Junior Interns at RVM Enterprises, Inc.

HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2016 – High Point University junior Cameron Zell spent the summer in New York City as a digital forensics and professional services intern with RVM Enterprises, Inc.—a company that works with global corporations and law firms across the nation to recover and manage electronic data that may have been deleted or […]

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Abundance through Adversity: Oprah’s Mentee Joins HPU

There’s sunlight streaming through the floor-to-ceiling glass windows of Cottrell Hall’s International Concourse, where Mpumi Nobiva has set up shop to start her day. With her laptop, phone and bag full of textbooks, she looks like other college students at High Point University with project deadlines. But talk to her, and layers of an unexpected […]

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Junior Interns with Calvin Klein

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 8, 2016 – Over the summer, High Point University junior Lexi Becer took a step toward becoming the woman she’s always dreamt she could be. Becer, a strategic communication major, interned with Calvin Klein in New York City. The Oakland, New Jersey, native took part in Phillip Van Heusen’s summer internship […]

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School of Business Welcomes New Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 7, 2016 – High Point University welcomes two new faculty members to the Earl N. Phillips School of Business. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university.   Lillian Watson, Assistant Professor of the Practice of Business Communications Watson, a licensed attorney who practiced business law for many years, will […]

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HPU Student Heads to Oxford

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES Andrew Tzavaras took a chance. Dr. Frederick Schneid, one of his mentors, encouraged him. Other members of the history faculty did, too. So, after receiving his undergrad and master degrees at High Point University, a school a few miles from his boyhood home, Tzavaras looked to the other side of […]

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School of Education Welcomes New Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 6, 2016 – High Point University welcomes three new faculty members to the School of Education. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university. Dr. Adrienne Anderson, Assistant Professor of Education  Anderson, whose professional expertise is teaching students with learning and behavioral disorders in high-needs schools, will teach special education […]

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Students Gain Finance, Sales Experience at ScanSource Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 2, 2016 – Two High Point University students gained valuable business experience during their summer internships at the worldwide headquarters for ScanSource in Greenville, South Carolina. They each made important contributions while advising the finances and sales of the company, which is an international distributor of point-of-sale, barcode, physical security, video, […]

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Oxford Historian to Speak at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2016 – The Department of History at High Point University will host Professor Peter Wilson, Chichele Professor of the History of War at the University of Oxford, for a lecture titled “The European Fiscal-Military System 1580-1850: or making war with resources you don’t have.” The lecture will be held from […]

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School of Art and Design Welcomes New Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 30, 2016 – High Point University welcomes three new faculty members to the School of Art and Design. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university. Dr. Victoria Brown, Assistant Professor of Visual Merchandising Design  Brown will teach classes in branding, licensing and ownership, merchandise planning and control, as well […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Hattie Dougherty Teaches at Florence Elementary

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 Welcomes New Faculty to School of Communication

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 29, 2016 – High Point University welcomes three new faculty members to the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university, including 26 who are filling newly created positions.   Steve Harvey, Assistant Professor of the Practice of Communication  An Emmy Award winner, Harvey […]

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Enriching the Mind, Heart and Soul

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you. At High Point University, students gain more than an education. They gain a network of mentors and friends who provide endless opportunities for engagement.   You’ll notice it first when you pull onto campus. A security officer smiling to […]

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HPU Faculty Continues to Grow

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 29, 2016 – High Point University continues to attract educational leaders to its campus with 49 new faculty members this year. They represent a variety of disciplines including pharmacy, health sciences, communication, business, religion, history and more as HPU continues to build both professional programs and a strong foundation in the […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Gwena Pitt Promotes Santa Cruz Warriors

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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Growth Mindset: Unlocking Your Potential

Growth mindset is not new to HPU. For years, HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein has emphasized this transformative concept to every student audience because he believes embracing it will change their understanding of what it means to learn. To Dr. Qubein, it’s crucial. Students with growth mindsets become better prepared for the world as it’s […]

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Junior Interns at Columbia Medical Center in NYC

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 25, 2016 – High Point University Junior Catarina DiMaggio pursued her dream of becoming a cardiothoracic surgeon through a summer internship with Columbia Medical Center in New York City. A native of Madison, New Jersey, DiMaggio is a strategic communication and pre-med major with a passion for medicine. Time spent in […]

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Freshman Profile: Ahead of the Curve

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Elena Lewis, one member of the Class of 2020, brings with her many accolades and achievements in speech and debate. Below, discover how she plans to make the most out of her time at HPU:  Name: Elena Lewis Hometown: North Canton, […]

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Education Professor Named Journal Editor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2016 – The North Carolina Association for Middle Level Education selected Dr. James Davis, associate professor of education at High Point University, as editor of the NCMLE Journal. Davis was selected from among more than 40 candidates for this honor. The NCMLE Journal publishes peer-reviewed manuscripts twice a year on […]

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