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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Miracle Player Takes the Field

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how a love for lacrosse brought HPU student Connor McKemey back from a life-threatening accident. What does it take to overcome a 1 percent chance of survival and third-degree burns on 87 percent of your body? For Connor McKemey, it was an unwavering passion […]

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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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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 18, 2017 – High Point University welcomed four new staff members during the month of December. They are as follows:     Darren Hill joins the Office of Institutional Advancement as director of corporate and community support. He works with High Point and Triad-area businesses that have an interest in supporting […]

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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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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Honored at HPU’s Annual Worship Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 16, 2017 – Priorities were the focus of High Point University’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. worship service inside the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel today. In his message, Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, challenged the community members, […]

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HPU Parents Make An Additional Major Gift

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2017 – David and Christine Cottrell, parents of a High Point University graduate, have now contributed $5.5 million with their most recent commitment of $1.5 million to support an outdoor amphitheater. The amphitheater seats 1,000 people and hosts several annual events, including major community events such as the Arbor Day […]

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