HPU Honored as a Leading Contributor to the United Way

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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Students Spend Spring Break Helping Tornado Victims

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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Sophomore’s Photo to be Featured in Photography Book

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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Graduate Student to be Honored as Citizen Hero

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

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

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’

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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Artwork by Students Featured in Upcoming Exhibit

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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HPU to Feature Bestselling Author, Marketing Pioneer Seth Godin

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2013 – Bestselling author and marketing pioneer Seth Godin will headline High Point University’s 2012-2013 Spring Cultural Enrichment Series when he visits the HPU campus on March 13 for two events. The first event, “A Conversation with HPU President Nido R. Qubein,” is a question and answer session that will […]

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Sweetheart Auction Raises Funds for High School Scholarships

HIGH POINT, N.C., FEB. 25, 2013 – High Point University’s Delta Sigma Theta Sorority had some Valentine’s Day fun to benefit local high school students. The Second Annual Sweetheart Auction raised $1,100 for the Upsilon Alpha Achievement Scholarship Fund, which awards two High Point high school seniors $1000 scholarships to any college of their choice. […]

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Students and Faculty Present at Civic Engagement Institute

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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Diversity Club Introduces Students to New Cultures

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 Publishes eBook on Being an Early Career Psychologist

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 21, 2013 – Dr. Sadie Leder, assistant professor of psychology and associate director of the Survey Research Center at High Point University, recently co-authored and co-edited an eBook called, “So You Landed a Job – What’s Next? Advice for Early Career Psychologists from Early Career Psychologists.” In 2010, Leder was the […]

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HPU to Welcome Esteemed Authors for Spring Reading Series

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 21, 2013 – High Point University will host writers Christine Marshall and Matthew Kirkpatrick to read from their works and answer questions about writing and publishing during the Spring Reading Series. Part of the Faculty Cultural Enrichment Grant Series, the reading will be held at 7 p.m. on March 18 in […]

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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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