HPU Students, Faculty Produce 2009 Edition Of Literary Journal 'Apogee'


HIGH POINT, N.C., April 20, 2009 – The 2009 edition of “Apogee,” the literary journal of High Point University, is now available. Members of the university community may pick up a free copy at the Campus Concierge desk in Slane Student Center, the Smith Library circulation desk and the English Department area of Norcross Hall.
The journal contains poems, stories and creative nonfiction by High Point University students, many of whom won awards at the Phoenix Literary Festival, by present and former faculty members, and by those area high school students who won Phoenix Festival awards. Also, striking artwork by HPU students appears on the front and back covers.
Faculty editor Dr. Marion Hodge says, “The ‘Apogee’ is the one campus medium which affords members of the university community the opportunity to express ideas and feelings in artistic language, language which readers may remember and find beautiful for its own sake.”
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with more than 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 50 countries and more than 40 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” The university offers 66 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate-degree majors. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at www.highpoint.edu.
Chris DudleyVice President for Administration336-841-4530cdudley@highpoint.edu

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