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September 2014

Registration

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wanek Center, Main Level
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Conferences with Faculty

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Art Exhibits: “Invention as Art” and “Art of Seating”

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Sechrest Art Gallery

“Invention as Art” An invention is a unique novel device, method, composition or process.  It may be an improvement something existing, or a new process for creating an object or a result.  For an invention to crossover and be designated a work of art it must adhere to certain aesthetic principles and standards.  This exhibition explores the realm of constructed invention in 2D and 3D format, showing artwork in the form of drawings and sculptural works, including kinetic sculpture that…

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Lecture Series: Nicky Billou

September 26 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium

Nicky Billou is one of Canada’s leading peak performance experts, with a particular emphasis on health and fitness as a means of enhancing productivity and employee retention. He has been designing and leading programs for executives and organizations in the arena of boosting productivity, supercharging employee retention, and maximizing energy, health and wellness. His clients include Pathway Communications, RBC, Veritas Investment Research, Lululemon, Robin Sharma International, and Common Outlook Consulting.  The co-founder of TBG — The Billou Group, a company…

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Movie: “Muppets Most Wanted”

September 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema

This film takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine-the World’s Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit-and his dastardly sidekick Dominic.

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Study Abroad Dessert Reception

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wilson Commerce, Ballroom

Studying abroad is an important part of becoming a global citizen. Mingle with HPU students who have studied abroad and the Office of Study Abroad staff at a dessert reception and learn about the broad range of study abroad opportunities at High Point University.

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Lecture Series: Kevin Reilly

September 26 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium

“Overcoming Life’s Obstacles” Kevin Reilly may have lost his arm to cancer, but the former Philadelphia Eagles football player gained something in return: a unique understanding of what it takes to fight back and win.  Kevin has risen over life’s challenges by believing in the four F’s of life  – Faith, Family, Friends and Fortitude. His compelling story laced with drama and humor will motivate anyone who is facing life’s challenges and provide entertainment for audiences of all ages.  

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Strandbeest *

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

Theo Jansen has been creating Strandbeest (Dutch: strand=beach; beest=beast), wind-walking examples of artificial life, since 1990. Constructed as intricate assemblages of piping, wood, and wing-like sails, Jansen’s creations are constantly being improved and have become excellently adapted to their sandy beach environment. The creations sport legs, which “prove to be more efficient on sand than wheels…they don’t need to touch every inch of the ground along the way, as a wheel has to.” *HPU Family Weekend Badge and/or a student…

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Movie: “Maleficent”

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema

The untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic “Sleeping Beauty.” A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman with stunning black wings, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army of humans threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land’s fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal – an act that begins to turn her pure heart to stone. Bent on revenge,…

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Family Bingo

September 26 @ 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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Movie: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

September 26 @ 9:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn. When the…

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Please note that the schedule of events is not final and is subject to change.

Upcoming Events

    Sep
    26
    9.26 - 12:00pm

    Registration
    Sep
    26
    9.26 - 12:00pm

    Conferences with Faculty
    Sep
    26
    9.26 - 2:00pm

    Art Exhibits: “Invention as Art” and “Art of Seating”

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