Class of 2014 Profile: Laura Fritts Works Toward Doctoral Degree

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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HPU Welcomes Hesse to Admissions Staff

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 13, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Samantha Hesse as an admissions counselor in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Hesse will counsel new families and students as they begin the admissions process at HPU. She will also travel to work with families in Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Arkansas, Oklahoma and […]

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Freshman Profile: A Future in Healthcare

HPU’s largest cohort of 1,470 new students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Below is a snapshot of a student whose background in gymnastics and athletic training will serve him well as he begins his academic journey at HPU. With a growing demand for graduates in the exercise science field, HPU prepares […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Rachel Miller Establishes a Future in Istanbul

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Photography Instructor Selected for Exhibition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 13, 2014 – A photograph by Benita VanWinkle, instructor of art at High Point University, was recently accepted into a juried online photo exhibition by the Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon. VanWinkle’s photograph, titled, “Byrd Theatre, Richmond, VA,” was one of 54 images selected from 525 submissions for the “Focus: […]

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Alumna Works to Make a Difference in High Point

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES A group of women sit in a circle at West End Ministries in High Point, N.C. as they discuss the latest selection in their weekly book club. They laugh, tell personal stories and support one another. This isn’t just any book club. It’s made up of women overcoming abuse and […]

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Senior Speeds Toward Success with Jeff Gordon Inc.

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 12, 2014 – Taylor Duggins, rising senior at High Point University and Winston-Salem native, is helping NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon engage with his fans this summer. As an intern for Jeff Gordon Inc., the business administration major is responsible for updating and responding to fans through the JeffGordonStore social media sites. […]

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Davis Represents HPU at Millennial Leaders Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 12, 2014 – Rev. Preston Davis, minister to the university, recently represented High Point University at the Millennial Leaders Conference in New York. Of the more than 400 applicants, Davis was one of 38 selected to be a part of the first cohort of spiritual leaders and social activists gathered to […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Christiana Walker Designs Model Homes

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Freshman Profile: A Focus on the Sciences

HPU’s largest cohort of 1,470 new students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Below is a snapshot of a student focused on the sciences and two of HPU’s largest majors. Name: Melanie Maldonado High school attended: Taos High School in Taos, N.M. Accomplishments: Maldonado’s resume is teeming with countless awards and accomplishments. […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Derrell Edwards Works on NASCAR Pit Crew

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Psychology Professor Receives National Teaching Excellence Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 11, 2014 – Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, assistant professor of psychology, was recently named the national recipient of the Jane S. Halonen Teaching Excellence Award from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP). The award recognizes outstanding early career psychologists for their teaching effectiveness, mentorship of students’ professional development, and […]

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Earning What You’re Worth

A college senior sends out expertly reviewed resumes to companies she dreams of working for and, because of the education and unique experiences she received in her time at HPU, she gets the interview. She walks in confident, because she’s qualified and she went through several mock interviews with Career and Internship Services beforehand. She […]

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