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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Spring 2014 in Review
05.6.2014
JANUARY HPU is excited to announce the arrival of two new historical figures! Welcome Sir Isaac Newton and John Coltrane! pic.twitter.com/g9dbXOwSV3 — HighPointUniversity (@HighPointU) January 3, 2014 HPU was founded in 1924 & celebrates 90 years in 2014! Use #HPUIs90 to tell us about your favorite pasttime at HPU! pic.twitter.com/cRhjE4ioeK — HighPointUniversity (@HighPointU) January 8, […]
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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 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 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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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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