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McLendon Joins Communications Office
07.29.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 29, 2014 – High Point University recently welcomed Hannah McLendon as a content specialist in the Office of Communications. McLendon shares the stories and successes of HPU students, faculty and staff through multiple platforms, including the HPU website, magazine, blogs and more. “Most of the press releases and stories I produce […]
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Student Revitalizes Philadelphia Community
07.28.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 28, 2014 – High Point University international relations major Lillian Bijl is helping revitalize a community in Philadelphia thanks to an internship she secured with Mt. Airy USA (MAUSA), a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, empowering and advancing the Mt. Airy neighborhood. As the Special Events and Communications Associate with MAUSA, […]
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HPU Hires Welker as University Registrar Manager
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 25, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Mary Welker as a manager of academic records for the University Registrar. Welker’s responsibilities include data entry, registration processing and academic records management. She will also input transfer credits, as well as changes in students’ majors and minors. “As the academic records manager […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Jessie Dietz Teaches in Thomasville
07.24.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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HPU Welcomes Cook to Freshman Success Program
07.23.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 23, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Hilah Cook as a success coach in the Freshman Success Program. Cook is responsible for providing support and guidance regarding academics, extracurricular activities and more to incoming HPU freshmen. “I will provide students with the tools needed to navigate their first year at […]
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Freshman Success Program Hires Houston
07.22.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 22, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Emily Houston as a success coach in the Freshman Success Program. Houston will work with students who are determining their major as they transition from high school to college, and ensure that students succeed in their academic, social and personal lives at HPU. […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Ben Satterthwaite Analyzes Digital Media
07.18.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Turner Joins Institutional Advancement Staff
07.16.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 16, 2014 – High Point University’s Office of Institutional Advancement recently hired John Turner as Assistant Director of Young Alumni and Parent Support. Turner fosters alumni relationships by managing Society 833, the young alumni giving recognition group, and overseeing the Young Alumni Council. He is responsible for increasing young alumni engagement […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Patricia Bigelow Secures Sales with Cintas
07.14.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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HPU Hosts Luncheon for Degrees Matter! Initiative
07.11.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 11, 2014 – High Point University recently hosted a luncheon for Degrees Matter!, an initiative focused on increasing the number of adults with college degrees in Guilford County. Dr. Dennis Carroll, HPU provost, and Akir Khan, HPU freshman success coach, are members of the Degrees Matter! community council. During the luncheon, […]
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Student Joins Team Researching Personal Heart Monitors
07.9.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 9, 2014 – Rising High Point University sophomore Simeon Simeonides is part of a research team working to develop personal heart monitors that can help determine heart health and possibly predict heart attacks. Simeonides was selected as an undergraduate researcher at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering this summer. He’s […]
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University Minister Ordained as Elder by United Methodist Church
07.8.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 8,2014 – Preston Davis, minister at High Point University, recently became an ordained elder in the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Davis oversees all aspects of religious life on campus. He has led students on an alternative spring break trip to Haiti and established the Multifaith Prayer […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Jordan Cohen Masters Islamic Studies
07.7.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Life Lessons from Dr. Qubein
07.3.2014
We are not preparing students for the world as it is. We are preparing them for the world as it is going to be. – Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president Music plays and inspirational messages and images scroll across a large screen in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center as freshmen crowd in to fill the seats. The discussion […]
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Professor Discusses Education Strategies at International Conference in Colombia
07.2.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 2, 2014 – Dr. Shirley Disseler, assistant professor of elementary, middle grades and STEM in the School of Education at High Point University, recently traveled to Bogota, Colombia to share 21st century teaching strategies at an international conference. The National Training Conference of Colombia (SENA) invited her to speak during “Gran Foro […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Elizabeth Johnson Puts Sales Skills in Action at Citrix Sharefile
07.1.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Wuorio Joins Staff for Student Philanthropy
06.27.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 27, 2014 – High Point University’s department for Institutional Advancement recently hired Erica Wuorio as an assistant director of student philanthropy. Responsibilities in her new job include overseeing HPU’s student philanthropy support, including the SeniorClass Gift. Wuorio has previous experience in fundraising, having worked as philanthropy chair for Alpha Xi Delta […]
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Rising Senior Takes Talents to CNN
