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January 2015

Navy Seal – Rob O’Neill

January 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

One of the country’s most highly decorated Navy SEAL combat veterans, Robert J. O’Neill was involved in many of our nation’s most strategic military campaigns, including the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in 2011. Deploying more than a dozen times, O’Neill held combat leadership roles in over 400 missions across four different theaters of war. After almost 17 years of service, Mr. O’Neill was honorably discharged in August 2012 as Team Leader with the Naval Special Warfare Development Group…

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Service – Reverend Dr. Raphael Gamaliel Warnock

January 19, 2015 @ 11:00 am
Hayworth Chapel,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, 27262
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This annual service of worship on the High Point University campus celebrates the life and word of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It is open to HPU students, faculty, and staff, as well as the greater High Point community, and features noteworthy clergy and scholars from across the country offering messages of hope, inspiration and peace on Martin Luther King Day.   Open to the Public No Tickets Required

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James DeWolf Perry

January 27, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Extraordinaire Cinema, R.G. Wanek Center,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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James is a co-founder and the founding board chair of The Tracing Center, an organization created to increase awareness of the extent of the nation’s complicity in slavery and the transatlantic slave trade and to inspire acknowledgment, dialogue and active response to this history and its many legacies. He was nominated for an Emmy as the principal historical consultant for the for the Tracing Center’s PBS documentary, Traces of the Trade, in which he also appears as a descendant of…

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Phoenix Reading Series: Lee Zacharias and Michael Gaspeny

January 29, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Lee Zacharias is the author of a novel, Lessons, and a book of short stories, Helping Muriel Make It Through the Night. She has published numerous essays, short stories, and photographs and is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the North Carolina Arts Council. In addition to writing workshops in fiction and nonfiction, she teaches courses in the structure of fiction and in the contemporary novel. She is the recipient of the 2001 College,…

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February 2015

Phoenix Reading Series: Jacqueline Osherow

February 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Jacqueline Osherow was raised in Philadelphia and received her BA from Radcliffe College, Harvard University, and her PhD from Princeton University. She is the author of several collections of poetry, including Hoopoe’s Crown. Her debut collection, Looking for Angels in New York, was chosen for the Contemporary Poetry Series. She has been awarded the Witter Bynner Prize by the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, several prizes from the Poetry Society of America, and fellowships from the Guggenheim…

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