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February 2017

Registration

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
R. G. Wanek Center, Main Level

Art Exhibit: Visions 2017: Food for Thought

February 3 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Sechrest Art Gallery

Our Fifth Annual Invitational exhibition, which is open to all for submissions will tie in with the university's Common Experience theme for the academic year. In January the emphasis will be on Exercising Food Justice, looking at connections among injustice, hunger and food production. In February the topic will be The Culture of Food which is about food diversity. This exhibition will address those issues and more. It will be curated by Greg Shelnutt who is the Department of Art…

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Campus Walking Tour

February 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
R. G. Wanek Center, Main Level
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Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled tour time, the tour group will leave on time.  This is a walking tour of campus, so please dress accordingly, and plan on allotting 1.5 hours.

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Moana

February 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
R. G. Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema
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For centuries, the greatest sailors in the world masterfully navigated the vast Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, 3,000 years ago, their voyages stopped for a millennium – and no one knows exactly why. From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who is inspired to leave the safety and security of her island on a daring journey to save her people. Inexplicably drawn to the ocean, Moana (voice…

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Parents Council Meeting and Information Session

February 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Cottrell Hall, Baur Institute for Executive Education

The High Point University Parents Council is open to all parents who are interested in supporting High Point University’s mission to deliver educational experiences that enlighten, challenge and prepare students to lead lives of significance in complex global communities through a variety of support and volunteer opportunities that assist in enhancing the student and parent experience.

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Alpha Lambda Delta: Spring 2017 Induction Ceremony

February 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel

The High Point University chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta, national honor society for first-year students, will host an induction ceremony for its newest members who have achieved a 3.5 cumulative GPA and are in the top 20% of their class during the first year. They encourage superior academic achievement among first-year students at High Point University, promote intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning, and assist students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their unique roles in…

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Escape Room

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Slane Student Center, Gym

Teams of up to six players have fifteen minutes to solve the puzzles to win the game.  Unlike other Escape rooms, you are not locked in but must find the solution to the room in the form of a physical item to be let out.  Guests play one room at a time and each room is played individually.

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Student A Cappella Concert

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

Listen to High Point University's premier men's and women's a cappella groups.  

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Arrival

February 3 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
R. G. Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema
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Critics are calling Arrival “the best film of the year.” When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team — led by expert translator Louise Banks (Amy Adams) — races against time to decipher their intent. As tensions mount between fearful governments, Banks discovers the aliens’ true purpose and, to avert global war, takes a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity. Jeremy Renner and Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker co-star in this mesmerizing masterpiece…

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Registration

February 4 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
R. G. Wanek Center, Main Level

Family Weekend Group Exercise Class

February 4 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Slane Student Center, Gym

Workout with HPU Elite! Fast, Fit, Fun! Get moving, get motivated, get up!  Pump up your weekend with a family friendly workout on Slane Basketball Court!  Join us for a fast paced, heart pumping workout suitable for most ages.  

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University Update with the President *

February 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Hayworth Fine Arts Center
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Join High Point University’s President Dr. Nido Qubein in a session on growth and progression at HPU. ***Due to limited space, this session is for parents and guests only. Only guests with name badges will be seated.  Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Overflow seating will be available at the R.G. Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema.***

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Family Weekend Service Project

February 4 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Slane Student Center, Gym
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The Parents Council will host its semi-annual service project in Slane Student Center. The project, a partnership with “Meals of Hope”, will involve packaging 20,000 meals for local agencies to distribute to families living with food insecurity in the High Point area. The event is university-wide and designed to engage the entire family.  

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Women’s Lacrosse Exhibition Game

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Vert Stadium

Charcoal Pony Improv Show*

February 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre
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HPU's student improv group will perform a comedy show that is completely improvised on the spot. The members will act out scenes and games based on audience suggestions. Come prepared to laugh until it hurts. *HPU Family Weekend Badge and/or a student Passport is required for access to this event.  Guests with badges and/or student Passports will be welcomed 60 minutes before start time.

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Alpha Epsilon Delta Health Preprofessional Honor Society – Inaugural Class Initiation Ceremony

February 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium

High Point University has been accepted into Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED), a national honor society and service organization for Health Preprofessional students. Students who have been accepted into this honor society will be honored at High Point University’s very first AED Initiation Ceremony.  The ceremony will be led by the founding officers of HPU’s North Carolina Kappa chapter of AED, which is under the faculty supervision of Dr. James Smoliga (Department of Physical Therapy).  A reception will follow the ceremony.

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Celebrating Extraordinary Differences through Creativity

February 4 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cottrell Hall, Baur Institute for Executive Education
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As people in a country full of cultural diversity, learning becomes about how we connect, explore, and transform ourselves to meet the needs of this ever changing world. As learners we all have immense differences in both how we learn and how we internalize information systems from our environment. These extraordinary differences are most celebrated in our individual and unique creative processes. At HPU we celebrate our unique abilities to bring creativity into the learning process so that students can…

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Campus Walking Tour

February 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
R. G. Wanek Center, Main Level
Family Weekend Slider

Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled tour time, the tour group will leave on time.  This is a walking tour of campus, so please dress accordingly, and plan on allotting 1.5 hours.

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Women’s Basketball vs. UNC Asheville

February 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Come cheer on the HPU Women's basketball team as they play against UNC Asheville. *HPU Family Weekend name badge and/or a student Passport is required for access to this event.  Guests with badges and/or student Passports will be welcomed 60 minutes before start time.

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Art Exhibit: Visions 2017: Food for Thought

February 4 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Sechrest Art Gallery

Our Fifth Annual Invitational exhibition, which is open to all for submissions will tie in with the university's Common Experience theme for the academic year. In January the emphasis will be on Exercising Food Justice, looking at connections among injustice, hunger and food production. In February the topic will be The Culture of Food which is about food diversity. This exhibition will address those issues and more. It will be curated by Greg Shelnutt who is the Department of Art…

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