Surrounded by Beauty and Opportunity

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how theMariana H. Qubein Arboretum and Botanical Gardens deepen and further inspire learning that takes place within classrooms. Everything has a purpose. From the inspirational quotes and sculptures of historic figures along the Kester International Promenade to the water features throughout, every […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 12, 2018 – High Point University welcomed eight new faculty and staff members during the month of February. They are as follows:   Dr. Angela Spontelli Gisselman joined the Congdon School of Health Sciences at HPU as assistant professor of physical therapy. Gisselman teaches musculoskeletal practice and serves as associate director […]

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January Extraordinary Leader: “Wise beyond her years”

At first, Alex Archuleta felt scared. She was a freshman sitting in a corner of an auditorium in Phillips Hall listening to upperclassmen go back and forth about student government. Her mind just raced with questions she couldn’t answer. “What are bills?” “What are Robert’s Rules of Order?” “Why are they speaking like that?” What […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 5, 2018 – High Point University staff and alumni recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Khan Recognized by Greensboro Swarm for Community Involvement Akir Khan, HPU student leadership and success coordinator, was recognized by the Greensboro Swarm for his involvement in the community. He and other […]

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HPU Earns 9th Consecutive Tree Campus USA Recognition

The High Point University family receives the Tree Campus USA recognition during the 2017 Arbor Day Celebration. HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 23, 2018 – High Point University is a recipient of the 2017 Tree Campus USA award. This is the ninth consecutive time the university has received the honor. HPU is one of 16 North […]

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The Different Routes of HPU’s Walk of Faith

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Religious Life helps students dig deep to find who they are and what they represent.   The Rev. Preston Davis sounds like an excited professor when he talks about faith and its effect on the students he sees. He should know. […]

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January Extraordinary Leader: Future Politician, Cancer Survivor

To professors, he’s known as Frantha Phonesavanh. But around campus, he’s known by one name – Fez. “You can’t mess up Fez,” he says, laughing. People mispronounce Phonesavanh’s name all the time so he’ll break down his last name for everyone who asks. It’s Pon-SEE-vaughn, he’ll say slowly, because he knows the volley of vowels […]

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Apple Cofounder Steve Wozniak Continues Mentoring Students

Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder and High Point University’s Innovator in Residence, checked in with High Point University students today regarding the self-driving vehicle he began building with them two years ago. The team and “Woz,” as he’s fondly referred to by his HPU mentees, developed a strategy to combine the three systems that will allow […]

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