06.25.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 25, 2014 – Rising High Point University senior Daniel Nicolelis, from Chapel Hill, N.C., is getting world-class experience this summer while interning at CNN in Atlanta, Ga. The graphic design major is working with designers at the international news organization creating designs for CNN’s website. “HPU’s rigorous design classes and teachers […]
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Elementary Students Begin Summer Reading Institute at HPU
06.24.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 23, 2014 – Summer is here, but that doesn’t mean students stop learning. High Point University’s School of Education kicked off its new Summer Reading Institute this week. Rising third graders from Oak Hill Elementary School began working with HPU master’s students on reading, integrated math and science experiments, and writing projects. […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Lauryn Polo Pursues M.A. in Writing
07.29.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Physics Students Study Stars at Chile Observatory
07.28.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 28, 2014 – A group of High Point University physics students are back from Chile with an incredible experience under their belt and the potential of being published by the end of the year. Eugene Filik, Aaron Marlowe and Tyler Hockett joined Dr. Brad Barlow, assistant professor of astrophysics, on an […]
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Carolina’s Diner Painted HPU Purple
07.25.2014
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 25, 2014 – High Point restaurant Carolina’s Diner is painting its business purple to show support for High Point University in a big way. General manager Alex Kulwicki said the business booms thanks to HPU students, who are some of the most frequent customers at the restaurant, as well as the […]
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HPU Hires Tzavaras in Registrar’s Office
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 25, 2014 – The University Registrar at High Point University recently hired Amanda Tzavaras as a transcript coordinator. Tzavaras has many responsibilities, including assisting with students’ schedules, planning courses, supervising work study students, requesting and sending transcripts, and addressing other concerns about enrollment. Her position serves as the front-line contact person […]
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Business Major Interns with SEI
07.24.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 24, 2014 – Stephanie Bellisario, a rising junior at High Point University, is interning at SEI, a leading wealth management company in Philadelphia. The business administration major is working with the Advisor Network Investment Services Team, which analyses market data and the company’s portfolios. She is primarily responsible for managing investment […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Kristin Summers Joins Procter & Gamble in NYC
07.23.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: McKenna Adams Selected for Professional Development
07.21.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Colin Russell Excels in Sales at DePere
07.17.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Faculty Appointed to Boys & Girls Clubs Board
07.16.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 16, 2014 – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point recently appointed Dr. Robert Moses, assistant professor of religion at High Point University, to its board of directors for a three-year term. As a member of the board, he will serve within board development and with the organization’s Kids […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Nico Higgins DJs in Boston
07.15.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Renowned Business Leaders Join HPU Board
07.14.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 14, 2014 – High Point University has appointed three distinguished leaders in business to its National Board of Advisors: Ron Wanek, founder and chairman of Ashley Furniture; Marty Flanagan, president and CEO of Invesco Ltd.; and Kelly King, chairman and CEO of BB&T. They join prominent members of the board such […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Tyler Clay Called to Tanger
07.11.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Ben Gjebre Optimizes Client ROI
07.10.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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HPU Hires Forney in IT Department
07.9.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 9, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Spencer Forney to work in the Office of Information Technology as a computing support analyst. Forney is part of the team that manages, maintains, repairs and replaces the computer hardware and software on campus. He also provides assistance with computer-related issues that may […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Carina Kelly Applies Masters at Cone Elementary
07.8.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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HPU Hires Sparkes in IT Department
07.7.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 7, 2014 – The Office of Information Technology at High Point University recently hired Lauren Sparkes as a help desk associate. Sparkes is prepared to aid students, faculty and staff with any technical support they need. Having worked previously in customer service and sales, Sparkes is looking forward to using her […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Austin Golya Recruited by 76ers
07.3.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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ESPN Hires Senior as Summer Intern
06.30.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 30, 2014 – Video edited by High Point University senior Melia Sigmon is popping up on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” this summer. The Denver, N.C., native is spending her summer interning with ESPN’s content edit group in Bristol, Conn. Through the internship, Sigmon edits and processes videos for ESPN, and some of her […]
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Students Present Research at Sports Medicine Conference
06.27.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 27, 2014 – High Point University students and professors recently presented their research at the prestigious American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla. A group of five professors and 11 students from the HPU School of Health Sciences presented original research at the conference to an international audience […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Andrew Sisson Analyzes Global Stocks at Ipreo
