HIGH POINT, N.C., March 23, 2009 – High Point University hosted a production of “Periphery,” performed by the Community Theater of Greensboro on March 22 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center.
The play, written by Ed Simpson, professor of theatre and chair of the Department of Performing Arts at HPU, highlights the events of Feb. 1, 1960 – the sit-in by four African-American college students at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro. The production, directed by Michael Kamtman, a faculty member from Greensboro College, features Doug Brown, instructor of theatre at HPU.
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with more than 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 50 countries and more than 40 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” The university offers 66 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate-degree majors. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at .
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