Maxwell Inspires Students to ‘Bring Others with You to the Finish Line’

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 20, 2014 – Leadership is all about influence. Having influence gives someone an advantage, but how should influence be used? John Maxwell, bestselling author who has sold more than 19 million books on leadership, told students, faculty, staff and members of the High Point community that true leaders use influence to […]

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HPU Unites with Faith Community to Feed 835 Families

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 20, 2014 – High Point University students volunteered today at local agencies to distribute grocery gift cards that will feed 835 families who lost food due to winter storm power outages in early March. In the days preceding the gift card distribution, HPU students, faculty and staff united to raise $10,000 […]

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Acclaimed Composer of ‘Annie,’ ‘Bye Bye Birdie,’ Charles Strouse to Host Showcase at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2014 – High Point University will host one of the most successful musical theatre composers in history, Broadway legend Charles Strouse, on its stage for a special evening of celebration. The showcase will be held at 7:30 p.m. March 25 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. […]

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HPU to Feature Media Critic in Presentation on Women in Pop Culture Narratives

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 18, 2014 – High Point University will feature media critic Anita Sarkeesian, who will present “Tropes v. Women in Video Games,” part of her popular Web series “Feminist Frequency,” which explores representations of women in pop culture narratives. The event, co-hosted by Women’s and Gender Studies and the Department of Communication, […]

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Senior Gains International Business Experience with Mack Truck Internship

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 18, 2014 – Paige Risner, a senior at High Point University, is working on her international business skills thanks to a unique internship experience at Mack Trucks World Headquarters, located in Greensboro. An international business major with a minor in Spanish, Risner is utilizing many of the skills she’s learned in […]

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Career Expo Connects Students with Top Employers

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 14, 2014 – Spencer Warren approached HPU’s Career Expo on March 13 with a plan in mind – to find his future employer. The senior, dressed in business attire with resumes in hand, networked with nearly 70 companies that attended the event to find a place where he could launch his […]

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Psychology Students and Professors Attend National Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 14, 2014 – Members of High Point University’s Psi Chi, the International Honors Society in Psychology, and psychology department faculty members attended the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) conference held in Austin, Texas. The event, held annually, brings together thousands of students and faculty from across the nation […]

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Historian Dr. Barbara Becker to be featured as Part of Faculty Grant Series

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 13, 2014 – High Point University will feature Dr. Barbara Becker, science historian, with an account of her book, “Unraveling Starlight: Margaret Huggins’ Contributions to the Rise of the New Astronomy.” The event, part of the ongoing Faculty Cultural Enrichment Series and co-sponsored by the Departments of Physics and History, will […]

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Students Donate $20,000 for Cancer Research

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 10, 2014 – Members of High Point University’s Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity recently donated $20,000 to cancer research. The money was raised over the fraternity’s philanthropy week which included a Jail and Bail event, a date auction, Panther cookout and the annual Garnet and Gold Golf Classic. All the money raised […]

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Students Serve in Haiti on Spring Break

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 6, 2014 – Spring break for one group of High Point University students has been filled with opportunities to serve and learn from others in Haiti this week. Rev. Preston Davis, minister to the university, and 11 students traveled to Haiti on March 1 to begin a week of service to […]

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