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May 03rd, 2023

Class of 2023 Outcomes: Adam Rehman Manages at Macy’s

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HPU graduates are leading 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 at one extraordinary member of the Class of 2023:

Name: Adam Rehman

Hometown: Jericho, New York

Major: Business administration with minors in sales and marketing

Post-graduation plans: Rehman will join the Macy’s Store Management Executive Development Program in Austin, Texas, where he will participate in experiences designed to teach leadership, strategic planning and business management skills. Through personalized training, Rehman will develop a global view of the retail landscape.

How HPU helped you get there:

“During my time at HPU, I actively sought out leadership positions and opportunities for professional growth. As operations manager for club esports, I developed a deep understanding of team dynamics. My position with Campus Concierge helped me  gain insight into retail operations and customer service. The dedication and expertise of staff in the Office of Career and Professional Development have been key factors in my academic and professional success. They helped me craft effective resumes and cover letters.”

Most impactful mentor at HPU:

“I am incredibly grateful for the mentorship of Dr. Daniel Hall, dean of the Phillips School of Business, who has had a profound impact on my personal and professional development at HPU. He consistently went above and beyond to offer his support and provide me with opportunities. Dr. Hall’s mentorship has been an invaluable asset to my success at HPU, and I am forever grateful for his guidance.”

Most impactful moment at HPU:

“My most impactful experience at HPU was the moment I arrived on campus as a freshman, embarking on a journey of self-discovery and personal growth. I learned to be independent and blossomed into an individual with a newfound sense of confidence and purpose. This experience was truly life-changing and has fueled my desire to achieve my dreams and make a meaningful impact on the world.”

How has HPU’s inspiring environment contributed to your success? 

“HPU’s campus is filled with individuals who are passionate about achieving their goals and making a difference. Their energy and enthusiasm are infectious, and they have taught me valuable lessons about what it takes to succeed. I am constantly inspired by HPU students, and I am grateful for the knowledge and experience that I have gained from the HPU community. I have learned that with hard work and dedication, anything is possible, and I am eager to continue on my own path to success.”

What are the life skills HPU helped you develop that prepared you for long-term success?

“HPU instilled in me a strong sense of professionalism and effective communication skills. HPU’s fine-dining learning labs taught me impeccable dining etiquette, which helped me succeed in interviews and corporate settings.”

What are the values and virtues HPU’s campus helped you develop that you’ll take with you after graduation? 

“HPU taught me that everyone has the potential to introduce new ideas to you. I have learned to maintain a growth mindset, a concept that is central to HPU’s educational philosophy. I am continually striving to expand my knowledge and skills.”

Advice for underclassmen: 

“Embrace every opportunity to learn and don’t be afraid to step outside of your comfort zone. Consider getting involved and taking on leadership roles to develop skills that will help you in the future. Cultivate meaningful relationships with your peers and make connections. And above all, maintain a growth mindset and a commitment to excellence. Strive to reach your full potential and make a positive impact on the world.”

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