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HPU Features Pastor Of Ebenezer Baptist Church For Annual Martin Luther King Day Service

The High Point University community honored the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during its annual Martin Luther King Day worship service on Jan. 19 with a special guest speaker - the Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock. Warnock, a native of Savannah, Ga., who serves as senior pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the spiritual home of King, delivered a message of hope, inspiration and peace.

HPU Fraternity Participates In Leadership Conference
The Pi Kappa Phi fraternity at High Point University spent part of the holiday break learning about leadership, thanks to the organization's Mid Year Leadership Conference, held Jan. 2-4 in Charlotte. The group hopes to continue its philanthropic efforts during the spring semester using the new leadership skills that were learned during the conference. 
HPU Campus Going Tobacco-Free
High Point University is making strides to go completely tobacco-free, thanks to requests by students, faculty and staff. The transition period will begin on June 1, 2009, and enforcement of the policy will begin on Sept. 1, 2009. The university will help students, faculty and staff along the way by offering smoking cessation classes during the spring and fall 2009 semesters.
HPU To Host Faculty Recital
High Point University will share the talents of the Performing Arts Department with its annual Faculty Recital, to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 20 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The event is open to the public. The special recital will feature the music faculty in solo and combined works. Full-time and adjunct faculty will perform.
HPU President Named Among 'Most Admired' In North Carolina

Dr. Nido Qubein, president of High Point University, has been named among one of the most admired leaders in North Carolina by News & Record columnist Doug Clark. n the commentary, Clark says Qubein is responsible for "putting HPU on the map in four years, following a dynamic business career." Others on the list include Maya Angelou, Richard Petty, Billy Graham, Hugh McColl, Roy Williams and Andy Griffith.

HPU Students Make Impact On Community Thanks To Civic Engagement Courses
High Point University students continue to make a positive impact on the High Point community, thanks to opportunities provided through the university's civic engagement courses. The courses, which include an experiential learning component along with class work, are a substantial addition to experiential learning opportunities already available at HPU. Students in the civic engagement courses have the opportunity to work with local organizations, providing valuable community service.
HPU To Feature Pastor Of Ebenezer Baptist Church For Martin Luther King Day Service
Who: High Point University students, faculty and staff, as well as the general public and the media. What: The annual Martin Luther King Day worship service will feature the Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock as special guest speaker. Warnock serves as the senior pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Ebenezer Baptist Church was the spiritual home of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who first preached his inspirational ministry of nonviolence at that very pulpit.
HPU Sees Record Number Of Students Participating Study Abroad
High Point University students are taking full advantage of overseas learning opportunities. During the spring 2009 semester, the Study Abroad program at HPU will send overseas the largest number of participants it has had in several years. Nine students will be studying abroad during the semester - plans include Gold Coast, Australia; Suva, Fiji; London, England; Florence, Italy; and Swansea, Wales.
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