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HPU Welcomes Actor, Professional Radio Announcer As Artist-In-Residence

09.21.2009

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 21, 2009 – Angelique Perrin will visit High Point University as an artist-in-residence in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. She will serve in this role Sept. 28 through Oct. 10.
 
Perrin, who was raised in Greensboro, attended North Carolina School of the Arts and High Point University. In addition to acting, she is a professional radio announcer. Under the name of Angie B, she worked in Los Angeles at Power 106, 92.3 and 100.3 The Beat. Her character Aquanetta was nationally syndicated on more than 250 urban radio stations throughout the nation. Aquanetta later became the voice of BET’s highest rated and longest running show, “Comic View.” Perrin was part of BET’s Screen Scene, and also served as a Hollywood gossip for Paramount’s Hard Copy.
 
In her role at HPU, Perrin will work with students in communication and theater as a guest speaker. She’ll also conduct masters classes.
 
“We’re delighted to bring this HPU student back to campus where she can work with our students to get them prepared for the professional opportunities awaiting them in the major production centers in the United States,” says Dr. Wilfred Tremblay, director of the Qubein School of Communication. “Ms. Perrin’s extensive acting and broadcasting experience will help us highlight the opening of the new 60,000-square-foot 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 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students from 50 countries and 44 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.” HPU was included in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” 2009 listings. The university offers 68 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. 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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