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September 2014

5K Family Fun Run

September 27 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Slane Student Center, Outdoor Basketball Courts

Lace up your running shoes and join us for the annual HPU Family Fun Run!  The 5K (3.1 mile) Fun Run/Walk route navigates through the beautiful High Point University Campus.  Race Registration begins at 7:00am.

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Art Exhibits: “Invention as Art” and “High Point University Explores The Art of Seating”

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 7:30 pm

“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 started…

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Grandparents and Students Breakfast and Lecture

September 27 @ 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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Greek Life Information Session

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Greek Village Conference Center, Ballroom

During this session, we will review the policies and procedures involved in joining a fraternity or sorority and answer your questions.  If your son or daughter is interested in participating in recruitment, or just wants to know more about Greek Life at HPU, we encourage you to attend.

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Faculty Lecture Series: Ms. Allison Walker

September 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Wilson Commerce, Ballroom

“HPU LifeLines: Poetic Medicine Heals Young and Old” Could poetry improve a doctor’s bedside manner? Could it help patients heal? Proponents of the field of “narrative medicine” believe that stories of illness and healing can better enable us to deal with the trauma of sickness, whether we are patients, healthcare providers, or observers. Effective care requires a sturdy bond of trust between doctors and patients, yet the current healthcare-industrial complex often dehumanizes suffering and desensitizes healthcare professionals to the personal…

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University Update with the President *

September 27 @ 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**

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Lecture Series: Dr. Tom Roselle

September 27 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium

Dr. Tom Roselle is an integrative health & wellness expert, author, talk show host, practicing health care professional, facility director, philanthropist and Chairman of the International College of Applied Kinesiology. He is well known for his mid-Atlantic health radio talk show, “Dr. Tom Roselle Live!,” his acclaimed self-health book, “Ageless Health: Health Is A Do-It-To-Yourself Program” and his twice Emmy® award nominated television broadcast, “Ageless Health – The Special.” He will present an intimate and close up look at the health and…

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Garden Walking Tour: What’s Growing on at HPU!

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Slane Student Center, Side Patio

Join our Curator of Grounds on a guided walking tour of some of the newest additions and enhancements to the campus landscape. Highlights will include the new Reflecting pool, Quilt Garden, & Butterfly Garden as well as many seasonal highlights as yet to be determined by Mother Nature.

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Movie: “Maleficent”

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 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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Be Like Brit – Richard Gengel

September 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norton Hall, Room 101

Be Like Brit is a non-profit organization with a vision of bringing joy, opportunity and voice to families in need. It was Britney Gengel’s compassion for others that brought her to Haiti, just a day before a catastrophic earthquake that claimed an estimated 230,000 lives rocked the small, poverty stricken country. In Britney’s memory, her family has established the organization whose mission is to serve the children of Haiti by establishing a safe, nurturing and sustainable orphanage in an environment…

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Faculty Lecture Series: Dr. Yum Nyugen

September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium

“Sport-Related Concussions: Update on the Latest Research” This session will present the latest information relative to sport related concussions. Information will include signs and symptoms, risk, management, and long term effects of sport related concussions

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Raleigh Ringers *

September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center

The Raleigh Ringers is an internationally-acclaimed advanced community handbell ensemble that has been dazzling audiences since 1990 with unique interpretations of sacred, secular and popular music, including famous rock ‘n’ roll tunes arranged just for handbells. The Raleigh Ringers performs on the largest collection of handbell instruments owned by any handbell ensemble in the world, 7 unique sets of bells totaling over 365 individual instruments. *HPU Family Weekend Badge and/or a student Passport is required for access to this event. …

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Women’s Soccer vs. Gardner Webb

September 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Vert Stadium
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Men’s Soccer vs. UNCA

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Movie: “Muppets Most Wanted”

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 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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Choral Concert *

September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center

The Choral Department, consisting of University Singers, Chamber Singers, Chapel Choir, and Women’s Choir, will present an exciting program of choral music from ancient to modern and incorporate a wide variety of styles. *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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Fireworks

September 27 @ 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Vert Stadium
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Movie: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

September 27 @ 9:45 pm - 11:45 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.

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