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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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On Display: Explore Dystopian Fiction

OED Online: Dystopia, noun: “An imaginary place or condition in which everything is as bad as possible” (i.e. the opposite to Utopia) Dystopian societies are one of the most popular settings in fiction literature. Stories set in dystopias often deal with themes like totalitarian governments, environmental devastation, corporatism, dehumanization, and the negative consequences of technological […]

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On Display: “I Have A Dream.” MLK Day 2019

MLK Day 2019 is approaching, and HPU has planned an exciting weekend full of events and service opportunities to celebrate. According to HPU’s web page for service learning, “In the last four years, with the help of over 1000 volunteers, we served on 70 projects at over 20 different locations throughout High Point”–and this year will […]

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Librarian Spotlight: Jenny Erdmann

  HPU Libraries welcomes Jenny Erdmann as Head of Reference Services As you dive into your first research papers for the fall semester, don’t forget to stop by the reference desk at Smith Library and get acquainted with our newest expert in reference and instruction, Jenny Erdmann. We asked Jenny a few questions to get […]

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eBooks: We have ’em!

    Ebooks form an important part of the library collections at HPU. We are rapidly adding significant numbers of eBooks; we now have over 400,000 eBook titles, with nearly 100,000 added since May 2015. The Library Marketing Team (LMT) recently conducted an HPU eBook survey that revealed that a significant number of freshmen and […]

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