Faculty Profile: Crafting Future Political Leaders

Insightful, charismatic, humorous – three words that describe the political expert that High Point University students call their professor. His name is Dr. Brandon Lenoir, one of HPU’s newest professors in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, but you’d never know he’s new by his interaction with his students. They hang onto his every […]

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Professor Authors and Edits Book on Teaching Psychology

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 4, 2015 – Psychology teachers have a new reference book of helpful tips and resources thanks to a recent publication by High Point University assistant professor Dr. Sadie Leder Elder. Elder acts as both an author and the primary editor of the second edition of the e-book, “Introductory Psychology Teaching Primer: […]

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HPU Welcomes Fink as History Instructor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 30, 2015 – Joey Ann Fink recently joined the faculty of High Point University as an instructor of history. She teaches undergraduate survey courses in 20th century U.S. history and western civilization. Fink’s teaching and research focus on connecting history to contemporary communities and current issues by examining oral history. This […]

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Ong Joins HPU as Philosophy Instructor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 25, 2015 – Dr. James Abordo Ong joined the faculty of High Point University as an instructor of philosophy. A specialist in social and political philosophy and moral psychology, Ong teaches undergraduate business ethics and social ethics courses. Ong recently moved to High Point from Durham, where he completed a doctorate […]

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De Nicolas Joins HPU as Spanish Professor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 25, 2015 – High Point University hired Dr. Sara De Nicolas as a visiting assistant professor of Spanish. De Nicolas teaches all levels of Spanish courses and mentors students in the Spanish major. She also conducts research that focuses on sociolinguistics, second-language acquisition and semantics, and highlights the diversity of the […]

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Freshman Profile: A Call to Lead

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. GR Dulac is the Freshman Class President for the Class of 2019. Below, discover how he plans to make the most out of his time at HPU:  Name: GR Dulac Hometown: Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan High school attended: University of Detroit Jesuit High School […]

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Faculty Profile: Research Helps Students Take Off

Know this about Dr. Joanne Altman. She cries every time she sees “Schindler’s List,” and she knows firsthand that orangutans bite fingers. She learned that while studying orangutans in Borneo. But the real story is this: Altman believes in research. She’ll stand in front of a host of HPU students and tell them research will […]

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Freshman Profile: A Liberal Arts Education

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Alex Fundora is one member of the Class of 2019. Discover how his family’s background and his passion for theatre inspired him to pursue a liberal arts education at HPU: Name: Alex Fundora Hometown: Alpharetta, Georgia High school attended: Cambridge High School in […]

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Finding Physics in ‘The Martian’

By: Dr. Aaron Titus, chair of the High Point University Department of Physics   In our quest to answer the question, “Are we alone in the Universe?” my First Year Seminar (FYS) class at High Point University recently read the book “The Martian” by Andy Weir. With NASA announcing evidence for water flowing on present-day Mars just three […]

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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. Ten years 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 an institution […]

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Freshmen Profile: Twins Eager for Future at HPU

HPU’s newest cohort of students represents a wide variety of academic achievement, service, backgrounds, cultures and geographic locations. Twins Josh and Greg Allen are among the incoming Class of 2019; find out why they both chose HPU below.  Name: Josh and Greg Allen Hometown: Honeoye Falls, New York High school attended: Honeoye Falls-Lima High School in Honeoye Falls, New York Accomplishments: Josh […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Rachel Thiets Begins Med School Journey

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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