Sophomore's Internship Adds up to Valuable Experience

John Marsicano, a rising sophomore majoring in communication with a concentration in strategic communication and a minor in Chinese at High Point University, is spending this summer gaining valuable career experience with his public relations internship at The Morris+King Company in New York City.

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Outstanding Alumni Recognized During HPU Homecoming Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2018 – High Point University welcomed alumni back to campus for Homecoming Weekend 2018 on Oct. 5-7. They participated in a variety of activities, including longstanding traditions and new experiences at their alma mater and within the city of High Point. Alumni participated in tours of campus, a Panther tailgate, […]

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HPU to Celebrate Homecoming Weekend, Recognize Outstanding Alumni

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 4, 2018 – Hundreds of High Point University alumni are expected to return to campus Oct. 5-7 for Homecoming Weekend 2018. Among the festivities, HPU will present awards to 13 outstanding alumni. These recognitions will take place during an Alumni Awards Ceremony and Reception from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on […]

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The Art of the Possible

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how students gain life skills at HPU that will help them in their careers. Don’t be intimidated by life’s obstacles. That’s a lesson Christine DiFerdinando McKnight learned during her time at High Point University. She took it with her when she graduated, […]

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Staff Storyteller: The Four-Year Transformation Comes to Fruition

By: Roger Clodfelter, Vice President for Communications I was having lunch with one of our students, John Marsicano, when he got the news. We had ordered soup when he began to open up, unprompted, about his four years at HPU – what he’s learned, how many hours his professors have spent with him, and where […]

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Student Receives Fraternity Scholarship-Leadership Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 16, 2015 – High Point University senior John Marsicano was awarded the Kappa Sigma Fraternity’s national H. Howell Taylor Jr. Scholarship-Leadership award, valued at $1,000. Thousands of undergraduates from across the country applied in hopes of receiving one of the 254 awards available. Marsicano is a Long Island, New York, native […]

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Fraternity Receives National Award for Chapter Excellence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 9, 2014 – High Point University’s Kappa Sigma chapter recently received the Founders Award for Chapter Excellence, the highest possible award for chapters from Kappa Sigma Fraternity. The award recognizes the fraternity as one of the top chapters in the United States. With 56 members, HPU’s Rho-Eta chapter is one of […]

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Communication Major Gains PR Experience in NYC

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 28, 2014 – Rising High Point University senior John Marsicano secured an internship at one of the top digital marketing agencies in the country, Code and Theory in New York City. The communication major worked directly with the company’s director of public relations and assisted with top tier publication pitches, project […]

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Fraternity Recognized for Academic Excellence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 1, 2014 – High Point University’s Kappa Sigma chapter was recently awarded the Silver Bowl for Academic Excellence at the fraternity’s national Leadership Conference in New Orleans. The award recognizes HPU’s chapter as one of the fraternity’s elite academic chapters in the country. “It’s an honor to be recognized for our […]

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Fraternity Continues Local Stream Cleaning in Weekend of Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2014 – High Point University’s chapter of Kappa Sigma collected 150 pounds of waste from the stream on the High Point Greenway, between East Lexington Avenue and Terrell Drive, on April 4. The stream cleaning efforts were part of the national organization’s “Day of Service.” “We take pride in our […]

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Students Selected for Scholarship, Leadership Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 13, 2014 – Four High Point University students were selected out of thousands of applicants to receive the Scholarship, Leadership Award from the national Kappa Sigma Fraternity. The award is given to the top two percent of all Kappa Sigma undergraduates in the country and recognizes them for their leadership on […]

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Fraternity Receives National Recognition at Conference

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 12, 2013 – High Point University’s Rho-Eta Chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity was recently honored with national awards at the national Kappa Sigma Fraternity’s 69th Biennial Grand Conclave, in Las Vegas. The Rho-Eta Chapter received “The Silver Bowl” for academic excellence, the “Champion Chapter” award, which designates Kappa Sigma as […]

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Sophomore Earns Prestigious Award from National Fraternity

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HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2013 – High Point University sophomore John Marsicano earned the prestigious Master of Recruitment Award from the Kappa Sigma National Fraternity. The award comes after the HPU chapter recruited 22 new members this past spring. That’s the largest recruitment class in the history of the chapter. “I am honored to […]

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