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February 2015

Registration

February 6, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wanek Center, Main Level
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Conferences with Faculty

February 6, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Schedule in Advance by calling 336.841.9478

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Art Exhibits: “ELEMENTAL EMULSIONS: Mariyah Sultan Paintings”

February 6, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Sechrest Art Gallery

Mariyah Sultan, presently showing in galleries in New York and in Miami’s Wynwood Art District – is an emerging artistic force to be reckoned with. Sultan’s connection to the New York school of Abstract Expressionists and the Cobra Movement pushes the envelope of immediate expression with a fresh, durable interpretation of the urban landscape, life’s ever changing atmospheric conditions, and the intricacies of being a woman in a complex society. With unabashed freedom, Sultan incorporates brilliant splashes of rich color,…

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Faculty Lecture Series: Dr. Dean Smith

February 6, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium

A Brief History of the Constitution: 1619 to 2014 In this lecture, First Amendment scholar Dr. Dean Smith will give a whirlwind tour of the life of the U.S. Constitution, from the arrival of the first slaves to the recent mid-term elections. Along the way, he will demonstrate how race relations in America steered the evolution of the document that animates the nation’s dynamic constitutional culture.  

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Movie: “Big Hero 6″

February 6, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema

When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot companion Baymax  in Disney Animation’s adaptation of the popular Marvel Comics series.

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Campus Walking Tour

February 6, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wanek Center, Main Level

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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Academic Panel

February 6, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wilson Commerce, Ballroom

Provost Dr. Dennis Carroll and the seven academic deans will provide an update of new and planned academic initiatives.  There will be an opportunity for questions and dialog with individual deans.        

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Durwood Fincher*

February 6, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

Durwood Fincher has been a mainstay on the speaking circuit for over twenty-five years. His formula is simple – he makes people laugh! A consummate entertainer, humorist, and comic speaker, he has regaled most of the Fortune 500 and is frequently featured on such network staples as The Huckabee Show, The Today Show and Live with Regis and Kelly. *HPU Family Weekend Badge and/or a student Passport is required for access to this event.  Guests with badges and/or student Passports…

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Movie: “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”

February 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema

Alexander’s day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.

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Family Bingo

February 6, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Slane Student Center, Gym

It’s simple – play bingo and win prizes! Plus meet other HPU students and their families at this popular Family Weekend event. The games are ongoing from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Feel free to drop in at any time.

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Durwood Fincher *

February 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center

Durwood Fincher has been a mainstay on the  speaking circuit for over twenty-five years. His formula is simple – he makes people laugh! A consummate entertainer, humorist, and comic speaker, he has regaled most of the Fortune 500 and is frequently featured on such network staples as The Huckabee Show, The Today Show and Live with Regis and Kelly. *HPU Family Weekend Badge and/or a student Passport is required for access to this event. Guests with badges and/or student Passports…

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Movie: “The Giver”

February 6, 2015 @ 9:45 pm - 11:45 pm
Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema

In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the “real” world.

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Registration

February 7, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wanek Center, Main Level
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Art Exhibits: “ELEMENTAL EMULSIONS: Mariyah Sultan Paintings”

February 7, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 7:30 pm

Mariyah Sultan, presently showing in galleries in New York and in Miami’s Wynwood Art District – is an emerging artistic force to be reckoned with. Sultan’s connection to the New York school of Abstract Expressionists and the Cobra Movement pushes the envelope of immediate expression with a fresh, durable interpretation of the urban landscape, life’s ever changing atmospheric conditions, and the intricacies of being a woman in a complex society. With unabashed freedom, Sultan incorporates brilliant splashes of rich color,…

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Grandparents and Students Breakfast and Lecture

February 7, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Wanek Center, Learning Commons

Family Weekend isn’t just for parents and siblings! Grandparents are an important part of the High Point University community, too. Mingle with other HPU grandparents and their students over a continental breakfast and learn the many ways you can become involved with High Point University.

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University Update with the President *

February 7, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center

Join High Point University’s President Dr. Nido Qubein in a session on growth and progression at HPU. **Due to space, this session is limited to 2 tickets per family. Please inquire for tickets at registration.  Seating is limited, available first come, first serve.**

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Faculty Lecture Series: Professor Cathy Nowicki

February 7, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Norton Hall, Room 101

“Fitting In: The Growing Ergonomic Impact of Changing Population Size on Planning and Specification for Interior Environments” This lecture addresses how changing body sizes and shapes of the population are increasingly affecting the design of interior spaces. Some things being impacted are furniture construction specifications, door opening sizes and circulation clearances, overall room dimensions, special furniture for health care treatment, and increased utility costs.

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Petal Points and Toccatatones Performance

February 7, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Slane Student Center, Gym
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Lecture Series: Doug Hanson

February 7, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium

For the past 20 years, Doug Hanson has been committed to helping people and organizations thrive and prosper by improving what he calls the Pillars of Performance – Skills, Mindset, Energy, and Connection. Doug points out that in life as well as business, “It’s not just what people ‘Can’ do that is most important, it’s what they ‘Will’ do”. In this seminar, the time will literally fly by as Doug uses his gifts of humor and observation to teach his…

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Campus Walking Tour

February 7, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wanek Center, Main Level

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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