HPU To Feature Dr. Jeffrey D. Ford As Part Of Cultural Enrichment Series

High Point University will feature Dr. Jeffrey D. Ford as part of the Cultural Enrichment Series at 7 p.m. on April 7 in Norton Hall, Room 101. The event is open to the public. He is a frequent consultant to organizations such as Intel and Mead Paper. He also teaches undergraduate, graduate and executive-level courses including organization design and managing change at Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.

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HPU To Host Production Of 'Periphery' By Community Theater Of Greensboro

High Point University will host a production of “Periphery,” performed by the Community Theater of Greensboro, at 7:30 p.m. on March 22 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The production is open to the public. The production, directed by Michael Kamtman, a faculty member from Greensboro College, features Doug Brown, instructor of theatre at HPU.

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HPU Hosts Design, Art And Technology Symposium

High Point University “wowed” guests with a giant cardboard creation named “Gulliver,” a 55-foot piece created by internationally acclaimed artist James Grashow and a team of HPU students. The enormous artwork was part of the Fifth Annual Design, Art and Technology Symposium, held March 5-6 on the HPU campus.

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HPU Named 'Project Of The Year' By High Point Economic Development Corporation

The High Point Economic Development Corporation named High Point University the city’s “Project of the Year” thanks to its significant boost to the local economy. During 2008, HPU brought in $367 million into the city’s economy, thanks to impressive expansion plans. The university also attracted 58,000 visitors to High Point thanks to HPU-sponsored events. Those visitors contributed to High Point’s economy by booking 5,350 hotel rooms and by spending money in the city’s retail stores.

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HPU Students, Faculty Attend Annual Meeting At Wake Forest University

High Point University professors and several HPU students recently attended the annual meeting of the North Carolina Philosophical Society, held at Wake Forest University. Dr. Clinton Corcoran, chair of the Department of Religion and Philosophy, was elected to a two-year term as president of the North Carolina Philosophical Society. He previously served as secretary-treasurer for the group.
 

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HPU Chair Of Criminal Justice Makes Presentation At Greensboro Conference

Dr. Bobby Little, chair of the Criminal Justice Department at High Point University, recently made a presentation at the 2009 Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching, held on Feb. 21 at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. Little says he selected a number of audience members to apply the legal lessons they learned by role-playing a domestic violence crime scenario.

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HPU Student Stars In High Point Theatre Production Of 'The Producers'

High Point University student Jennifer Arnold, from Charleston, W.Va., will soon be in the spotlight, thanks to a big role she’ll play in “The Producers,” a production by the High Point Community Theatre. Arnold has most recently held roles as Rosamund in HPU’s “The Robber Bridegroom” and played Sandy in the Charleston Light Opera Guild’s production of “Grease.”

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HPU Interfraternity Council To Host 'Save A Life Tour'

The Interfraternity Council at High Point University will host the “Save a Life Tour” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 4 in the Slane Student Center. The event, a national drunk driving awareness event and simulator, is a service project sponsored by the IFC. The IFC held fundraisers and other various events in order to bring the program to campus.

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HPU Campus Blanketed By March Snow; Students Have Snowman Contest

The High Point University campus has been blanketed by the white canvas of glistening snow that fell across the Piedmont March 1-2. Classes were canceled, and students took advantage of the opportunity to have a little fun ? including a snowman contest. Pictured is the snowman that garnered first place, decked out in HPU gear including a hat, pompoms, foam gloves and more.

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HPU History Professor Participates In Panel At Annual Meeting

Dr. Frederick Schneid, history professor at High Point University, recently participated in a panel at the annual meeting of the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850, held in Savannah, Ga. The Consortium, Schneid adds, includes 16 colleges and universities, and HPU is a directing institution of the organization.

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HPU Associate Professor Of Economics Makes Presentation At Florida Annual Meeting

Dr. Jerry Fox, associate professor of economics in the Earl N. Phillips School of Business at High Point University, recently made a presentation at the Annual Meeting for the Academy of Economics and Finance in Pensacola, Fla. The event was held Feb. 11-14. The analysis also examines the influence of underlying partisan preferences on overall popularity sentiment.

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HPU Student Gains Valuable Experience Through West End Ministries Internship

Mae Norman, a senior business administration major at High Point University, is gaining experience and insight into the operations of the nonprofit sector by interning for West End Ministries, an organization focused on improving the West End of High Point. In addition to gaining valuable career experience, Norman also hopes that her work is benefiting the High Point community.

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HPU Student Gains Perspective On Real World Thanks To Internship Experience

Danielle Cunningham, a senior human relations major at High Point University, has really put her heart into her internship at the American Red Cross High Point-Thomasville chapter. “As part of my internship, I am serving as a youth leader,” Cunningham says. “I help them create new ways to raise funds and serve the community. Currently, we are raising money to send our chapter to Orlando, Fla. for a youth leadership conference in April.”

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