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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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HPU President Nido Qubein Featured on CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’
12.13.2013
Here is the 7-minute segment from CNBC’s Squawk Box, featuring President Nido Qubein. During the interview, Qubein discussed the vitality of the American Dream, the importance of experiential learning, and the value of faculty mentors, among other topics. The interview, which prominently featured High Point University, was viewed in more than 395 million homes worldwide, […]
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Hansel and Gretel | HPU Music
10.29.2013
High Point University Students Perform Hansel & Gretel for Local Elementary School Students HPU students performed Hansel and Gretel for local elementary school students this morning! #BeExtraordinary pic.twitter.com/vHsjMo0dDY — HighPointUniversity (@HighPointU) October 29, 2013
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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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2013: A @HighPointU Year In Review
12.23.2013
JANUARY That's @highpointu student Alex Nelson cleaning the icy windshield of a staff member. #values #civility #generosity pic.twitter.com/RHvcdz8L — HighPointUniversity (@HighPointU) January 25, 2013 Post by High Point University. FEBRUARY Breakfast of Champions…The Men's Lacrosse Team is gearing up for their program opener today at 1:00pm! #hpufamily pic.twitter.com/VK8WaAXG — HighPointUniversity (@HighPointU) February 2, 2013 Post […]
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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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Collin and Ernest
01.1.2014
In: Blog
The remarkable story of 2013 graduates Collin Smith and Ernest Greene has been featured by national news outlets several times. Watch the coverage with World News with Diane Sawyer, Good Morning America’s Josh Elliott and Fox & Friends’ Christmas special below.
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