HPU Students Awarded Start-up Funds at Annual Elevator Pitch Competition

Joseph Cochrane-Brown was awarded first place in HPU’s Elevator Pitch Competition and took home the grand prize of $2,500. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2017 – High Point University celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 13-17 with a variety of activities for students, including an opportunity to win start-up funds for their business plans. The HPU Entrepreneurship […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 16, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions: Director of Vocal Studies to Perform ‘The Polar Express’ with NC Symphony Dr. Scott MacLeod, director of vocal studies at HPU, was selected to be a narrator and soloist for “The […]

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HPU Event Management Program Wins International Award for Second Year

Biaett and one of his event management classes showcase the international award their program has garnered. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 16, 2017 – For the second consecutive year, High Point University’s event management program in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication has recently received international recognition as the best event management bachelor’s degree. Dr. […]

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Office of Career and Professional Development: Focused on Outcomes

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Office of Career and Professional Development help students find successful internships. This past summer, Cassandra Diaz completed an internship with The Madison Square Garden Company where she developed integrated media plans for MSG brands, including Radio City Music Hall and the […]

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Internship Profile: Kiersten Ketcham Works Communications for Greensboro Swarm

Name: Kiersten Ketcham Hometown: Lancaster, Pennsylvania Year: Class of 2018 Major: Human Relations Internship: Ketcham worked primarily with the Charlotte Hornets NBA G-League affiliate the Greensboro Swarm in their communications department. She created different media materials for the team to use when reaching out to different media outlets, and helped run the stats department on game days. Ketcham was […]

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Local Children Learn STEM Concepts at HPU’s Community Lego Showcase

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2017 – High Point University’s Stout School of Education was transformed into a Lego Learning Lab over the weekend. More than 800 local children and parents enjoyed engineering competitions, machine building, robotics and Lego storytelling. This free annual event provides an opportunity for children in kindergarten through eighth grade to […]

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INTERNSHIP PROFILE: Hayley Houston Interns for the American Diabetes Association & The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Name: Hayley Houston Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts Year: Class of 2018 Major: Nonprofit Leadership and Management Internship: During her time at the American Diabetes Association, Houston was in charge of the food and drink donations for a walk in October. She also attend events and made phone calls. During her internship at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Houston was responsible for […]

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Internship Profile: Morgan Crowder Interns for Ad. Agency in Arizona

Name: Morgan Crowder Hometown: Hillsville, Virginia Year: Class of 2018   Major: Strategic Communications with a minor in Sales. Internship: Crowder worked as an account services intern for Lane Terralever, an advertising agency in Phoenix, Arizona. She supported the Account Services team during the scoping and on-boarding of new clients, as well as the day-to-day […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Justin Lerner Begins Career as a Marketing Coordinator

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: Jenn Armstrong Begins Interior Design Career

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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Internship Profile: Gianna McWilliams Interns for KUSA 9News

Name: Gianna McWilliams  Hometown: Boulder, Colorado Year: Class of 2018 Major: Business with a minor in Marketing  Internship: McWilliams worked as a sales intern for KUSA 9NEWS. As the only intern for the station, McWilliams helped sell advertisements both online and on air, doing paperwork and shadowing account executives. During her internship, she worked on finding […]

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‘HPU in the City’ Program Fills Fall Break with Career Development Opportunities

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 31, 2017 – From HBO Headquarters in New York City to the National Nuclear Security Administration in Washington, D.C., fall break provided a robust week of career development for High Point University students. The third annual HPU in the City event took students to these two cities where they had the […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Emily Good Manages Outside Sales

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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HPU Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 26, 2017 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month.   Physical Therapy Professors Publish Editorial in International Journal Dr. Eric Hegedus, professor and founding chair […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Caitlin Noto

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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Insider’s Look at the New Congdon Hall

Innovation is woven throughout High Point University’s DNA. Congdon Hall is a reflection of that. At $120 million total, these programs and this facility reflect the single largest investment in HPU’s history. Students have already begun to study in the state of the art laboratories. Graduate students preparing to become pharmacists, physician assistants and physical […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Dana Pusateri Leads at Beverly Hills Experiential Marketing Agency

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: Shinn LaMachio Begins Career as Government Contractor

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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