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February 2017

Registration

February 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
R. G. Wanek Center, Main Level

Moana

February 3, 2017 @ 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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Campus Walking Tour

February 3, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 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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Parents Council Meeting and Information Session

February 3, 2017 @ 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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Escape Room

February 3, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

February 3, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
R. G. Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema
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"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" tales us to a new era in J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World, decades before Harry Potter and a half a world away.  Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne stars in the central role of Magizoologist Newt Scamander, under the direction of David Yates, who helmed the last four "Harry Potter" blockbusters.  There are growing dangers in the wizarding world of 1926 New York.  Something mysterious is leaving a path of destruction in the streets, threatening…

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Registration

February 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
R. G. Wanek Center, Main Level

Family Weekend Group Exercise Class

February 4, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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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Catholic Worship Service

February 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel

Celebrating Extraordinary Differences through Creativity

February 4, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cottrell Hall, Baur Institute for Executive Education
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As a 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…

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Campus Walking Tour

February 4, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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.

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Moana

February 4, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
R. G. Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema
moana

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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Internship Showcase

February 4, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cottrell Hall, Baur Institute for Executive Education

HPU’s Office of Career and Internship Services (C&IS) connects students with internships that boost resumes, build connections, expand networks, and set potential employees apart from the competition.  Hear from current students that have had successful internships and find out what they gained from their experience.

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Men’s Basketball vs. UNC Asheville

February 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs. High Point Panthers

Come cheer on the HPU Men's basketball team as they play against UNC Asheville.

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Choral Concert *

February 4, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center
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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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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

February 4, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
R. G. Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema
fantastic-beats_

"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" tales us to a new era in J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World, decades before Harry Potter and a half a world away.  Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne stars in the central role of Magizoologist Newt Scamander, under the direction of David Yates, who helmed the last four "Harry Potter" blockbusters.  There are growing dangers in the wizarding world of 1926 New York.  Something mysterious is leaving a path of destruction in the streets, threatening…

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