Class of 2020 Outcomes: Haley Bossart Builds Her Own Business

With another successful Commencement behind us, High Point University graduates are commencing 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 […]

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Class of 2020 Outcomes: Morgan Davis Represents Qualtrics

With another successful Commencement behind us, High Point University graduates are commencing 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 […]

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HPU Students Win $10,000 in Start-Up Funds in Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 21, 2020 – High Point University’s Belk Center for Entrepreneurship announced the winners of the 2020 Business Plan Competition. Held virtually this year, 12 finalists submitted business pitches to a panel of judges. The annual competition, supported by Truist, grants start-up funds to students, totaling $10,000. Funds were divided amongst the […]

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Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph Returns to Mentor High Point University Students

Marc Randolph, Co-Founder of Netflix and High Point University’s Entrepreneur in Residence, participated in an interactive Q&A session with students on social entrepreneurship, moderated by Dr. Joe Blosser, Robert G. Culp director of Service Learning. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2020 – Today, High Point University students had the opportunity to learn from Marc Randolph, […]

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Shares Insights on Leadership with HPU Students

Wozniak held an interactive Q&A session for students in High Point University’s Webb School of Engineering. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 10, 2020 – Today, High Point University students had the opportunity to learn from Apple Co-Founder and HPU’s Innovator in Residence Steve Wozniak, who has served as HPU’s Innovator in Residence since 2016. Wozniak is […]

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Freshman Profile: Bettering a Business and a Student

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Luke Melin, one member of the Class of 2023, brings with his many academic accolades and accreditations. Below, discover how he plans to make the most out of his time at HPU:  Name: Luke Melin Hometown: Wayzata, […]

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Internship Profile: Holden Harrington Discovers Different Sciences

READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Holden Harrington Hometown: Pittsboro, North Carolina Year: Class of 2022 Major: Double major in entrepreneurship and physics win a minor in mathematics  Internship: Harrington joined BASF as a formulation chemist intern in Durham, North Carolina, this summer. BASF is a German chemical company and the largest chemical producer in the […]

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Students and Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2019 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month. HPU Student Receives Innovation Achievement Award Christian Porter, a rising sophomore and entrepreneurship major at HPU, […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Viktoria Heiser joins Chubb Insurance

With commencement just around the corner, recent High Point University graduates are already 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 […]

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HPU Announces Finalists for the 2019 Business Plan Competition

The Belk Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced five finalists for its ninth annual Business Plan Competition. In the back row pictured from left to right are Ivana Korankyi, Mackenzie Bonvallet, Michael Mayolo and Caitie Gehlhausen. In the front row pictured from left to right are Dylan Silber and Anthony Capece. HIGH […]

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Internship Profile: Matthew Bacigalupo Interns with the Carolina Thunderbirds

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Matthew Bacigalupo Hometown: Vienna, Virginia Year: Class of 2019 Major: Entrepreneurship Internship: Bacigalupo will be assisting with game-day operations for the Carolina Thunderbirds in Winston Salem. As a team in the Federal Hockey League, he will be working sold out games assisting sponsors throughout the arena, operating the entranceway for the players to come […]

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HPU Student Wins Statewide Business Accelerator Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2018 – High Point University Junior Quinn Riddle and her business, Eversafe, won the statewide RIoT Accelerator Program pitch competition, held in Raleigh on Aug. 21. Riddle was one of only 10 business owners from across the state who were selected to participate in RIoT Accelerator Program, along with 2018 […]

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Global Leaders Guide Students

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph mentors students in his role as HPU’s Entrepreneur in Residence.   Kathy Elliott remembers what she told the group of students preparing to pitch their business ideas to Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph. “This,” she said, “is a […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Gartner Welcomes Steven Dick to Sales Division

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates 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 […]

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