Internship Profile: Taylor Agapite at Interns at TripAdvisor

Name: Taylor Agapite Hometown: Canton, Massachusetts Year: Class of 2018 Major: Marketing Internship: Working on the partnerships team in the brand marketing department for the world’s largest travel site was exhilarating. Agapite’s typical day included outreach and communication efforts for TripAdvisor’s growing portfolio of strategicbrand partners. She also curated content for an interactive touchscreen at future TripAdvisor […]

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Compressing Time and Expanding Experiences for Students

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s educational model has a mission to help students begin their professional careers as soon as they arrive on campus. Emily De Lena was a student when she stood in front of Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph, who is now HPU’s Entrepreneur in Residence. […]

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Internship Profile: Kristina Wolinski Interns for TD Garden

Name: Kristina Wolinski Hometown: Brookline, MA Year: Class of 2018 Major: Business with a minor in Marketing  Internship: Wolinski worked for TD Garden, following social media accounts, creating content, and researching what kinds of content the company wanted to post. She had the opportunity to serve as the VIP assistant for Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Boston leg […]

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HPU Students Awarded Start-up Funds at Annual Elevator Pitch Competition

Joseph Cochrane-Brown was awarded first place in HPU’s Elevator Pitch Competition and took home the grand prize of $2,500. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2017 – High Point University celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 13-17 with a variety of activities for students, including an opportunity to win start-up funds for their business plans. The HPU Entrepreneurship […]

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HPU Awards Peterson Scholarship to Senior Sales Major

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 13, 2017 – High Point University student Lauren Sanchez, a senior majoring in sales with a concentration in furniture with a visual merchandising minor and native of Silver Spring, Maryland, has been awarded with the Bill and Bonnie Peterson Endowed Scholarship for the second consecutive year. The scholarship is awarded to […]

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This Week in Photos: October 21-27

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This week the High Point University campus was brimming with excitement from a Congdon Hall community open house, to a halloween party  for special populations and beautiful fall sunsets, below is a glimpse of what happened this week.

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Class of 2017 Profile: Shinn LaMachio Begins Career as Government Contractor

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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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Business

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2017 – High Point University welcomes seven new faculty members to the Earl N. Phillips School of Business.   Steve Alberts, Assistant Professor of the Practice of Business Communication Alberts teaches Business Communications and Professional Development. This is a newly created position. He also coaches business students in preparing for […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 14, 2017 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Education Dean Appointed to Teaching Fellows Commission Dr. Mariann Tillery, dean of the Stout School of Education at HPU, will serve on the N.C. Teaching Fellows Commission representing North Carolina […]

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How You Can Have the Perfect Handshake

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 27, 2017 – Mastering the art of the handshake can be critical when making a good first impression. The handshake is one of the world’s most common greetings and with National Handshake Day on June 29, Larry Quinn, director of sales and chair and assistant professor of marketing at High Point […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Lauren Kelly Begins Accounting Career at Ernst & Young

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 2017 Profile: Richie Gengel Customizes His Career at Tom James

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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#MyMajorAtHPU: Business Administration

#1- The number one most popular major at High Point University for 2017-2018 is Business Administration. The Earl N. Phillips School of Business is committed to offering students a comprehensive and relevant curriculum, which encompasses a large selection of courses. Through their choice of electives, students can focus their studies on a specific area such […]

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HPU and BB&T Announce Finalists for the 2017 Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 13, 2017 – The Belk Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced five finalists for its seventh annual Business Plan Competition. This year’s winners will compete for up to $25,000 in start-up funds. The finalists will present their business plans to a panel of judges consisting of business leaders, […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Taylor Peck Sells Suits for Tom James

Name: Taylor Peck Hometown: Fairfield, Connecticut Major: Peck will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with a minor in Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Peck accepted a position as a Professional Clothier at Tom James in New York City. In her position, Peck will design and sell custom suits. She will be responsible for the entire process of creating […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Jamison Orr Launches Sales Executive Career

Name: Jamison Orr Hometown: Falmouth, Massachusetts Major: Orr will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with minors in Sales and Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Orr accepted a position as a Sales Executive with Star Asia International, a third-party international logistics company, in Charlotte, North Carolina. In his position, Orr will continue to build his own book of business by selling […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Katie Aitkens Provides Insurance Services

Name: Katie Aitkens Hometown: West Long Branch, New Jersey Major: Aitkens will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with minors in Sales and Marketing, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Aitkens accepted a position as an Underwriter Trainee at Selective Insurance in Hamilton, New Jersey. In her position, Aitkens will administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules, […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Haley Cotnoir Advocates for Boston Red Sox

Name: Haley Cotnoir Hometown: Enfield, Connecticut Major: Cotnoir will graduate with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, with minors in Marketing and Sales, on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Cotnoir accepted a position as a Street Team Ambassador for the Boston Red Sox in Massachusetts. In her position within the marketing department, Cotnoir will assist with a new marketing initiative the Boston Red Sox recently […]

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