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Innovator In Residence
"I talk about High Point University everywhere I go. Their focus on student development is second to none. And their leadership is dedicated to the personal and professional development of their students. HPU is truly innovative."
-Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-founder and High Point University’s Innovator in Residence
Woz on innovation: "Is there something I can do that’s different, something they don’t do?’ So I’m always trying to find new angles that go in a different direction."
-Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-founder and High Point University’s Innovator in Residence
Woz on civility: "I have one rule in life: If somebody is bad to you, you’re still good to them."
-Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-founder and High Point University’s Innovator in Residence
Woz on human connections: "My number one piece of advice is to be someone people like. The more people like you, the further you will go."
-Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-founder and High Point University’s Innovator in Residence
Woz on creating value: "Always ask, what can I do to make this better?"
-Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-founder and High Point University’s Innovator in Residence
Woz on hard-work: "They say to put 10,000 hours in to get good at something. That will never fail you.
-Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-founder and High Point University’s Innovator in Residence

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MENTORSHIP MOMENTS

The Future of Pharmacy

Students in the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy engage with Wozniak at a Health and Innovation Forum, as they discuss software and applications designed to streamline patient care.

Exercise Science Summit

“Woz said something that stuck out to me – ‘Speak your own ideas.’ If you have an idea that seems to follow an unusual direction, it doesn’t mean it’s wrong. It just means that it’s different.” – Hailey Parry, Exercise Science Senior

Driving The Future

Computer science and physics students are developing a driverless vehicle to make deliveries around campus. Wozniak’s wisdom has served as their North star while they navigate the process.

Words of “Wozdom”

HPU students gather with Woz at HPU’s Innovation Roundtable. During the conversation, students were able to delve into the mind of the man who invented the Apple I and Apple II computers.
Growth Mindset Forum

Dr. Jim Trammell, assistant professor of communication, asks Woz to share his experiences as both a teacher and a student.  Trammel directs HPU’s QEP (Quality Enhancement Plan), which is constructed around the Growth Mindset concept.

Growth Mindset Forum

In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point.

Growth Mindset Forum

Wozniak held a Growth Mindset Forum moderated by Dr. Jim Trammell, assistant professor of communication, and met with computer science students who he began mentoring last spring in their efforts to build an autonomous, self-driving vehicle.

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