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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5 People You Need to Know on Campus: Sophomore Edition

You’ve learned to navigate campus – now it’s time to dig deeper at High Point University. Join campus organizations and professional associations that will connect you with students who have similar interests. Research campus employment opportunities. Begin your search for internships. Explore your study abroad options. Volunteer your time and help others in need. To […]

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5 Ways HPU Creates Value Through an Inspiring Environment

In 2005, High Point University President Nido Qubein announced a plan to transform HPU. More than a decade later, this transformational institution has expanded academic programs, improved academic facilities, technology, student housing, student life, athletics and more. The transformation was strategically designed to provide students with an extraordinary learning environment. HPU is first and foremost […]

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5 People You Need to Know on Campus: Freshman Edition

It’s that time of year: time to stock up on dorm supplies, finish your summer reading and count down the days until #HPUmovein. As more than 17 million students move in to their dorms across the United States, some for the first time, it’s important to know about the unique and valuable resources that you […]

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5 Ways Gen Y can Succeed in the Workplace

By: Dr. Shaun Davenport, assistant professor of management   You’ve heard the stories. You can’t escape the labels… “The Entitled Generation,” “The Narcissistic Generation,” and “Generation ME.” There is research to suggest that Generation Y is more narcissistic than previous generations. But their stereotypes fail to take into account some of the unique skills and […]

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5 Reasons Internships are Essential

HPU’s Office of Career and Internship Services (C&IS) connects students with internships that boost resumes, build connections, expand networks, and set potential employees apart from the competition. Below are five reasons every student should pursue an internship opportunity – regardless of whether or not it’s required for their major. The successful outcomes speak for themselves: […]

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