HPU’s Third PA Class Welcomed During the Profession’s 50th Anniversary

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 11, 2017 – The timing of today’s White Coat Ceremony for physician assistant students at High Point University was significant. Fifty years ago, the physician assistant profession was established to help medical doctors improve the lives of patients in the midst of a growing population and increasing demand for health care. […]

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Students Explore the World During Maymesters

  HPU Global Experience programs, also known as “Maymester,” are short-term study abroad opportunities that allow students to fulfill course requirements under the leadership of HPU faculty, while immersing themselves in a new culture. This year’s offerings included eight journeys that covered 11 different countries: South Africa, Australia, Italy, Switzerland, France, Japan, the UK, Belgium, […]

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Junior Receives Celia Moh Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 9, 2017 – Addison Gantt, a rising junior at High Point University, has been selected to receive the Celia Moh Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year. The scholarship will pay for full tuition, room, board, books and fees. Gantt is a Salisbury native majoring in visual merchandising design. She is one […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Jenna Irvin

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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Class of 2017 Profile: Megan Painter Attends Graduate School at UVA

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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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 6, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Graduate Awarded Most Outstanding Senior Award Haley McKeown was honored with High Point University’s Most Outstanding Senior Award at the Onward with Faithful Courage Senior Send Off event, held on May […]

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Nonprofit Leadership and Management Program Hosts Professors from Thailand

From left to right, Heidi Fischer, HPU director of study abroad; Dr. Christine Cugliari, associate professor of nonprofit leadership; and Nicole Jacobs, capacity building advisor with RTI International, stand alongside visiting Khone Kaen faculty, Dr. Buapun Promphakping, Rattaphon Pitakthepsombat and Dr. Sataporn Roengtam. HIGH POINT, N.C., June 1, 2017 – Faculty from the University of […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Gianna Carrabotta Designs for Restoration Hardware

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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Studying the Sky: HPU Professor Joins NASA Research Expedition to South Africa

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 24, 2017 – A High Point University professor is part of a research expedition team traveling to South Africa to collect data for NASA’s New Horizons probe. Jeff Regester, HPU instructor of physics and astronomy, is a lead observer on a team that includes scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, MIT, […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: James Ensor Forges a Career in Finance

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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Class of 2017 Profile: Sarah Moses Secures Sales Position with Staples Inc.

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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Class of 2017 Profile: Elizabeth Pellegrini Heads to Law School at College of William & Mary

Name: Elizabeth Pellegrini Hometown: Pittsford, New York Major: Pellegrini graduated with majors in Business Administration and Political Science on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Pellegrini will further her education by attending law school at the College of William & Mary. She begins classes in the fall. How HPU helped you get there: “HPU provided so many opportunities […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Chris Stone Designs and Sells for Tom James

Name: Chris Stone Hometown: Fanwood, New Jersey Major: Stone graduated with a major in Business Administration and a minor in Marketing on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Stone accepted a position as a Professional Clothier with Tom James in New York, New York. In his position, he will design and sell custom suits. From gathering clientele and […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Lexie Williams Recruits Talent for Gartner

Name: Lexie Williams Hometown: Mason, Michigan Major: Williams graduated with a major in Human Relations and a minor in Business Administration on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Williams will begin her career as a Campus Project Specialist at Gartner in Fort Myers, Florida. Her duties will include supporting the Campus Recruiting team in planning and coordinating and executing university recruitment events. She will […]

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HPU’s Success Coaches: Remembering the Beginning

They will graduate this week, the first cohort mentored by HPU’s Student Success Coaches. They’ll walk across the stage, these seniors, receive their diploma in front of Roberts Hall and begin a career or post-graduate work. And Dr. Beth Holder will cry. She always does at graduations. But this is different. She knows these seniors. […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Ben Lonza Explores Entrepreneurship, Opens his Restaurant

Name: Ben Lonza Hometown: Brielle, New Jersey Major: Lonza will graduate with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Lonza will enter the workforce as the owner and manager of his own restaurant, 1st Ave Pizza, in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. As the owner and manager of 1st Ave Pizza, his responsibilities will include making […]

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‘Signing Day’ Held for Say Yes Scholarship Recipients

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2017 – Just as athletes are honored during signing days for their achievements and commitment to play at a university level, High Point University honored five Triad high school students with full-tuition scholarships for committing to continue their academic careers. HPU awards five Say Yes Scholarships annually, three of which […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Meredith Matsakis

Name: Meredith Matsakis Hometown: Asheville, North Carolina Major: Matsakis will graduate with a degrees in Visual Merchandising Design and a minor in Theatre Performance on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Matsakis will begin her career at Design Works International in New York City as a visual and social content coordinator. She will join the company’s co-founder and creative director, Nancy […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Parker Ramsey Takes Tech Talents to Duke Energy as IT Associate

Name: Parker Ramsey Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina Major: Ramsey will graduate with degrees in Computer Science and Philosophy on May 6.  Post-graduation plans: Ramsey will begin his career with Duke Energy as an IT associate. He will join the IT Associates Program – Duke Energy’s premier leadership and technical development program for high potential new college graduates seeking a career […]

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