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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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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Five Ways HPU President Nido Qubein Mentors Students

Choose to be extraordinary!Click here to schedule a VISIT or APPLY today. 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 […]

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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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Jingle and Mingle: 5 Holiday Networking Tips from an HPU Alumna and Entrepreneur

By: Rachael Bozsik, Class of 2015   Did you know the holidays are a great time for job networking? HPU alumna Rachael Bozsik does. She is the CEO and founder of The Brand Girls, a consulting service to help young women define their brand and teach them how to network with confidence. While at HPU, Bozsik worked with the […]

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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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5 Tips for Starting a Business Venture

To kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week November 16-22, HPU’s entrepreneurship director shares five insights into business development. Discover her tips – and examples of how real HPU students are launching their own companies – below.   By: Kathryn Elliott, assistant professor and director of entrepreneurship     1. Let passion drive your pursuit. Merriam-Webster defines […]

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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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Five Lessons Netflix Co-founder Marc Randolph Shared with HPU Students

Yesterday, High Point University welcomed to campus Marc Randolph, the co-founder of Netflix and an entrepreneur who changed the way we watch movies and television. HPU students pitched their business plans to Randolph, and he gave feedback to each student based on his experience as an innovator and Angel investor. Randolph also presented to students […]

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