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Senior Gains International Business Experience with Mack Truck Internship
03.18.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 18, 2014 – Paige Risner, a senior at High Point University, is working on her international business skills thanks to a unique internship experience at Mack Trucks World Headquarters, located in Greensboro. An international business major with a minor in Spanish, Risner is utilizing many of the skills she’s learned in […]
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New Travel Opportunities from the Office of Study Abroad
In: Blog
The Office of Study Abroad is excited to announce two new options for our students who would like to spend a semester abroad. Bangor University in Wales and the University of Graz in Austria are the latest additions to the list of prestigious universities with which High Point University exchanges students. With over 16,000 students, […]
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Winter Weather Update for February 13th
02.12.2014
In: Blog, News
Dear HPU Family: Due to inclement weather and for the safety of the HPU community, all undergraduate and graduate classes are canceled and most administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, February 13, 2014.  Employees in student support positions should exercise caution and report to work as notified by their supervisor. Below please find an […]
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Exploring Summer Internship Opportunities
02.10.2014
As we approach Spring Break, students and parents are focused on securing a summer experience that will further define career goals and help pave the way to employment following graduation. This can be job shadowing plans, an internship (paid, for academic credit or both), a paid summer job related to career goals, volunteer/mission work, travel […]
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School of Art and Design Launches New Majors
01.13.2014
The city of High Point’s rich heritage in the furniture industry is a defining factor for HPU’s interior design and home furnishings programs. With numerous furniture companies headquartered here and a twice-yearly international furniture market that attracts 100,000 industry leaders, the opportunities for internships and careers are often a stone’s throw from campus. Faculty in […]
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Career & Internship Expo
NOW is the time to secure a summer internship, and on March 13 HPU will host the Spring Career and Internship Expo, which will be open to all students. Associate Director of Career & Internship Services Sue Brien stated “this expo is a tremendous opportunity for students to have face-to-face conversations and network with over […]
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Turning Comedy into a Career
02.19.2014
Few college students get the chance to meet giants in their fields, but High Point University junior Hayley Ellman has earned the chance to do just that. Ellman, an electronic communication major, was hand-picked by “Funny or Die” president Mike Farah through Intern Sushi’s contest to conduct informational interviews with industry leaders. Students are selected […]
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Winter Weather Update February 14, 2014
02.13.2014
Dear HPU Students, Due to continued inclement weather and poor road conditions in High Point and around the region, and for the safety of the HPU community, all undergraduate and graduate classes are canceled and most administrative offices will be closed on Friday, February 14, 2014. Below please find an update on student services for […]
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Winter Weather Update for February 12
02.12.2014
In: Blog, News
Dear HPU Family: Due to inclement weather, we are closing most administrative offices for the remainder of the day, today, Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Employees in student support positions should exercise caution and remain at work unless notified otherwise by their supervisor. HPU security and student life staff will be on duty around the clock. […]
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Winter Weather Update for March 18th
03.18.2014
In: Blog
Dear HPU Students: Due to inclement weather and for the safety of the HPU community, all undergraduate classes are canceled until 11:40am on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Shuttle service will operate beginning at 9am this morning. Please exercise caution as you walk and drive across campus. Some of the roads, sidewalks and staircases may be […]
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HPU Receives Highest Score from U.S. Department of Education
03.10.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 4, 2014 – High Point University has received the highest score for financial responsibility from the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, which uses audited financial statements in its review. The annual financial responsibility test for the 2012 fiscal year scored private colleges on a scale from negative 1 to positive […]
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Who You Spend Time With is Who You Become
03.7.2014
Career office develops outstanding students by surrounding them with students who stand out Cups of coffee pass through the line at Starbucks as iPhones are checked and laptops are plugged into countertop power outlets. Energy is everywhere. What looks like the scene of an international airport is actually the concourse of the Slane Student Center. […]
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President Turned Professor
02.19.2014
-By Meaghan McRee, senior and strategic communication major Few people get to say that their university president is also one of their professors. But at High Point University, President Nido Qubein turns into “Professor Qubein” each week through the President’s Seminar. For several years, freshmen at HPU have taken his seminar during the fall semester […]
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[VIDEO] Career & Internship Showcase
01.10.2014
Intern Profile | Ashley Siebeneichen Ashley Siebeneichen talks about her internship with Tony Award winning composer Charles Strouse. Intern Profile | Olivia French Olivia talks about her internship at Scholastic Parent & Child Magazine. Intern Profile | Alex Nelson Alex talks about his internship at Caterpillar. Intern Profile | Alyssa Hunt Alyssa talks about her […]
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