High Point University provides a variety of programs, student organizations, and experiences for students. The HPU Campus Connectors are undergraduate students who are invested in helping you find opportunities for you!

Connect with a Campus Connector in one of two ways. Scroll through our list of Campus Connectors below and send them an email or submit a form in HPU Connect (https://involved.highpoint.edu/submitter/form/start/495333) and you will be paired with a Campus Connector

Ways to get involved on Campus:

  • Download the Corq app to receive updates and information on campus events and activities.
  • Follow social media pages of student organizations.
  • Contact clubs and student organizations to receive more information on upcoming events.

MEET THE CAMPUS CONNECTORS  

Kate Parisi

Katy Parisi


kparisi@highpoint.edu

I am a Junior from California. I am a double major in Strategic Communications and Political Science with a minor in Public & Professional Writing. On campus, I am involved in or hold the following leadership roles: SGA (Student Body President), Greek life (Alpha Gamma Delta), Lambda Pi Eta (SGA Liaison), HPU CHAARG (Secretary), Alpha Lambda Delta, and NSLS! In addition, I hold three jobs on campus: Honors Mentor, Writing Center Tutor, University Ambassador Captain. My favorite thing to do in my free time is listen to podcasts!
Gen Moore

Genevieve Moore


gmoore2@highpoint.edu

Hi! My name is Genevieve Moore I am a sophomore from Charlotte, NC. I an majoring in Business Administration with a double minor in Healthcare Management and Marketing. I am a Brother in Alpha Kappa Psi were I serve as a club Senator for the Student Government. I am also a member of Kappa Delta Sorority and a Siegfried Leadership Fellow.
Gabby Nowak

Gabby Nowak


gnowak@highpoint.edu

My name is Gabby and I'm a junior from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Coming to High Point I knew I wanted to get involved and make it feel even more like home. Currently, I am on the executive board for Big Brothers Big Sisters and Campus Connectors, as well as hold a leadership position in my sorority. Getting involved has changed my college experience for the better and I can't wait to help others have the same experience!
Marissa Cohen

Marissa Cohen


mcohen@highpoint.edu

My name is Marissa Cohen. I’m a junior and a Strategic Communication major with a minor in creative writing. My hobbies include reading, writing, a love of fashion and telling stories, traveling around the world, and much more. I enjoy hanging out with my friends, experiencing fun events on campus, meeting new people, and much more. I’m involved in Hillel and Interfaith clubs.
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Olivia Lender


olender@highpoint.edu

My name is Olivia Lender. I will be a junior during the 2021-2022 school year. I am majoring in Human Relations and Psychology. I am a member of APO, a Leadership Fellow, and an Interfaith Partner who loves to help others!
Morgan Smith

Morgan Smith


msmith12@highpoint.edu

I’m a junior in the Marketing program minoring in Psychology. I’m Social Media Chair for BCA, as well as a member of Diversity club and a Leadership Fellow. I enjoy traveling, community service and trying new things. If you need someone to show you around and help you get more involved feel free to contact me.
Eric Kender

Eric Kender


ekender@highpoint.edu

Hi, I'm Eric Kender. I'm a senior originally from Massachusetts now from Wake Forest, NC. I am majoring in Media Production and Entrepreneurship. Some hobbies of mine include video editing, as well as playing basketball and video gaming.
Sarah Borland

Sarah Borland


sborland@highpoint.edu

Hey guys! I'm Sarah Borland and I'm a sophomore, I'm currently involved in entrepreneurship club but I want to be more involved in business clubs. I love hanging out with friends, going on adventures, just going with the flow in general.
Lisbeth Ramirez

Lisbeth Ramirez


lramire1@highpoint.edu

Hi Everyone! My name is Lisbeth Ramirez and I’m a Junior at HPU! I’m a journalism major and i’m involved in HPU Vision, Campus Chronicle, First-Gen mentorship, and the Vice President of LASO. I’m also a Bonner Leader for the High Point community. Traveling and hiking are my favorite things to do!
Abbey Whelan

Abbey Whelan


awhelan@highpoint.edu

My name is Abbey Whelan and I am a junior studying strategic communication with a minor in social media marketing. I am from southern New Hampshire and love living in New England. Last fall I was a peer mentor, campus connector and I have been apart of the sorority on campus Kappa Delta since my freshman year. I currently have an internship with a real estate team where I control their social media’s and edit posts. I enjoy spending time with my friends and traveling. I hope I can help you become more involved and find what interests you!
Hannah Smith

Hannah Smith


hsmith4@highpoint.edu

I am a sophomore from Pennsylvania who majors in biology and minors in chemistry. On campus I am involved in Pride, the Biology club, Women in STEM, and Omicron Delta Kappa. I also have a research position with a professor, I am a tutor, and I am a Natural Science Fellow.
Keilah Sarai

Keilah Moore


kmoore2@highpoint.edu

Hi! My name is Keilah Moore and I am a junior studying International Business with a minor in Spanish from Rocky Mount, NC. I am a Leadership Fellow, a Research Apprentice, and on the High Point University Cheerleading team. Here on campus, I work for the Admissions Call Center, and I am a University Ambassador; I also volunteer for Big Brothers Big Sisters at a local elementary school. I am also the Campus Connector Event Chair and a member of the Spanish Club! I would love to talk with you, so please don't hesitate to reach out!
Roxton Edwards

Roxton Edwards


redward1@highpoint.edu

I’m a Neuroscience major and a senior. I am apart of various honors societies on campus as well as apart of various academic clubs like the neuroscience club.
Ashlyn Hanks

