HPU Chair Of Criminal Justice Makes Presentation At Greensboro Conference

Dr. Bobby Little, chair of the Criminal Justice Department at High Point University, recently made a presentation at the 2009 Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching, held on Feb. 21 at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. Little says he selected a number of audience members to apply the legal lessons they learned by role-playing a domestic violence crime scenario.

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HPU Student Stars In High Point Theatre Production Of 'The Producers'

High Point University student Jennifer Arnold, from Charleston, W.Va., will soon be in the spotlight, thanks to a big role she’ll play in “The Producers,” a production by the High Point Community Theatre. Arnold has most recently held roles as Rosamund in HPU’s “The Robber Bridegroom” and played Sandy in the Charleston Light Opera Guild’s production of “Grease.”

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HPU Interfraternity Council To Host 'Save A Life Tour'

The Interfraternity Council at High Point University will host the “Save a Life Tour” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 4 in the Slane Student Center. The event, a national drunk driving awareness event and simulator, is a service project sponsored by the IFC. The IFC held fundraisers and other various events in order to bring the program to campus.

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HPU Campus Blanketed By March Snow; Students Have Snowman Contest

The High Point University campus has been blanketed by the white canvas of glistening snow that fell across the Piedmont March 1-2. Classes were canceled, and students took advantage of the opportunity to have a little fun ? including a snowman contest. Pictured is the snowman that garnered first place, decked out in HPU gear including a hat, pompoms, foam gloves and more.

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HPU History Professor Participates In Panel At Annual Meeting

Dr. Frederick Schneid, history professor at High Point University, recently participated in a panel at the annual meeting of the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850, held in Savannah, Ga. The Consortium, Schneid adds, includes 16 colleges and universities, and HPU is a directing institution of the organization.

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HPU Associate Professor Of Economics Makes Presentation At Florida Annual Meeting

Dr. Jerry Fox, associate professor of economics in the Earl N. Phillips School of Business at High Point University, recently made a presentation at the Annual Meeting for the Academy of Economics and Finance in Pensacola, Fla. The event was held Feb. 11-14. The analysis also examines the influence of underlying partisan preferences on overall popularity sentiment.

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HPU Student Gains Valuable Experience Through West End Ministries Internship

Mae Norman, a senior business administration major at High Point University, is gaining experience and insight into the operations of the nonprofit sector by interning for West End Ministries, an organization focused on improving the West End of High Point. In addition to gaining valuable career experience, Norman also hopes that her work is benefiting the High Point community.

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HPU Student Gains Perspective On Real World Thanks To Internship Experience

Danielle Cunningham, a senior human relations major at High Point University, has really put her heart into her internship at the American Red Cross High Point-Thomasville chapter. “As part of my internship, I am serving as a youth leader,” Cunningham says. “I help them create new ways to raise funds and serve the community. Currently, we are raising money to send our chapter to Orlando, Fla. for a youth leadership conference in April.”

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HPU To Host Leading Biblical Scholar For Annual Keller Seminar, Finch Lecture

As part of its annual weeklong Keller Seminar, High Point University will host Dr. Michael D. Coogan on March 23-27. Coogan will conduct the weeklong seminar; he will also provide the annual Finch Lecture at 11 a.m. on March 24 in Phillips Hall Room 120. The topic of the Keller Seminar will be “Job and the Problem of Suffering,” which will include an examination of the book of Job and its poetic treatment of the human condition.

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HPU To Host Design, Art And Technology Symposium

High Point University will have quite a large guest at the Design, Art and Technology Symposium – a 55-foot-long cardboard creation named “Gulliver,” a piece created by internationally acclaimed artist James Grashow and a team of HPU students. The reception for “Gulliver” will be held at 6:30 p.m. on March 5 in the Sechrest Gallery of HPU?s Hayworth Fine Arts Center.

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HPU Associate Dean In School Of Education Named President Of DCCC Foundation

Dr. Barbara Leonard, associate dean of the School of Education at High Point University, has been elected president of the Davidson County Community College Foundation, Inc. Leonard previously served as vice president and member of the executive committee. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for DCCC as the ethics liaison. She previously served as chairperson for the Board of Trustees.

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HPU Communication Professor Awarded Fellowship With NATPE

Dr. Kate Fowkes, professor of media and popular culture studies in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at High Point University, was recently awarded a fellowship from the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE). “I am honored to have won the NATPE fellowship, and I found the conference to be extremely informative,” Fowkes says. “I gained insights into the most recent trends in television and got an insider’s view of the industry.

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HPU Presents 'Think Big' Awards

Thanks to the Think BIG Awards, four professors can continue pursuing projects that will help further High Point University’s tradition of educational excellence. The professors – Dr. Elizabeth McCorquodale and Dr. Harold Goldston, from the Department of Chemistry and Physical Science; Jay Putnam, from the Department of Performing Arts; and Dr. Jim Casey, from the Department of English – were awarded the grants during a special presentation on Feb 19.

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HPU History Professor, Students Attend Harvard National Model United Nations Event

Dr. Renzo Honores, assistant professor of history at High Point University, along with several HPU students, attended the Harvard National Model United Nations event Feb. 12-15 in Boston. e annual event is a simulation of the United Nations General Assembly and its different committees. This year’s educational event was attended by more than 100 universities from all over the United States and several other countries.

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HPU Graduate's Media Company Has Plans For Expansion

Chris Crecelius, a 2002 graduate of High Point University, is busy making a name for his media company and magazine, “Line Up” – so busy, in fact, that he hopes to line up a bi-monthly publication schedule by next year. Publishing out of Wilmington, Crecelius – who majored in business administration and marketing with a minor concentration in fine arts at HPU – says the magazine first hit the stands on July 4, 2005, and went into quarterly publication in 2006.

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