HPU to Celebrate International Women’s Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 18, 2016 – High Point University will join with the YWCA High Point, the Latino Family Center and World Relief High Point, in celebrating the city’s rich and diverse community of women at the International Women’s Day Celebration. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March […]

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HPU to Host Acclaimed International Photographer

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 26, 2015 – High Point University will host award-winning photographer Laura El-Tantawy for a presentation of her work at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 9 in the David L. Francis Lecture Hall at Earl N. Phillips School of Business. The event is free and open to the public; tickets are not required. […]

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March is Women’s History Month!

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At High Point University, the Women’s and Gender Studies Program pays respect to the history of Women’s Studies, while acknowledging the growth of the discipline in response to the myriad of experiences of women and men globally, and the inclusion of diversity across the gender and transgender spectrum. W.A.G.E.: Women and Gender Equity Leadership Project […]

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HPU’s International Women’s Day Celebration

Pictured above: From left to right Salwa Mubarak, Fathiya Mubarak and Jenn Brandt, director of women’s and gender studies at HPU, at the International Women’s Day Celebration. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 25, 2015 – High Point University celebrated the rich and diverse community of women at the city’s first International Women’s Day Celebration at the […]

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HPU Celebrates International Women’s Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 17, 2015 – High Point University will join with the YWCA and City of High Point Human Relations Department in celebrating the city’s rich and diverse community of women at the International Women’s Day Celebration. The event will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 20, at the […]

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Author of ‘Superdads’ to Visit HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 27, 2015 – High Point University’s Women and Gender Studies program will host Dr. Gayle Kaufman, the author of “Superdads: How Fathers Balance Work and Family in the 21st Century,” at 7 p.m. on March 4 in Phillips 120 on HPU’s campus. The event is free and open to the public. […]

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Bestselling Authors Visit HPU for Bookmarks Festival, Phoenix Reading Series

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2014 – High Point University will host two prominent authors on Sept. 5 in cooperation with the Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors in Winston-Salem. A. Scott Berg and Karen Abbott, both bestselling authors, will visit campus on the day before the festival begins to give presentations about their books. […]

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Earning What You’re Worth

A college senior sends out expertly reviewed resumes to companies she dreams of working for and, because of the education and unique experiences she received in her time at HPU, she gets the interview. She walks in confident, because she’s qualified and she went through several mock interviews with Career and Internship Services beforehand. She […]

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Students, Professor Present Pop Culture Research at Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 7, 2014 – Two High Point University students from the Women’s and Gender Studies program recently participated in a “Cyberfeminism” panel and presented their original research at the Popular Culture/American Culture Association’s National Conference held this year in Chicago. Sam Kizer and Erin House, both minoring in Women’s and Gender Studies, […]

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HPU to Feature Media Critic in Presentation on Women in Pop Culture Narratives

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 18, 2014 – High Point University will feature media critic Anita Sarkeesian, who will present “Tropes v. Women in Video Games,” part of her popular Web series “Feminist Frequency,” which explores representations of women in pop culture narratives. The event, co-hosted by Women’s and Gender Studies and the Department of Communication, […]

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Dove ‘Real Woman’ Stacy Nadeau Visits HPU

  HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 22, 2013 – Stacy Nadeau wants everyone to start feeling better about their bodies and themselves. Nadeau was one of the women featured in Dove’s original “Real Women” Beauty Campaign, which aimed to celebrate the diversity of body shapes and sizes. On Wednesday, she met with HPU students at a […]

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Undergraduates Present at Professional Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2013 – A group of High Point University students had the extraordinary opportunity to present their research at a professional conference in Washington, D.C. The students took part in the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association’s (PCA/ACA) national conference March 27 – 30. HPU sent 12 students and three faculty members […]

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