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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HPU Fulbright Will Study the Economics of Renewable Energy in Germany

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 28, 2017 – Liz Reichart, a member of High Point University’s class of 2017, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant. This prestigious award, given by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, will send Reichart to Bonn, Germany to study the economics […]

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Faculty Profile: Communication for Social Change

Dr. Sojung Kim’s Classes Focus on Experiential and Service Learning How can we use persuasive strategies and different media platforms to promote positive social changes? That’s a question Dr. Sojung Claire Kim and her students tackle every day. Kim is an assistant professor of strategic communication in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Nick Bellamy Furnishes his Future at Pottery Barn

Name: Nick Bellamy Hometown: Carmel Valley, California Major: Bellamy will graduate with a degree in Visual Merchandising on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Bellamy has accepted a position with Pottery Barn in San Francisco, California. As an Assistant Buyer, he will help the buyer with developing business strategies and seasonal assortment plans to maximize the development of the brand, sales and profits for […]

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Stouts Donate $5 Million to HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 27, 2017 – Robert “Bob” and Maggie Stout of Greensboro are supporting High Point University’s School of Education with a multi-million dollar gift. The Stouts, longtime business, civic and city leaders in the Piedmont Triad, have donated $5 million to HPU. Learn moreabout the nationally ranked Stout School of Education.CLICK HERE […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kayla Ricks Accepts Accounting Position

Name: Kayla Ricks Hometown: Abingdon, Maryland Major: Ricks will graduate with a degree in Accounting and a minor in Spanish on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Ricks has accepted a position with Ernst & Young, LLP in Baltimore, Maryland. As a staff 1 assurance associate, Ricks will be auditing different clients to ensure the accuracy of their financial statements. Also, as an […]

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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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10 Lessons Apple Co-Founder and HPU Innovator in Residence Steve Wozniak Shared on the HPU Campus

Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder and High Point University Innovator in Residence, helped pave the way for the computers and technology we have today. When he returned to the HPU campus earlier this week, he met with students, faculty and staff to work on innovative projects and impart valuable wisdom he’s learned along the way. Here […]

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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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