HPU Communication Fellows to Host Virtual Film Screenings

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 9, 2020 – High Point University Communication Fellows will host three virtual film screenings this semester in partnership with South Arts’ 2020-21 Southern Circuit Tour. “Coded Bias” explores the fallout of MIT media lab researcher Joy Buolamwini’s startling discovery that facial recognition does not see dark-skinned faces accurately, and her journey […]

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Spectrum News: Elizabeth Miller Strickland Donates $12 Million to HPU Endowment

In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of Women’s Equality Day, commemorating the 19th Amendment to the Constitution which guarantees a woman’s right to vote, High Point University announces a $12 million gift from Elizabeth “Betty” Miller Strickland. This transformational donation, representing the largest gift to HPU’s endowment in its 96-year history, will establish the Elizabeth […]

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Elizabeth Miller Strickland Donates $12 Million to HPU Endowment

This is the largest endowment gift ever made to HPU. It will provide scholarship assistance to students with financial need and opportunities for women. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 26, 2020 – Today, in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of Women’s Equality Day, commemorating the 19th Amendment to the Constitution which guarantees a woman’s right to […]

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HPU Supports Nine AmeriCorp VISTAs in Serving the City

High Point University is supporting nine AmeriCorp VISTAs this academic year. Pictured from left to right are Wilson Haworth, Natalie Ward, Kayla Quick, Aliyah Suggs, Clarice Sigsworth, Jenny Carpenter, Casey Tyndall, Avery Moon and Douglas McCollum.   HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 13, 2020 – Nine recent college graduates are dedicating a year of service to the […]

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Spectrum News: Dr. Jordan Smith Secures $10,000 Grant for Local Organization

Dr. Jordan Smith, assistant professor and co-curricular coordinator in High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, recently secured a grant for the Community Clinic of High Point to administer influenza vaccines to patients free of charge for the 2020-21 flu season. The $10,000 grant was administered by the Guilford CARES Nonprofit Assistance Grant Program […]

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