Professor Publishes Two Research Articles in Management Theory Encyclopedia

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2014 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, associate professor of management at High Point University, recently published two articles in the Encyclopedia of Management Theory. The articles, “Substitutes for Leadership” and “Work Team Effectiveness,” both stem directly from Nielsen’s primary research streams – leadership and organizational teams. The “substitutes for leadership” article […]

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HPU Professor Featured on Bankrate.com and Yahoo! Finance

Dr. Steven Lifland, the Carl Maneval Smith Professor of Accounting and Finance at High Point University, was featured in a Bankrate, Inc. story that was also published through Yahoo! Finance. Bankrate, Inc., a financial publishing firm, is the web’s leading aggregator of financial rate information. The story, Tips for investing late in life, features an […]

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Finalists Announced for 2014 Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2014 – The Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced the three finalists for its fourth annual Business Plan Competition. This year’s winners will compete and potentially win up to $15,000 in cash. The three finalists are Eugenia Copeland, a senior music major; Emily De Lena, a sophomore […]

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Senior Gains International Business Experience with Mack Truck Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 18, 2014 – Paige Risner, a senior at High Point University, is working on her international business skills thanks to a unique internship experience at Mack Trucks World Headquarters, located in Greensboro. An international business major with a minor in Spanish, Risner is utilizing many of the skills she’s learned in […]

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Career Expo Connects Students with Top Employers

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 14, 2014 – Spencer Warren approached HPU’s Career Expo on March 13 with a plan in mind – to find his future employer. The senior, dressed in business attire with resumes in hand, networked with nearly 70 companies that attended the event to find a place where he could launch his […]

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Career & Internship Expo

NOW is the time to secure a summer internship, and on March 13 HPU will host the Spring Career and Internship Expo, which will be open to all students. Associate Director of Career & Internship Services Sue Brien stated “this expo is a tremendous opportunity for students to have face-to-face conversations and network with over […]

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Nielsen Researches the Keys to Successful Leadership

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 31, 2014 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, associate professor of management at High Point University, presented several research findings on the key to successful team and leadership practices at several national conferences recently. Nielsen presented four research papers and conducted one symposium focusing on the different elements of leadership and organizational citizenship […]

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Seniors Secure Positions at Global Fortune 500 Company

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 24, 2014 – Two High Point University business majors have already secured positions at a global Fortune 500 company. Seniors Matt Haering and Sam Martorella recently accepted positions in Lenovo’s selective LASR program. The LASR (Lenovo Accelerated Sales Rotation) program is a six to nine month rotation through different sales jobs […]

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Student Interns at Dixon Hughes Goodman

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2014 – Tyler Yusko, graduate student at High Point University, is calculating a successful future this semester at the largest public accounting firm in the Southeast, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP. Yusko is serving as a marketing and business development intern at the High Point branch. He works closely with the […]

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Junior Interns with Course Hero’s Knowledge Drive

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 25, 2013 – High Point University junior Bradley Riley’s entrepreneurial spirit helped him contribute to an effort that donated 100,000 books to people in West Africa. It was all through his internship with Course Hero. Riley was honored as a “Success Story of the Week” through the company’s charity, which provides […]

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Professor Honored with ‘Top Ten Paper’ Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 8, 2013 – Dr. Tjai Nielsen, Associate Professor of Management in HPU’s Phillips School of Business, received a “Top Ten Paper” award by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). Nielsen’s article, “Organizational Citizenship Behavior and Performance: A Meta-Analysis of Group-Level Research,” examined the results of multiple research studies and found that […]

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International Student Profile: Lakshmi Bommidala

The following story was written by freshman James Ensor and published in the Nov. 6 Campus Chronicle. For many students, college is a time for exploration and growth. For Lakshmi Bommidala, however, it is a time to explore, grow and run her own company based in India. Six months ago Bommidala became the Managing Director […]

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HPU Hosts Furniture Industry Networking and Panel Event for Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 – High Point University students and furniture market visitors got an inside look at the furniture industry today. The High Point Market, HPU and Next Generation-Now, the North American Home Furnishings Association’s young professionals group, gave students and furniture market attendees personal access to the furniture industry’s experts and […]

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Associate Professor Earns ‘Best Paper Award’

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 – Dr. Cynthia Hanson, associate professor of marketing at High Point University, was recently honored with the Best Paper Award from the American Society of Business and Behavioral Science during their 20th annual meeting. The research article, titled “Environmental Concern, Attitude Toward Green Corporate Practices, and Green Consumer Behavior […]

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Professor Publishes Book Chapter on War, Economy and Presidential Elections

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 1, 2013 – Dr. Jerry Fox, associate professor of economics at High Point University, recently published a chapter in the book, “War: Global Assessment, Public Attitudes and Psychological Effects,” which discusses some interconnections between war, public sentiment and the economy. Fox’s chapter, “War Casualties, Macroeconomic Time Inconsistency, and the Presidential Vote,” […]

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