With another Commencement behind us, High Point University graduates will be commencing 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 member of the Class of 2021:
Name: Ian MacDonald
Hometown: Centreville, Virginia
Post-graduation plans: MacDonald joins Cvent as a sales development representative where his role is to talk to people about the events their company is hosting to see if they would be a fit for the software Cvent can provide.
How HPU helped you get there: “The classes and mentors at HPU helped me through the guidance and experience they had from when they were in the workplace, and from sharing telling personal stories. The Office of Career & Professional Development helped me to stand out, and my career advisor, Alan Unger, assisted with conducting mock interviews with me.”
Most impactful mentor at HPU: “The late Randy Moser was a very impactful mentor to me. Through his guidance and help with everything, he always answered my questions and took the time to work with me.”
Most impactful moment at HPU: “An impactful moment I had at HPU was my freshman year move-in. It was obviously an emotional day and the support of everyone there and finally being on campus just felt right.”
Advice for underclassmen: “Take advantage of anything you can at HPU because it will pay off in the end and set you up for success!”