HPU Family Gives Back in Countless Ways this Holiday Season

HIGH POINT, N.C., DATE, 2015 – The High Point University family gives back in countless ways throughout the year, and their spirit of giving is amplified during the holiday season. HPU students, faculty and staff gave back to the community more than ever before this Christmas. In total, HPU touched more than 22,000 lives while […]

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Student Provides Personal Perspective on Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 1, 2015 – High Point University student Ninaru Shtayyeh, a sophomore from Jerusalem, attended the International Student Leadership Conference hosted by the North Carolina Association of International Educators on Nov. 13-14. Shtayyeh, an international business and economics major, prepared a paper for the conference, which she also presented for a class […]

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Senior Races to Achieve a Lifelong Dream

Escorting families and prospective students around campus in his purple University Ambassador shirt, Matt Gahrmann hears one question often. “Do you play sports?” “No, I race motocross,” he always responds. “But no matter what you do, High Point will support you.” Last year, High Point University sponsored Gahrmann during his 27 motocross races. But it […]

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Sahagun Joins HPU as Assistant Professor of Marketing

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2015 – High Point University hired Miguel Angel Sahagun as assistant professor of marketing. Sahagun teaches Principles of Marketing in the university’s new marketing major in the Phillips School of Business. Sahagun, who relocated to High Point from Brownsville, Texas, has a wide-ranging interest in studying the decision-making process individuals […]

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HPU Awards Bieniemy Scholarship to Senior Accounting Major

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2015 – High Point University senior Brandon Sloan is the recipient of the Ollie Bieniemy Jr. Endowed Scholarship, one of the most prestigious scholarships offered by the Earl N. Phillips School of Business. Sloan is an accounting major from Oakland, Michigan. A Presidential Scholar and Millis Scholar-Athlete, he is a […]

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High Point Furniture Market is Learning Lab for Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2015 – High Point University students are taking advantage of an opportunity that can’t be found anywhere else than in the city of High Point. Students majoring in business, interior design, marketing and a number of other fields are working, learning and building industry contacts at the High Point Market. […]

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Freshman Profile: An Award-Winning Future

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Angie Paskewitz, one member of the Class of 2019, holds a state championship title in the rodeo field, along with many other academic achievements. Discover how she plans to pursue her dreams at HPU below: Name: Angie Paskewitz Hometown: Lucan, Minnesota […]

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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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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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5 Ways HPU Creates Value Through an Inspiring Environment

In 2005, High Point University President Nido Qubein announced a plan to transform HPU. Ten years later, this transformational institution has expanded academic programs, improved academic facilities, technology, student housing, student life, athletics and more. The transformation was strategically designed to provide students with an extraordinary learning environment. HPU is first and foremost an institution […]

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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. Below is a snapshot of a student who finished high school a year early, putting her ahead of the curve:  Name: Poeu Breckinridge Hometown: Bloomville, New York High school attended: South Kortright Central School in South Kortright, New York Accomplishments: Originally […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Maggie Mirkin Generates Sales

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: An Entrepreneurial Journey

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Below is a snapshot of a student whose entrepreneurial spirit will shine as he begins his academic journey in one of HPU’s newest majors.  Name: Taylor Elseroad Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland High school attended: Gerstell Academy in Finksburg, Maryland Accomplishments:  Elseroad spent his summer overseeing the […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Rachael Bozsik Secures Her Success

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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Class of 2015 Profile: Casey Ellis Begins Photojournalism Career

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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Senior Interns at Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 29, 2015 – High Point University rising senior Stephanie Bellisario is exploring the world of banking through her summer internship at Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati, Ohio. Bellisario, originally from Wayne, Pennsylvania, works as the commercial leadership program intern for Fifth Third Bank. Her responsibilities include managing the commercial project portfolio […]

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