Class of 2017 Profile: Charlie Kissel Sells for Quoizel

Name: Charlie Kissel Hometown: Bay Head, New Jersey Major: Kissel will graduate with a B.A. in Strategic Communication on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Kissel accepted a position as a Sales Trainee at Quoizel, a lighting design and manufacturing company in Charleston, South Carolina. In his position, Kissel will assist field sales personnel to merchandise products in lighting showrooms nationwide while […]

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Grant Funds Middle School Robotics Competition at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 22, 2017 – Local middle school students are taking part in High Point University’s first Robotics Competition, thanks to a grant from Daimler Trucks North America and Thomas Built Buses. Johnson Street Global Studies, Ledford Middle School, Jamestown Middle School and Immaculate Heart of Mary Middle School have two teams per […]

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HPU’s Innovator in Residence and Apple Co-Founder Visits Campus

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Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder and High Point University’s Innovator in Residence, returned to campus on Feb. 20 to work with students in exercise science, pharmacy, computer science, education and other majors. The Silicon Valley icon joined HPU as Innovator in Residence in 2016. He also gave the university’s Commencement address in 2013.

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HPU Poll Measures Trump and Cooper Approval Ratings

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The first High Point University Poll of 2017 finds that North Carolinians give new President Donald Trump a job approval rating of 36 percent and new Gov. Roy Cooper an approval rating of 46 percent while a large majority continue to say the country is headed in the wrong direction.

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HPU Logo on Water Tower

The High Point University logo will soon be visible throughout the city. Barry Kitley, director of community relations at HPU, discusses the university’s plans to install a logo on the water tower. The logo will read “High Point’s University” and will be in place by mid April.

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Class of 2017 Profile: Kayla Griffith Lands Job with RSM US

Name: Kayla Griffith Hometown: Smithsburg, Maryland Major: Griffith will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Accounting, with a minor in Finance, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Griffith accepted a position as an Assurance Associate at RSM US LLP, an audit, tax and consulting firm in Frederick, Maryland. In her position, Griffith will audit clients, work one-on-one with senior management and executives and […]

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