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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5 Things to Do on Your First Day in the Office

With another school year behind us, High Point University students are preparing to enter the workforce. For new graduates, professional careers or graduate school programs are their next step. For underclassmen, internship experience is the goal. No matter the class year, freshman to graduate, students should ask themselves, “How can I bring value and relevance […]

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10 Things You May Be Wondering After HPU’s Commencement

More than 10,000 seniors, family members and friends attended High Point University’s 2016 Commencement proceedings on Saturday. The 66th Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice delivered an inspiring message a packed Roberts Hall lawn. This week, underclassmen are preparing for summer internships, jobs, study abroad trips and more, while the Class of 2016 is moving on […]

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5 Things to Look Forward to at Commencement

Commencement is just around the corner. On May 7, High Point University seniors will cross the stage that serves as a bridge from their undergraduate educational journey to their next big steps in the world. Nearly 10,000 students, family members and friends will fill the Roberts Hall lawn and celebrate the momentous occasion. And they’ll […]

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5 Reasons Why HPU is High Point’s University

High Point’s University – the apostrophe “S” carries much significance. It means that we are a university not only located in High Point, but a vital part of the city in which we reside. The city is an important part of the university too, and it underscores our commitment to the community and local engagement. […]

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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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Five Ways HPU Fosters Innovation

High Point University landed a top innovation ranking this year for a reason. Thanks to its approach to curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology and facilities, the university is was named by U.S. News and World Report the No. 1 Most Innovative Regional College in the South. Innovation is in High Point University’s DNA, in […]

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Five Ways HPU President Nido Qubein Mentors Students

It’s National Mentoring Month. However, High Point University celebrates and fosters mentorship year-round. One of HPU’s most prolific advocates for mentorship is university President Nido Qubein. Through one-on-one meetings, course offerings and more, Dr. Qubein guides students to become the best version of themselves.   1. Leading the Freshman Seminar A student’s first semester of […]

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5 Lessons Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Shared with HPU Students

On Jan. 20, High Point University welcomed Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter who, from humble beginnings, transformed into a Silicon Valley leader. In a conversation with HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein, the two discussed Stone’s winding journey to success. Stone’s answers were filled with stories about overcoming adversity in his childhood, as well as […]

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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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Five Places on Campus to Study

You’ve been hitting the books hard! You’ve likely already had a few late-night study sessions in your dorm room this semester. After all, your dorm is a natural, convenient place to study. But sometimes, studying there can be difficult; it’s a lot easier to get distracted by roommates, television and your bed when you’re within […]

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5 Dr. Qubein Quotes to Get You Through Exam Week

Exam week begins today. You’ve spent the last 107 days discovering new things, participating in class discussions, working on group projects and giving presentations. Now, it’s time to showcase all you’ve learned during the past semester. So plug in your headphones, play some pump-up music, and check out these five quotes below from HPU President […]

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5 Ways the International Student Concourse Inspires Collaboration

It’s the setting of an international airport. It’s part of the holistic approach that helps students take flight in today’s “connection” economy, created by the myriad of technological advances of our time. The International Student Concourse inside Cottrell Hall anchors the building’s international theme. An open-concept entryway is accented by a spiral staircase and loft […]

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