Office of Career and Professional Development: Focused on Outcomes

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Office of Career and Professional Development help students find successful internships. This past summer, Cassandra Diaz completed an internship with The Madison Square Garden Company where she developed integrated media plans for MSG brands, including Radio City Music Hall and the […]

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Internship Profile: Kiersten Ketcham Works Communications for Greensboro Swarm

Name: Kiersten Ketcham Hometown: Lancaster, Pennsylvania Year: Class of 2018 Major: Human Relations Internship: Ketcham worked primarily with the Charlotte Hornets NBA G-League affiliate the Greensboro Swarm in their communications department. She created different media materials for the team to use when reaching out to different media outlets, and helped run the stats department on game days. Ketcham was […]

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HPU Poll: Less Than Half of NC Residents Report Getting Flu Shot

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 9, 2017 – The most recent High Point University Poll finds that North Carolinians are split over whether they believe adults are healthier today than 20 years ago. Of that same sample, a majority say they have a somewhat healthy lifestyle, and less than half of them report getting a flu […]

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HPU/News and Record Poll: What NC Residents Believe About Tax Reform Proposals

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 8, 2017 – A High Point University/News and Record Poll surveyed North Carolina adults on how much they’ve heard of and what they think about President Donald Trump’s proposed tax reform. According to the results, a majority of North Carolinians have heard at least something about the new tax plan. Majorities […]

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Local Children Learn STEM Concepts at HPU’s Community Lego Showcase

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2017 – High Point University’s Stout School of Education was transformed into a Lego Learning Lab over the weekend. More than 800 local children and parents enjoyed engineering competitions, machine building, robotics and Lego storytelling. This free annual event provides an opportunity for children in kindergarten through eighth grade to […]

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HPU Poll: Consumer Sentiment Remains High in North Carolina

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2017 – North Carolinians remain optimistic about major economic indicators such as their personal finances, according to the High Point University Poll’s latest Consumer Sentiment Index. The HPU Poll’s measure of consumer sentiment is an index that comprises five separate questions that each ask respondents about different aspects of how […]

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NC Legislators Visit HPU’s Physician Assistant Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 6, 2017 – High Point University Physician Assistant students and faculty welcomed members of the North Carolina House of Representatives to campus today for an inside look at the program’s achievements, a Q&A with PA students and a tour of the facilities. Representatives John Faircloth and Amos Quick began their visit […]

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INTERNSHIP PROFILE: Hayley Houston Interns for the American Diabetes Association & The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Name: Hayley Houston Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts Year: Class of 2018 Major: Nonprofit Leadership and Management Internship: During her time at the American Diabetes Association, Houston was in charge of the food and drink donations for a walk in October. She also attend events and made phone calls. During her internship at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Houston was responsible for […]

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HPU Students Treat the Community with Numerous Service Events During October

For the third year, HPU students and faculty hosted the TOPSoccer program, a community-based soccer program that is designed to meet the needs of children with physical and/or intellectual disabilities. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 6, 2017 – Throughout the month of October, High Point University students, faculty and staff hosted programs to benefit the local […]

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This Week in Photos: October 30 – November 3

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The High Point University campus is teeming with activity from aHalloween 5K, to a TopSoccer program hosted by HPU students, LinkedIn Photo Day and the Gratitude Project, below is a glimpse of what happened this week.

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Internship Profile: Morgan Crowder Interns for Ad. Agency in Arizona

Name: Morgan Crowder Hometown: Hillsville, Virginia Year: Class of 2018   Major: Strategic Communications with a minor in Sales. Internship: Crowder worked as an account services intern for Lane Terralever, an advertising agency in Phoenix, Arizona. She supported the Account Services team during the scoping and on-boarding of new clients, as well as the day-to-day […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Justin Lerner Begins Career as a Marketing Coordinator

With another successful commencement 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 one extraordinary […]

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