Class of 2019 Outcomes: Viktoria Heiser joins Chubb Insurance

With commencement just around the corner, recent High Point University graduates are already 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 one extraordinary senior from […]

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HPU Announces Finalists for the 2019 Business Plan Competition

The Belk Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced five finalists for its ninth annual Business Plan Competition. In the back row pictured from left to right are Ivana Korankyi, Mackenzie Bonvallet, Michael Mayolo and Caitie Gehlhausen. In the front row pictured from left to right are Dylan Silber and Anthony Capece. HIGH […]

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Internship Profile: Matthew Bacigalupo Interns with the Carolina Thunderbirds

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Matthew Bacigalupo Hometown: Vienna, Virginia Year: Class of 2019 Major: Entrepreneurship Internship: Bacigalupo will be assisting with game-day operations for the Carolina Thunderbirds in Winston Salem. As a team in the Federal Hockey League, he will be working sold out games assisting sponsors throughout the arena, operating the entranceway for the players to come […]

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HPU Student Wins Statewide Business Accelerator Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2018 – High Point University Junior Quinn Riddle and her business, Eversafe, won the statewide RIoT Accelerator Program pitch competition, held in Raleigh on Aug. 21. Riddle was one of only 10 business owners from across the state who were selected to participate in RIoT Accelerator Program, along with 2018 […]

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Global Leaders Guide Students

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph mentors students in his role as HPU’s Entrepreneur in Residence.   Kathy Elliott remembers what she told the group of students preparing to pitch their business ideas to Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph. “This,” she said, “is a […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Gartner Welcomes Steven Dick to Sales Division

With another successful commencement 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 one extraordinary senior from the […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Lindsay Ryan Accepts a Position at Rustic Marlin Designs

With another successful commencement 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 one extraordinary senior from the […]

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Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph Returns to Campus to Mentor Students

Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph participates in an interactive Q&A session led by students and moderated by High Point University President Dr. Nido Qubein. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2018 – High Point University students spent today with Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph, HPU’s Entrepreneur in Residence, as he returned to campus to mentor students. During an […]

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HPU Students Win $25,000 in Start-Up Funds at 2018 Business Plan Competition

In the group photo, the HPU Business Plan Competition finalists from left to right are CeAnna Soper, Dylan Silber, Richard Pagano, Jenna Tarantino and Joseph Cochrane-Brown. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2018 – Winners of High Point University’s Business Plan Competition received thousands of dollars toward their businesses during the eighth annual event. Hosted by […]

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HPU’s School of Art and Design: Designing Your Destiny

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s School of Art and Design molds students into innovative problem solvers. Beyond Norton Hall’s third-floor atrium, inside studio walls painted canary yellow, HPU students create around the clock.  As hours feel like minutes, they work on projects. Their classmates become […]

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HPU Students Win Start-Up Funds at 2017 Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2017 – Winners of High Point University’s Business Plan Competition received thousands of dollars toward their business idea during the seventh annual event.  Hosted by High Point University’s Belk Center for Entrepreneurship and supported by BB&T, the five finalists competed for $25,000 in start-up funds. The event was held in […]

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HPU Students Receive Start-Up Funds for Business Ventures

Pictured above are the 2017 recipients of the Pagon Promising Entrepreneur’s Fund at High Point University. From left to right are Rami Aoun, Taylor Elseroad, Joseph Cochrane-Brown, Philip Butts and Jacqueline Stein. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2017 – Five students will make significant headway in moving their businesses forward thanks to a High Point University […]

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HPU and BB&T Announce Finalists for the 2017 Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 13, 2017 – The Belk Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced five finalists for its seventh annual Business Plan Competition. This year’s winners will compete for up to $25,000 in start-up funds. The finalists will present their business plans to a panel of judges consisting of business leaders, […]

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Students Awarded Start-up Funds at Annual Elevator Pitch Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 28, 2016 – High Point University celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 14-18 with a variety of activities for students, including an opportunity to win start-up funds for their business plans. The HPU Entrepreneurship Center hosted speakers such as Nadia Shirin Moffett, former Miss North Carolina USA 2010 and Founder and Executive Director of […]

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Freshman Profile: Ahead of the Curve

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Elena Lewis, one member of the Class of 2020, brings with her many accolades and achievements in speech and debate. Below, discover how she plans to make the most out of her time at HPU:  Name: Elena Lewis Hometown: North Canton, […]

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