HPU/News and Record Poll: North Carolinians Favor Policy Made at State Level

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 8, 2017 – The first High Point University/News and Record Poll of 2017 finds that North Carolinians generally favor the state government establishing a statewide standard on a series of policy issues, including discrimination, minimum wage, and environmental protection, instead of cities making their own rules. The new poll asked a […]

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HPU Commissions New Miniature Train for City Lake Park

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 7, 2017 – A popular attraction for families in High Point will keep chugging thanks to a gift from High Point University. For nearly 25 years, High Point City Lake Park’s miniature train has provided more than 50,000 rides annually to local residents. In recent years, however, the train began to […]

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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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This Week in Photos: Jan. 28 – Feb. 3

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From major campus announcements, a visit with Daniel Baldwin, Family Weekend kick-offs and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.  

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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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Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 1, 2017 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month.   Pharmacy Professor Shares Drug Research on PBS Newshour Dr. Scott Hemby, chair of basic pharmaceutical […]

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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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HPU to Host Winter Family Weekend

Families will package 20,000 meals for local agencies HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 31, 2017 – High Point University will welcome more than 5,000 visitors to campus for its annual Winter Family Weekend on Feb. 3-5. The event will bring a positive economic impact to High Point and the greater Triad as families – many from […]

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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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