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HPU Celebrates 85 Years With Month-Long Birthday Celebration
09.15.2009
High Point University is celebrating its 85th birthday with festivities around campus. The birthday celebration began on Sept. 14 with a special proclamation by High Point Mayor Becky Smothers; the month-long birthday celebration will end with the Alumni and Family Weekend, to be held Oct. 2-4. Other observations around campus throughout the month include special 85th anniversary flags.
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HPU Junior Interns With Pittsburgh Today Live
Jourdan Cable, a junior majoring in journalism with a minor in marketing, spent her summer behind the camera thanks to an internship with Pittsburgh Today Live on KDKA-TV. During the internship, Cable was responsible for preparing the green room, escorting and interacting with guests, finding and booking people to appear on the show, writing segments for the show, going on-location with reporters, and even doing interviews and going on TV.
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High Point University Donates Items To Guilford County Schools
09.14.2009
High Point University recently donated several items to Guilford County Schools. The items donated include index tables, overhead projectors and task seating. "High Point University is pleased to have a great partnership with Guilford County Schools, and we are thrilled to be able to provide the school system with these instructional tools and furnishings, which we trust will benefit local students," says Dr.
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HPU Evening Degree Program Students Receive Scholarships
09.9.2009
High Point University students Bryan Collins and Lucile Jackson, who are both in the Evening Degree Program, recently received scholarships through the North Carolina CPA Foundation. Collins, an accounting major, received a $1,000 scholarship. Collins, who hopes to take the CPA exam following graduation in May 2010, was thrilled to receive the scholarship.
 
