Self-Care Basics Bootcamp

-by Terah Kelleher, Technical Services Assistant The wellness and self-care industries are packed full of ways to take care of yourself. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, self-care is the “activity of taking care of one’s own health, appearance, or well-being.” Self-care fads come and go but there are practices that remain constant. Think of […]

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Founders Day: September 14, 1924

HPC Opens its doors: September 14th marks the 95th anniversary of the opening of High Point College. Classes began on a campus of three buildings and nine faculty members. 122 students trekked through muddy walkways to attend classes in HPU’s most iconic building, Roberts Hall. Tuition, room, and board with other fees came to less […]

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Find your #ReaderSpace. Find your Genre!

The Spring 2019 undergraduate survey contained some results that we found surprising. Things that we might have taken for granted, were not always quite as we thought they were. This is one of the significant benefits that large surveys provide—we learn things we did not know. In particular, one group of comments jumped out at […]

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The Powell Room

In response to the surveys we conducted in the spring, HPU Librarians have done much this summer to improve the physical spaces as well as the services and materials we offer. One of the projects we completed was remodeling the Powell Room, (second floor, opposite the elevator), creating a combined study and display/archive space. We […]

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OverDrive eBooks: Read on your Kindle (or any device!)

Access popular titles from your phone or tablet 24/7 As people are increasingly reading and listening to books on their mobile phones and eReaders, many retail digital book subscription services can cost hundreds of dollars per year. However, HPU Libraries are excited to offer its students, faculty and staff free access to best-selling, popular and […]

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Roberts Hall Architectural Symbolism

Since its construction in 1924, many have wondered at the meaning of the designs above the entrance to Roberts Hall. Neither the Methodist Protestant Herald nor early Hi-Po editions describe the intentions of the architect in showcasing these symbols. While they are interesting to consider, our interpretations are being made nearly a century after the […]

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Filmed in North Carolina

-by Josh Harris, Media Services From beautiful beaches to picturesque mountains and all that comes in between, North Carolina has been the locale of choice for generations of filmmakers. Even going back to the silent era, there were some 400 silent films made in North Carolina (for a closer look into the silent era history […]

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Images of Graduation at HPU

      The college opened its doors for students in the fall of 1924. 2019 is the 95th year of the college. 2023-2024 will be the 100th and in 2024-2025 we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the opening of the school and the 101st year of the academy. Originally, there were three buildings. […]

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2019 Library Student Survey (Winners announced!)

Update: The library user survey is now closed. As promised, we randomly selected two of the names submitted to win a $50 Visa gift card. The drawing took place on Thursday, April 25th. The winners are: Keely McKinney and Tori Pierce! We want to thank all the students who participated. We received over 800 responses […]

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