HPU Awards Peterson Scholarship to Junior Sales Major

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 28, 2016 – High Point University junior Lauren Sanchez, a sales major with a concentration in furniture and a visual merchandising minor from Silver Spring, Maryland, is the recipient of the Bill and Bonnie Peterson Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to students in the HPU School of Art and Design […]

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Students Awarded Start-up Funds at Annual Elevator Pitch Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 28, 2016 – High Point University celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 14-18 with a variety of activities for students, including an opportunity to win start-up funds for their business plans. The HPU Entrepreneurship Center hosted speakers such as Nadia Shirin Moffett, former Miss North Carolina USA 2010 and Founder and Executive Director of […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 25, 2016 – High Point University faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Business School Dean Named to Hospice Board Dr. Jim Wehrley, dean of the Earl N. Phillips School of Business, joined the Board of Directors for Hospice of the Piedmont. Hospice provides […]

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Students Gain Experience at High Point Furniture Market

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 24, 2016 – At the High Point Market, couches, coffee tables and bedroom sets are infinite. But, for the High Point University students who are working there, the experiences and lessons are priceless. Taking advantage of an opportunity that can only be found in the city of High Point, students majoring […]

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Business Professor Presents Research at International Conferences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2016 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, director of executive education and associate professor of management at High Point University, recently presented four research papers at two peer-reviewed international conferences. His research covered a variety of topics from transnational diaspora investment, to international business education, to body language, to team and organizational […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Angie Ziolkowski Secures Position with Scott Safety

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 […]

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Baseball Internship Helps Student Prepare for Future Career

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3, 2016 – High Point University junior Nicholas Muniz, a business major from Fort Worth, Texas, combined his passion for sports with preparation for his future career during an internship in baseball operations with the Staten Island Yankees. While assisting the team’s general manager, Muniz was in charge of all communication […]

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Junior Interns at Rochester Electronics

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2016 – HPU senior Kat Norton spent the summer in her hometown of Newburyport, Massachusetts, as a human relations intern with Rochester Electronics. In her role, Norton was not only involved in various human relations projects but also helped to coordinate other interns and met with them biweekly to discuss […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Stephanie Ziolkowski Serves at SREE Hotels

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 […]

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Students Gain Finance, Sales Experience at ScanSource Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 2, 2016 – Two High Point University students gained valuable business experience during their summer internships at the worldwide headquarters for ScanSource in Greenville, South Carolina. They each made important contributions while advising the finances and sales of the company, which is an international distributor of point-of-sale, barcode, physical security, video, […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Gwena Pitt Promotes Santa Cruz Warriors

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 […]

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Freshman Profile: Ahead of the Curve

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Elena Lewis, one member of the Class of 2020, brings with her many accolades and achievements in speech and debate. Below, discover how she plans to make the most out of her time at HPU:  Name: Elena Lewis Hometown: North Canton, […]

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Senior Explores Fashion Industry with Ralph Lauren

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2016 – As a summer intern with Ralph Lauren, High Point University senior Alexis Lee went behind the scenes of New York fashion, learned what it takes to produce a clothing line, and even had a face-to-face meeting with Ralph Lauren himself. Lee, a Greensboro native, was one of 40 […]

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Senior Interns with NASCAR Team and Charlotte Motor Speedway

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 18, 2016 – High Point University Senior Michael Rossi explored the world of motor sports through two internships this summer, one with NASCAR team Richard Childress Racing, and one with Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Pennington, New Jersey, native and business administration major worked with several different departments at RCR and was a […]

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