Josh Groban Tells HPU Grads to Embrace Fear and Trust Their Instincts

Josh Groban addressed 1,084 graduates, HPU’s largest graduating class, and more than 10,000 people on HPU’s campus HIGH POINT, N.C., May 8, 2018 – Before he became the internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter and actor that he is today, Josh Groban was afraid to sing in front of anyone, including his own parents. Today, he told […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Gina Botsko Makes Medical School Her Next Move

Name: Gina Botsko Hometown: Hendersonville, Tennessee Major: Botsko will graduate on May 5 with a B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Health and a minor in Psychology. Post-graduation plans: Botsko plans to attend graduate school at East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City, Tennessee. How HPU helped you get there: “In […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Andrew Lopez Earns a Position at Citizens Bank

Name: Andrew Lopez Hometown: Devon, Georgia Major: Lopez will graduate on May 5 with a B.S. in Mathematical Economics and a minor in Business Administration. Post-graduation plans: As an associate licensed banker at Citizens Bank in East Norriton, Pennsylvania, Lopez will have the opportunity to engage with customers to fully understand their financial needs. This […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Tiffany Adams Takes a Position at Volkswagen

Name: Tiffany Adams Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina Major: Adams will graduate on May 5 with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration and a minor in Finance and Global Commerce. Post-graduation plans: As a VCI financial analyst at Volkswagen Group of America in Herndon, Virginia, Adams will rotate through several departments over the course of two years, including […]

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HPU Student Receives Prestigious Boren Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 1, 2018 – Yasmene Dergham, a junior international relations and political science major at High Point University, has been awarded a Boren Scholarship. The award will allow the Plattsburgh, New York, native to spend the summer and fall of 2018 studying Arabic, international relations and history in Jordan. One of the […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: HPU Scholar Rebecca Ulrich Selects a Graduate School

Name: Rebecca Ulrich Hometown: Troutman, North Carolina Major: Ulrich will graduate on May 5 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a minor in Physics. Post-graduation plans: After being accepted to eight graduate schools, Ulrich plans to attend the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois, where she will earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry. How HPU helped you get […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Donates To HPU’s Congdon School of Health Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 30, 2018 – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), parent company of High Point’s Thomas Built Buses, is supporting High Point University’s Congdon Hall and Congdon School of Health Sciences with a $1 million donation. “This building and all programs in it represent an improvement in the quality of life for the […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Madison Sullivan Earns a Position at Wayfair

Name: Madison Sullivan Hometown: Cohasset, Massachusetts Major: Sullivan will graduate on May 5 with a B.A. in Communication with a concentration in Strategic Communication and a minor in Marketing. Post-graduation plans: As a category associate at Wayfair, Sullivan will oversee several suppliers, create meaningful relationships and ensure positive trends. She will also plan marketing promotions, […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Mikayla Browne Scores a Position at Amazon

Name: Mikayla Browne Hometown: Concord, North Carolina Major: Browne will graduate on May 5 with a B.A. in Human Relations and a minor in Marketing. Post-graduation plans: As the Human Resources Assistant, Browne will provide human resources support to Amazon’s fulfillment centers. Browne’s role is critical in executing Amazon’s people initiatives, providing great internal customer support […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Success Coach Receives Award from the Boy Scouts HPU Student Success Coach Bradley Taylor received the Raven Award from the Old Hickory Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Marco Sebastian Begins a Career at Bloomberg

Name: Marco Sebastian Hometown: Lawrenceville, New Jersey Major: Sebastian will graduate on May 5 with a B.S. in Computer Science and minors in Mathematics and Business Administration. Post-graduation plans: As a Global Data Analyst, Sebastian will use his data analysis and technology skills to add efficiency to workflows and processes at Bloomberg L.P. in Princeton, New […]

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New Scholarship and Expansion Gifts Totaling $425,000 Support HPU’s Continued Growth

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 24, 2018 – Six families are investing a total of $425,000 in High Point University’s mission to educate the hearts and minds of students. These families have established endowed scholarship funds and made gifts that support HPU’s continuous campus transformation. The following families, who hail from five different states, have contributed: […]

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Ten Lessons Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph Shared with HPU Students

Marc Randolph, Netflix Co-Founder and Entrepreneur in Residence, returned to High Point University for a Q&A led by HPU President Nido Qubein and to continue mentoring students. Randolph held numerous small-group sessions throughout campus, working one-on-one with students in HPU’s entrepreneurship, business and pharmacy majors. Below are a few lessons on leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Madison Lindeman Set to Attend Graduate School in London

Name: Madison Lindeman Hometown: Powell, Ohio Major: Lindeman will graduate on May 5 with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration and a minor in Economics. Post-graduation plans: Lindeman plans to attend The London School of Economics and Political Science where she will earn her master’s degree in Health and International Development. How HPU helped you get there: “During […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Lauren Wright Secures a Teaching Position in Italy

Name: Lauren Wright Hometown: Harrington Park, New Jersey Major: Wright will graduate on May 5 with a B.S.B.A. in International Business with a Focus in Italian and a minor in economics. Post-graduation plans: Wright will travel to Santeramo in Colle, Italy, where she will work as an English instructor at a private school teaching kids ages 5 […]

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Students Honored for Service and Academic Commitment

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 19, 2018 – At the end of each year, the High Point University community comes together to honor the academic and professional achievements of students. An array of awards highlighting impressive research, community service and positive impact made on campus are presented. Four top awards are also given to standout students […]

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Students Make Professional Connections at High Point Market

Jackie Musso stands in front of the La-Z-Boy Casegoods showroom, where she works with clients selling furniture at the High Point Market. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2018 – The High Point Furniture Market is a vibrant, fast-paced environment with thousands of industry experts from across the globe in attendance. It’s also a place for High Point University students […]

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HPU Students Win $25,000 in Start-Up Funds at 2018 Business Plan Competition

In the group photo, the HPU Business Plan Competition finalists from left to right are CeAnna Soper, Dylan Silber, Richard Pagano, Jenna Tarantino and Joseph Cochrane-Brown. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2018 – Winners of High Point University’s Business Plan Competition received thousands of dollars toward their businesses during the eighth annual event. Hosted by […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: Kit D’Anthony Scores a Position at Mondelēz International

Name: Kit D’Anthony Hometown: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Major: D’Anthony will graduate on May 5 with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration and a minor in Marketing. Post-graduation plans: D’Anthony will begin her career at Mondelēz International as a sales associate in Savannah, Georgia. As a sales associate, she will establish and maintain rapport with key clients while […]

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