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Sophomore’s Photo to be Featured in Photography Book
03.6.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 6, 2013 – A picture taken by Mary Williams, a sophomore at High Point University majoring in graphic design, will appear in a hard bound book by the Photographer’s Forum. Out of 16,000 entries, Williams’ picture was chosen as a finalist in the forum’s 33rd annual College & High School Photography […]
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Artwork by Students Featured in Upcoming Exhibit
02.25.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2013 – The Sechrest Art Gallery at High Point University will soon feature a variety of artwork by students from across the Southeast by hosting the Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium Exhibit. The exhibit will be held March 11 through April 6. The exhibit will also host a reception at […]
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Senior Lands TV Programming Internship in Miami
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 19, 2013 – Greg Berzinski, a senior majoring in communication with a concentration in electronic media at High Point University, recently had the chance to network with top-tier media executives through an internship at the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE). As an intern at NATPE, Berzinski attended sessions on […]
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HPU to Welcome Guests for Family Weekend
01.29.2013
High Point University will welcome approximately 2,500 guests on campus during its annual winter Family Weekend. The event, to be held Feb. 1-3, will offer a lecture series, entertainment, festivities, the first official Men’s Lacrosse game and more to HPU students and their families.
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HPU Registrar Welcomes Bates as Office Administrator
01.10.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2013 – The Office of the Registrar at High Point University recently hired Cara Bates as office administrator. Bates is responsible for assisting students with the registration process, preparing transcripts, filing and maintaining student records, and providing assistance to students in the Office of the Registrar. “HPU has a warm […]
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Music Students Advance in National Competition
01.4.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 4, 2013 – Students from the High Point University department of music recently attended the National Association of Teachers of Singing state competition, where five students placed and will advance in the competition. Fifteen students from the HPU department of music participated in the competition. Junior Alex Palmer, sophomores Madison Jordan […]
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Libraries Awarded ‘Muslim Journeys Bookshelf’ Collection
03.12.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 12, 2013 – High Point University Libraries just received the “Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys” collection from the National Endowment for Humanities and the American Library Association. The collection aims to introduce the public to the people, places, history, faith and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the […]
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HPU Honored as a Leading Contributor to the United Way
03.7.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 7, 2013 – High Point University was honored with five awards from the United Way of Greater High Point at the organization’s annual celebration on March 6, including being named the city of High Point’s fourth largest contributor for the 2012 campaign. HPU received the following distinctions: the Spirit of NC […]
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Graduate Student to be Honored as Citizen Hero
03.6.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 6, 2013 – High Point University graduate student Carl Hall will be honored as a Citizen Hero at the Red Cross’ “Third Annual Salute to Heroes Celebration,” at 7 p.m. on March 8 in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center on the HPU campus. Hall, a second year MBA student, will be recognized […]
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Students Begin Spring Break By Serving Others
03.5.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 2, 2013 – High Point University students departed from campus Saturday morning to drive to Tuscaloosa, Ala. where they will perform hurricane relief work for the duration of their break. Pictured are HPU students and members of Oak Ridge United Methodist Church who are also participating. A second group of students […]
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HPU Welcomes Morgan as Resident Director
02.28.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 28, 2013 – The Office of Student Life at High Point University recently hired Liz Morgan as resident director of York Hall and the Point Place Apartments. In her position, Morgan will be responsible for overseeing residence halls and working one-on-one with resident assistants and students. “I will provide constant support […]
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Theatre Produces Modern ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’
02.26.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 26, 2013 – The High Point University department of theatre will present the stage adaptation of Christopher Hampton’s 1872 novel, “Les Liaisons Dangereuses,” at 7:30 p.m. on March 14-16 and March 18-19 in the Empty Space Theatre on the HPU campus. It is open to the public, and tickets are available […]
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Students and Faculty Present at Civic Engagement Institute
02.22.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 22, 2013 – A team of High Point University students and faculty recently presented two sessions at North Carolina Campus Compact’s Civic Engagement Institute. The conference, held at Elon University, brought together teams from 28 campuses across North Carolina to focus on the theme “Becoming Citizens, Becoming Community.” The HPU sessions […]
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History Professor Publishes Article in Academic Journal
01.17.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 16, 2013 – Dr. Larry Simpson, history professor at High Point University, recently published an article, titled “Becoming Samburu: The Ethnogenesis of a Pastoral People in Nineteenth Century Northern Kenya.” The article appeared in July-December 2012 edition (Vol. 3, No. 2) of the academic publication, “The Journal of the Middle East […]
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Robert Rodi to Take Part in Faculty Cultural Enrichment Series
03.12.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2013 – High Point University will host Robert Rodi, Chicago-based novelist, playwright, comic book writer, essayist, and performance artist as part of its Faculty Cultural Enrichment Series. He will present “The End of the Specialist: Cross-marketing the Arts,” at 6 p.m. on March 20 in the Francis Auditorium of Phillips […]
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Students Spend Spring Break Helping Tornado Victims
03.7.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 7, 2013 – High Point University students are spending their spring break helping tornado victims in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The trip is one of two alternative spring break trips offered to HPU students this semester. The students, accompanied by HPU staff and members of Oak Ridge United Methodist Church, have repaired an […]
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Diversity Club Introduces Students to New Cultures
02.22.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 22, 2013 – Introducing and educating students on different cultures is the goal of one of High Point University’s newest clubs. The Diversity Club was established last semester and recently held its first activity, a trip to the International Civil Rights Museum in Greensboro. The Diversity Club will focus on cultures […]
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Professor Battles Childhood Obesity with Dinosaurs
HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 20, 2013 – Dr. Tony Kemerly, chair of the department of exercise science at High Point University, just released his latest book for families, titled “Dino-Might: Fun Conditioning Exercises for Kid People Who Love Dinosaurs.” The book is designed for children with an interest in dinosaurs, and displays exercises to strengthen […]
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HPU Hosts 2013 Science Fair
01.26.2013
            The Department of Physics and SPS hosted the eighth annual Piedmont Science Fair for Non-Public Schools. In fact, we have hosted the science fair for the entirety of its existence. Physics majors set up hands-on experiments and presented a demonstration show. Stephen Vultaggio and Randall Williams demonstrated their new […]
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HPU Collects 57 Pints at Successful Blood Drive
01.18.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 18, 2013 – With traumatic weather events and virus outbreaks all over the nation, the American Red Cross is always in need of help, and High Point University sprung into action by hosting a blood drive. The event netted 57 units of blood, which can save up to 171 lives. “Blood […]
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Chaney’s Comeback Story Exemplifies HPU’s Commitment to Providing Extraordinary Student Opportunities
01.11.2013
Dear Friend, Some suggest that experience is the best teacher. At High Point University, we instill the entrepreneurial spirit by forging the delicate, yet crucial connection, among the access of information, the patience of scholarly learning, and the opportunities to apply that knowledge in powerful and purposeful ways.  Doing without knowing why is not enough. Understanding […]
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HPU’s United Way Giving Continues to Climb
01.9.2013
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 9, 2013 – The caring spirit of the High Point University campus continues to grow each year, as evidenced by the gifts made to the United Way of Greater High Point during the university’s 2012 campaign. The HPU United Way Campaign raised more than $185,000 – a 387 percent increase since […]
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