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HPU School Of Education Partners With Montlieu Math And Science Academy
09.8.2009
Students in the High Point University School of Education are busy helping to make a difference in the lives of local schoolchildren thanks to a unique partnership with Montlieu Math and Science Academy in High Point. Mariann Tillery, dean of the School of Education, explains that Guilford County Schools approached the School of Education, asking if HPU students could provide assistance.
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HPU's Kappa Delta Sorority To Celebrate National Women's Friendship Month
09.7.2009
Kappa Delta sorority at High Point University is celebrating friendship by observing National Women's Friendship Month. To celebrate, the group will host events on Sept. 20 and Sept. 29. All females on campus - students, faculty and staff - are invited to attend the events. Another event will be held at 8 p.m. on Sept. 29 in the Slane Student Center cafe. There, the group will play friendship trivia.
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HPU To Host Art Exhibitions In Sechrest Gallery
09.1.2009
High Point University will host two art exhibitions at the Sechrest Art Gallery in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center on the HPU campus - the "Faculty Show" and the "Catherine Murray Exhibition." The "Faculty Show," to be held from Sept. 8 through Oct. 17, is a biannual show presented by the Visual Arts Department of HPU. The exhibit showcases the best work of the university's faculty artists.
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HPU Opens 'The Center For Financial Research'
08.31.2009
Students at High Point University can now benefit from a unique new academic facility - The Center for Financial Research is a key feature in the newly opened state-of-the-art Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce. The center essentially serves as a trading room - making students feel like they're in the middle of Wall Street, says Dr. Jim Wehrley, dean of the Earl N. Phillips School of Business at HPU.
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HPU Junior Spends Summer Interning At The Emmerich Group
08.27.2009
Stephanie Duhaime, a junior majoring in journalism at High Point University, recently completed a summer internship with The Emmerich Group. Duhaime's boss, Roxanne Emmerich, came out with a book this summer, called "Thank God It's Monday," which details how to create a fun and extraordinary work environment.
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HPU Announces Celia Moh Scholarship Recipients
08.25.2009
High Point University students Skylar Davis and Jessica Henderson have been named as the recipients of the 2009-10 Celia Moh Scholarship, a program that provides full tuition, room, board, books and fees for recipients. Davis, a senior majoring in interior design with a minor in psychology, has been a Presidential Scholar and was also a supplemental instructor for the campus' drafting class.
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HPU Ranks NO. 1 Among 'Up-And-Coming Schools' In U.S. News & World Report
08.21.2009
High Point University continues to find success - not only in growth in campus size and population, but in national rankings as well. New rankings that appeared in "America's Best Colleges," 2010 edition, published by the U.S. News & World Report, rank HPU as No. 1 in "Best Colleges: Up-and-coming Baccalaureate Colleges (South)," as well as No. 5 among all "Baccalaureate Colleges (South)."
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HPU Department Of Religion And Philosophy Welcomes Toole
08.20.2009
High Point University has hired Dr. Mark Toole as a professor in the Department of Religion and Philosophy. Toole, who previously served a three-year appointment at the University of Colorado, is passionate about exploring the intersection of religious belief, practice and identity through comparative analysis.
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HPU Senior Spends Summer Interning At New York-Based Marketing Company
08.14.2009
Janine Lind, a rising senior at High Point University, is spending the summer racking up regional advertising business for the likes of Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Gourmet and more. Lind, a Garden City, N.Y., native who is majoring in business administration with a minor in marketing, is interning at Mediamax Network, a partner of the publishing giant Conde Nast Publications.
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HPU Student And HPU Graduate Spend Summer Saving Lives On East Coast
08.13.2009
High Point University student Casey Pisano and HPU graduate Sam Crist are busy educating the public about ocean safety this summer - both are working on the Kitty Hawk Ocean Rescue team. Pisano, a junior majoring in business, and Crist, who graduated in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science, are spending their time being proactive with beachgoers by helping the beach area to remain a safe environment.
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HPU's Chair Of Theater Department Inducted Into Prestigious Conference
08.12.2009
Ed Simpson, professor and chair of the Department of Theater at High Point University, was recently elected to the prestigious National Theatre Conference.  Simpson will be inducted into the NTC on Oct. 30 at The Players Club in New York City. The National Theatre Conference, founded in 1925, is a cooperative association of distinguished leaders of the American theater, both professional and university.
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HPU Student Spends Summer Researching In Lipid Sciences Lab At Wake Forest Medical School
08.6.2009
Sydney Clark, a rising junior at High Point University, is getting plenty of lab experience thanks to her involvement in a summer program at Wake Forest Medical School. During her two months spent in the Lipid Sciences lab, she was able to learn new and different lab techniques and several mechanisms in the subject of biochemistry. She also had the chance to investigate what initiates the process of the secretion of VLDL (very low density lipoproteins) in the liver.
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HPU Student Helps With University Center Theater Design
08.4.2009
Hannah Lowell, a sophomore at High Point University, has started her career experience early as she aids her father in the decorating of the movie theater in the University Center. Her duties as a volunteer for her father's company, Stage Decoration and Supplies, include taking pictures of the room, writing down measurements, and using drafting skills to make sure everything is in place for the installment of curtains.
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HPU Rising Juniors Design, Open Smoothie Shop In New Hampshire
08.3.2009
High Point University juniors Jenna Maserian and Melissa Dorsch have had a smooth summer thanks to their innovative idea - they opened up their own smoothie shop on Lake Winnipesauke in New Hampshire. Maserian, a human relations major, and Dorsch, a home furnishing marketing major, worked together to create "Jus' Chillin," a smoothie bar that also offers whole food wraps and snacks.
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HPU Student Learns Trade In Family Business Through Summer Internship
07.31.2009

Alexa Polivka, a rising senior majoring in business at High Point University, earned an internship opportunity at Polivka International, her family?s railroad company that works to re-design and build railroads. During her experience, Polivka says she has been gaining wonderful insight into the mechanics of a business, and she plans to keep that family business on track in the future.

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HPU Receives $250,000 Gift From Kimsey Family Of High Point

High Point University graduate Miriam Kimsey and her husband, Steve Kimsey, have made a generous gift of $250,000 to the university in support of the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. In honor of the gift, HPU is dedicating a portion of the School of Communication in their name - the Miriam and Steve Kimsey Interactive Gaming Development Studio.

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HPU Professor Presents Paper At Conference In Canada

Dr. Matthew Schneider, professor and chair of the Department of English at High Point University, recently presented a paper at the Generative Anthropology Summer Conference. The conference was held June 18-21 at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada. Schneider's paper, titled "'What's My Name?' Toward a Generative Anthroponomastics," discussed the importance of a person's name.

