NASA Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison Named HPU’s 2020 Commencement Speaker

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 20, 2019 – Dr. Mae Jemison, an accomplished NASA astronaut, engineer and physician who became the first woman of color to travel to space, will deliver High Point University’s 2020 Commencement address on May 9. “Dr. Jemison’s pioneering spirit and outstanding accomplishments in science and space exploration have inspired all of […]

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Internship Profile: Joseph Shomaker Uses Marketing Major at Hobsons

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Joseph Shomaker Hometown: Purcellville, Virginia Year: Class of 2021 Major: Marketing with a minor in sport management Internship: Shomaker has spent the summer with Hobsons as the product marketing intern responsible for a variety of tasks including creating new content to use for advertising and sales, tracking analytics of […]

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Piano Competitions Identify Emerging Young Talent

The university will host its Fifth Annual International Piano Competition and Second Annual N.C. Junior Piano Competition. This year’s finalists pictured from left to right are Alan Woo, Ji-Hyang Gwak and Simon Kakulidi.  HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2019 – High Point University will hold its Fifth Annual International Piano Competition, funded by the Randall […]

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HPU Graduates Third Physician Assistant Class

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 22, 2019 – High Point University graduated its third physician assistant class and welcomed them into the professional field on Aug. 18. “Our patients are in desperate need of highly-educated and highly-empathetic providers to guide them,” said Dr. Linda Sekhon, chair and professor of Physician Assistant Studies. “Our graduates have the […]

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Internship Profile: Mikayla Call Confirms Career with Dubrey, Culliton & Steglitz LLC

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Mikayla Call Hometown: Proctorsville, Vermont Year: Class of 2021 Major: Accounting with a minor in Italian Internship: This summer Call interned with Dubrey, Culliton & Steglitz LLC, and worked to prepare audit checklists and engagement letters for the firm’s audit clients. She gained hands-on experience with different accounting and […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Alexandra Vaughn Goes For Graduate School

With another successful commencement behind us, High Point University seniors have kicked-off prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the […]

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Two HPU Staff Members Receive Kahn Family Extraordinary Staff Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2019 – Two High Point University staff members were awarded $5,000 from the Kenneth F. and Jana S. Kahn Extraordinary Staff Award for their above and beyond service to the university. Nancy Gordon, assistant vice president for business services, and Jeffrey “J.T.” Thomas, campus security officer, received the honor from […]

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Faculty Receive a Nearly $300,000 NSF Grant for Equipment

From left to right are Dr. Pamela Lundin, Dr. Andrew Wommack and Dr. Meghan Blackledge. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2019 – High Point University’s Drs. Pamela Lundin, Andrew Wommack and Meghan Blackledge, all assistant professors of chemistry, received a $299,500 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program. The grant money will […]

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Internship Profile: Lisa Quinones Begins her Career with JetBlue

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Lisa Quinones Hometown: West Babylon, New York Year: Class of 2020 Major: Business administration with a minor in human relations Internship: Quinones has been interning with JetBlue in the corporate social responsibility internship position. As a CSR intern, she has had the opportunity to support all annual events and […]

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