Winter Weather Update for January 25, 2016

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Dear HPU Family, For the safety of our HPU community, classes have been canceled until 10:40 a.m. on Monday, January 25th. This allows more time for travel and for conditions on and off campus to improve. All classes from 10:40 a.m. on, will operate on a regular schedule. The On-Campus Shuttles will start at 8:00 a.m. Administrative […]

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Five Ways HPU President Nido Qubein Mentors Students

It’s National Mentoring Month. However, High Point University celebrates and fosters mentorship year-round. One of HPU’s most prolific advocates for mentorship is university President Nido Qubein. Through one-on-one meetings, course offerings and more, Dr. Qubein guides students to become the best version of themselves.   1. Freshman Seminar A student’s first semester of college can […]

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Winter Weather Update for January 22, 2016

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Dear HPU Family, Due to continued inclement weather and poor road conditions in High Point and around the region, and for the safety of the HPU community, all undergraduate and graduate classes are canceled and most administrative offices will be closed on Friday, January 22nd, 2016. Staff should confirm their work status with their supervisor. All […]

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5 Lessons Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Shared with HPU Students

On Jan. 20, High Point University welcomed Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter who, from humble beginnings, transformed into a Silicon Valley leader. In a conversation with HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein, the two discussed Stone’s winding journey to success. Stone’s answers were filled with stories about overcoming adversity in his childhood, as well as […]

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Students, Faculty Present Research at Major Astronomy Meeting

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 21, 2016 – High Point University students Thomas Boudreaux, Rodrigo Catalan and Alan Vasquez, and Brad Barlow, assistant professor of astrophysics, gave presentations at the 227th meeting of the American Astronomical Society on Jan. 5-8. The meeting is the largest national gathering of astronomers, with more than 3,000 in attendance this […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Nathan Cheung Manages Trading Desk in Texas

Recent December graduates of High Point University 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 Class […]

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Three Students Perform with NC Opera

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 18, 2016 – Three High Point University music majors have joined the chorus for an upcoming production by North Carolina Opera. Jay Card, James Austin Porzenski and Laura Hutchins will perform in Tchaikovsky’s opera “Eugene Onegin,” to be presented in concert at 3 p.m. on Jan. 24 at Meymandi Auditorium in […]

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5 Ways Biz Stone Embodies Entrepreneurism

Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, influenced the way the world communicates, spreads news and tells stories – and he’s coming to the campus of High Point University on Jan. 20, 2016 to speak in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. In addition to launching one of the world’s most popular social media sites, Stone has […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Stephanie Bellisario Secures Position with Lincoln Financial

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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HPU Physical Therapy Professor Tapped for Two Research Awards

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 15, 2016 – Dr. Kevin Ford, associate professor of physical therapy and director of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory at High Point University, is the recipient of two prestigious awards for manuscripts he co-authored. Ford has earned the 2016 Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) Clinical Research Award and the […]

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5 Job Search Tips for Today’s College Grads

By: Dr. Tjai Nielsen, director of executive education and associate professor of management   Millennials are entering into a multigenerational workforce that is constantly rediscovering the unique strengths of young workers. The good news is that young HPU alumni are overcoming some generational misperceptions about Generation Y and successfully launching their dream careers. Today’s college […]

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