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HPU Junior Participates In Scandinavian Caravan Missions Trip, Visits Six Countries
07.24.2009

Katie Nelson, a junior majoring in political science and sociology at High Point University, spent a month this summer traveling throughout Scandinavia thanks to Scandinavian Caravan, a mission opportunity. She visited Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Scandinavian Caravan, an evangelistic exchange program between the United Methodist Church in Scandinavia and North Carolina, is geared to participants ages 18-24.

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HPU Kappa Delta Sorority Wins Awards At National Convention
07.15.2009
Kappa Delta sorority at High Point University has something to cheer about - the chapter was recently given prestigious awards at the Kappa Delta 2009 National Convention. The chapter received the Achievement Award and the Academic Excellence Award at the convention, held June 27 through July 1 in Orlando, Fla. Kappa Delta President Brittany Loomis, Treasurer Jean Morrow and chapter member Margaux Cote were on-hand to accept the awards.
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HPU Assistant Professor Of Education Serves On Council For Textbook Publishing Company
07.14.2009
Dr. Jane Bowser, assistant professor of education and technology coordinator in the School of Education at High Point University, was recently asked to serve on an Educational Technology Advisory Council for Pearson, a textbook publishing company. In her new role, Bowser will help review materials and formats for new Educational Technology textbooks, as well as the corresponding support Web sites.
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HPU Juniors Act Out Future Through New Jersey Internship
07.9.2009
Two High Point University students - Nathan Ruffin and Marie Ventrone - are having the summer of a lifetime thanks to a prestigious internship at the Cape May Stage, one of New Jersey's premiere professional theaters. Both students, who are juniors majoring in theatre at HPU, are enrolled in the "Equity Membership Candidate" program.
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Retired HPU Professor Publishes Book
06.30.2009
Alice Sink, a retired associate professor of English at High Point University, recently published a book that contains early details of High Point College. The book, "Hidden History of the Piedmont Triad," was launched on June 19. It includes a chapter, titled "High Point College: The Early Years (1924-1927)," and is based on research and interviews from the early 1980s with Herman Coble, the first HPC graduate, as well as Lelia Coble, N.P. Yarborough and Louise Adams.
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HPU Senior Interns With WNBA's Atlanta Dream
06.24.2009
Whitney Tarver, a senior majoring in sport management at High Point University, has landed a summer internship with the Atlanta Dream - a WNBA team. Tarver's responsibilities include handling donation requests, and coordinating community appearances and post-game autograph sessions, among other things. She works in multiple departments in addition to community relations, such as media and public relations, because of the smaller size of the organization.
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HPU Offers New Major In Graphic Design And Digital Imaging
09.15.2009
Students interested in pursuing a career in graphic design now have that option at High Point University thanks to the new graphic design major that was recently added to the ever-expanding academic lineup. The Graphic Design and Digital Imaging degree program was approved in March 2009 and implemented at the beginning of the fall 2009 semester.
 
