Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Featured Plant: Golden Paperbush

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While we try to have as much diversity in the gardens there are certain plants that seem to have all the qualities that almost require them to reside in every garden. Edgeworthia fits the bill in almost every regard. A member of the Thymelaeaceae (daphne family), this rounded deciduous shrub has all the fragrance intensity […]

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HPU Hires Foley as Director of Student Accounts

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 13, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Janice Foley as director of student accounts. In this position, Foley works with parents and students to facilitate the financial process. She is responsible for directing and monitoring the overall operations of the student accounting department and ensuring that her department provides effective […]

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Students Donate Money to Operation Smile

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 13, 2015 – High Point University students Patrick Slane, Ryder Harmon and Lilyana Diaz recently donated $1,000 to Operation Smile when country music star Stephanie Quayle visited campus and asked the students to help. Operation Smile is an international children’s medical charity that performs safe, effective cleft lip and cleft palate […]

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Bonner Leaders Serve in Washington, D.C. During Spring Break

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 12, 2015 – First-year participants in High Point University’s Bonner Leader Program are spending their spring break in Washington, D.C., to complete service projects that fight poverty and to learn about democracy in the nation’s capital. Since they arrived in Washington D.C., the Bonner Leaders packaged meals at Food and Friends, […]

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High Point University Professor Launches Novel

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2015 – Jaded Ibis Press will publish a novel written by Dr. Jacob Paul, assistant professor of English at High Point University, on April 1 titled “A Song of Ilan.” “A Song of Ilan” tells the story of Ilan Frank over the course of a single transformative day, as his […]

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HPU Honored with Five United Way Awards for 2014

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2015 – High Point University was honored with four awards from the United Way of Greater High Point at the organization’s annual celebration on March 10, as well as being named the city of High Point’s third largest contributor for the 2014 campaign. HPU received the following distinctions: The Spirit […]

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Jazz Ensemble to Present Cafe Jazz

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2015 – High Point University’s Wilson Commerce Ballroom will be transformed into a jazz café for a performance by the HPU Jazz Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. on March 24. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required. Complimentary cookies and coffee will be served. Dr. […]

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HPU to Host Pulitzer Center Journalist and Photographer

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 10, 2015 – High Point University will host Pulitzer Center journalist Brian Castner and documentary photographer Cheryl Hatch as they discuss their reporting on the efforts of the U.S. military and local community to contain the Ebola epidemic in Liberia. The event will take place at 7 p.m. on March 24 […]

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HPU Hosts College Music Society Conference, Concerts

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 10, 2015 – High Point University invites the community to a series of concerts March 19-21 in conjunction with the 45th Annual Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the College Music Society (CMS-MA). The events will take place in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center on campus. Admission […]

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February’s Extraordinary Leaders: Lessons from Athletics Reap Dividends

They’re athletes, these two. They see one of their vital classrooms as being the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Lab, the state-of-the-art home of HPU’s Institute of Human Health and Sports Science Research. Nicole Giordano studies the effects of pollution on the cardiovascular, respiratory and immune system, and Nicole Karlesky has worked with a dynamometer to […]

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English Instructor Explores New Way of Giving Feedback on Writing Assignments

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 9, 2015 – Students taking English classes with High Point University instructor Allison Walker are using a new tool to review their classmates’ writing. Along with providing written feedback, students record audio/video comments for their peers using a free online tool that personalizes the editing process. Walker will discuss this new […]

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Senior Wins Regional Newspaper Advertising Contest

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 9, 2015 – For High Point University senior Cristy Hernandez, encouraging other college students to read the newspaper is about helping them stay informed on the go. Her concept for an advertising campaign encouraging young adults to download newspaper mobile apps recently won a competition sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Newspaper Advertising […]

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