HPU Welcomes 5,000 to Winter Family Weekend

Families packaged 20,000 meals for local agencies HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 6, 2017 – High Point University welcomed more than 5,000 visitors to campus for its annual Winter Family Weekend on Feb. 3-5. The event brought a positive economic impact to High Point and the greater Triad as families – many from out-of-state – stayed, […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Haley Cotnoir Advocates for Boston Red Sox

Name: Haley Cotnoir Hometown: Enfield, Connecticut Major: Cotnoir will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with minors in Marketing and Sales, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Cotnoir accepted a position as a Street Team Ambassador for the Boston Red Sox in Massachusetts. In her position within the marketing department, Cotnoir will assist with a new marketing initiative the Boston Red Sox recently […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Leah Larson Grows Business for Gartner

Name: Leah Larson Hometown: Peachtree City, Georgia Major: Larson will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with a concentration in Entrepreneurship, and a minor in Vocal Performance on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Larson accepted a position as a Sales Associate at Gartner in Fort Myers, Florida. In her position, Larson will speak directly with CEOs and CIOs about how Gartner can […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Sam Fuller Lands Job with Mutual of Omaha

Name: Sam Fuller Hometown: Wheaton, Illinois Major: Fuller will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with minors in Sales and Economics, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Fuller accepted a position as an External Sales Representative at Mutual of Omaha in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In his position, Fuller will meet with insurance brokers and provide group insurance and employee benefits to […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Hailey Parry Works Toward Doctorate

Name: Hailey Parry Hometown: Stamford, Connecticut Major: Parry will graduate with a B.S. in Exercise Science, with a concentration in Exercise Physiology, and a B.S. in Chemistry on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Parry will pursue her doctoral degree in Exercise Physiology at Auburn University’s School of Kinesiology in Auburn, Alabama. How HPU helped you get there: “HPU offers undergraduate research, which opened my […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Morgan Gould Teaches Special Ed

Name: Morgan Gould Hometown: Framingham, Massachusetts Major: Gould will graduate with a degree in Special Education on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Gould accepted a position as a Level 2 special education teacher at The New England Center for Children in Southborough, Massachusetts. In her position, Gould will be responsible for the direct care and Applied Behavior Analysis therapy of students in her classroom. She […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Andrew Greene Sells for Tom James

Name: Andrew Greene Hometown: Woodbridge, Virginia Major: Greene will graduate with a B.A. in Strategic Communication, with a minor in Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Greene accepted a position as a Sales Professional at Tom James in Washington, D.C. In his position, Greene will help clients upgrade their wardrobes with great-fitting Tom James clothing. How HPU helped you get there: “High Point University has […]

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Students Reflect on Attending Inauguration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 24, 2017 – Twelve High Point University students traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the 58th Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20. The students, who represented different parties and perspectives, and Dr. Brandon Lenoir, assistant professor of political communication, organized the trip together and received funding from the HPU Student Government Association. […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Leah Pieniadz Audits for Big Four Firm in NYC

Name: Leah Pieniadz Hometown: Oakdale, Connecticut Major: Pieniadz will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Accounting on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Pieniadz accepted a position as an Audit Associate at KPMG, one of the Big Four accounting firms, in New York City. In her position, Pieniadz will audit financial statements for public and private companies. How HPU helped you get there: “In […]

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They’re Off: HPU Students Depart for Presidential Inauguration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 19, 2017 – Twelve High Point University students, led by Dr. Brandon Lenoir, assistant professor of political communication, have departed for the 58th presidential inauguration. The group is composed of students who represent a spectrum of political ideologies and party affiliations, including presidents of both the College Republicans and College Democrats. […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Caroline Tucker Leads at Amazon

Name: Caroline Tucker Hometown: Arlington, Virginia Major: Tucker will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in International Business, with minors in Economics and Spanish, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Tucker accepted a position as an Area Manager at Amazon. In her position, Tucker will lead a team of Amazon Associates by motivating, mentoring and assisting the team to ensure safety, quality, attendance performance and […]

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Gen XYZ: Embracing a Dynamic Workforce

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. In the midst of generational shifts in the workforce, discover below how HPU prepares students to conquer changing expectations and opportunities.   A Q&A with Bridget Holcombe, Director of Career and Professional Development   There’s a major shift happening in America’s work place. It started nearly a year ago, […]

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A World without Borders

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how High Point University’s study abroad program offers new perspectives for students.   Amy Sladek overlooks a sea of faces in Cottrell Hall. She tells them stories about how her semester in Australia changed her, and how studying abroad can transform them, too. “In […]

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The Best of 2016: A Year in Review

As 2017 approaches, High Point University pauses to thank HPU students, parents, alumni and friends for their continued advocacy, which allowed the university to move onward and upward in 2016. In the last year, HPU achieved several academic milestones while also furthering its campus expansion plan. Students continued to receive unprecedented access to innovators on […]

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November’s Extraordinary Leader: A Profile in Courage

When Rachel Callaway stepped onstage in October, she couldn’t see anyone inside HPU’s Pauline Theatre because of the bright lights. Still, she knew she had a crowd of 300 female first-year students in front of her. “Breathe,” she told herself. “Breathe.” She was seconds away from telling her story for the first time publicly. It […]

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