HPU’s Success Coaches: Remembering the Beginning

They will graduate this week, the first cohort mentored by HPU’s Student Success Coaches. They’ll walk across the stage, these seniors, receive their diploma in front of Roberts Hall and begin a career or post-graduate work. And Dr. Beth Holder will cry. She always does at graduations. But this is different. She knows these seniors. […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Ben Lonza

Name: Ben Lonza Hometown: Brielle, New Jersey Major: Lonza will graduate with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Lonza will enter the workforce as the owner and manager of his own restaurant, 1st Ave Pizza, in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. As the owner and manager of 1st Ave Pizza, his responsibilities will include making […]

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‘Signing Day’ Held for Say Yes Scholarship Recipients

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2017 – Just as athletes are honored during signing days for their achievements and commitment to play at a university level, High Point University honored five Triad high school students with full-tuition scholarships for committing to continue their academic careers. HPU awards five Say Yes Scholarships annually, three of which […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Meredith Matsakis

Name: Meredith Matsakis Hometown: Asheville, North Carolina Major: Matsakis will graduate with a degrees in Visual Merchandising Design and a minor in Theatre Performance on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Matsakis will begin her career at Design Works International in New York City as a visual and social content coordinator. She will join the company’s co-founder and creative director, Nancy […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2017 – High Point University welcomed four new staff members during the month of April. They are as follows:   Michael CasaSanta joined the Student Success program as a student success coach. This is a newly created position. He provides academic and transitional support to freshmen majoring in business by […]

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Servant Leadership: Nita Williams’ Door is Always Open

There’s a door that’s always open behind the circulation desk of Smith Library. It leads to the office of LaNita Williams, who’s served High Point University students for almost 30 years. Hundreds of students like Aria Real have walked through the door over the years to find Williams working but always welcoming. Her soft-spoken nature […]

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This Week In Photos: April 24-28

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The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the annual Spring Concert, to the release of HPU’s Amazon Alexa Skill, puppies on campus, and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this week.

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Class of 2017 Profile: Parker Ramsey Takes Tech Talents to Duke Energy as IT Associate

Name: Parker Ramsey Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina Major: Ramsey will graduate with degrees in Computer Science and Philosophy on May 6.  Post-graduation plans: Ramsey will begin his career with Duke Energy as an IT associate. He will join the IT Associates Program – Duke Energy’s premier leadership and technical development program for high potential new college graduates seeking a career […]

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