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General Interest

Below is a list of the chartered general interest organizations on campus. Each organization has specific information about that organization’s purpose, meeting times and locations, contact information, and social media sites.

Campus Chronicle
Diversity Club
Ducks Unlimited
Entrepreneurship Club
Film Club
HPU Radio
HPU Students for Life
Japanese Animation Club
National Society for Leadership and Success (NSLS)
Peer Mentor
People Representing Individuality, Diversity, & Equality (PRIDE)
Planning on Point
Powerlifting Club
Purple Reign
Sportslink
Student Alumni Council
Studio Art Club
Tabletop Role Playing Club
Teddy Roosevelt Club of Excellence
To Write Love on Her Arms
Toastmasters
Treadwell Society
Video Game Club


Campus Chronicle

Purpose: To serve as a learning tool that provides students professional experience and material for a portfolio for students who plan to work as a professional in the media industry, but also to students of any major. The University newspaper delivers the news twice a month on current events at High Point University. We have the following sections: News, Opinion, A&E, Organizations, and Sports. It’s our goal to deliver diversity in our news by having a variety of different stories in each issue and to accurately represent HPU as a whole.

Membership Criteria:  Anyone who has a passion for writing or wants to try can join. We look for writers and photographers, and those who really dedicated have the chance to become an editor. Anyone at HPU can join, as long as they want to write or have an interest in photography.

Meeting Day: Tuesday

Meeting Time: 5pm

Meeting Location: Cottrell Hall, Room 241

Contacts:

PresidentJames Ensor
SGA RepresentativeJames Ensor
AdvisorDr. Pam Haynes

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Diversity Club

Purpose:  The purpose of the club is to raise awareness about diversity at HPU. We like to take the time to learn about different cultures and hold respectful discussions on diverse topics including the six cultural identifiers: age, gender, religion, ethnicity/race, aesthetics, and ability/disability. Our club also does community service such as raising money to feed families in the Triad area a Thanksgiving dinner.

Membership Criteria:  There is no membership criteria. Anyone is welcome to join the club as long as you are open-minded and non judgmental.

Meeting Day/Time/Location: Contact the President or SGA Representative

Contacts:

PresidentEniye Aimienoho
SGA RepresentativeNick Brown
AdvisorHayden Carron

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Ducks Unlimited

Purpose: The purpose of the organization is to inform students about the need to conserve North America’s wetlands and the many important ways each person can help in conservation, restoration, and protection.

Membership Criteria: Student should be interested and passionate about wetland conservation.  Students must also be members of Ducks Unlimited Inc.  Must be able to attend chapter meetings and miss no more than 2 per semester. 

Meeting Day/Time/Location: Contact the President or SGA Representative

Contacts:

PresidentDaniel Felton
SGA RepresentativeGraham Barnhill
AdvisorClaudine Davidshofer

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Entrepreneurship Club

Purpose: Entrepreneurship Club (E-Club) was created to give our members hands-on experience in the field of entrepreneurship. Through speakers, innovative projects, and business competitions our members get a first hand look at the world of running your own business. 

Membership Criteria: Anyone, of any major, is welcomed to join! Dues are $30 for the semester or $50 for the year!

Meeting Day: Monday 

Meeting Time: 6pm 

Meeting Location: Cottrell Center for Entrepreneurship

Contacts:

PresidentKit D'Anthony
SGA RepresentativeKit D'Anthony
AdvisorDr. Kathy Elliott

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Film Club

Purpose: Film Club strives further the interest of our members by working on various film projects such as music videos, short films, promotions, etc.

Membership Criteria: Anyone is welcome to join!

Meeting Day: Tuesday

Meeting Time: 8pm 

Meeting Location: Qubein School of Communications, Room 206 

Contacts:

PresidentAlex Hostetler
SGA RepresentativeAndrew Lopez
AdvisorStephan Hall

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HPU Radio

Purpose:  To provide HPU with music through the radio station.

Membership Criteria:  Anyone interested in radio is able to join.

Meeting Day/Time/Location: Contact the President or SGA Representative 

 

Contacts:

PresidentRyan Long
SGA RepresentativeSkyler Green
AdvisorDr. Matthew Wells

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HPU Students for Life

Purpose: The primary focus of this group is to care for women and save lives. We educate people about the abortion issue, increase pro-life awareness, offer help for female college students who are facing unplanned pregnancies or difficult situation and give them hope. We have partnerships with women’s clinics/pregnancy centers, host pro-life events, bring speakers such as abortion survivors, and in the future be able to have special housing/child day care for pregnant students that wish to keep their pregnancy and continue to pursue their college education.

