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HPU Hosts TV Producers, Writers As Part Of Media And Performance Symposium

03.24.2009

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 23, 2009 – Brenda Lilly, producer, writer and creator of the TV series “State of Grace,” and Pat Green, three-time Emmy Award-winning producer, writer and creator of the TV series “Christy,” will visit High Point University April 13-16 as guest artists in the university?s Media and Performance Symposium, a yearlong series designed to supplement the educational and artistic experiences of HPU students.
 
The guests will conduct workshops including “Network Television,” “Creating a Television Series,” “Writing for Television,” “Careers in Television” and “Women in Television.”
 
The Media and Performance Symposium will continue to bring nationally recognized artists from all areas of the entertainment industry during the spring 2009 semester. The program is jointly sponsored by HPU’s Department of Performing Arts and the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication.
 
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 www.highpoint.edu. Chris DudleyVice President for Administration336-841-4530cdudley@highpoint.edu

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