Gallery Extends Exhibit Featuring Artwork by Late NC Photographer Merry Moor Winnett

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 26, 2013 – Thanks to the enormous popularity of the Merry Moor Winnett photography exhibit at High Point University’s Sechrest Art Gallery, the university has extended the show into the spring 2014 semester. The exhibit, “Merry Moor Winnett: A Photographic Perspective,” will reopen on Jan. 6 and remain in the gallery […]

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10,000 Attend HPU’s Third Annual Community Christmas

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 20, 2013 – High Point University was full of holiday cheer during the third annual Community Christmas event. A record 10,000 people attended the two night holiday celebration. Guests arrived to hot chocolate, cookies, bouncing castles and live entertainers on the promenade before listening to music from local choirs in the […]

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Community Christmas Continues Tonight

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 19, 2013 – Santa Claus, his elves and his woodsmen took over the High Point University campus last night for HPU’s Third Annual Community Christmas. Nearly 5,000 people from the Triad attended the event, which offered live choir performances, lights and decorations, hot food and, of course, visits with Santa. The […]

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HPU Hits $200,000 Mark for United Way Campaign

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 16, 2013 – High Point University has donated more than $200,000 through its annual employee campaign to the United Way of Greater High Point this year. Donations from HPU, faculty, staff and students are up 426 percent from 2005, and HPU was named the city of High Point’s fourth largest contributor […]

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Students Open Exhibit at High Point Museum

  HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 4, 2013 – Forty-five photographs taken by nine High Point University students are on display at the High Point Museum. The exhibit, titled “Out of the Woodwork,” highlights the current furniture industry in the city. The students spent the semester researching and talking to people in High Point’s furniture industry, […]

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Lynne Tillman Headlines Phoenix Literary Festival at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 26, 2013 – Novelist, short story writer and cultural critic Lynne Tillman headlined the 43rd annual Phoenix Literary Festival on Nov. 21. Tillman has authored numerous works, including the novels “No Lease on Life,” “Cast in Doubt,” “Motion Sickness” and “Haunted House.” She serves as professor/writer-in-residence in the Department of English […]

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HPU to Host NC Symphony Holiday Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 – High Point University will ring in the holiday season with a community favorite, “Holiday Pops,” an annual performance by the North Carolina Symphony. The event will be held on Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The event is open […]

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Students Deliver ‘Literacy Stools’ to Florence Elementary Teachers

  HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 13, 2013 – “That is so sweet! This is unbelievable!” said a beaming Kim Cobb as HPU senior Alyssa Springer delivered a hand painted “literacy stool” to Cobb’s Kindergarten class at Florence Elementary today. Springer was one of a number of North Carolina Association of Elementary Educators (NCAEE) HPU cohort […]

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