Abundance through Adversity: Oprah’s Mentee Joins HPU

There’s sunlight streaming through the floor-to-ceiling glass windows of Cottrell Hall’s International Concourse, where Mpumi Nobiva has set up shop to start her day. With her laptop, phone and bag full of textbooks, she looks like other college students at High Point University with project deadlines. But talk to her, and layers of an unexpected […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Gabi Mirand Teaches in San Diego

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 2016 Profile: Alicia Wingate Continues HPU Education

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 2016 Profile: Brian Hagan Secures Position with Logistics Company

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 2016 Profile: Candace Tucker Works at Greensboro Nonprofit

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 2016 Profile: Jessica Jones Manages Travel for Top Food Company

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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A New Doctorate, A New Legacy for HPU

Then there were 14. On Saturday, under nearly a cloudless sky, they became HPU’s first cohort to graduate with Doctor of Education degrees ending four years of work that had them step back into class and write a dissertation inches thick. But they did it. They became the trailblazers, the first doctoral cohort at HPU. […]

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Graduate Student Receives Award For ‘Top Presentation’ at Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 3, 2016 – Allison Green, a student enrolled in High Point University’s masters program in strategic communication, won the award for top graduate student poster presentation at Eastern States Communication Association Convention in Baltimore, Maryland. Green’s poster, titled “The Who and How of Enhancing College Students’ Health Awareness and Behaviors: Comparing […]

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Revamped MBA Goes Global, Unveiling the “Human Side of Business”

Two hours before daybreak, in his home office minutes from High Point University, Dr. Tjai Nielsen began. For months, he’d write, brainstorm and write some more. Nielsen ended up retooling the school’s MBA program centering on applied knowledge and practical experience. He dropped four courses, added six new ones and created two tracks emphasizing global […]

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5 Job Search Tips for Today’s College Grads

By: Dr. Tjai Nielsen, director of executive education and associate professor of management   Millennials are entering into a multigenerational workforce that is constantly rediscovering the unique strengths of young workers. The good news is that young HPU alumni are overcoming some generational misperceptions about Generation Y and successfully launching their dream careers. Today’s college […]

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Alumni Profile: An MBA Success Story

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES A lot can happen in five years. Just ask Matt Young. He graduated from High Point University’s MBA program in 2011. Since then, he’s gotten married, purchased a home, had a son with another on the way, began learning a new language, was accepted into a doctorate program, switched jobs […]

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5 People You Need to Know on Campus: Junior Edition

You’re more than halfway through your college career at High Point University, and one step closer to launching your post-grad life of success and significance. Take advantage of every opportunity to enhance your academic experience. Explore research opportunities. Nail down plans for a summer internship. Discover more ways to get involved. Attend career fairs and […]

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Inspiring Artwork Depicts the HPU Experience

HPU commissioned Los Angeles-based graphic design artist Paul Rogers to produce a series of prints inspired by the university’s mission to prepare students for the world as it is going to be. These posters not only help graphically define the HPU experience, but they also highlight many of the unique elements and programs that are housed […]

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PA Students Selected for National Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 1, 2015 – Shane Georgeff and Audrey Hellams, Triad natives and first-year graduate students in High Point University’s Master of Physician Assistant Studies program, are National Health Service Corps Scholarship recipients. They are among 177 recipients from across the country to receive the highly selective federal scholarship. The scholarship covers tuition […]

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Partners in Education: HPU Alumni Lead Montlieu Academy

Through an arc of pompoms and high-fives from an oversized panther paw, Montlieu Academy of Technology students kicked off their academic year in High Point University style. This ultimate back-to-school bash organized by HPU cheerleaders, Pep Band and Prowler the Panther for the second year in a row for the elementary school that’s just down […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Meaghan McRee Manages PR for Smart Choice

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: Sarah Belle Tate Leads High Point Chamber of Commerce

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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Professor Shares Research on International Investment in Emerging Economies

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 2, 2015 – Dr. Tjai M. Nielsen, associate professor of management in the Phillips School of Business and director of executive education & MBA programs at High Point University, recently shared his expertise in global investment with finance professionals in London during a series of invited presentations. Nielsen’s talks were based […]

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