Ashlyn Hanks


ahanks@highpoint.edu

I am a rising Senior from Raleigh, NC. I am majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Business Administration. I am mainly involved in Student Government Association, Dance Marathon, CODE Club, Greek Life, Undergraduate Research and the Cybersecurity Team. I am also currently a technical intern for Digital Cloak LLC, and am a mentor in the Computer Science Department. I love to travel and have been to 29 different countries.
Hailey Strauss

Hailey Strauss


hstrauss@highpoint.edu

Hi! I am currently a junior and I'm studying Social Media and Digital Communications. Currently I'm the social media chair for HPU's Film Club and a leadership fellow. I am also in the Environmental Community Outreach club as well. I enjoy meeting new people and want to help others be a part of this amazing community!
Kyle Shelley

Kyle Shelley


kshelley@highpoint.edu

I'm a junior majoring in Sport Management and am from Cary, North Carolina. I am a member of the club baseball team. I enjoy anything sports or fitness related.
Jayla Abdelaal

Jayla Abdelaal


jabdelaa@highpoint.edu

Hi! My name is Jayla, I am a Junior here at High Point. I am from North Carolina, majoring in Biochemistry-Premed. I am a sister of Phi Mu as well as holding an EC position in Resident Student Council!
Emmy Beck Aden

Emmy Beck-Aden


ebeckade@highpoint.edu

I'm a rising senior Media Production and Entrepreneurship major and Political Science minor from Athens, Ohio. I serve as the SGA Executive Vice President and Senate Speaker, an Assistant Resident Director, and Student Justice. I'm also involved in communication-related clubs, including as the Director of HPU All Access, Director of Production for Point Blank, and member of SportsLink.
Alexandra Bennett

Alexandra Bennett


abennet2@highpoint.edu

I am a sophomore from Pittsburgh, PA. I am majoring in Political Science & International Relations with minors in French & Economics. I am a part of the Honors Scholar program as well as Greek life and Phi Alpha Delta, among other organizations on campus.
Nicholas Masalleras

Nicholas Masalleras


nmasalle@highpoint.edu

Hi! My name is Nicholas Masalleras. I'm a Media Production and Entrepreneurship major. I'm the President of Campus Connectors, Chair of Media Production for the Communication Fellows Advisory Board, serve on the NQSC Student Advisory Board, and am a Peer Tutor. I'm also involved in HPU Vision as their EC Treasuer and Sportslink clubs. On campus you'll find me hanging out in the NQSC building with friends and faculty. I love creating documentaries about lesser known people or things. If you ever need tech or media production help, I'm your guy!
Ries Allyn

Ries Allyn


rallyn@highpoint.edu

Hi!! I am Junior from Stamford, CT and a Broadcast Journalism Major with a Minor in Media Production Entrepreneurship. On campus I am a member of the Communication Fellows, and I serve on HPU Visions EC and participate in its various broadcast shows. I’m also a member of Alpha Phi Omega, HPUs Co-Ed Service Fraternity which is a great way to meet people. Additionally, I hold two jobs on campus, one as a University Ambassador, and also as a Team Lead in the Admissions Call Center. Outside of campus life I love photography, hiking, and anything involving music! Please don't hesitate to reach out, I love meeting new people:))
Xie Yizhou

Yizhou Xie


dxie@highpoint.edu

My name is Yizhou Xie, I am from China, I will be senior in the fall, my major is sport management. I am now involved with SGA working towards residents life. My interests are communicating with different people, learning different perspectives and cultures. My hobbies are sports( especially soccer ), music and script writing.
Shane Cooper

Shane Cooper


scooper1@highpoint.edu

My name is Shane Cooper and I am a sophomore majoring in Game Design. I am apart of the Game Development Club at HPU and I am that clubs SGA representative. I am also apart of the Marching Band at school and play the bass drum which is super fun.
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Katie Saunders


ksaunder@highpoint.edu

Hi! My name is Katie Saunders and I am a junior Education Studies major. I am the president of Teachers of Tomorrow, and am involved in Greek life (I’m in Phi Mu) and Interfaith. My interests include books and musicals.
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Makayla Zajdel


mzajdel@highpoint.edu

My name is Makayla Zajdel and I am a Junior. I am a Psychology Major and Biology Minor. I am involved in Alpha Phi Omega and Alpha Delta Theta.I was also a Resident Assistant and I have an ESA puppy! I enjoy fishing, working in the hospital and volunteering in my community.
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Kema Leonard


kleonard@highpoint.edu

Hey yall! My name is Kema Leonard, a sophomore at HPU, and I am a Campus Connector! I am double majoring in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship and double minoring in Civic Responsibility and Social Innovation & Sales. I am involved Entrepreneurship Club (E-Club), Philosophy Club, and Student Government Association. I am also a part of HPU's Chamber Singers where I sing baritone and a brother of Alpha Kappa Psi. In my free time, I enjoy singing, writing and producing music, practicing Tae Kwon Do, following politics, and making Tik Toks. My hobbies include writing policy, hiking, and mountain biking.
Addie Jacks

Addison Jackson


ajackso5@highpoint.edu

Hi, I am Addie and I am a Junior here at HPU! I'm a Strategic Communications major with a minor in Environmental Studies. I chose to get involved with Campus Connectors because I am dedicated to making students feel as at home here on campus, and would love to help freshman find their way to organizations they'll love! I've been involved in HPU's Peer Mentor program, as well as being on Executive Council for College Democrats as well as doing work to get students eligible to vote on campus through Vote Save America! Everything I do is fueled by a need to help others- and thats what I'll do here with Campus Connectors.