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Friday, January 31, 2014

12:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. Registration
Location: R. G. Wanek Center, Main Level
12:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. Open House in the Office of Student Life
Location: Slane Center, Office of Student Life
Meet the Office of Student Life staff and find out more about 2014 housing selections.
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Academic Open Houses
High Point University families are invited to attend various open houses across campus to meet key University faculty and staff members and ask questions about the services and programs offered to students.
School of Education - School of Education Building
School of Communication - Qubein School of Communication
Phillips School of Business - Wilson School of Commerce Building
School of Pharmacy - Conference Center 202
College of Arts and Sciences - Chapel Fellowship Hall
School of Art and Design - Norton Hall, Gallery
School of Health Sciences - Conference Center Ballroom
12:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. Conferences with Faculty
Schedule in Advance by calling 336.841.9478
2:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.Art Exhibit: “Merry Moor Winnett: A Photographic Perspective”
Location: Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Sechrest Art Gallery
Due to popular demand, the Gallery will extend the showing of Merry Moor Winnett’s works. Winnett (1951-1994) established herself in the late 1970s as the queen of experimental photography, known for infrared, hand painted, toned, stitched, composite-printed images of seemingly endless innovation. Whimsical and complex images were predominant in her early career, while the later years were mixed between the tragedy of cancer and the exuberance of life.
3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. HPU Lecture Series: Dr. Donna Scheidt “Law as Story”
Location: Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium
Dr. Scheidt, Assistant Professor of English, explains how understanding law as literature provides insight into how legal rhetoric shapes ideas fundamental to free speech, the death penalty, and search and seizure.
4:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. Campus Walking Tour
Location: R. G. Wanek Center, Main Level
Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled tour time, as the tour group will leave on time. This is a walking tour of campus, so please dress accordingly.
4:00 P.M. – 4:45 P.M. Biography Channel Movie: “Nido R. Qubein, A Life of Success and Significance”
Location: R. G. Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema
The extraordinary life accomplishments of Nido R. Qubein, president of High Point University, recently captured the attention of Biography Channel producers. Interested in sharing his story with millions of viewers, a Biography Channel production team stormed the HPU campus last spring for several days. Cameramen filmed the campus and interviewed students, faculty and staff while producers sat down with Dr. Qubein to discuss his life’s journey. The result? A 30-minute documentary titled: Nido R. Qubein, A Life of Success and Significance.
4:15 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. Study Abroad Session
Location: Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium
Join the Office of Study Abroad and a panel of returned study abroad students and their parents to learn more about study abroad programs at High Point University. Whether your student is interested in a semester or May-term program, you will get answers to all of your study abroad-related questions during this interactive session.
7:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. Patrick Henry*
Location: Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre
Patrick Henry brings audiences to their feet with hilarious songs, laugh out loud stories and actionable content that shows people how to become better at what they do. With relatable songs and stories about family, life, and business, Patrick touches audiences on an emotional level. He teaches them how to create an emotional connection with the people they serve because Patrick believes that when you can make people feel, only then are you truly open for business.
7:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. Movie – "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2"
Location: R. G. Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema
7:30 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.Family Bingo
Location: Slane, Student Center
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.
8:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M. Patrick Henry*
Location: Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre
Patrick Henry brings audiences to their feet with hilarious songs, laugh out loud stories and actionable content that shows people how to become better at what they do. With relatable songs and stories about family, life, and business, Patrick touches audiences on an emotional level. He teaches them how to create an emotional connection with the people they serve because Patrick believes that when you can make people feel, only then are you truly open for business.
9:45 P.M. - 11:45 P.M.Movie – "Jobs"
Location: R. G. Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema
The story of Steve Jobs’ ascension as one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.
*HPU Family Weekend badge and/or a student Passport is required for access to these events. Guests with badges and/or student Passports will be welcomed 60 minutes before start time.
Location: R. G. Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema
The story of Steve Jobs’ ascension as one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.
*HPU Family Weekend badge and/or a student Passport is required for access to these events. Guests with badges and/or student Passports will be welcomed 60 minutes before start time.

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