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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Alumnus Invests in High Point

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES You could say Chris Gillespie is invested in High Point. Aside from being a 25-year resident of the city, he’s the executive director of West End Ministries, holds a master’s degree from High Point University and has worked as a teacher, director and tutor at Guilford County Schools. Gillespie attended […]

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HPU Welcomes Modlin as Associate Vice President for Graduate Admissions

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 – Andrew Modlin recently joined the staff at High Point University as associate vice president for graduate admissions. In his new role, Modlin is responsible for leading the Office of Graduate Admissions, which includes HPU’s current graduate programs in Education, History, Business Administration and Strategic Communication as well as […]

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The Krispy Kreme Connection

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES High Point University prepares students to succeed in some of the country’s most successful companies. One example is Krispy Kreme, now a household name in different parts of the world. Much like HPU, Krispy Kreme has seen major growth over the years, transforming from a single bakery in Winston-Salem to […]

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School of Pharmacy Welcomes Lingle as Associate Dean

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2014 – High Point University’s School of Pharmacy welcomes Dr. Earle “Buddy” Lingle as professor and associate dean for student and professional affairs. Lingle will teach HPU pharmacy students about social and administrative sciences as well as coordinate the admissions process and student services activities for the school. “I am […]

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Hemby Joins School of Pharmacy

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 2, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Dr. Scott Hemby as professor and chair of the Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences in the School of Pharmacy. As department chair, Hemby is already having a profound impact on the HPU health science curriculum, leading the creation and development of the Department […]

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Greene Joins School of Pharmacy

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 30, 2014 – Dr. Joy Greene recently joined HPU’s School of Pharmacy as a clinical professor of pharmacy and assistant dean for experiential education. In her new role, Greene will build partnerships with local and state pharmacies as HPU seeks to educate Doctor of Pharmacy candidates through hands-on learning experiences. She […]

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Preparing Students for Healthcare Careers of Tomorrow

From the boardroom to the classroom, HPU’s values-based education has prepared thousands of graduates to lead in relevant fields. The next 90 years will prepare future leaders for the health care careers of tomorrow, meeting the growing demands for practitioners around the world. New faculty, facilities and curriculum are being put into place now for […]

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Class of 2014 Profile: Ali Jansen Creates a Future in Education

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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