HPU’s Theatre and Music Departments Host Broadway Musician During ‘Bright Star’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 20, 2019 – During High Point University’s performance of “Bright Star,” Wayne Fugate, original mandolin player for the Broadway show, visited campus to mentor students. The production was a joint effort between the Department of Theatre and Dance and the Department of Music. Fugate is one of the New York area’s […]

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HPU Art Students Accepted to Exhibit at Regional Juried Art Competition

High Point University studio art majors Helen Barnett, Rebecca Slife and Jessica LeVasseur (pieces pictured left to right) were recently accepted to exhibit at the third annual Bellwethers juried exhibition of collegiate student art.    HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2019 – High Point University studio art majors Rebecca Slife, Helen Barnett and Jessica LeVasseur were […]

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Internship Profile: Megan Pusser Edits for Our State Magazine

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Megan Pusser Hometown: Whispering Pines, North Carolina Year: Class of 2020 Major: English literature and English writing Internship: Pusser recently landed a position as the editorial intern for Our State Magazine, where she is working with the editorial staff to produce and revise content for print and digital editions […]

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Internship Profile: Spencer Day Supports Cybersecurity at La-Z-Boy

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Spencer Day Hometown: West Chester, Ohio Year: Class of 2020 Major: Criminal justice and computer science Internship: Day spent the summer with La-Z-Boy as the cybersecurity intern on the IT/cybersecurity team in their corporate office. He monitored and investigated cyber incidents for La-Z-Boy worldwide, developed a “Privileged Acceptable Use […]

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Internship Profile: Briana Smalley Works with the Special Victim’s Unit

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Briana Smalley Hometown: West Palm Beach, Florida Year: Class of 2020 Major: Criminal justice with a minor in women and gender studies Internship: Smalley worked with the State Attorney’s Office in West Palm Beach as a special victim’s unit intern. She was tasked to review forensic interviews and make […]

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Internship Profile: Caroline Labovitz Secured an Internship at Staples

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Caroline Labovitz Hometown: Holden, Massachusetts  Year: Class of 2020 Major: English literature with a minor in sales Internship: Labovitz was the human resources compensation intern for Staples. In her role, she was a member of an implementation team comprised of compensation, HRBP, talent acquisition and worked with a third-party […]

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Internship Profile: Amirah Darnaby Builds Business Knowledge with Booz Allen Hamilton Consulting

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Amirah Darnaby Hometown: Upper Marlboro, Maryland Year: Class of 2022 Major: Human relations with minors in sociology and French Internship: Darnaby spent the summer as a business development intern for Booz Allen Hamilton Consulting Firm. In her role, she performed research tasks, including data collection, manipulation and presentation, literature […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Ashley Smith Utilizes Major at the U.S. Attorney’s Office

With another successful commencement behind us, High Point University seniors have kicked-off 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 senior from the […]

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Internship Profile: Jacob Lancaster Pursues an Interest in Ministry

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Jacob Lancaster Hometown: Albemarle, North Carolina Year: Class of 2020 Major: Religion with a minor in philosophy Internship: Lancaster spent the summer with Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church as the pastoral intern. He worked with the pastoral staff and took part in leading worship, teaching, providing pastoral care and […]

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Lifelong Career Preparation

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Office of Career and Professional Development goes above and beyond in preparing students for their careers.  HPU’s professional development process is a lasting investment for students. When Anne Drew Allen was a high school senior from Austin, Texas, […]

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HPU Awards Prizes at Annual Piano Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 12, 2019 – High Point University awarded more than $20,000 in prizes at its fifth annual Piano Competition on Sept. 7 and named the winner of the second annual N.C. Junior Piano Competition. HPU’s Fifth Annual Piano Competition After performing a recital for a panel of guest judges, Ji-Hyang Gwak was […]

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Internship Profile: Abby Ray Makes a Difference with World Relief Triad

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Abby Ray Hometown: High Point, North Carolina Year: Class of 2022 Major: Philosophy with a minor in strategic communication Internship: Ray worked with World Relief Triad as the opportunity services department intern, where her responsibilities and role supported finding employment for refugees who have been resettled. She worked with […]

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Industry Professionals and Endless Opportunity

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s David Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences offers students connections with industry professionals and endless opportunity. HPU’s College of Arts and Sciences connects students with real-world practitioners and opportunities for success. They don’t always recognize him at first. […]

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Freshman Profile: Grateful for God, Family & Country

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Natalee Huber, one member of the Class of 2023, brings with her many academic accolades and accreditations. Below, discover how she plans to make the most out of her time at HPU:  Name: Natalee Huber Hometown: Hunt […]

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Internship Profile: Mikayla Call Confirms Career with Dubrey, Culliton & Steglitz LLC

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Mikayla Call Hometown: Proctorsville, Vermont Year: Class of 2021 Major: Accounting with a minor in Italian Internship: This summer Call interned with Dubrey, Culliton & Steglitz LLC, and worked to prepare audit checklists and engagement letters for the firm’s audit clients. She gained hands-on experience with different accounting and […]

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Freshman Profile: Ready to Come Home

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Elena Lewis, one member of the Class of 2020, brings with her many accolades and achievements in speech and debate. Below, discover how she plans to make the most out of her time at HPU:  Name: Avery Smith Hometown: North Salem, […]

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Freshman Profile: Matt Peters Embodies Leadership

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Matt Peters, one member of the Class of 2023, brings with him accolades stretching across many different disciplines. Below, discover how he plans to make the most out of his time at HPU:  Name: Matt Peters Hometown: […]

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Class of 2019 Profiles: Christian Langston Pursues Music Production

With another successful commencement behind us, High Point University seniors have kicked-off 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 senior from the […]

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