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HPU Art ? Students Lend Creative Skills To Create Mural For High Point's 150th Anniversary
09.14.2009
Students involved in drawing and art at High Point University have a unique opportunity this semester ? they've been given the chance to help design a mural that will be created at City Lake Park as part of High Point's 150th anniversary. The mural will be displayed on Sept. 19 at the park. Sponsored by the High Point Arts Council, the project is being handled by Theater Art Galleries.
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High Point University Launches New Official Athletics Web Site
09.9.2009
High Point University has teamed with Internet Consulting Services (ICS) to launch a new and improved official athletics web site, highpointpanthers.com. The site features a more exciting and cleaner design and has the ability to host many new multimedia features. The site will help improve the visibility of all Panthers sports teams.
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HPU Students Participate In Dan River Cleanup
09.7.2009
High Point University students involved in the Outdoor Activities Club and a kayaking class recently cleaned a 12-mile section of the Dan River in Stokes County. This cleanup, part of the Big Sweep North Carolina initiative, marks the 12th cleanup in which these two groups have participated since 2003. The HPU groups typically help clean up the Dan River twice a year.
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HPU Senior Gains Valuable Experience During Summer Internship
09.4.2009
Brittany Overman, a senior at High Point University, spent her summer helping racecar drivers stay on the track - she interned with the Department of Human Performance at Richard Childress Racing in Welcome, N.C. Overman, a Snow Camp native majoring in athletic training, worked under the supervision of athletic trainer and HPU alumnus Shane Picha.
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HPU Associate Professor Of Economics Publishes Article In Prestigious Journal
09.1.2009
Dr. Gerald Fox, associate professor of economics at High Point University, recently submitted an article that was accepted for publication in the "Journal of Conflict Resolution." The article, titled "Partisan Divide on War and the Economy: Presidential Approval of G. W. Bush," will appear in the December 2009 issue of the prestigious journal, which is ranked No. 2 in international relations and No. 5 in political science.
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HPU Students Get Visit From N.C. State Treasurer
08.28.2009
High Point University hosted North Carolina State Treasurer Janet Cowell today for a luncheon and roundtable discussion with 10 HPU students. uring her visit to campus, she discussed management of debt, including credit card issues, and affordability issues with students at a special luncheon, discussing not only debt issues that face students in North Carolina, but also their own personal stories and experiences with paying for their education.
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HPU Continues To Support Local Businesses Through Passport Partners Program
08.27.2009
High Point University knows how important it is to support the High Point community, so it seems fitting that students, faculty and staff help support local businesses as well. Thanks to HPU's Passport Partners program, a partnership between the university and local businesses, HPU faculty, staff and students spent more than $80,000 using their Passport cards at local businesses during the 2008-09 academic year.
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HPU First Lady Wins State Honor For Campus Arboretum
08.25.2009
High Point University First Lady Mariana Qubein has been named by the North Carolina Division of Forest Resources as the Outstanding Individual Merit Winner of the Urban Forest Awards Program. The annual program rewards cities, towns, organizations, businesses and individuals for outstanding work to protect and enhance community forests and raise awareness about the importance of urban forestry projects.
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HPU's Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity Wins Awards At Centennial Celebration
08.14.2009
High Point University's Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity recently earned prestigious awards during the chapter's Centennial Celebration, held July 31-Aug. 1 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral and Butler University campus in Indianapolis. The chapter won three substantial awards during the two-day celebration ? the Tozier Brown Award, the Membership Recruitment Award and the Grand High Alpha Challenge.  
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HPU Ranks In Top 6 Percent Nationally In Forbes.com 'America's Best Colleges'
08.11.2009
Forbes.com has ranked High Point University at No. 296 in its national listing, "America's Best Colleges." With 4,352 higher-education institutions in the United States, this ranking places HPU in the top 6 percent of all schools nationally. Other prestigious North Carolina institutions included on the list are Davidson College (No. 60), UNC Chapel Hill (No. 68), Duke University (No. 104) and Wake Forest University (No. 130).
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HPU Political Science Student Gains Political Experience Through Summer Internship
08.7.2009
John Gillespie, a rising junior majoring in political science at High Point University, has had a busy summer learning the ins and outs of the Tennessee political scene by interning for the office of U.S. Sen. Bob Corker. "I have been to several swearing-in ceremonies for new U.S. citizens, and have been to an event that the secretary of Housing and Urban Development attended," Gillespie says.
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HPU Introduces New Department Of Music
08.3.2009
The halls of High Point University will be filled with lots of music, thanks to the adoption of a new curriculum that will add an innovative and progressive Bachelor of Arts degree in music in the university?s new Department of Music. The degree program will begin in 2010.
 
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Austin Dillon Qualifies 16th In No. 2 Car Sponsored By High Point University
08.1.2009

Austin Dillon drove the HPU Chevrolet Impala SS to a 16th qualifying position today for the U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway, hitting 133.735 mph while completing the lap in 23.554 seconds. "The car felt good," said Dillon, who is unique in the field as a 19-year-old about to enroll as a freshman at High Point University this month. "It's a good starting position for only our fifth race in the Nationwide Series. I'm really excited and ready to race."

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High Point University Freshman To Compete In Upcoming Nascar Race
07.31.2009

Richard Childress Racing development driver Austin Dillon, an incoming freshman at High Point University who will be studying at the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, is already on track to showing his school spirit. Dillon will drive the No. 2 High Point University Chevrolet Impala SS for Richard Childress Racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race held at Iowa Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 1. The race will air on ESPN at 4 p.m.

