Class of 2018: Dom Bellusci Earns Masters at Top Ranked Graduate School for Game Design

Name: Dom Bellusci Hometown: Calgary, Alberta  Major: Bellusci will graduate with a B.A. in Game and Interactive Media Design, on May 5. Post-graduation plans: Bellusci will attend Guildhall at Southern Methodist University, the number one graduate school for Game Design in the world according to the Princeton Review. He will earn his Master of Interactive Technology (MIT) […]

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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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HPU to Hosts Lego Showcase for K-8 Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 12, 2018 – The Stout School of Education at High Point University will host its spring Lego Showcase event, Come Build with Us: Experience STEM Engineering, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on April 14 at the HPU Community Center. The free event is open to children in grades K-8, as […]

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Finding My ‘Life of Success and Significance’

By Mary Funke, Class of 2013, Emergency Medicine Resident Doctor at Duke Health I never know what kind of challenges my patients are facing when they’re rushed into the Duke Health Emergency Room in Durham, North Carolina. Sometimes it’s appendicitis. Sometimes it’s severe trauma from a car crash. What I do know is that my […]

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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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This Week in Photos: March 5 – 9

This was a quiet week on campus with students on spring break, but good weather, the Food Recovery Network and pictures of students on break kept things interesting. Take a look below at what happened this week in photos.

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Alumni Profile: Sowing Seeds of Growth

They’re former classmates, Amber Williamson and Sarah Belle Tate. They work together at the Business High Point Chamber of Commerce. Their offices are side by side, their desks are within steps of one another, and they meet weekly to brainstorm ways to promote the chamber’s 800 members. High Point is their adopted hometown. It’s also […]

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HPU Food Recovery Network Delivers More Than 30,000 Meals to Community

High Point University students Lisa Quiones (left) and Melanie Maldonado (right) package food for donation to numerous High Point community organizations. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 8, 2018 – High Point University’s Food Recovery Network, a student organization dedicated to eliminating food waste and feeding the High Point community, reached two milestones in the last year […]

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HPU Poll: NC Republicans and Democrats Agree on Education Issues

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 7, 2018 – A High Point University Poll finds majorities of North Carolinians agree on a series of education issues despite the partisanship and polarization that dominates some political discussions. Relatively large majorities of North Carolinians say most people have respect for teachers and school administrators, are willing to pay more […]

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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 and YWCA to Host International Women’s Day Celebration

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HIGH POINT, N.C., March 2, 2018 – High Point University will join with the YWCA High Point and World Relief High Point in celebrating the city’s rich and diverse community of women at the International Women’s Day Celebration. The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on March 14 at the YWCA […]

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High Point Couple Creates HPU Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 2, 2018 – Ray and Sallie Edwards of High Point have donated $50,000 to establish a new High Point University scholarship fund. The Ray and Sallie Edwards Endowed Scholarship will support students who demonstrate financial need. Ray Edwards is former president of A Cleaner World. The couple moved to High Point […]

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