Library Research

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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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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