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HPU Names Beaver As Artist-In-Residence

High Point University has named Allan Beaver as artist-in-residence in the Department of Visual Arts. Beaver came to the university in 2008 as a visiting professor. His new full-time position includes teaching four courses - Basic Design, Graphic Design 1 and 2, and Designing for the Web. He is also advising students and helping to develop the Graphic Design curriculum.

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Nido R. Qubein School Of Communication Adds Five Communication Sequences To HPU's Academic Lineup
07.23.2009
When High Point University's new Nido R. Qubein School of Communication opens this fall, the 60,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility will house five impressive major sequences that are a substantial addition to the university's academic offerings. The majors include: Electronic Media, Games and Interactive Media Design, Journalism, Media and Popular Culture Studies, and Strategic Communication.
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HPU Chair Of Exercise And Sports Science Publishes Taekwondo Book
07.22.2009
Dr. Tony Kemerly, chair of the Department of Exercise and Sports Science at High Point University, recently published a book, titled "Taekwondo Grappling Techniques: Hone Your Competitive Edge for Mixed Martial Arts." The book, published by Tuttle Publishing, details taekwondo tips - beyond kicking and punching - by discovering powerful grappling moves that build on the patterns taekwondo students may already know. The publication also includes an instructional DVD.
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HPU Students Teach Leadership Skills To Children At Boys And Girls Club
07.17.2009
Students from High Point University recently had the chance to make an impact on middle-school-aged children by presenting a special leadership seminar to 13 boys and girls at the Carson Stout Boys and Girls Club. The two-hour seminar, led by five HPU students, placed emphasis on setting moral standards and creating a personal mission statement, and allowing these two important things to drive people in the journey through life.
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High Point University Adds Three Members To Athletics Administration
07.14.2009
The High Point University Athletic Department has added three new members to its administrative team. Joe Arancio joins HPU as Assistant Sports Information Director, Erika Carrubba joins the staff as Sports Information Assistant and Bryan Weigel joins HPU as Assistant Sports Marketing Director. Arancio comes to High Point from the University of Michigan, where he worked for a year as Media Relations Intern.
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HPU English Professor Publishes Book Detailing 'Pardon Jones' Letters
07.8.2009
Dr. Ed Piacentino, professor of English at High Point University, recently published his latest book, titled "C. M. Haile's 'Pardon Jones' Letters: Old Southwest Humor from Antebellum Louisiana." The book, published by Louisiana State University Press, consists of the first collection of the 67 humorous dialect letters authored by Christopher Mason Haile, which were initially published in the New Orleans Times-Picayune newspaper between 1840 and 1848.
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HPU Theatre Presents 'Fuddy Meers'
09.15.2009
The High Point University Theatre will present "Fuddy Meers" Oct. 1-4 and Oct. 8-11 in the Old Student Center's Empty Space Theatre. The production, written by David Lindsay-Abaire, is an American play that tells the story of an amnesiac, Claire, who awakens each morning as a blank slate on which her husband and teenage son must imprint the facts of her life.
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HPU Junior Dives Into Summer Internship
09.14.2009
Steven Sherrick, a junior majoring in marketing and finance at High Point University, spent his summer at the pool thanks to an exciting internship in New Jersey. During his internship experience, Sherrick was responsible for a corps of lifeguards. "The most exciting part of this internship was the amount of responsibility I had," Sherrick says.
 
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HPU's Student Newspaper Wins Award
09.10.2009
High Point University's student newspaper, The Campus Chronicle, recently won a national award from the American Scholastic Press Association (ASPA). HPU was one of 16 schools in the United States with an enrollment of 2,500 or more to receive the first place award. The award is based on content coverage, page design, general plan, art, editing and creativity.
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HPU Evening Degree Program To Host Open House Events
09.9.2009
The Evening Degree Program at High Point University will host two Open House events this month ? one on the main High Point campus and another on the Winston-Salem campus.  The "drop-in" events will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 14 and 17. Advisors from EDP will be available at each Open House to answer questions.
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HPU Board Of Stewards Donates Spring Offerings To West End Ministries
The High Point University Board of Stewards recently presented West End Ministries with a sizable donation - $2,522.68, which came from the spring 2009 semester chapel worship services. Pictured, from left (in back), are Marielle Harris, Jennifer Arnold, Alyssa Wiley, Valerie Park, Sarah Goss, Spencer Hatcher and Jenna Wiederhold, all members of the HPU Board of Stewards.
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HPU Hires Carpenter As Director Of Writing Program
09.7.2009

High Point University has hired Dr. William J. Carpenter as director of the Writing Program. In his new role, Carpenter will work with the English department in designing, implementing and assessing the effectiveness of HPU's composition courses. He will also teach courses in composition, ranging from first-year composition to upper-division classes in writing theory and writing as a means of civic engagement.

