HPU Student Receives Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2018 – High Point University student Thomas Boudreaux, currently studying on an individualized computational physics track, was granted the Goldwater Scholarship. One of the most prestigious awards available for an undergraduate science major, the Goldwater Scholarship is given to exceptional sophomores and juniors who plan to pursue research careers in […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Carter Cummins Turns Internship into Career

Name: Carter Cummins Hometown: Montreal, Canada Major: Cummins will graduate with a B.A. in Political Science, with a minor in Business Administration, on May 5. Post-graduation plans: Cummins has accepted a position in the BRiTE Program at Corning, which specializes in materials science. The one-year program is open to recent graduates and aims to determine which area of […]

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HPU/News and Record Poll: NC Residents See North Korea as Top Threat in Increasingly Dangerous World

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 29, 2018 – A High Point University Poll finds that North Carolinians see North Korea as the most dangerous threat to U.S. national security, and a majority expect other countries may play a role in the outcomes of upcoming U.S. elections. A large majority says the world is increasingly dangerous, and […]

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New Director Leads Career and Professional Development at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 21, 2018 – Dr. William (Bill) Gentry, a leadership expert who specializes in inspiring and preparing new leaders, has joined High Point University as director of Career and Professional Development. Gentry comes to HPU from the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, a top-ranked global provider of executive education and leadership […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Jessie Hall Recruits in NYC for Aerotek

Name: Jessie Hall Hometown: Verona, New Jersey  Major: Hall will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with a minors in Sales and Marketing, on May 5. Post-graduation plans: Hall will join Aerotek as a recruiter in New York City. She will be recruiting and interviewing potential prospects to help connect them to their dream job in many […]

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Class of 2018: Dom Bellusci Earns Masters at Top Ranked Graduate School for Game Design

Name: Dom Bellusci Hometown: Calgary, Alberta  Major: Bellusci will graduate with a B.A. in Game and Interactive Media Design, on May 5. Post-graduation plans: Bellusci will attend Guildhall at Southern Methodist University, the number one graduate school for Game Design in the world according to the Princeton Review. He will earn his Master of Interactive Technology (MIT) […]

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Finding My ‘Life of Success and Significance’

By Mary Funke, Class of 2013, Emergency Medicine Resident Doctor at Duke Health I never know what kind of challenges my patients are facing when they’re rushed into the Duke Health Emergency Room in Durham, North Carolina. Sometimes it’s appendicitis. Sometimes it’s severe trauma from a car crash. What I do know is that my […]

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Alumni Profile: Sowing Seeds of Growth

They’re former classmates, Amber Williamson and Sarah Belle Tate. They work together at the Business High Point Chamber of Commerce. Their offices are side by side, their desks are within steps of one another, and they meet weekly to brainstorm ways to promote the chamber’s 800 members. High Point is their adopted hometown. It’s also […]

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HPU Alumni Couple Establishes Scholarship Fund

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 28, 2018 – Charles “Charlie” and Mildred “Millie” Maultsby have established a scholarship with a $50,000 gift to further the success of students. The Charles V. and Mildred P. Maultsby Endowed Scholarship will support students who demonstrate financial need and can be renewed annually. First preference will be given to students from […]

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Championing Scholarship

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Dr. Meredith Malburne-Wade leads the office of fellowships and awards.  Sometimes students need a teacher and other times a cheerleader or taskmaster to help their dreams take flight. Dr. Meredith Malburne-Wade serves as all three. As founding director of HPU’s Office […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Lauren Fitch to Attend Law School at University of Maryland

Name: Lauren Fitch Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland Major: Fitch will graduate with a B.A. in English with a writing concentration on May 5. Post-graduation plans: Fitch will attend the Francis King Carrey School of Law at the University of Maryland. How HPU helped you get there: “My teachers at HPU were great at inspiring me. They challenged me when […]

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January Extraordinary Leader: Future Politician, Cancer Survivor

To professors, he’s known as Frantha Phonesavanh. But around campus, he’s known by one name – Fez. “You can’t mess up Fez,” he says, laughing. People mispronounce Phonesavanh’s name all the time so he’ll break down his last name for everyone who asks. It’s Pon-SEE-vaughn, he’ll say slowly, because he knows the volley of vowels […]

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5 Life Lessons Steve Wozniak Shared with HPU’s Students

As part of High Point University’s Innovation Summit, Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple Computer and HPU’s Innovator in Residence, visited campus and continued his commitment to mentoring students. During an interactive Q&A with students and a discussion with HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Wozniak shared wisdom he has gained throughout […]

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Mentors Students as HPU Innovator in Residence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 19, 2018 – He’s known around the world as the co-founder and inventor behind Apple Computer. But on High Point University’s campus, Steve Wozniak is known as an advisor and mentor. Wozniak returned to campus today in his role as HPU’s Innovator in Residence. He worked with students, visited classrooms and […]

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