5 Ways HPU Students Benefit from a Network of Mentorship

The benefits of having a mentor are limitless – career advice, insight, friendship, teachings, connections and more. High Point University understands the power of mentorship. That’s why HPU surrounds students with caring heroes, models and mentors who connect with students as they prepare them to become future leaders. In celebration of National Mentorship Month, here […]

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Top 6 Ways HPU Freshmen Jumpstart Career Development

Less than 30 days of classes have passed since the academic year kicked off at High Point University, and students have already had numerous career development opportunities right here on our campus. Here’s a peek at the top six: Looking to jumpstart your career? Apply TODAY! 1 Direct access to HPU’s President. Like all incoming freshmen, […]

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Top 10 Reasons You Can’t Miss HPU Homecoming

Homecoming Weekend is right around the corner! As alumni make their way back to campus on October 5, HPU prepares to host over 25 events for an exciting, memorable weekend. Here are the Top 10 can’t-miss opportunities alumni and students can expect:   1 You get to come back HOME! Whether you visit the Slane Center, Wanek Center, the […]

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10 Things You Need To Know About Your City

As “High Point’s University,” HPU is committed to the city it calls home. The university continually partners with the city of High Point on community service projects, experiential learning opportunities, business endeavors and more. These efforts underscore HPU’s commitment to the community and demonstrate a desire for local engagement. Get to know your city and […]

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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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5 Life Lessons Steve Wozniak Shared with HPU’s Students

As part of High Point University’s Innovation Summit, Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple Computer and HPU’s Innovator in Residence, visited campus and continued his commitment to mentoring students. During an interactive Q&A with students and a discussion with HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Wozniak shared wisdom he has gained throughout […]

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Insider’s Look at the New Congdon Hall

Innovation is woven throughout High Point University’s DNA. Congdon Hall is a reflection of that. At $120 million total, these programs and this facility reflect the single largest investment in HPU’s history. Students have already begun to study in the state of the art laboratories. Graduate students preparing to become pharmacists, physician assistants and physical […]

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Never Miss an Opportunity to Network

Air travel offers you a great quick-pitch opportunity. When you’re seated next to a stranger, take the initiative to make a connection. Larry Quinn, HPU’s Sales Education Director, has developed a set of principles to help you take advantage of these chance encounters — guidelines for selling yourself at a moment’s notice. On a plane, […]

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10 Things To Do Before Commencement

Commencement is just around the corner and we are anxiously awaiting the graduation celebrations and traditions such as watching the bald eagle fly over our graduating class and  welcoming a global thought leader to campus to address our students! This year, we welcome CNN’s Wolf Blitzer as our 2017 Commencement Speaker. Blitzer will join the ranks […]

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10 Lessons Apple Co-Founder and HPU Innovator in Residence Steve Wozniak Shared on the HPU Campus

Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder and High Point University Innovator in Residence, helped pave the way for the computers and technology we have today. When he returned to the HPU campus earlier this week, he met with students, faculty and staff to work on innovative projects and impart valuable wisdom he’s learned along the way. Here […]

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5 Ways HPU Pharmacy Embraces Innovation

The landscape of health care is rapidly changing. New medications, medical breakthroughs and technological advancements occur almost by the minute. Today’s health care professionals must be willing to embrace the unknown and pioneer innovative methods to meet the demands of a growing, shifting industry. At High Point University, students in the Fred Wilson School of […]

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5 Lessons Dr. Carol Dweck Shared on the HPU Campus

Today, High Point University welcomed Dr. Carol Dweck, Stanford University professor and author of “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.” Her book also inspired HPU to select “Growth Mindset” as its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) theme. In a conversation with HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein that was filmed by UNC-TV, Dweck spoke about the premises of her book, […]

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5 Things You Might Not Know About Your City

As “High Point’s University,” HPU is committed to the city it calls home. The university continually partners with High Point on community service projects, experiential learning opportunities, business endeavors and more. These efforts underscore HPU’s commitment to the community and demonstrate a desire for local engagement. Brush up on your High Point trivia with these […]

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5 Reasons to Pursue a Career in Health Care

The health care industry is booming. Medical advancements are made every day, and the need for health care professionals to take care of America’s aging population is skyrocketing. In fact, according to U.S. News, 18 of the top 25 jobs in the country are in the health care field. High Point University has built programs […]

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10 Reasons HPU Students Love Campus Safety

Learning is best achieved in an environment where students and faculty are comfortable – that’s why safety is a top priority. It’s also why HPU has an expert team of security and transportation professionals – a team that’s dedicated to providing students with an inspiring, secure learning environment. The HPU campus is also equipped with […]

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