Class of 2014 Profile: Allie Dearie Spreads Hope and Help With TWLOHA

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Students Dive Into Civic Engagement This Election Season

Election season is over, and most people are putting politics on the back-burner – for now, at least. However, High Point University promotes civic values year-round through polls that track opinion on issues important to the public, placing students in internships in politics and other public service, providing commentary on politics through faculty experts and […]

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How to Professionally Network at Family Holidays

By: Eric Melniczek, HPU Career Advisor   The holidays are fast approaching! During this time of the year, there are many parties and events which offer opportunities to catch up with family and friends. These get-togethers are also ideal locations for job seekers to establish connections and identify potential leads. Here are few techniques a job […]

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Gerrior-Mariani Joins Admissions Staff

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2014 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently welcomed Karen Gerrior-Mariani to its staff as assistant director of regional admissions. In her position, Gerrior-Mariani works on location in Boston to recruit students from the greater Boston area and North Shore. Being based locally allows Gerrior-Mariani to […]

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Professor Named Regional Education Director

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2014 – Dr. James Davis, associate professor in the School of Education at High Point University, recently became Region 5 director for the North Carolina Association of Elementary Educators. NCAEE is the only professional organization in the state established expressly to advocate for and serve elementary educators and elementary level […]

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Admissions Welcomes Elliott as Admissions Counselor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 6, 2014 – High Point University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions recently welcomed Taylor Elliott to its staff as an admissions counselor. In this role, Elliott acts as the first point of contact for prospective students, families and high school guidance counselors in northern New Jersey who are working their way through […]

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Dr. Tjai Nielsen Featured on Fox 8 News

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 5, 2014 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, associate professor of management and director of the MBA program at High Point University, was recently featured on WGHP Fox 8 for a news segment on the Ebola crisis. During the segment, Nielsen spoke about the psychological ramifications of the current Ebola crisis. He focused […]

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Music Students Take Talents to Costa Rica

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 3, 2014 – For the second year in a row, students from High Point University took stage alongside students from NYU, Berklee College of Music and other top-tier performing art schools at Costa Rica’s highly selective Promising Artists of the 21st Century Program. The Promising Artists program started in 1986 and […]

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Alumna Crafts National Brands

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES It sounds too good to be true – free, customizable mac and cheese bowls, straight from a Stouffer’s food truck. On Nov. 17, Marin Seifert, a High Point University alumna of 2013, will make that custom mac and cheese dream come to fruition on the HPU campus. Seifert is an […]

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Students Monitor Game Day Operations for ACC Football

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 3, 2014 – Three High Point University students spend Saturdays focused intently on Atlantic Coast Conference football games. But unlike casual fans watching from the couch, these students monitor the games from the Game Day Operations Center at ACC headquarters in Greensboro. Graham Billings, Matthew Burns and Ryan McCabe are participating […]

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Junior Interns with NC Republican Party

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 31, 2014 – With Election Day just a few days away, High Point University junior Anne Davey is serving on the front line of the campaign trail as a lead intern with the Guilford County headquarters of the North Carolina Republican Party. A native of Southold, New York, Davey actively recruits […]

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Students Attend, Learn From Supreme Court Hearing

An experiential learning opportunity organized by High Point University’s pre-law professional program brought law to life for 20 students. They traveled to Raleigh on Oct. 7 to attend a session at the North Carolina Supreme Court. Pre-law advisors Dr. Donna Scheidt and Dr. Scott Ingram led the group. Students had the opportunity to observe a […]

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Pritchard Joins Student Life Staff

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 30, 2014 – The Office of Student Life at High Point University recently hired Lindsay Pritchard as the resident director for the Aldridge Village residential community. As a resident director, Pritchard is responsible for the safety and well-being of all residential students, as well as providing support and development services to […]

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Senior Interns With WBTV 3 News

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 30, 2014 – High Point University senior Chandler Whicker is diving into the news world as a reporter intern with WBTV Channel 3 News in Charlotte, North Carolina. A native of Huntersville, North Carolina, Whicker helps producers gather information for newscasts, accompanies reporters in the field, attends news planning meetings, and […]

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