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HPU Junior Places In National U.S. Pageant
Marie Ventrone, a junior majoring in performance theatre with a minor in vocal music at High Point University, recently spent an exciting four days in New Orleans ? she competed in and placed third runner-up in the Miss National U.S. Pageant. entrone, who was one of 11 semifinalists in the event and won the "Sponsorship and Advertising Award," reigns as Miss North Carolina National US 2009.
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HPU To Host Film And Lecture Series Focusing On Women In Society
08.28.2009
High Point University will kick off a special year-long documentary film and lecture series, "Turn Down the Lights/Turn Up the Volume: Women?s Documentary Film and Lecture Series," which is dedicated to the experiences of women as their lives intersect in all aspects of society. The first event will be held at 7 p.m. on Sept. 10 in Francis Auditorium in Phillips Hall. The event is open to the public.
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HPU Assistant Professor Of Information Systems Publishes Paper
08.27.2009
Dr. Bryan Hertweck, assistant professor of information systems at High Point University, recently published a paper in the "International Journal of Electronic Business 2009." The article, titled "The Effects of Comparison Shopping Behaviour on Dynamic Pricing Strategy Selection in an Agent-enabled E-Market," detailed software agents, known as shopbots, that are used by e-buyers to help collect and display market data, make buying decisions and execute sales transactions.
 
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HPU Welcomes Record Number Of Freshmen At Opening Convocation
08.24.2009
On Saturday, Aug. 22, High Point University welcomed a record 1,030 incoming freshmen to campus with the annual Opening Convocation at the Millis Athletic Convocation Center. The Convocation, which celebrated the official beginning of the 2009-10 academic year, brought together faculty and administration, as well as the new students.
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HPU Director Of Nonprofit Management Program Attends International Program In Scotland
08.21.2009
David Walker, associate professor and director of the Master of Arts Nonprofit Management Program at High Point University, recently attended an international conference on ?Social Capital and Community Resilience." The conference, held in June near Glasgow, Scotland, focused on the role of social capital in community problem solving, resilience and collective well being.
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HPU: State Treasurer To Visit Campus To Talk To Students About Debt
08.19.2009
High Point University will host North Carolina State Treasurer Janet Cowell on Aug. 28. During her visit to campus, she will discuss debt and affordability issues with students. Cowell will arrive on campus at 10:30 a.m. to tour the campus, then will have a roundtable discussion and boxed lunch with students. Cowell will arrive on campus at 10:30 a.m. to tour the campus, then will have a roundtable discussion and boxed lunch with students.
 
