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October 2018

Phoenix Reading Series Natasha Saje

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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Natasha Sajé is a professor of English at Westminster College in Salt Lake City where she also curates the Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Poetry Series. In addition, Sajé is a member of the poetry faculty at the Vermont College of Fine Arts M.F.A. in Writing Program. She is the author of three books of poems, a book of poetry criticism, and many essays. Her work has been honored with the Robert Winner and Alice Fay di Castagnola Awards, a Fulbright fellowship,…

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November 2018

Phoenix Literary Festival Featuring Keynote Ben Marcus and Rory Sparks

November 9 @ 5:00 pm - November 10 @ 10:00 am
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Ben Marcus is the author of four books of fiction: Notable American Women, The Father Costume, The Age of Wire and String, and The Flame Alphabet. His new book, Leaving the Sea, will be published by Knopf in January, 2014. His stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in Harper’s, The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, The Paris Review, The Believer, The New York Times, Salon, McSweeney’s, Time, Conjunctions, and elsewhere. He is the editor of The Anchor Book of New…

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Thanksgiving Message featuring Marcus Engel

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Marcus Engel, MS, CPXP, CSP is a speaker, author and respected thought leader who inspires and educates healthcare professionals with narratives of unforgettable patient experiences. As a college freshman, Marcus was blinded and nearly killed after being struck by a drunk driver. Marcus’ keynote presentation, "The Other End of the Stethoscope” chronicles his lengthy recovery from massive trauma and shares tales of compassionate communication shown by his care team. His keynotes have been witnessed by hundreds of thousands of healthcare…

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December 2018

48th Annual Prayer Breakfast

December 7 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center, One University Avenue
High Point, 27268

For 47 consecutive years, High Point University has brought the wider High Point faith community together for the Annual Prayer Breakfast. Each year, the annual event includes an inspiring message, and special music provided by the HPU Chapel Choir, directed by Dr. Elizabeth Doebler. A silent prayer is also held in memory of alumni, members of the university family and the community, as well as other friends who have passed away during the past year. This event sharpens the spiritual senses…

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