They’re Off: HPU Students Depart for Presidential Inauguration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 19, 2017 – Twelve High Point University students, led by Dr. Brandon Lenoir, assistant professor of political communication, have departed for the 58th presidential inauguration. The group is composed of students who represent a spectrum of political ideologies and party affiliations, including presidents of both the College Republicans and College Democrats. […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Caroline Tucker Leads at Amazon

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Gen XYZ: Embracing a Dynamic Workforce

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. In the midst of generational shifts in the workforce, discover below how HPU prepares students to conquer changing expectations and opportunities.   A Q&A with Bridget Holcombe, Director of Career and Professional Development   There’s a major shift happening in America’s work place. It started nearly a year ago, […]

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A World without Borders

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how High Point University’s study abroad program offers new perspectives for students.   Amy Sladek overlooks a sea of faces in Cottrell Hall. She tells them stories about how her semester in Australia changed her, and how studying abroad can transform them, too. “In […]

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The Best of 2016: A Year in Review

As 2017 approaches, High Point University pauses to thank HPU students, parents, alumni and friends for their continued advocacy, which allowed the university to move onward and upward in 2016. In the last year, HPU achieved several academic milestones while also furthering its campus expansion plan. Students continued to receive unprecedented access to innovators on […]

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November’s Extraordinary Leader: A Profile in Courage

When Rachel Callaway stepped onstage in October, she couldn’t see anyone inside HPU’s Pauline Theatre because of the bright lights. Still, she knew she had a crowd of 300 female first-year students in front of her. “Breathe,” she told herself. “Breathe.” She was seconds away from telling her story for the first time publicly. It […]

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Design Students Receive ‘Rising Star’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 14, 2016 – Two High Point University students have received recognition from the International Furniture Design Association (IFDA) with the “Rising Star” award. This award honors a student from each of the 11 design programs at colleges across the Carolinas. Seniors Samantha Davis and Hannah Rowell were nominated by HPU faculty […]

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Students Share Research at Statewide Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2016 – High Point University students shared their research at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium on Nov. 5 at North Carolina Central University in Durham. Their participation was sponsored by HPU’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works. “At HPU, we encourage students to get […]

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Access to Innovators

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. HPU students are granted access to global innovators, including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. As Wozniak begins his role as “Innovator in Residence” at HPU, students come to know the genius behind Apple Computer as a mentor and a friend.   Mandy Engelman could […]

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Senior Interns with IBM

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 31, 2016 – High Point University senior Tyler Bailey recently completed an internship with IBM in Austin, Texas. There, he worked on a team of global software engineers responsible for innovating and building IBM’s leadership in the cloud computing market, one of the company’s most important investments. A computer science major […]

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‘HPU in the City’ Takes Students to New York for Career Development

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 26, 2016 – When it comes to career preparation, High Point University students have phenomenal resources on their campus, including numerous faculty mentors and an office of Career and Professional Development staffed with career advisors. They also have opportunities for development all over the world, thanks to experiential programs like HPU […]

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