HPU Poll: Among Democratic Candidates, Biden, Sanders and Warren Have Most Primary Election Support

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 30, 2019 – The High Point University Poll finds that self-identified Democrats in North Carolina give former Vice President Joe Biden the highest favorability rating (70%) among the declared Democratic candidates for president of the United States. Biden also has support of 31% of these same Democrats if they were voting […]

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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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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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Internship Profile: Brooke Smith Confirms her Career Choice with Children’s Hospital Colorado

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Brooke Smith Hometown: Evergreen, Colorado Year: Class of 2021 Major: Biology with a minor in exercise science Internship: Smith served as the musculoskeletal research center intern for Children’s Hospital Colorado, working alongside orthopedic surgeons to conduct clinical research and write a scientific manuscript. How HPU helped you get there: […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Sydney Feiss Plans Nationwide Conferences in NYC

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: Kacey Ruben Verifies an interest in Videography

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Kacey Ruben Hometown: Dumfries, Virginia Year: Class of 2020 Major: Communication with a focus in electronic media Internship: Ruben worked as the video intern for ICF, where she created internal videos about programs and resources employees access to continue professional development within their careers. The videos she created were […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Kendra Perley Finds a Future at Havertys Furniture

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: Shannon Vinci Builds Brand Marketing Experience

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Shannon Vinci Hometown: Sewell, New Jersey Year: Class of 2021 Major: Event management Internship: Vinci acted as the brand marketing intern for Wind Creek Bethlehem Casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. In her role, she assisted in rebranding the company. How HPU helped you get there: “In my two years at […]

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Internship Profile: Amirah Darnaby Builds Business Knowledge with Booz Allen Hamilton Consulting

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Amirah Darnaby Hometown: Upper Marlboro, Maryland Year: Class of 2022 Major: Human relations with minors in sociology and French Internship: Darnaby spent the summer as a business development intern for Booz Allen Hamilton Consulting Firm. In her role, she performed research tasks, including data collection, manipulation and presentation, literature […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Ashley Smith Utilizes Major at the U.S. Attorney’s Office

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: Jeremy Thompson Spends Summer as Seasonal Police Officer

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Jeremy Thompson Hometown: Bluefield, West Virginia Year: Class of 2020 Major: Criminal justice and a minor in business administration Internship: Thompson spent the summer as a seasonal police officer for the Ocean City Police Department in Ocean City, Maryland. Thompson was a seasonal police officer in Ocean City, on […]

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Internship Profile: Grace Crockett Instructs Programming at Microsoft

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Grace Crockett Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri Year: Class of 2022 Major: A triple major in computer science, marketing and business administration with a minor in sales Internship: Crockett worked as the programming instructor for Microsoft to teach underprivileged kids, ages from 7 to 15, how to code using JavaScript. […]

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Preparing the Next Generation of Scientists

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how Dr. Veronica Segarra, assistant professor of biology, mentors students in and out of the classroom.  Dr. Veronica Segarra supports her students in the classroom and beyond. “She was the first person I called when I got accepted into Johns […]

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Inside Look: The Wanek School of Natural Sciences

Transformation is an integral part of High Point University’s growth mindset. The Wanek School of Natural Sciences reflects the amazing growth the university has experienced in recent years. The $65 million, 128,000-square-foot facility opened this fall and features four stories of innovative lab and classroom space, as well as the Culp Planetarium. Students in biology, […]

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Internship Profile: Jacob Lancaster Pursues an Interest in Ministry

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Jacob Lancaster Hometown: Albemarle, North Carolina Year: Class of 2020 Major: Religion with a minor in philosophy Internship: Lancaster spent the summer with Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church as the pastoral intern. He worked with the pastoral staff and took part in leading worship, teaching, providing pastoral care and […]

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