Membership Criteria: N/A 

Meeting Day: Thursday 

Meeting Time: 7pm

Meeting Location:  Wilson School of Commerce, Room 342

Contacts:

PresidentIsabela Guimaraes
SGA RepresentativeIsabelle Germino
AdvisorBrad Barlow

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Japanese Animation Club

Purpose: To watch, discuss, and partake in Japanese culture.

Membership Criteria: Anyone student at High Point University is welcome to join!

Meeting Day: Monday

Meeting Time: 6:45pm

Meeting Location: Wilson School of Commerce, Room 226

Contacts:

PresidentFrank Smith
SGA RepresentativeJonathan Sekela
AdvisorJohn Turner

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National Society for Leadership & Success (NSLS)

Purpose:  The Society is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals. The Society offers life-changing lectures from the nation’s leading presenters and a community where like-minded, success-oriented individuals come together and help one another succeed. The Society also serves as a powerful force of good in the greater community by encouraging and organizing action to better the world.

The guiding question we established to shape all the important decisions the organization makes is: “Are we helping the greatest number of people in the greatest way?” When asked how he might sum up the key thing that the Society does, founder Gary Tuerack shared, “We are dream supporters – we build leaders, support people in achieving their dreams, and better the world in the process. We get people to ask the all-important question, ‘What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?’ and then help them to achieve those goals.”

Membership Criteria:  Invitation only

Contacts:

PresidentCasey DeSa
SGA RepresentativeTBD
AdvisorDr. David Bergen

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Peer Mentor

Purpose: Peer Mentors are undergraduate students (sophomores, juniors, and seniors) who apply in the spring semester to be accepted into the program. These students offer advice, respond to questions, and provide information about campus life and resources to their mentees.

Membership Criteria: Rising sophomore, junior or senior. Applications will be available in the spring semester. Visit the website for more information!  

Contacts:

PresidentAbbey Phalen
SGA RepresentativeAllison Brame
AdvisorPeyton Davis

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People Representing Individuality, Diversity, & Equality (PRIDE)

Purpose: The purpose of PRIDE is to foster awareness, promote education, and provide a forum for discussion about issues of sexuality in order to create a place of support, respect, pride and safety for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersexual, questioning, and straight (LGBTIQS) members of High Point University.

Membership Criteria:  General members shall be defined as undergraduate students of High Point University who express an interest in joining in PRIDE and its activities. Active members shall be defined as general members who attend at least two out of the three business meetings in a semester. Active member status and the rights and abilities therein shall be conferred upon the second meeting.

Meeting Day: Tuesday

Meeting Time: 7:30pm 

Meeting Location: Norton 202

Contacts:

PresidentCody Clark
SGA RepresentativeMichelle Edwards
AdvisorDr. Marjorie Church

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Planning On Point

Purpose: The primary focus of P.O.P is to help students who are interested in event management and are looking for experience outside of the classroom. P.O.P will also further the education of event management for its’ members through bringing in speakers that specialize in all different kinds of events throughout the industry.

Membership Criteria: All members (Executive Board and General) are expected to attend at least one P.O.P.-sponsored event, volunteer at a minimum of one volunteer event and must not miss more than 3 meetings. 

Meeting Day: Every other Thursday

Meeting Time: 6pm 

Meeting Location: School of Communication, Room 233

Contacts:

PresidentCorinne Eckert
SGA RepresentativeMurphy DiRosa
AdvisorVernon Biaett

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Powerlifting Club

Purpose: Learn proper lifting techniques and compete against other schools while strength training as a team. 

Membership Criteria: Anyone interested is welcome to join! 

Meeting Day: Monday-Thursday

Meeting Time: 9pm 

Meeting Location: Slane Student Center Gym

Contacts:

PresidentMeagan Deppe
SGA RepresentativeSara Kohorst
AdvisorAustin Wilson

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Purple Reign

Purpose: Spread High Point University Athletics pride throughout campus. Student cheering section at all home Men and Women’s basketball games.

Membership Criteria:  Members need to be a student at High Point University and also pay dues. Students then have access to get into basketball games up to an hour early in order to get a good seat for the game.

Meeting Day/Time/Location: Contact the President or SGA Representative  

Contacts:

PresidentNicholas Muniz
SGA RepresentativeNicholas Muniz
AdvisorDan Clark

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Sportslink

Purpose:  Sportslink is a student organization that works directly with the HPU Athletics Staff to broadcast High Point’s home games on the Big South Network, to expose students to the sports broadcasting industry and allow them to explore the field by gaining experience broadcasting NCAA Division 1 sports.