06.25.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Ashley Chisholm Designs A Colorful Career
06.24.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Students Wrap Up Reading Institute with Books and Skills for the Future
07.29.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 29, 2014 – Rising third-graders from Oak Hill Elementary School left HPU’s School of Education’s Summer Reading Institute with pride in their accomplishments, new knowledge and plenty of books to take home and continue reading. Over the past two months, HPU graduate students worked with the elementary students on reading, integrated […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Nick Bamatter Commences Business Career
07.28.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Cameron Kuebler Consults Internationally
07.25.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Admissions Hires Loveday-Donovan
07.24.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 24, 2014 – High Point University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions recently hired Jennifer Loveday-Donovan as senior admissions counselor. Loveday-Donovan will be an admissions counselor for the Piedmont and Triad area. She will aid students and parents as they begin their journey through the admissions process at HPU. Loveday-Donovan worked previously as […]
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Sophomore Interns for Congressional Campaign
07.23.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 23, 2014 – Haley Cotnoir, a rising sophomore at High Point University and Enfield, Conn. native, is expanding her marketing experience while interning for U.S. Rep. Joseph Courtney’s re-election campaign in Connecticut. The business administration major assists in the campaign marketing office to organize appearances for the congressman, recruits volunteers and […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Jessica Strickler Educates Youth in Virginia
07.22.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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HPU Hires Gerstner in IT Department
07.18.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 18, 2014 – The Office of Information Technology at High Point University recently hired Ali Gerstner as a systems specialist. Gerstner is implementing new systems that allow professors, advisors and other campus groups to track student success. Having worked previously in educational technologies and student data, Gerstner is ready to begin […]
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HPU Adds Coakley to Admissions Staff
07.17.2014
In: Blog
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 17, 2014 – High Point University’s Undergraduate Admissions office recently hired Jordan Coakley as an admissions counselor. Coakley will counsel new families and students as they begin the admissions process at HPU. She will also travel to work with families in Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia and western Pennsylvania. Coakley is a […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Adam Mannino Prospers in Insurance
07.16.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Biology Major Gains Research Experience at Internship
07.11.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 11, 2014 – Ivy Cocklereece, a biology major at High Point University and Winston-Salem native, is interning with Ocular Systems Inc. The company’s goal is to provide physicians with innovative surgical solutions to help patients improve their vision. As an intern, Cocklereece works on a team researching regenerative medicine and processes […]
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Basketball Players Volunteer for “Boys Night Out”
07.10.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 10, 2014 – Members of High Point University’s Men’s Basketball team and Recreation Services recently engaged with local children at the Family Service of the Piedmont’s Fairview Family Resource Center’s “Boys Night Out.” The HPU students assisted boys aged 10 to 13 years old with basketball warm-ups, held a Q&A session, […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Matt Zachariades Accepts Math Teaching Fellowship
07.9.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Student Interns with NFL Team
07.8.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 8, 2014 – Kara Bonini, rising High Point University senior and native of Fairfax, Va., tackles her dream of becoming an event planner this summer. She is interning with the Washington Redskin’s Special Events Department. Bonini is making her mark by redesigning the look of VIP tents for Training Camp, and […]
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HPU Recognized Again for Distinction
07.7.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 7, 2014 – High Point University has been named to the 2014-15 Colleges of Distinction list, a unique college guide that honors institutions with an innovative, teacher-centered undergraduate education and a strong record of preparing graduates for real-world success. This is the fourth consecutive year HPU has been included on the […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Caitlin Hines Pursues MBA
07.4.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Student Fires Up Grill Cleaning Business
07.3.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 3, 2014 – Jack Willett, a rising sophomore at High Point University, has a blazing passion for business and entrepreneurship. This summer, he’s launched his own business, Grill Guys, that offers grill cleaning and polishing services to customers in the southern Connecticut area. Willett, a strategic communications major and native of […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Chelsea Consalo Leads at Family Company
07.2.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Students Examine Cross-Cultural Psychology in Europe
07.1.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., July 1, 2014 – Nineteen students from High Point University recently completed their cross-cultural psychology course with a 16-day “Maymester” experience through six western European countries. Led by Dr. Kirsten Li-Barber and Dr. Chris Lootens, assistant professors of psychology at HPU, the course provided students with an opportunity to apply their knowledge […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Amy Stamm’s Career Blasts Off at Air and Space Museum
06.30.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Holly Strom Manages Data for Travelers
06.27.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Casey Hiers Hired by Financial Firm
06.26.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence 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 […]
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