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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Sun, Sand and Service: An Alternative Fall Break

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2014 – High Point University students dipped their toes in the sand of exotic locations around the globe during this year’s fall break while pouring their hearts into service. In Honduras, Guatemala and Florida, groups of students volunteered for the week to rebuild communities and peoples’ lives. Through the Students Helping […]

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Access Career & Internship Services 24/7

Soon your HPU student will be home for the holidays, and we want to share valuable resources available on our website 24/7. We hope these resources will prompt productive career-related conversations and hope you will encourage your student to take full advantage of our recently improved website. As you browse the menu on the left […]

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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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Big Brothers Big Sisters Benefits from HPU Intern

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 4, 2014 – High Point University senior and Cape Elizabeth, Maine, native Caitlin Kane is helping develop positive, lasting relationships in the lives of young people as an intern with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Piedmont in Greensboro. Kane is a program specialist for Big Brothers Big Sisters. In […]

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