Membership Criteria: Any HPU student with a passion for sports or video production is welcome to join Sports Link. Most members come from the Nido Qubein School of Communication, but students from any major are welcome.

Meeting Day/Time/Location: Contact the President or SGA Representative

Contacts:

PresidentCraig Blum
SGA RepresentativeMichael Rossi
AdvisorPatrick Norwood

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Student Alumni Council

Purpose:  Stimulate student involvement with the University, its alumni, and encourage students to be actively involved with HPU after graduation.

Membership Criteria:  Invitation only.

Contacts:

PresidentAbbey Phalen
SGA RepresentativeEliana Betzios
AdvisorTaylor Coakley

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Studio Art Club

Purpose: To promote creativity in HPU students and give them an opportunity to network and express their ideas with the Triad community.

Membership Criteria: Anyone interested is welcome to join!

Meeting Day:  Wednesday

Meeting Time: 7pm 

Meeting Location: Norton 102 

Contacts:

PresidentBrandon Owen
SGA RepresentativeTyrah Henderson
AdvisorMark Brown

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Table Top Role Playing Club

Purpose: To create a community who regularly plays table top games, like Dungeons and Dragons.

Membership Criteria: Anyone interested is welcome to join! 

Meeting Day: Thursday

Meeting Time: 7:30pm 

Meeting Location: Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, Room 232  

Contacts:

PresidentCody Clark
SGA RepresentativeKyle Halpern
AdvisorJacob Waldenmaier

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Teddy Roosevelt Club of Excellence

Purpose: The focus of the Teddy Roosevelt Club of Excellence is to create strong personal connections while developing the whole self through fellowship, service, and the great outdoors. Club activities offer an escape from the daily technological addiction and stress that we face in our society. As a club, we strive to build teamwork, leadership, self-confidence and environmental awareness.

Membership Criteria: Must be enrolled as a full time High Point University student.

Meeting Day: Every last Monday of the month.

Meeting Time: 6:15pm

Meeting Location: Alumni Ave. Amphitheater

Contacts:

PresidentThomas Hockenjos
SGA RepresentativeYasmene Dergham
AdvisorBritt Carl

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To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA)

Purpose:  College campuses are places of transition, and the difficult realities of transition are not often talked about openly, especially when they are associated with mental health. We believe that by giving these conversations a home on campuses across the country, we will see students choosing to continue living their story and helping those around them do the same. UChapters is a movement of students committed to changing the statistics and building a community of honesty and hope. 

Membership Criteria: Anyone interested is welcome to join!

Meeting Day: Monday

Meeting Time: 7pm

Meeting Location: Norton 202

Contacts:

PresidentBrooke Liberto
SGA RepresentativeMartha Stride
AdvisorDr. Chris Lootens

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Toastmasters

Purpose: Build confidence and public speaking skills. This is an international organization that commands a great deal of respect among many employers. Skills learned here can be used in almost any profession and our organization provides a safe, low pressure environment in which to build confidence and eloquence. 

Membership Criteria: $45 yearly dues, plus a one time $20 membership fee 

Meeting Day: Bi-weekly

Meeting Time: 7pm

Meeting Location: Cottrell Graves Auditorium

Contacts:

PresidentJamison Orr
SGA RepresentativeCraig Simpson
AdvisorBeth Holder

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Treadwell Society

Purpose: The Treadwell Society is the student organization for Graduate Physician Assistant students. Through the Treadwell Society, PA students are able to perform varying community service projects. We provide healthcare oriented services to the greater High Point community. 

Membership Criteria: Graduate Physician Assistant Students

Meeting Day/Time/Location: Contact the President or SGA Representative

Contacts:

PresidentNiall Moreira
SGA RepresentativeAlly Louk
AdvisorJulienne Connor

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Video Game Club

Purpose: The HPU Video Game Club is devoted to the play and analysis of games.  From current gen titles to those from the early days of the medium, the entire history of video games is explored and studied.  The club also organizes tournaments and other social activities for gamers.

Membership Criteria: Open to anyone who has an interest in games – while the club skews heavily in favor of video games, all games are open for play and consideration.

Meeting Day: Wednesday

Meeting Time: 7:30pm

Meeting Location: Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, Room 125 (Game Lab) 

Contacts:

PresidentLogan Gilmore
SGA RepresentativeLogan Gilmore
AdvisorDr. Stefan Hall

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CONTACT THE OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE

Our office is located on the third floor of the Slane Student Center. We are open daily from 8:30am – 5pm.

(336) 841-9231
(336) 841-4513 (fax)

E-mail: studentlife@highpoint.edu