Freshman Profile: A Dedication to Service

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Elizabeth O’Brien is one member of the Class of 2020. Below, discover how she plans to make the most out of her time at HPU:  Name: Elizabeth O’Brien Hometown: Aberdeen, North Carolina High school attended: Pinecrest High School in Southern Pines, North […]

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Freshman Profile: A Future in Physics

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Zack Hutchens joins the Class of 2020 with a wealth of experience already under his belt. Below, discover how he plans to launch a successful career in the sciences, starting with an extraordinary education at HPU:  Name: Zack Hutchens […]

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Senior Explores Fashion Industry with Ralph Lauren

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2016 – As a summer intern with Ralph Lauren, High Point University senior Alexis Lee went behind the scenes of New York fashion, learned what it takes to produce a clothing line, and even had a face-to-face meeting with Ralph Lauren himself. Lee, a Greensboro native, was one of 40 […]

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5 Lessons Dr. Carol Dweck Shared on the HPU Campus

Today, High Point University welcomed Dr. Carol Dweck, Stanford University professor and author of “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.” Her book also inspired HPU to select “Growth Mindset” as its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) theme. In a conversation with HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein that was filmed by UNC-TV, Dweck spoke about the premises of her book, […]

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Senior Interns with NASCAR Team and Charlotte Motor Speedway

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 18, 2016 – High Point University Senior Michael Rossi explored the world of motor sports through two internships this summer, one with NASCAR team Richard Childress Racing, and one with Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Pennington, New Jersey, native and business administration major worked with several different departments at RCR and was a […]

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Freshman Profile: A Holistic Education

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Yaa Ofori is one member of the Class of 2020. Below, discover how she plans to take advantage of everything HPU has to offer: Name: Yaa Ofori Hometown: Brooklyn, New York High school attended: Chapel Hill High School in Douglasville, Georgia Accomplishments: Ofori frequently volunteers […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Kim Greve Designs Custom Homes

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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Student Interns with Leading Supplier of RV Components

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2016 – Beau Sirpilla, a rising junior at High Point University, interned with Lippert Components in Elkhart, Indiana, this summer. As a management trainee intern, Sirpilla rotated through three key business units – sales and marketing, manufacturing and operations – for the leading components manufacturer of recreational vehicles. “The executive […]

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Media Fellows Make Connections in Los Angeles

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 15, 2016 – A trip to Los Angeles opened doors of opportunity in the entertainment industry for a group of High Point University students. HPU’s Media Fellows, a group of the top communication majors on campus, traveled to California over the summer to forge connections with leaders in the center of […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Lindsay Katz Runs Bone Marrow Drives

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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Freshman Profile: An Entrepreneurial Spirit

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Haley Bossart is one member of the Class of 2020. Below, discover how the caring people on campus made a significant impact on her decision to join the HPU family:  Name: Haley Bossart Hometown: Naples, Florida High school attended: Seacrest Country Day School in Naples, […]

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HPU Welcomes Inaugural Pharmacy Class, 1,500 New Students and 48 New Faculty

Pictured is Jonathan Paez, left, a member of HPU’s inaugural pharmacy class, working alongside Dr. Comfort Boateng, assistant professor of basic pharmaceutical sciences.   HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 15, 2016 – The Piedmont Triad’s only pharmacy school will welcome its inaugural class next week when High Point University kicks off a new academic year. In […]

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Sophomore Interns with Lifestyle Magazines

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 12, 2016 – High Point University rising sophomore Olivia Altman is seeing the world of business and branding from all angles this summer through her internship with Unity Media Group in Hoboken, New Jersey. Altman, a native of Harding, New Jersey, works as the public relations and marketing coordinator for the […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Anthony Vita Joins PR Firm

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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Senior Interns with ‘Big Four’ Accounting Firm

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 11, 2016 – High Point University rising senior Kasey Degon is gaining valuable accounting experience through her summer internship with Ernst and Young in Boston. Degon, an accounting major from Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, is an assurance intern with the company. She assists with some of the firm’s largest tasks, working with engagement […]

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Freshman Profile: A Passion for Politics

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Vernon Lindo, one member of the Class of 2020, has a passion for civic engagement that has already awarded him prestigious opportunities. Below, discover how he plans to make the most out of his time at HPU:  Name: Vernon Lindo […]

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Student Gains HR Experience at Amazon

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 11, 2016 – High Point University senior Tricia Regius is exploring the field of human resources through her summer internship with Amazon. Regius, a Farmington, Connecticut, native and human relations major, is one of the online retailer’s human resource assistant interns at its Phoenix fulfillment center. She has a variety of responsibilities […]

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