HPU in the Nation’s Capital

Standing in the Tohoku region of Japan, senior Starneshia Wynn felt immense assurance about her decision to study through the High Point University Washington program. She never doubted it would further her education, but she also never expected it to take her to this foreign land, ravaged by a tsunami, earthquake and nuclear power plant […]

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HPU Poll: Obama Approval at 44 Percent, McCrory at 41

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 9, 2015 – The HPU Poll finds that 44 percent of North Carolina residents approve of President Barack Obama’s job performance. The poll, the first HPU Poll of 2015, places Gov. Pat McCrory’s job performance at 41 percent. Forty-seven percent and 37 percent disapprove of Obama and McCrory’s job performance, respectively. […]

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Alumnus Invests in High Point

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES You could say Chris Gillespie is invested in High Point. Aside from being a 25-year resident of the city, he’s the executive director of West End Ministries, holds a master’s degree from High Point University and has worked as a teacher, director and tutor at Guilford County Schools. Now, he’s […]

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Exploring Summer Internship Opportunities

As we approach Spring Break next month, students and parents are focused on securing a summer experience that will further develop career goals and help pave the way to employment following graduation. This experience can occur through a variety of ways – a job shadowing opportunity, a paid or non-paid internship (can be done for […]

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5 Reasons Internships are Essential

HPU’s Office of Career and Internship Services (C&IS) connects students with internships that boost resumes, build connections, expand networks, and set potential employees apart from the competition. Below are five reasons every student should pursue an internship opportunity – regardless of whether or not it’s required for their major. The successful outcomes speak for themselves: […]

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How You Can Take Part in National Clean Out Your Computer Day

By: Office of Information Technology   Computers at home and in the work place move very slowly because of the amount of clutter stored on the device. Feb. 9 is National Clean out Your Computer Day and a nice reminder to clean up and delete old and unused files. Speed and Security In order to […]

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HPU Hires Jernigan as Librarian for Wanek Center

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 6, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Leanne Jernigan as the new librarian for the Wanek Center Learning Commons. In this position, Jernigan will assist students and faculty with research and help them navigate library databases. She will also offer bibliographic instruction to several departments and coordinate student outreach programs […]

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New Leadership Appointments at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 5, 2015 – New leadership appointments have been made at High Point University for Chris Dudley and Steve Potter. Dudley has been named Vice President for Development of Community Relations, and Potter has been named Vice President of Facilities and Auxiliary Operations. Dudley who graduated from HPU in 1994, will be […]

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Meet the Seniors: Student Takes Business to a New Level for Gamers

READ MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well at High Point University. Through annual Business Plan Competitions, academic programs and experiential learning opportunities that inspire innovation, HPU is graduating job creators, not job takers. One example is Kristopher Hovland, a senior, who founded Tekiture – a company that designs and manufactures […]

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Security Captain Appointed Treasurer of ASIS International

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 6, 2015 – High Point University Security Captain Lindy Johnson was recently appointed treasurer of the American Society for Industrial Security International NC Piedmont Chapter. ASIS International is the leading organization for security professionals, with more than 38,000 members worldwide. It is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security […]

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