Class of 2017 Profile: James Ensor Forges a Career in Finance

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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Class of 2017 Profile: Sarah Moses Secures Sales Position with Staples Inc.

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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Class of 2017 Profile: Elizabeth Pellegrini Heads to Law School at College of William & Mary

Name: Elizabeth Pellegrini Hometown: Pittsford, New York Major: Pellegrini graduated with majors in Business Administration and Political Science on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Pellegrini will further her education by attending law school at the College of William & Mary. She begins classes in the fall. How HPU helped you get there: “HPU provided so many opportunities […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Chris Stone Designs and Sells for Tom James

Name: Chris Stone Hometown: Fanwood, New Jersey Major: Stone graduated with a major in Business Administration and a minor in Marketing on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Stone accepted a position as a Professional Clothier with Tom James in New York, New York. In his position, he will design and sell custom suits. From gathering clientele and […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Lexie Williams Recruits Talent for Gartner

Name: Lexie Williams Hometown: Mason, Michigan Major: Williams graduated with a major in Human Relations and a minor in Business Administration on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Williams will begin her career as a Campus Project Specialist at Gartner in Fort Myers, Florida. Her duties will include supporting the Campus Recruiting team in planning and coordinating and executing university recruitment events. She will […]

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HPU’s Success Coaches: Remembering the Beginning

They will graduate this week, the first cohort mentored by HPU’s Student Success Coaches. They’ll walk across the stage, these seniors, receive their diploma in front of Roberts Hall and begin a career or post-graduate work. And Dr. Beth Holder will cry. She always does at graduations. But this is different. She knows these seniors. […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Ben Lonza

Name: Ben Lonza Hometown: Brielle, New Jersey Major: Lonza will graduate with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Lonza will enter the workforce as the owner and manager of his own restaurant, 1st Ave Pizza, in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. As the owner and manager of 1st Ave Pizza, his responsibilities will include making […]

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‘Signing Day’ Held for Say Yes Scholarship Recipients

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2017 – Just as athletes are honored during signing days for their achievements and commitment to play at a university level, High Point University honored five Triad high school students with full-tuition scholarships for committing to continue their academic careers. HPU awards five Say Yes Scholarships annually, three of which […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Meredith Matsakis

Name: Meredith Matsakis Hometown: Asheville, North Carolina Major: Matsakis will graduate with a degrees in Visual Merchandising Design and a minor in Theatre Performance on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Matsakis will begin her career at Design Works International in New York City as a visual and social content coordinator. She will join the company’s co-founder and creative director, Nancy […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Parker Ramsey Takes Tech Talents to Duke Energy as IT Associate

Name: Parker Ramsey Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina Major: Ramsey will graduate with degrees in Computer Science and Philosophy on May 6.  Post-graduation plans: Ramsey will begin his career with Duke Energy as an IT associate. He will join the IT Associates Program – Duke Energy’s premier leadership and technical development program for high potential new college graduates seeking a career […]

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European Tour: HPU Chamber Singers Perform in Centuries-Old Venues During Study Abroad Experience

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 27, 2017 – The places that inspired Bach and Beethoven to compose some of the world’s most revered music serve as the backdrop for an immersive learning experience for High Point University students this spring. From January through May, HPU’s Chamber Singers are touring Europe as they study abroad and perform […]

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HPU Students Find Success in Today’s Job Market as Graduation Nears

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2017 – High Point University seniors have positive news to celebrate. In addition to their graduation approaching on May 6, data collected by HPU in accordance with the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) standards shows 95 percent of the Class of 2015 and the Class of 2016 were […]

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Student Receives Pulitzer Fellowship to Report from Chile

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2017 – High Point University student Taylor Lord has been named a 2017 Pulitzer Fellow by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. This competitive opportunity will take Lord to Casablanca, Chile, where she’ll report on how climate change is affecting internationally renowned wines produced in the city. Lord is from […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Lacey Gould Begins Career at LabCorp, Pursues MBA at HPU

Name: Lacey Gould Hometown: Clemmons, North Carolina Major: Gould will graduate as a Exercise Science and Biology double major with a minor in Psychology on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Gould has accepted a job with Laboratory Corporation of America as an IT Product Specialist and Technical Marketing Manager. As LabCorp transitions to a more digital system for providing […]

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HPU Students Receive Goldwater Honorable Mentions for Scientific Research

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2017 – High Point University students Rebecca Ulrich and Thomas Boudreaux received honorable mentions for the 2017 Goldwater Scholarship competition. The Goldwater Scholarship, established in 1986 as a living memorial for Sen. Barry M. Goldwater, serves as the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering. Applicants […]

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HPU Students Win Start-Up Funds at 2017 Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2017 – Winners of High Point University’s Business Plan Competition received thousands of dollars toward their business idea during the seventh annual event.  Hosted by High Point University’s Belk Center for Entrepreneurship and supported by BB&T, the five finalists competed for $25,000 in start-up funds. The event was held in […]

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