Professor Honored with Outstanding Women in Business Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 1, 2016 – Kathy Elliott, assistant professor and director of Belk Entrepreneurship Center at High Point University, is a recipient of the Triad Business Journal’s 2016 Outstanding Women in Business award. Elliott was selected among business and community leaders who have provided leadership through their professional careers and philanthropy. She will […]

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March Extraordinary Leader: Moving Way Beyond Fear

When the weather warms and students shed coats for T-shirts and shorts, Sarah Field finds her favorite study spot: the balcony outside the Learning Commons at the R.G. Wanek Center. She’ll stay there for two, three, four hours, maybe more. She’ll look up from her books, notes and flash cards, and with the panoramic view […]

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HPU Announces Finalists for 2016 Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 30, 2016 – The Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced five finalists for its sixth annual Business Plan Competition. This year’s winners will compete for $15,000 in start-up funds. The finalists will present their business plans to a panel of judges consisting of business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Lydia Prior Travels for Krispy Kreme Corporation

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Chemistry Faculty Present Research at National Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 29, 2016 – Three High Point University chemistry faculty members, Dr. Brian Augustine, Dr. Keir Fogarty and Dr. Heather Miller, presented their work at the 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting. Held in San Diego, California, the ACS meeting is the largest gathering of chemists and engineers in the world. Augustine […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Taylor Niss Pursues Master’s in STEM Education

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Jessica Vitale Mentors Children in Connecticut

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Laura Bernitsky Follows her Dream to Dental School

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Student’s Research on ACL Injuries Featured at Regional Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 24, 2016 – High Point University student Emma Zuk, a junior athletic training major, was an invited speaker at the 41st annual Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association Clinical Symposium on March 11-12 in Atlanta. Her presentation was a part of the professional programming for athletic trainers from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, […]

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5 Lessons Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Shared with HPU Students

Yesterday, High Point University welcomed Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple who changed the course of history for personal computing. “Woz” took part in an interactive Q&A with students and a discussion with HPU President Nido Qubein in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. He also worked side-by-side with a group of computer science and physics major […]

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Alumni Profile: Finding Success in the Big Apple

Reed Schneider wakes up at 6:30 a.m. and takes the subway into Manhattan every morning on the R train. He arrives at a 32-story high-rise building just a stone’s throw from Central Park. His glass-walled office building offers a rewarding view over the hustle and bustle of Third Avenue. Every time he sees it, he […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Mark Ganassa Recruits in DC Area

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Matteo Bellusci Works for Big Four Accounting Firm

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Rory Woods Lands Manager Position in Charlotte

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Wanderlust 101

This story is featured in the Winter 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s growing study abroad program continues to create life-changing, impactful and relevant experiences for students.   One candle. A German flag. Armed guards lining the streets. A silent protest under the night sky. That’s what Heidi Fischer remembers from 1989. She was […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Nick Franty Represents Liberty Mutual

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Jake Jackson Launches Furniture Career

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Joseph Taulane Sells for Tom James

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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