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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: Your Traditions

Anyone who has visited HPU during the holidays knows it’s a special and beautiful time. We shared our special traditions with you, and you shared yours with us via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Since joining the HPU family, many of you have incorporated us into your family traditions, and we are so honored! Here’s a look […]

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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: Help to Make the Season Bright

If you’ve been to campus this month, you know the feeling of “walking in a winter wonderland.” Campus is beautiful all year round, but especially during the holiday season. If you haven’t had the chance to visit this month, let us show you some HPU holiday traditions and cherished decorations that make us #HighPointHappy. Hayworth Fine […]

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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: Giving Tuesday

Immediately following Thanksgiving are the two biggest shopping days of the year: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Many of us have been very fortunate in life with comfortable homes, plentiful possessions and loving families that we pay tribute to on Thanksgiving. But just as important as giving thanks is giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, […]

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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: Thank You, Veterans

On Veterans Day, and everyday, we humbly thank our past, present and future Veterans.             Thank you for sacrificing time with your loved ones and missing those significant milestones that the rest of us too often take for granted. Thank you for answering the call to serve, and by doing […]

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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: HPU+TSwift

What do High Point University and Taylor Swift have in common? More than you probably think! High Point University and TSwift are both ranked #1 (High Point University is ranked the #1 Regional College in the South and TSwift is currently #1 on iTunes.) High Point University and TSwift are both celebrating today! Today marks ONE […]

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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: Strategic Planning

October is the month of pumpkins, hayrides and haunted houses, but did you know October is also International Strategic Planning Month? Not only does High Point University’s Qubein School of Communication offer a 5th year Master’s degree in Strategic Communication, but as of this year, the NQSOC offers event management and sport management minors– and […]

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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: National PA Week

Did you know that today kicks off National Physician Assistants Week? High Point University Masters of Physician Assistant Studies Program anticipates welcoming its inaugural class in May 2015 and this makes us #HighPointHappy! Our program has many distinctive advantages, one being our industry-leading technology, which includes: The most ADVANCED WIRELESS PATIENT SIMULATORS available, with internal robotics […]

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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: Panther Cubs

Get ready for #RoyalBaby Fever: Round 2 – George is going to be a big brother! With the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s announcement of the coming arrival of their second child, we’d like to share some of our youngest, and by far cutest, Panther fans that make us #HighPointHappy!        Ford Ramsay, […]

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52 Weeks of #HighPointHappy: Best of [HPU] Summer 2014

      As we celebrate Labor Day today, the time has come for us to start saying our goodbyes to Summer 2014. This being said, it’s fitting that we celebrate the third week of our 52 weeks of #HighPointHappy by commemorating Summer 2014.    Our Summer-2014-In-Review brings you the top 10 stories and images […]

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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: The Return of Students & PS Lattes

It’s week 2 of #HighPointHappy, and we’ve got 2 reasons to celebrate: Reason #1: Students are back on campus! Despite all of the beauty and pristine of our campus, it’s just not the same without you all here. It is you, the students, who bring our campus to life, and we are so glad you’re back! […]

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52 Weeks of #HighPointHappy

It may be Monday but we are not singing the blues! Are you happy? We sure are! Today we’re launching our happiness campaign by celebrating 52 weeks of #HighPointHappy. Inspired by the #100HappyDays campaign, our goal is to feature moments of happiness, captured on campus, in the local community, and by our HPU family both […]

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