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HPU Graduate Finds Career Success With FDIC
08.14.2009
Recent High Point University graduate Matthew Boswell has a lot for which to be thankful ? not only did he graduate in May at the top of his class with a double major and a double minor, but he's also started an impressive career with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in Charlotte. Boswell, who graduated with a double major in finance and entrepreneurship and a double minor in economics and religion, serves as a bank examiner with the FDIC.
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HPU Assistant Professor Of Education To Have Article Published In Journal
08.12.2009
Dr. Dustin Johnson, assistant professor of education at High Point University, recently submitted an article to the "North Carolina Middle School Journal." His article will appear in the September issue. The article, titled "Instructional Program Coherence as a Possible Link to Increased Student Achievement in North Carolina Middle Schools," details the importance of instructional coherence in public schools, specifically at the middle grades level. 
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HPU Sophomore Makes A Difference In Lives Of Children In Kenya
08.11.2009
High Point University rising sophomore Rebekah Hollar truly has a philanthropic heart ? she's spent the past two years working diligently to help the children of Kenya. She even recently visited the children overseas to not only help, but to teach them as well. Specifically, Hollar, who is majoring in education at HPU, has been helping children who attend the Mercy Care Centre in the Mathare Valley in Kenya.
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HPU History Professor Takes Class On Historical Field Trip To Battlegrounds
08.5.2009
Dr. Frederick Schneid, professor of history at High Point University, recently took a group of students on a historical field trip to Antietam and Gettysburg. The field trip - the Antietam-Gettysburg Staff Ride 2009 - was part of Schneid's graduate course, History 566: Great Military Leaders. The course examines command in war and the variables related to generalship and warfare from the 17th century to World War II.
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Austin Dillon Drives HPU Chevrolet In Nationwide Race
08.3.2009
Austin Dillon ran strong at the inaugural U.S. Cellular 250 Nationwide Series race in the No. 2 HPU Chevrolet this afternoon, but ended his run with just 39 laps remaining after a blown tire forced him into the turn two barrier. "It was a disappointing day for the No. 2 team," Dillon said. "Our team did a great job all weekend.
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HPU's Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity Receives Honors At National Conference In South Carolina
07.31.2009

Pi Kappa Phi fraternity from High Point University was recently honored with several awards at the Pi Kapp College, the group's biennial national conference. The event was held July 23-26 at the College of Charleston, in Charleston, S.C. The chapter received the "Added Value Award for Alumni Initiation," and Brian Thomas, Push America chairman, received the "2008-2009 Emerging Leader Award."

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HPU Rising Junior Gets Experience Helping Orphans In El Salvador

Samantha Stevenson, a rising junior majoring in Spanish at High Point University, spent six weeks this summer interning in El Salvador with the organization Orphan Helpers. uring the internship, Stevenson lived in a halfway house with nine teenage girls and their nine children, all of whom were victims of abuse. Stevenson worked in a girls' prison in the mornings and in a boys' orphanage in the afternoons.

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HPU Senior Spends Time In Court During Summer Internship
07.23.2009
Cassidy Canipe, a senior majoring in criminal justice at High Point University, is gaining career experience this summer thanks to an exciting internship at the Wake County Courthouse in Raleigh. "So far, I have been working in different areas of the Criminal Justice Intake Department, to observe how people are processed through our criminal justice system," Canipe says.
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HPU Freshman Joyce Gomez Receives United Way's Bob Brown Scholarship
07.16.2009
Joyce Gomez, an incoming freshman at High Point University, was selected as this year's recipient of the United Way's Bob Brown Scholarship. he scholarship, named in honor of Bob Brown - a distinguished trustee of HPU and a dedicated supporter of the United Way and HPU, was awarded to Gomez during a special event on July 15 at the Ward Street Boys and Girls Club. 
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HPU Welcomes Community To Eastern Music Festival Concert
07.14.2009
The High Point community and the High Point University family were delighted with a variety of spectacular music on July 13 thanks to a special concert from the Eastern Music Festival, which made a stop at the Hayworth Fine Arts Center on the HPU campus. More than 400 people were in attendance. The program, directed by Maestro Gerard Schwarz of the Seattle Symphony, featured notable faculty and accomplished students throughout the festival.
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HPU Assistant Professor Of English Publishes Article For 'Composition Forum'
07.9.2009
Dr. Leah Schweitzer, assistant professor of English at High Point University, recently published an article that appeared in the "Composition Forum." The article, "Accommodating the Student Consumer," addresses questions about what to do as education becomes more consumer-driven, as well as concerns about good pedagogy and pressures from administration to recruit and retain students.
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HPU Students Conquer Business Strategy Game
07.7.2009
High Point University student Tim Baumgartner and graduate David Reid came out on top in The Business Strategy Game's Best-Strategy Invitational, held May 11-22. The two were named grand champions for their efforts. Baumgartner, a senior majoring in business finance, and Reid, a 2009 business administration graduate, took part in the invitation-only game.
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HPU Senior Interns With Make-A-Wish Foundation
07.1.2009
Amanda Reynolds, a senior majoring in human relations at High Point University, was granted her own wish by earning an internship opportunity with the Program Services Department at the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Reynolds works with the program team on projects whose main goal is focusing on fulfilling the foundation?s mission.
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