Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph to Speak at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 13, 2015 – Marc Randolph, the co-founder of Netflix and an entrepreneur who changed the way we watch movies and television, will visit the campus of High Point University on Nov. 2. Randolph will take part in a question and answer session titled “A Discussion with HPU President Nido R. Qubein” […]

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Freshman Profile: An Entrepreneurial Spirit

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Brady Walter, an already well-established salesman, is one member of the Class of 2019. Discover how he plans to foster his entrepreneurial spirit at HPU below: Name: Brady Walter Hometown: Bethesda, Maryland High school attended: Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Maryland Accomplishments: […]

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HPU Brings Free Over-the-Counter Medicine to Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct 12, 2015 – High Point University, NC MedAssist and High Point Seventh-Day Adventist Church teamed up to give away free over-the-counter drugs to the High Point community on Oct. 9 at the High Point University Community Center. This is the second OTC give away day in High Point and event organizers […]

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Professor’s New Book Explores History of Children’s Marketing

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 12, 2015 – Long before commercials aired with Saturday morning cartoons, 19th century children’s magazines brought marketing practices to America’s youngest consumers. Dr. Paul Ringel, associate professor of history at High Point University, explores the history of these practices in his new book “Commercializing Childhood: Children’s Magazines, Urban Gentility, and the […]

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Summer Internship Planning Begins Now

We are fast approaching the half-way point of this semester with fall break next week, a perfect time for you and your student to have a conversation about how to gain career-focused experience this summer. And fall break is a great time to start researching opportunities by doing informational interviews/job shadowing with organizations and personal […]

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Narrowing the Chasm Between Youth and Experience 

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Dear Parents, HPU prepares students for lives of both success and significance. Beyond the valuable mentorship your student receives in the classroom, we understand that providing students  with experiential learning opportunities narrows the distance on their personal journey from youth to accomplished adult.  Instead of waiting for the type of life lessons that may organically transpire […]

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Sign Up Today for 2016 Maymesters

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You may not be making plans for May 2016 yet, but students at High Point University are! HPU’s Office of Study Abroad is pleased to offer 13 Global Experience programs to 15 countries on six continents for undergraduate students in the New Year. These programs are short-term, faculty-led study abroad or study America courses, often referred […]

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Students Selected to Attend Home Furnishings Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9, 2015 – Two High Point University students attended the 2015 Women in the Home Industry Today (WithIt) Professional Conference in Atlanta. Junior Meredith Matsakis, a visual merchandising design major from Asheville, and senior Kaitlin Thompson, a home furnishings major from Asheboro, were among 10 top-performing female university students across the […]

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Senior to Compete in Miss Virginia USA Pageant

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9, 2015 – High Point University senior Sidney Durham will compete for the title of Miss Virginia USA on Oct. 9-11 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Durham, a Charlottesville native who is studying strategic communication and event management at HPU, currently holds the title of Miss Twin Cities Virginia USA. This is her […]

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Professor Participates in World Bank Forum

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9, 2015 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, associate professor of management at High Point University, participated in a forum hosted by the World Bank on Sept. 29-30 in Washington, D.C. He was one of several experts invited to discuss investment and trade for Sierra Leone. Nielsen joined with World Bank officials and […]

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HPU to Host NC Zoo Conservation Researcher

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2015 – Dr. Corinne Kendall, associate curator of conservation and research for the North Carolina Zoo, will speak at High Point University at 3 p.m. on Oct. 9 in the David L. Francis Lecture Hall at Earl N. Phillips School of Business. The event is free and open to the […]

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