Winter Weather Update for February 16, 2015

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Dear Students, For the safety of our HPU community, beginning at 4:50pm today, all classes have been canceled for the remainder of the day. The Health Services department will close at 3:30pm. At this time, all other University services will maintain their standard schedules. Any additional schedule changes will be communicated via the following platforms: […]

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Meet the Seniors: Summer Tonsfeldt Discovers Dream Job at Disney

READ MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES At High Point University, an extraordinary education is one that offers experiential learning, student-to-faculty collaboration and a knowledge base that prepares graduates for the world of tomorrow. Summer Tonsfeldt, a December 2014 graduate, exemplifies what an extraordinary education at HPU can do. Graduating a semester early, Tonsfeldt managed to fit […]

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HPU in the Nation’s Capital

Standing in the Tohoku region of Japan, senior Starneshia Wynn felt immense assurance about her decision to study through the High Point University Washington program. She never doubted it would further her education, but she also never expected it to take her to this foreign land, ravaged by a tsunami, earthquake and nuclear power plant […]

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Exploring Summer Internship Opportunities

As we approach Spring Break next month, students and parents are focused on securing a summer experience that will further develop career goals and help pave the way to employment following graduation. This experience can occur through a variety of ways – a job shadowing opportunity, a paid or non-paid internship (can be done for […]

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5 Reasons Internships are Essential

HPU’s Office of Career and Internship Services (C&IS) connects students with internships that boost resumes, build connections, expand networks, and set potential employees apart from the competition. Below are five reasons every student should pursue an internship opportunity – regardless of whether or not it’s required for their major. The successful outcomes speak for themselves: […]

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How You Can Take Part in National Clean Out Your Computer Day

By: Office of Information Technology   Computers at home and in the work place move very slowly because of the amount of clutter stored on the device. Feb. 9 is National Clean out Your Computer Day and a nice reminder to clean up and delete old and unused files. Speed and Security In order to […]

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Meet the Seniors: Student Takes Business to a New Level for Gamers

READ MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well at High Point University. Through annual Business Plan Competitions, academic programs and experiential learning opportunities that inspire innovation, HPU is graduating job creators, not job takers. One example is Kristopher Hovland, a senior, who founded Tekiture – a company that designs and manufactures […]

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