Juniors Attend the PRSSA National Convention

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2013 – Two High Point University strategic communication majors recently joined more than 100 of the top communication students from across the country at the Public Relations Student Society of America’s (PRSSA) national assembly in Albuquerque, N.M. Juniors Chelsea Hyde and Cara Read represented HPU during the four-day-long conference that […]

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Students Hear from Coordinating Producer for Super Bowl XLVIII

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2013 – High Point University students heard from David Neal, the recently appointed Coordinating Producer for Super Bowl XLVIII Thursday night. The High Point native is a serial Emmy award-winner and sports producer, executive producer of FOX Sports’ World Cup coverage and CONCACAF Gold Cup coverage. Neal worked at NBC […]

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Interior Design Students Help Remodel VF Corporation Office

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2013 – High Point University interior design students may have just designed the best place to work in Greensboro. VF Corporation’s Global Business Technology department challenged senior design students at HPU to redesign its 1970’s bank building located at 444 North Elm St. in Greensboro. The building is currently being […]

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Undergraduates Present at Professional Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2013 – A group of High Point University students had the extraordinary opportunity to present their research at a professional conference in Washington, D.C. The students took part in the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association’s (PCA/ACA) national conference March 27 – 30. HPU sent 12 students and three faculty members […]

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Finalists Announced for Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2013 – The Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced the three finalists for its 3rd annual Business Plan Competition. The finalists will split a $15,000 prize. The three finalists are Cameron McGraw, a senior entrepreneurship and management major; Alexa Crawford, a junior entrepreneurship major; and Kristopher Hovland, […]

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Super Bowl XLVIII Coordinating Producer and Pulitzer Center Journalist Headline ‘Communication Week’

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 3, 2013 – Three industry leaders will headline High Point University’s “Communication Week,” April 8 – 15. They are: Daniel Grossman, Pulitzer Center journalist on global warming; Dr. Jack Shaheen, Hollywood consultant on Arab portrayals, international author and award winning media critic; and High Point native David Neal, 34-time Emmy award-winning […]

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Hundreds Head to HPU for BigSURS Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 2, 2013 – Hundreds of students and faculty from the Big South Atlantic Conference will be in High Point this weekend for the 6th Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium, to be hosted at High Point University. The BigSURS provides undergraduate scholars a forum to share the results of their research through […]

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Entrepreneurship Roundtable Highlights Importance of Small Business Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 21, 2013 – “Only in America could someone with $20 and a racecar one day be sitting on a stage next to the governor.” Those words were spoken by racing CEO and businessman Richard Childress during High Point University’s Entrepreneurship Roundtable event on March 20, where Childress and North Carolina Gov. […]

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‘American Discovery Series’ to Discuss ‘America’s Army: Making the All-Volunteer Force’

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 21, 2013 – High Point University department of history will host Dr. Beth Bailey as part of its “American Discoveries” series. Bailey, professor of history at Temple University, will present “America’s Army: Making the All-Volunteer Force,” at 5 p.m. on April 4 in Room 109 of the Nido R. Qubein School […]

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Model U.N. Gives Students International Experience

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 20, 2013 – Months of hard work recently paid off for High Point University’s Model United Nations Club. The club returned from Boston where they were among 3,500 students participating in Harvard University’s National Model United Nations. The annual conference assigns a different country to each club, and then gives students […]

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Graduate Student Publishes Research on the ‘Reinvention of Ronald McDonald’

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 18, 2013 – Matt Ritter, a graduate student studying strategic communication, recently had an article accepted for publication in “Advertising & Society Review.” The publication is a peer-reviewed academic online journal that publishes articles, essays, and other scholarship about advertising in society, culture, history and the economy. Ritter’s article, “Nobody Can […]

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