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By: Eric Melniczek, HPU Career Advisor We’re just a few days into the New Year. We attended holiday parties, ate delicious treats, and took some time to relax. However, now it’s time to recover from the “holiday hangover” and think about 2015 from a career success standpoint. New Year’s Resolutions We have heard all […]
By Dr. Tjai M. Nielsen, Associate Professor of Management Anyone who has tried to change her behavior and is honest understands how difficult it is. Whether it’s eating healthy, smoking less, or reducing stress, sustaining behavior change is very difficult. However, there are some time-tested techniques that will increase your probability of success. Here are […]
Paige Wall, class of 2011, chose to be extraordinary in her career at Katy Sweet & Associates Public Relations in Los Angeles, CA. As a Strategic Communications major at High Point University, Paige gained valuable experience through classwork and internships that prepared her for success in world and public relations.
Erinn Spack, class of 2015, met and worked with correspondents, anchors, and producers as an Operations Intern with CBS News in Washington, D.C. Erinn was able to apply the information that she learned in production classes at High Point University during her internship.
Soon your HPU student will be home for the holidays, and we want to share valuable resources available on our website 24/7. We hope these resources will prompt productive career-related conversations and hope you will encourage your student to take full advantage of our recently improved website. As you browse the menu on the left […]
Callie Klinkmueller knew. One Friday afternoon near sunset, walking back across campus with a friend, she couldn’t help but notice. The setting sun had turned Popsicle orange, fingering its light across clouds that looked like stretched cotton. So, she took a shot of a fountain at High Point University and sent it to her mom […]
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 3, 2014 – High Point University junior Mags Boyle is taking social media by storm through an internship with Phillips Collection in High Point. A native of Broomall, Pennsylvania, and marketing intern at Phillips Collection, Boyle has been exposed to every aspect of the company, from design and production, to orders […]
The closer to Thanksgiving, the more Amy Hudson’s phone rings. She takes phone call after phone call at Macedonia Family Resource Center, answering it all the same way in a sing-song voice: “It’s a great day at Macedonia. This is Amy. How can I help you?’’ More often than not, people call about getting a […]
READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES Gabrielle Hunter’s story is one of triumph. She’s the newest Miss Black North Carolina U.S. Ambassador. She’s a High Point University alumna of 2013. And she’s using her platform to speak out against depression, suicide and bullying. Hunter was crowned by the Miss Black U.S. Ambassador Organization this month. She […]
It’s more than just a teddy bear. At least to President Nido R. Qubein. It’s a good memory of his own children, of a time when they were young. During a family vacation, when they were no older than 6, his daughter and son pooled their money and bought a teddy bear to share. But […]
The sciences at High Point University are growing rapidly. As HPU gears up to launch new physician assistant, pharmacy and physical therapy programs, the departments of biology, chemistry and physics are also expanding to meet a growing need for science professionals. In the past two years, physics has split off to become its own department; […]
Election season is over, and most people are putting politics on the back-burner – for now, at least. However, High Point University promotes civic values year-round through polls that track opinion on issues important to the public, placing students in internships in politics and other public service, providing commentary on politics through faculty experts and […]
Kara Bonini, Class of 2015, interned with the Washington Redskins as a Business Development/Special Events Intern. At High Point University, she learned the value of work experience, persistence, and rising to a challenge, which helped her secure this internship.
Caring faculty member Phil Watson and the Office of Career and Internship Services advised Brittanie Joyner, a strategic communications major, and helped her attain a position as the Conference Concierge for the Association of American Medical Colleges in Washington, DC. She attributes much of her success to her experience at High Point University, learning the […]
Amy Stamm, class of 2014, went above and beyond during her internship at The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, which led to her career as the Public Affairs Specialist upon graduation. She has offered guidance and support to current High Point University student Whitney Yount, a strategic communication major. Whitney applied her classroom experiences […]
By Rev. Dr. Joe Blosser, director of service learning and assistant professor of religion and philosophy at HPU A stained glass nightlight. Scottish shortbread cookies. A books of the Bible tie. A “Brain Games” book. An “I love Chicago” Beany Baby. And a Jesus action figure. What do all these things have in common? They are […]
Dear families, HPU has acquired a new zip code that will be unique to our campus. It will streamline deliveries throughout our city and university. The new 27268 zip code, which goes into effect Jan. 1, removes HPU mail from the city’s system and allows residents of High Point, as well as campus, to receive […]
READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES Tami Hendrix, a 1980 alumna of High Point University, is applying a lesson of kindness she learned at HPU to her business boutique, Meg’s Gifts in High Point. Founded in 2007, Meg’s is an acronym for monogramming, engraving, and gifts. Her daughter Meredith, a 2005 HPU alumna, helps Tami run […]
By: Eric Melniczek, HPU Career Advisor The holidays are fast approaching! During this time of the year, there are many parties and events which offer opportunities to catch up with family and friends. These get-togethers are also ideal locations for job seekers to establish connections and identify potential leads. Here are few techniques a job […]