Meet the Seniors: Student Takes Business to a New Level for Gamers

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well at High Point University. Through annual Business Plan Competitions, academic programs and experiential learning opportunities that inspire innovation, HPU is graduating job creators, not job takers. One example is Kristopher Hovland, a senior, who founded Tekiture – a company that designs and manufactures desks for computer gamers. Hovland’s […]

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Giving Back – One Step at a Time

James Tasca doesn’t run for himself. He runs for research. He runs for awareness. He runs for hope. Tasca is a High Point University senior and Newport, Rhode Island native. He discovered a passion for running while studying abroad in Australia during his junior year, and he soon started training for the Taniwha marathon in […]

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Personal Transformation: How to Break Your Bad Habits

By Dr. Tjai M. Nielsen, Associate Professor of Management   Anyone who has tried to change her behavior and is honest understands how difficult it is. Whether it’s eating healthy, smoking less, or reducing stress, sustaining behavior change is very difficult. However, there are some time-tested techniques that will increase your probability of success. Here are […]

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Dr. Tjai Nielsen Featured on Fox 8 News

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 5, 2014 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, associate professor of management and director of the MBA program at High Point University, was recently featured on WGHP Fox 8 for a news segment on the Ebola crisis. During the segment, Nielsen spoke about the psychological ramifications of the current Ebola crisis. He focused […]

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Burton Joins Faculty in Phillips School of Business

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9, 2014 – The Phillips School of Business at High Point University recently added Dr. Jennifer Burton to its staff as assistant professor of marketing. Burton teaches classes in marketing communications, consumer behavior and social media marketing. She comes to HPU with extensive experience as both a researcher and a marketing […]

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HPU Adds Hirth to School of Business

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 6, 2014 – The Earl N. Phillips School of Business at High Point University recently added Dr. Bob Hirth to its staff as assistant professor of management. Hirth will teach courses in business law and strategic management. Hirth comes to HPU with a richly diverse professional history. In addition to his […]

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Moser Joins Phillips School of Business at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 – High Point University welcomes Randy Moser to the faculty of the Phillips School of Business as an assistant professor of the practice in marketing. Moser comes to HPU with 35 years of Global Fortune 500 work history in marketing and sales. He teaches courses in professional selling, sales […]

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Attorney General Roy Cooper Visits HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 8, 2014 – High Point University students today had the opportunity to hear from North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper, who visited HPU as the first stop on his “College Cash & Credit Tour” of six colleges across state. Cooper, along with other attorneys and staff from his Consumer Protection Division […]

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Freshman Profile: An Entrepreneurial Spirit

HPU’s largest cohort of 1,470 new students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Below is a snapshot of a student whose entrepreneurial spirit has already led him to form multiple start-up businesses. Name: Jake Staitman High school attended: Oak Park Independent Study in Oak Park, Calif. Accomplishments: Staitman was awarded […]

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HPU Hires Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 27, 2014 – Dr. Christopher Pryor joins the faculty at High Point University as the new assistant professor of entrepreneurship. With expertise in entrepreneurship in legal and political environments, Pryor will teach business courses, advise entrepreneurship students and mentor those involved in undergraduate research. “As an academic field, entrepreneurship is one […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Travis Goetz Manages Logistics in Maryland

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Luiza Fogaca Shines in International Sales

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Junior Interns for Capital Funding Group

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 5, 2014 – Patrick Kane, a rising junior at High Point University and native of Lutherville, Maryland, is learning the ins and outs of financing through his internship at Capital Funding Group in Baltimore. The business administration major helps create structured financing and refinancing deals for the company’s clients, creates client […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Haley Ruehle Teaches and Serves

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Nick Bamatter Commences Business Career

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Cameron Kuebler Consults Internationally

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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Business Major Interns with SEI

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 24, 2014 – Stephanie Bellisario, a rising junior at High Point University, is interning at SEI, a leading wealth management company in Philadelphia. The business administration major is working with the Advisor Network Investment Services Team, which analyses market data and the company’s portfolios. She is primarily responsible for managing investment […]

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