Senior Interns at Nonviolence International

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 5, 2016 – High Point University Senior Amanda Coppa spent her summer as a research analyst intern with Nonviolence International, a human rights organization with a network of resource centers that research and promote nonviolent action worldwide. The political science and international relations double major from North Andover, Massachusetts, worked in […]

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5 Life Lessons from Rachel Callaway, SGA President

Rachel Callaway is an HPU senior and president of the Student Government Association. The following is a transcript of her speech to the Class of 2020 during Opening Convocation on Aug. 22.   Good morning and congratulations. You made it to High Point University. On behalf of the student body, I want to welcome you […]

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Fine Furniture Design Sponsors HPU Student Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 2, 2016 – Students in the Branding, Licensing and Ownership course of Victoria Brown, Ph.D., at High Point University will soon have an opportunity to apply their talents to a furniture marketing project, courtesy of Fine Furniture Design. The High Point-based case goods and upholstery manufacturer is sponsoring a design competition that […]

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Students Gain Finance, Sales Experience at ScanSource Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 2, 2016 – Two High Point University students gained valuable business experience during their summer internships at the worldwide headquarters for ScanSource in Greenville, South Carolina. They each made important contributions while advising the finances and sales of the company, which is an international distributor of point-of-sale, barcode, physical security, video, […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2016 – High Point University welcomed nine new staff members during the month of August. They are as follows: Kaylee Brown joined the Office of Communications as a communication specialist. She shares inspiring stories of students, faculty and staff on campus in a variety of ways, including coordinating stories with […]

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Oxford Historian to Speak at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2016 – The Department of History at High Point University will host Professor Peter Wilson, Chichele Professor of the History of War at the University of Oxford, for a lecture titled “The European Fiscal-Military System 1580-1850: or making war with resources you don’t have.” The lecture will be held from […]

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Three VISTAs Focus on Serving the City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 31, 2016 – High Point University is hosting three individuals to serve through the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program for the 2016-17 academic year. This year’s VISTAs are Brittaney McClure, Jenna Rosenbloom and Sami Paterno, all May 2016 graduates of HPU. This is the third consecutive year VISTAs […]

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This Month in Photos: August 2016

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the annual Move-In Day, to the first pharmacy White Coat Ceremony, Welcome Week activities, guest speakers and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this month.

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Senior Interns at Lobbying Firm in Washington, D.C.

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 31, 2016 – High Point University senior Delaney Crampton spent the summer interning for The Raben Group, a lobbying firm in Washington, D.C. A Lewisville native and political science major, Crampton worked as a policy and communications intern, confirming his desire to pursue a career in lobbying. The Raben Group, a […]

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School of Art and Design Welcomes New Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 30, 2016 – High Point University welcomes three new faculty members to the School of Art and Design. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university. Dr. Victoria Brown, Assistant Professor of Visual Merchandising Design  Brown will teach classes in branding, licensing and ownership, merchandise planning and control, as well […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Hattie Dougherty Teaches at Florence Elementary

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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