Class of 2017 Profile: Parker Ramsey Takes Tech Talents to Duke Energy as IT Associate

Name: Parker Ramsey Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina Major: Ramsey will graduate with degrees in Computer Science and Philosophy on May 6.  Post-graduation plans: Ramsey will begin his career with Duke Energy as an IT associate. He will join the IT Associates Program – Duke Energy’s premier leadership and technical development program for high potential new college graduates seeking a career […]

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HPU Students Find Success in Today’s Job Market as Graduation Nears

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2017 – High Point University seniors have positive news to celebrate. In addition to their graduation approaching on May 6, data collected by HPU in accordance with the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) standards shows 95 percent of the Class of 2015 and the Class of 2016 were […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Lacey Gould Begins Career at LabCorp, Pursues MBA at HPU

Name: Lacey Gould Hometown: Clemmons, North Carolina Major: Gould will graduate as a Exercise Science and Biology double major with a minor in Psychology on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Gould has accepted a job with Laboratory Corporation of America as an IT Product Specialist and Technical Marketing Manager. As LabCorp transitions to a more digital system for providing […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kristen Schapowal will Pursue Masters Degree at George Washington University

Name: Kristen Schapowal Hometown: Hicksville, New York Major: Schapowal will graduate with degrees in International Relations and History on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Schapowal will attend George Washington University’s Elliot School of International Affairs and pursue her masters in Middle East Studies. How HPU helped you get there: “From the moment I stepped on campus, High Point University has provided me […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Michael Rossi Gears up for Success at Richard Childress Racing

Name: Michael Rossi Hometown: Pennington, New Jersey Major: Rossi will graduate with a major in Business Administration and a minor in Marketing on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Rossi will fulfill his childhood dream of working in NASCAR and join Richard Childress Racing as the Merchandise Services Coordinator. In his role, Rossi’s primary responsibility will be managing all team apparel for RCR and […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Alexander Smolan Leads Sales at Amica Mutual Insurance

Name: Alexander Smolan Hometown: Wakefield, Rhode Island Major: Smolan will graduate with a major in Business Administration and a double minor in Sales and Marketing on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Smolan has accepted an Associate Account Manager position with Amica Mutual Insurance in Lincoln, Rhode Island. In his job, Smolan will lead and coach a team of sales and customer service representatives to achieve […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Amy Sladek Begins Marketing Career at Walt Disney World

Name: Amy Sladek Hometown: Naperville, Illinois  Major: Sladek will graduate with a degree in Strategic Communication and a minor in Event Management on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Sladek has accepted a position with Walt Disney World as a talent acquisition marketing professional intern. Joining the business segment of the Walt Disney Company in Orlando, Florida, Sladek will be part of the account […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Frazier Robinson Insures his Future with Mutual of Omaha

Name: Frazier Robinson Hometown: Greensboro, North Carolina Major: Robinson will graduate with a degree in Business Administration on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Robinson has accepted an Employee Benefits Sales Trainee position with Mutual of Omaha. For a year, he will be learning the ins and outs of the group benefits insurance industry. During this training period, he will be an Associate […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Dorothy Hinders Sets her Sights on Sales

Name: Dorothy Hinders Hometown: Williamsburg, Virginia Major: Hinders will graduate with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Sales on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Hinders accepted a position as an Employee Benefits Sales Trainee at Mutual of Omaha in Houston, Texas. In her position, Hinders will be a sales trainee working with a mentor to learn the ins and outs of […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Tiffany Jones Pursues Divinity School

Name: Tiffany Jones Hometown: Weaverville, North Carolina Major: Jones will graduate with degrees in Religion and Nonprofit Leadership and Management on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Having received the Legacy Scholarship, a full ride to Vanderbilt University,  Jones will make her way to Nashville, Tennessee and pursue a Masters of Divinity.  How HPU helped you get there: “My education at High Point University has prepared […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: DJ Johnson Forges Her Own Future

Name: DJ Johnson Hometown: Indian Trail, North Carolina Major: Johnson will graduate with a B.A. in Communication, with a concentration in Electronic Media Production, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Johnson will pursue a career as a CEO and Producer at K.O. Productions Media, her own film and multimedia production company in Charlotte, North Carolina. Johnson founded K.O. Productions Media in June […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Taylor Peck Sells Suits for Tom James

Name: Taylor Peck Hometown: Fairfield, Connecticut Major: Peck will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with a minor in Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Peck accepted a position as a Professional Clothier at Tom James in New York City. In her position, Peck will design and sell custom suits. She will be responsible for the entire process of creating […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kenna Winter Begins Management Career

Name: Kenna Winter Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio Major: Winter will graduate with a B.A. in Communication, with a concentration in Strategic Communication and a minor in Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Winter accepted a position as a Management Trainee at Uprooted Consulting, a marketing company in Cincinnati, Ohio. In her position, Winter will work with customers, help mentor and development sales associates, and continue to maintain client […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Charlie Kissel Sells for Quoizel

Name: Charlie Kissel Hometown: Bay Head, New Jersey Major: Kissel will graduate with a B.A. in Strategic Communication on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Kissel accepted a position as a Sales Trainee at Quoizel, a lighting design and manufacturing company in Charleston, South Carolina. In his position, Kissel will assist field sales personnel to merchandise products in lighting showrooms nationwide while […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kayla Griffith Lands Job with RSM US

Name: Kayla Griffith Hometown: Smithsburg, Maryland Major: Griffith will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Accounting, with a minor in Finance, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Griffith accepted a position as an Assurance Associate at RSM US LLP, an audit, tax and consulting firm in Frederick, Maryland. In her position, Griffith will audit clients, work one-on-one with senior management and executives and […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Sam Brown Goes to Grad School

Name: Sam Brown Hometown: Basking Ridge, New Jersey Major: Brown will graduate with a B.S. in Exercise Science, with a concentration in Health and Wellness, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Brown will pursue graduate school at Rutgers University’s Physician Assistant Program in New Brunswick, New Jersey. How HPU helped you get there: “When I started my education here at HPU, I […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Jamison Orr Launches Sales Executive Career

Name: Jamison Orr Hometown: Falmouth, Massachusetts Major: Orr will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with minors in Sales and Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Orr accepted a position as a Sales Executive with Star Asia International, a third-party international logistics company, in Charlotte, North Carolina. In his position, Orr will continue to build his own book of business by selling […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Katie Aitkens Provides Insurance Services

Name: Katie Aitkens Hometown: West Long Branch, New Jersey Major: Aitkens will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with minors in Sales and Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Aitkens accepted a position as an Underwriter Trainee at Selective Insurance in Hamilton, New Jersey. In her position, Aitkens will administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules, […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Allie Zambito Pursues Doctor of Physical Therapy

Name: Allie Zambito Hometown: Bayville, New Jersey Major: Zambito will graduate with a B.S. in Exercise Science on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Zambito will pursue a master’s degree in anatomy and clinical health science, while working toward her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware. UD’s physical therapy program is currently ranked No. 1 in […]

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