Psychology Professor Presents Poster at National Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 27, 2015 – Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, recently presented a poster, titled “Examining the Impact of Risk Regulation and Destiny vs. Growth Beliefs on Perceptions of Romantic Comedies,” at the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference held in Long Beach, California. […]

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Professor Presents Research on Memory and Words with Multiple Meanings

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 26, 2015 – Dr. Kimberly Wear, associate professor of psychology at High Point University, recently presented results from a study on the cognitive effects behind interpreting words with multiple meanings. She shared this research at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Cognition Group held at Elon University. Wear’s presentation, titled […]

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HPU’s International Women’s Day Celebration

Pictured above: From left to right Salwa Mubarak, Fathiya Mubarak and Jenn Brandt, director of women’s and gender studies at HPU, at the International Women’s Day Celebration. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 25, 2015 – High Point University celebrated the rich and diverse community of women at the city’s first International Women’s Day Celebration at the […]

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Impact Club Packs Over 1,000 Lunches for Backpack Beginnings

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 24, 2015 – High Point University’s Impact Club, a Christian service organization on campus, packed 1,012 lunches for 506 children to be fed for two weekends with Backpack Beginnings, a local nonprofit organization in Greensboro. “Impact Club’s second ‘Give Backpack Lunch’ event was extremely successful,” said Christen Cothran, HPU student and […]

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Phoenix Reading Series to Feature Brian Evenson

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 24, 2015 – High Point University’s Department of English will host award-winning author, translator and critic Brian Evenson in conjunction with its Phoenix Reading Series at 7 p.m. on April 7 in the Francis Auditorium of Phillips Hall. It is free and open to the public; tickets are not required. Evenson […]

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Kappa Delta and FSOP Raises $20,000 in Second Super Hero Dash

Pictured above: Molly Holbrook in the foreground with participants of the Super Hero Dash. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 23, 2015 – High Point University students, faculty, staff and members of the community dressed up as their favorite superheroes for the second Super Hero Dash co-hosted by HPU’s Kappa Delta sorority and the Guild of Family […]

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HPU Plants Trees at Local Schools for NC Arbor Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 23, 2015 – High Point University planted trees at four local elementary schools for North Carolina Arbor Day. Montlieu Academy of Technology, Shadybrook Elementary, Johnson Street Global Studies and each received a purple plum tree that was planted at their school by HPU staff members. Arbor Day is a holiday dedicated […]

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Sport Management Students Attend NFL Combine Career Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 20, 2015 – Four High Point University seniors recently gained invaluable insight into the sport management industry while attending the NFL Combine Football Career Conference in Indianapolis. During the conference, the students attended panel discussions about careers in sports and a networking event where they met professionals currently working at the […]

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Students Serve in Haiti for Spring Break

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 19, 2015 – High Point University students spent their spring break taking part in a week of service for the second year in a row in Haiti, which was ravaged by an earthquake five years ago. Ten HPU students volunteered in the village of Cange by teaching English in local schools, […]

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Chamber Singers Tour During Spring Break

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 18, 2015 – The High Point University Chamber Singers spent their spring break on a choir tour singing for audiences across the South. Dr. Marc Foster, chair of the Department of Music and director of Choral Activities, and 40 Chamber Singers members traveled around North Carolina, Georgia and Florida performing for […]

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HPU Celebrates International Women’s Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 17, 2015 – High Point University will join with the YWCA and City of High Point Human Relations Department in celebrating the city’s rich and diverse community of women at the International Women’s Day Celebration. The event will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 20, at the […]

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Service Fraternity Travels to California for Spring Break

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 17, 2015 – Students from the High Point University chapter of Alpha Phi Omega (APO), a co-ed service fraternity, spent their spring break in Los Angeles volunteering and completing construction projects at five sites with Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit Christian ministry founded on the conviction that […]

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NASA Selects HPU Students’ Proposal

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 16, 2015 – High Point University physics students have had their proposal accepted to NASA’s Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams program (Micro-g NExT). This program challenged undergraduate students to work in teams to design and build a device for astronauts to chip off samples of an asteroid while they’re exploring […]

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Students Donate Money to Operation Smile

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 13, 2015 – High Point University students Patrick Slane, Ryder Harmon and Lilyana Diaz recently donated $1,000 to Operation Smile when country music star Stephanie Quayle visited campus and asked the students to help. Operation Smile is an international children’s medical charity that performs safe, effective cleft lip and cleft palate […]

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