5 Reasons Internships are Essential

HPU’s Office of Career and Internship Services (C&IS) connects students with internships that boost resumes, build connections, expand networks, and set potential employees apart from the competition. Below are five reasons every student should pursue an internship opportunity – regardless of whether or not it’s required for their major. The successful outcomes speak for themselves: […]

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Meet the Seniors: Student Takes Business to a New Level for Gamers

READ MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well at High Point University. Through annual Business Plan Competitions, academic programs and experiential learning opportunities that inspire innovation, HPU is graduating job creators, not job takers. One example is Kristopher Hovland, a senior, who founded Tekiture – a company that designs and manufactures […]

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Professor Publishes Research on Children with Williams Syndrome

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 2, 2015 – Research published by a High Point University faculty member provides new perspective in studying the behavioral characteristics of children with a rare neurodevelopmental disorder. Dr. Kirsten Li-Barber, assistant professor of psychology, co-authored a journal article that describes problem-based behaviors in children with Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder characterized […]

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Never Back Down: Remembering Stuart Scott

By: Austin Ford, Class of 2014   “You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.” No words greater represent the late Stuart Scott than these, spoken by Scott himself at the 2014 ESPY Awards after receiving the Jimmy V Award for his courageous fight with […]

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HPU Named Charter Member of Survey Research Transparency Initiative

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 29, 2015 – High Point University’s Survey Research Center (SRC) became the 20th Charter Member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Transparency Initiative. The new initiative encourages organizations like the SRC to share important details about how they collect and interpret information about their research projects. “We are […]

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Students Score Professional Skills at Figure Skating Championships

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 28, 2015 – Behind the loops and axels, the famed figure skaters and the thousands of visitors that descended upon Greensboro, High Point University students were hard at work. While the spotlight was on the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro Jan. 17-25, four HPU students scored professional development opportunities that […]

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International Exchange Program Brings New Faces to City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 27, 2015 – A new exchange program launched this semester at High Point University is bringing students from Austria, France and Brazil to North Carolina’s International City. Seven students from these countries are the first exchange students in the university’s history. They arrived at the university in January, and seven HPU […]

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HPU to Host Vietnam War Hero

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 26, 2015 – Lt. Clebe McClary is living proof that with the right attitude, all things are possible. The Vietnam War veteran will share his motivational story at High Point University at 7 p.m. on Feb. 12 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. A limited number of […]

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Cue Callbacks: ’14 Alumna Finds Fame in Florida

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES What’s it like to perform Broadway hits in Costa Rica, compete in a prestigious theatre festival, and get six callbacks from theatre companies across the nation – all before graduating college? Courtney Feiman knows. It happened to Feiman before she graduated from High Point University in May 2014 with degrees […]

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