CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Named 2017 Commencement Speaker

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2016 – Wolf Blitzer, CNN’s lead political anchor and anchor of “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer,” will serve as High Point University’s Commencement Speaker on Saturday, May 6, 2017. “We are committed to providing our students with access to innovators,” says Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president. “Wolf Blitzer has […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Kim Greve Designs Custom Homes

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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Student Interns with Leading Supplier of RV Components

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2016 – Beau Sirpilla, a rising junior at High Point University, interned with Lippert Components in Elkhart, Indiana, this summer. As a management trainee intern, Sirpilla rotated through three key business units – sales and marketing, manufacturing and operations – for the leading components manufacturer of recreational vehicles. “The executive […]

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Media Fellows Make Connections in Los Angeles

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 15, 2016 – A trip to Los Angeles opened doors of opportunity in the entertainment industry for a group of High Point University students. HPU’s Media Fellows, a group of the top communication majors on campus, traveled to California over the summer to forge connections with leaders in the center of […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Lindsay Katz Runs Bone Marrow Drives

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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Freshman Profile: An Entrepreneurial Spirit

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Haley Bossart is one member of the Class of 2020. Below, discover how the caring people on campus made a significant impact on her decision to join the HPU family:  Name: Haley Bossart Hometown: Naples, Florida High school attended: Seacrest Country Day School in Naples, […]

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HPU Welcomes Inaugural Pharmacy Class, 1,500 New Students and 48 New Faculty

Pictured is Jonathan Paez, left, a member of HPU’s inaugural pharmacy class, working alongside Dr. Comfort Boateng, assistant professor of basic pharmaceutical sciences.   HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 15, 2016 – The Piedmont Triad’s only pharmacy school will welcome its inaugural class next week when High Point University kicks off a new academic year. In […]

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Sophomore Interns with Lifestyle Magazines

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 12, 2016 – High Point University rising sophomore Olivia Altman is seeing the world of business and branding from all angles this summer through her internship with Unity Media Group in Hoboken, New Jersey. Altman, a native of Harding, New Jersey, works as the public relations and marketing coordinator for the […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Anthony Vita Joins PR Firm

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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Senior Interns with ‘Big Four’ Accounting Firm

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 11, 2016 – High Point University rising senior Kasey Degon is gaining valuable accounting experience through her summer internship with Ernst and Young in Boston. Degon, an accounting major from Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, is an assurance intern with the company. She assists with some of the firm’s largest tasks, working with engagement […]

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Freshman Profile: A Passion for Politics

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Vernon Lindo, one member of the Class of 2020, has a passion for civic engagement that has already awarded him prestigious opportunities. Below, discover how he plans to make the most out of his time at HPU:  Name: Vernon Lindo […]

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Student Gains HR Experience at Amazon

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 11, 2016 – High Point University senior Tricia Regius is exploring the field of human resources through her summer internship with Amazon. Regius, a Farmington, Connecticut, native and human relations major, is one of the online retailer’s human resource assistant interns at its Phoenix fulfillment center. She has a variety of responsibilities […]

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Student Receives Prestigious Scholarship to Study Abroad

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 10, 2016 – High Point University sophomore Caroline Cunningham is the recipient of the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, a federal awards program for students who study abroad. Cunningham, a Frankfort, Kentucky, native and communication major studying electronic media, will use the scholarship to study in England this fall. The […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Kristin Stazzone Begins Graphic Design Career

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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Students Score Rio Olympic Internships

Pictured above is Madison Depner, an HPU senior who is serving as an Olympic hospitality guide at NBCUniversal Media, LLC at the 2016 Rio Olympics. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 10, 2016 – While the 2016 Rio Olympic Games are captivating the world, the games are also providing unmatched internship opportunities for two High Point University students. Senior […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Megan Kvedar Sells for Ashley HomeStore

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 2016 Profile: Ainsley Gompf Secures Position at Johnson Street

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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Two Thought Leaders to Visit HPU for ‘A Discussion with Dr. Nido Qubein’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 8, 2016 – High Point University will host back-to-back discussions with Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president, and two educational thought leaders at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Aug. 18 in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. A limited number of complimentary tickets are available by contacting concierge@highpoint.edu or 336-841-4636. In the […]

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