High Point University Students Gain Hands-On Experience at High Point Furniture Market

High Point University senior interior design majors Tara Kelley (left) Amy Fleener (right) and Christina Carilli, a sophomore psychology major (center) arrange pillows in the Loloi showroom during High Point Market. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2019 – Today, High Point University students helped High Point Market exhibitors prepare for the largest home furnishings industry […]

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HPU Students to Shadow Cynt Marshall During Dallas Mavericks Externship

During her time on campus, Cynt Marshall, CEO of the Dallas Mavericks and Sports Executive in Residence at High Point University, networks with students, answers their questions and provides insight into developing a successful career. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2019 – On Wednesday, Oct. 23, four High Point University students will travel to Dallas, […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Livy Beaner Broadens her Journalism Experience

With another successful Commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are kicking 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 […]

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Internship Profile: Jake Wilkins Works with the Dallas Mavericks

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Jake Wilkins Hometown: Norwalk, Connecticut Year: Class of 2020 Major: Business administration with a minor in marketing Internship: Wilkins was the marketing intern for the Dallas Mavericks in Dallas, Texas. He helped create marketing plans and provided input on marketing events, programs and more. Wilkins also worked with other […]

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Internship Profile: Aidan Jensen Builds Connections with the Burlington Royals

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Aidan Jensen Hometown: Chapel Hill, North Carolina Year: Class of 2019 Major: Sport management Internship: Jensen spent the summer with the Burlington Royals, the Rookie-level affiliate for the Kansas City Royals, as the game-day promotions intern. As a member of the promotions team, he was responsible for selecting people […]

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HPU Faculty Conduct Grant-Worthy Scientific Research

Thanks to High Point University’s stellar faculty, high-level scientific research is frequently being conducted on the HPU campus. This research is receiving national attention while providing students with incredible learning experiences that will benefit their future careers. Below is a sample of grants that HPU faculty have recently been awarded in support of their research.  […]

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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: Lexi Vitale Provides Performance Programming at Novant Health

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Lexi Vitale Hometown: Auburn, New York Year: Class of 2021 Major: Exercise science  Internship: Vitale spent the summer with Novant Health Powered by EXOS as a performance specialist. In this position, she shadowed, observed and participated in the performance programming and services offered to the athlete clientele, ranging from […]

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Internship Profile: Cassidy White Writes for Yes! Weekly

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Cassidy White Hometown: Dallas, Texas Year: Class of 2020 Major: Journalism Internship: White worked as an editorial intern for Yes! Weekly in Greensboro, North Carolina. In her role, she wrote and published stories while assisting with other tasks. How HPU helped you get there: “High Point University has given me […]

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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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Alumna Embodies the Entrepreneurial Spirit

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES   Ally-Catherine Trenary, ’14, from Lafayette, Louisiana, launched June St. George to meet a need in the textile industry — creating custom rugs made with 100% New Zealand wool to revolutionize interior design spaces. Her business works like this: Customers visit junestgeorge.com and select their preferred pattern, material, colors and […]

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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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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Mitch Rissmiller Joins the TODAY Show Team

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: Kaylee Kerr Acts as Media Intern for Newfields

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Kaylee Kerr Hometown: Avon, Indiana Year: Class of 2021 Major: Communications, focusing in electronic media with double minors in graphic design and photography Internship: Kerr worked as the media intern for Newfields, a 100-acre nature park that houses the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), gardens and woodlands. As the […]

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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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HPU Students Build Professional Networks at Career and Internship Expo

High Point University’s Office of Career and Professional Development hosted its annual Career and Internship Expo event in Cottrell Hall on Sept. 25. HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2019 – High Point University students grew their professional connections and job interviewing skills on Sept. 25. The entire day was dedicated to career development opportunities, including […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Carly Garr Generates Graphics for NBC GolfNow

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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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Sam Berlin Secures a Role in Software Sales

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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