement recently added Emily Saunders as an alumni relations program coordinator. Saunders’ responsibilities as program coordinator include managing events for young alumni across the country and acting as the liaison between the Office of Alumni Relations and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions […]
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HPU Hires Taylor in Institutional Advancement
08.19.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2014 – High Point University’s Department for Institutional Advancement recently hired Renee Taylor as director of corporate, foundation and community support. She will work with supporters of the university as they invest in HPU’s mission. Taylor has worked previously in corporate and foundation relations at an academic medical center, as […]
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Admissions Hires Erskine
08.15.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 15, 2014 – High Point University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions recently hired Haverly Erskine as a senior admissions counselor. Erskine will aid students from New York in their admissions process at HPU. “My goal is to provide students with the personalized approach to the college search that they deserve through what […]
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Criminal Justice Major Gains Experience at Charlotte Courthouse
08.14.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 14, 2014 – People representing themselves in civil cases are getting help from High Point University criminal justice major Dylan Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald, a native of Newport News, Virginia, is interning with the SelfServe Office in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Courthouse. The office provides packets and forms for the litigants, and Fitzgerald helps guide […]
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Rising Senior Interns at CA Public Relations Firm
08.8.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 8, 2014 – Rising High Point University senior Summer Tonsfeldt is working in her chosen field of public relations through a summer internship with Zeno Group in California. At Zeno, Tonsfeldt, a strategic communication major, creates media lists, formats coverage for product releases and edits presentation decks for new businesses. “Zeno […]
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HPU Hires Priddy as Student Activities Director
08.5.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 5, 2014 – The Office of Student Life at High Point University recently hired Summer Priddy as the director of campus engagement and student activities. Priddy will coordinate campus activities on campus that engage all students throughout their years at HPU. She will also serve as the adviser to the Campus […]
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Graduate Student Interns at High Point Community Health Fund
07.31.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 31, 2014 – Meredith Farless Nelson recently became the High Point Community Health Fund’s first intern. Nelson is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management and Leadership at High Point University. Nelson takes on an active role in the grant process by helping to evaluate ongoing grant performance, reviewing […]
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Freshman Success Program Adds Francisco to Staff
07.30.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 30, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Pamela Francisco as a success coach in its Freshman Success Program. As a freshman success coach, Francisco is responsible for advising first-year students who are interested in majoring in business. She will assist them in their transition from high school to college, supporting […]
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HPU Hires Welker as University Registrar Manager
07.25.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 25, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Mary Welker as a manager of academic records for the University Registrar. Welker’s responsibilities include data entry, registration processing and academic records management. She will also input transfer credits, as well as changes in students’ majors and minors. “As the academic records manager […]
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Business Major Interns with SEI
07.24.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 24, 2014 – Stephanie Bellisario, a rising junior at High Point University, is interning at SEI, a leading wealth management company in Philadelphia. The business administration major is working with the Advisor Network Investment Services Team, which analyses market data and the company’s portfolios. She is primarily responsible for managing investment […]
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Sophomore Interns for Congressional Campaign
07.23.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 23, 2014 – Haley Cotnoir, a rising sophomore at High Point University and Enfield, Conn. native, is expanding her marketing experience while interning for U.S. Rep. Joseph Courtney’s re-election campaign in Connecticut. The business administration major assists in the campaign marketing office to organize appearances for the congressman, recruits volunteers and […]
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Freshman Success Program Hires Houston
07.22.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 22, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Emily Houston as a success coach in the Freshman Success Program. Houston will work with students who are determining their major as they transition from high school to college, and ensure that students succeed in their academic, social and personal lives at HPU. […]
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HPU Adds Coakley to Admissions Staff
07.17.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 17, 2014 – High Point University’s Undergraduate Admissions office recently hired Jordan Coakley as an admissions counselor. Coakley will counsel new families and students as they begin the admissions process at HPU. She will also travel to work with families in Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia and western Pennsylvania. Coakley is a […]
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Turner Joins Institutional Advancement Staff
07.16.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 16, 2014 – High Point University’s Office of Institutional Advancement recently hired John Turner as Assistant Director of Young Alumni and Parent Support. Turner fosters alumni relationships by managing Society 833, the young alumni giving recognition group, and overseeing the Young Alumni Council. He is responsible for increasing young alumni engagement […]
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Biology Major Gains Research Experience at Internship
07.11.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 11, 2014 – Ivy Cocklereece, a biology major at High Point University and Winston-Salem native, is interning with Ocular Systems Inc. The company’s goal is to provide physicians with innovative surgical solutions to help patients improve their vision. As an intern, Cocklereece works on a team researching regenerative medicine and processes […]
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Student Joins Team Researching Personal Heart Monitors
07.9.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 9, 2014 – Rising High Point University sophomore Simeon Simeonides is part of a research team working to develop personal heart monitors that can help determine heart health and possibly predict heart attacks. Simeonides was selected as an undergraduate researcher at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering this summer. He’s […]
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HPU Hires Lapiz as Systems Specialist
06.20.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 20, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Ruel Lapiz as a systems specialist for the Office of Information Technology. Lapiz works to administer, maintain and optimize the enterprise systems that support critical university operations. More than 20 years in software programming and business enterprise solutions and processes has prepared Lapiz […]
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