Class of 2017 Profile: Charlie Kissel Sells for Quoizel

Name: Charlie Kissel Hometown: Bay Head, New Jersey Major: Kissel will graduate with a B.A. in Strategic Communication on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Kissel accepted a position as a Sales Trainee at Quoizel, a lighting design and manufacturing company in Charleston, South Carolina. In his position, Kissel will assist field sales personnel to merchandise products in lighting showrooms nationwide while […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kayla Griffith Lands Job with RSM US

Name: Kayla Griffith Hometown: Smithsburg, Maryland Major: Griffith will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Accounting, with a minor in Finance, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Griffith accepted a position as an Assurance Associate at RSM US LLP, an audit, tax and consulting firm in Frederick, Maryland. In her position, Griffith will audit clients, work one-on-one with senior management and executives and […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Sam Brown Goes to Grad School

Name: Sam Brown Hometown: Basking Ridge, New Jersey Major: Brown will graduate with a B.S. in Exercise Science, with a concentration in Health and Wellness, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Brown will pursue graduate school at Rutgers University’s Physician Assistant Program in New Brunswick, New Jersey. How HPU helped you get there: “When I started my education here at HPU, I […]

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Faculty Profile: Community in the Classroom

What is community, and how do we find our identity? These are profound questions for Dr. Amanda Mbuvi, assistant professor of religion. They are pivotal to her scholarship, and she finds that students are curious about them too. Mbuvi’s classes on biblical studies, Jewish studies, and religion and literature are spaces for students to explore […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Jamison Orr Launches Sales Executive Career

Name: Jamison Orr Hometown: Falmouth, Massachusetts Major: Orr will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with minors in Sales and Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Orr accepted a position as a Sales Executive with Star Asia International, a third-party international logistics company, in Charlotte, North Carolina. In his position, Orr will continue to build his own book of business by selling […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Katie Aitkens Provides Insurance Services

Name: Katie Aitkens Hometown: West Long Branch, New Jersey Major: Aitkens will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with minors in Sales and Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Aitkens accepted a position as an Underwriter Trainee at Selective Insurance in Hamilton, New Jersey. In her position, Aitkens will administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules, […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Allie Zambito Pursues Doctor of Physical Therapy

Name: Allie Zambito Hometown: Bayville, New Jersey Major: Zambito will graduate with a B.S. in Exercise Science on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Zambito will pursue a master’s degree in anatomy and clinical health science, while working toward her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware. UD’s physical therapy program is currently ranked No. 1 in […]

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HPU Welcomes 5,000 to Winter Family Weekend

Families packaged 20,000 meals for local agencies HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 6, 2017 – High Point University welcomed more than 5,000 visitors to campus for its annual Winter Family Weekend on Feb. 3-5. The event brought a positive economic impact to High Point and the greater Triad as families – many from out-of-state – stayed, […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Haley Cotnoir Advocates for Boston Red Sox

Name: Haley Cotnoir Hometown: Enfield, Connecticut Major: Cotnoir will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with minors in Marketing and Sales, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Cotnoir accepted a position as a Street Team Ambassador for the Boston Red Sox in Massachusetts. In her position within the marketing department, Cotnoir will assist with a new marketing initiative the Boston Red Sox recently […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Leah Larson Grows Business for Gartner

Name: Leah Larson Hometown: Peachtree City, Georgia Major: Larson will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with a concentration in Entrepreneurship, and a minor in Vocal Performance on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Larson accepted a position as a Sales Associate at Gartner in Fort Myers, Florida. In her position, Larson will speak directly with CEOs and CIOs about how Gartner can […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Sam Fuller Lands Job with Mutual of Omaha

Name: Sam Fuller Hometown: Wheaton, Illinois Major: Fuller will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with minors in Sales and Economics, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Fuller accepted a position as an External Sales Representative at Mutual of Omaha in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In his position, Fuller will meet with insurance brokers and provide group insurance and employee benefits to […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Hailey Parry Works Toward Doctorate

Name: Hailey Parry Hometown: Stamford, Connecticut Major: Parry will graduate with a B.S. in Exercise Science, with a concentration in Exercise Physiology, and a B.S. in Chemistry on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Parry will pursue her doctoral degree in Exercise Physiology at Auburn University’s School of Kinesiology in Auburn, Alabama. How HPU helped you get there: “HPU offers undergraduate research, which opened my […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Morgan Gould Teaches Special Ed

Name: Morgan Gould Hometown: Framingham, Massachusetts Major: Gould will graduate with a degree in Special Education on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Gould accepted a position as a Level 2 special education teacher at The New England Center for Children in Southborough, Massachusetts. In her position, Gould will be responsible for the direct care and Applied Behavior Analysis therapy of students in her classroom. She […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Andrew Greene Sells for Tom James

Name: Andrew Greene Hometown: Woodbridge, Virginia Major: Greene will graduate with a B.A. in Strategic Communication, with a minor in Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Greene accepted a position as a Sales Professional at Tom James in Washington, D.C. In his position, Greene will help clients upgrade their wardrobes with great-fitting Tom James clothing. How HPU helped you get there: “High Point University has […]

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Students Reflect on Attending Inauguration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 24, 2017 – Twelve High Point University students traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the 58th Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20. The students, who represented different parties and perspectives, and Dr. Brandon Lenoir, assistant professor of political communication, organized the trip together and received funding from the HPU Student Government Association. […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Leah Pieniadz Audits for Big Four Firm in NYC

Name: Leah Pieniadz Hometown: Oakdale, Connecticut Major: Pieniadz will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Accounting on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Pieniadz accepted a position as an Audit Associate at KPMG, one of the Big Four accounting firms, in New York City. In her position, Pieniadz will audit financial statements for public and private companies. How HPU helped you get there: “In […]

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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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