Class of 2016 Profile: Matthew Gahrmann Manages High Point Real Estate

With Commencement just around the corner, 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 journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the Class […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Emily Springer Designs in High Point

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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NCAA Sport Safety Expert to Speak at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 7, 2016 – The Congdon School of Health Sciences at High Point University will host Dr. John Parsons, ATC, director of the NCAA Sport Science Institute, for its Distinguished Lecture Series. Parsons will present “The NCAA Agenda for Student-Athlete Health and Safety” at 5:30 p.m. on April 14 in the David […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Vincent Perez Manages Accounts for Gartner

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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Student Awarded American Association of University Women Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 7, 2016 – High Point University sophomore Melanie Maldonado was awarded an American Association of University Women (AAUW) Scholarship from the Greensboro Branch of AAUW. With this scholarship, Maldonado will attend the AAUW National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) this June at the University of Maryland. NCCWSL provides a […]

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Students Present at Conference for Tutors Statewide

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 7, 2016 – High Point University student tutors attended the North Carolina Tutor/Supplemental Instruction Conference held at Eastern Carolina University in March. The conference is designed to connect students across North Carolina campuses that serve in roles such as a peer tutor, supplemental instruction or mentor. It provided the opportunity for […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Calla Telzrow Works Toward Microbiology Ph.D.

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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Alumni Profile: Life in the Director’s Chair

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES Behind every great radio show is a producer who makes it happen. For 93.9 WKYS, one of D.C.’s top hip hop stations, that person is Dominique Higdon. Higdon is a 2015 graduate of High Point University and an assistant program director at Radio One for 93.9 in Washington, D.C. Her […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Elyse Stoner Accepts Recruiting Position

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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Professor: Online Discussions Influence Decision to Participate in Genetic Research

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2016 – Research published by Dr. Sojung Claire Kim, assistant professor of strategic communication at High Point University, shows that online discussions have a positive impact on people’s intentions to participate in genetic testing and research. The article, titled “Online Discussion Effects on Intention to Participate in Genetic Research: A […]

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Professor Honored with Outstanding Women in Business Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 1, 2016 – Kathy Elliott, assistant professor and director of Belk Entrepreneurship Center at High Point University, is a recipient of the Triad Business Journal’s 2016 Outstanding Women in Business award. Elliott was selected among business and community leaders who have provided leadership through their professional careers and philanthropy. She will […]

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March Extraordinary Leader: Moving Way Beyond Fear

When the weather warms and students shed coats for T-shirts and shorts, Sarah Field finds her favorite study spot: the balcony outside the Learning Commons at the R.G. Wanek Center. She’ll stay there for two, three, four hours, maybe more. She’ll look up from her books, notes and flash cards, and with the panoramic view […]

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HPU Announces Finalists for 2016 Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 30, 2016 – The Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced five finalists for its sixth annual Business Plan Competition. This year’s winners will compete for $15,000 in start-up funds. The finalists will present their business plans to a panel of judges consisting of business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Lydia Prior Travels for Krispy Kreme Corporation

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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Chemistry Faculty Present Research at National Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 29, 2016 – Three High Point University chemistry faculty members, Dr. Brian Augustine, Dr. Keir Fogarty and Dr. Heather Miller, presented their work at the 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting. Held in San Diego, California, the ACS meeting is the largest gathering of chemists and engineers in the world. Augustine […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Taylor Niss Pursues Master’s in STEM Education

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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Class of 2016 Profile: Jessica Vitale Mentors Children in Connecticut

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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Class of 2016 Profile: Laura Bernitsky Follows her Dream to Dental School

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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