HPU Students Raise Awareness for Homelessness

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 29, 2014 – Students at High Point University recently participated in Act! Speak! Build! Week, a national homelessness awareness week sponsored by Habitat for Humanity, April 6 through 12. This is the first year the HPU Habitat for Humanity chapter has participated in Act! Speak! Build! Week. Throughout the week, the chapter […]

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UNC-TV to Air ‘High Point University Presents A Conversation with John Maxwell and Nido Qubein’

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 28, 2014 – The UNC-TV network will broadcast a special program, titled “High Point University Presents A Conversation with John Maxwell and Nido Qubein” that features HPU president Nido Qubein and Maxwell, bestselling author and internationally renowned leadership expert. The program will air at 6 p.m. on May 4 on the […]

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HPU Celebrates Arbor Day with Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2014 – The High Point University family and local community celebrated Arbor Day, a national holiday that encourages groups and individuals to plant and care for trees, with a special ceremony in the David Hayworth Park on April 24. HPU was also presented with the Tree Campus USA designation by […]

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Students Recap a Year of Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2014 – The High Point University Service Learning Program and Student Government Association honored HPU students, faculty and community members for their volunteer service this year at the second annual “HPU SERVES Showcase.” Students created and shared 67 posters to demonstrate the service they’ve completed this academic year at the event. […]

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Roundtable to Examine Education in North Carolina

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 22, 2014 – Six business and education experts will serve as panelists in a roundtable discussion on the success and challenges of North Carolina’s K-12 public schools, along with the role of colleges, universities and the business community in addressing the state’s workforce and economic development needs. The event will be […]

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HPU to Recognize Arbor Day with Annual Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2014 – High Point University will continue its tradition of celebrating its arboretum, gardens and vibrant campus by holding the annual Arbor Day Celebration. An afternoon of recognition and dedications will begin at 4 p.m. on April 24 in the David R. Hayworth University Park on the HPU campus. The […]

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HPU/UNC Poll: N.C. Voters Say Super PACs Should be Illegal and Media Should Help Voters Recognize PAC Ads

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 10, 2014 – A new poll by High Point University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finds that large percentages of registered voters say super PACs—organizations that can raise and spend unlimited amounts of money on behalf of candidates they support—should be illegal and that the news media […]

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HPU/UNC Poll: 44 Percent of NC Voters Approve of Obama; 40 Percent Say History Will Judge Him Positively

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2014 – A new poll by High Point University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finds that 44 percent of North Carolina registered voters approve of President Barack Obama’s job performance. The new poll, the third of the year, places Senators Kay Hagan and Richard Burr’s job […]

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HPU Hosts Hometown Hero Celebration for Olympian Heather Richardson

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 31, 2014 – High Point University will honor Olympic speedskater Heather Richardson, her Winter Olympics appearances and her World Cup championships with a Hometown Hero Celebration on campus. The event will take place on April 3 beginning at noon in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. After a ceremony, complimentary lunch will […]

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HPU to Host ‘FIXED’ Director Regan Brashear

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 25, 2014 – High Point University will host an exclusive screening of “FIXED,” the highly acclaimed and controversial documentary film making waves at film festivals across the country. The showing, which will be followed by an up-close discussion with director and producer Regan Brashear, will be held at 7 p.m. on […]

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Maxwell Inspires Students to ‘Bring Others with You to the Finish Line’

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 20, 2014 – Leadership is all about influence. Having influence gives someone an advantage, but how should influence be used? John Maxwell, bestselling author who has sold more than 19 million books on leadership, told students, faculty, staff and members of the High Point community that true leaders use influence to […]

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HPU Unites with Faith Community to Feed 835 Families

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 20, 2014 – High Point University students volunteered today at local agencies to distribute grocery gift cards that will feed 835 families who lost food due to winter storm power outages in early March. In the days preceding the gift card distribution, HPU students, faculty and staff united to raise $10,000 […]

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Acclaimed Composer of ‘Annie,’ ‘Bye Bye Birdie,’ Charles Strouse to Host Showcase at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2014 – High Point University will host one of the most successful musical theatre composers in history, Broadway legend Charles Strouse, on its stage for a special evening of celebration. The showcase will be held at 7:30 p.m. March 25 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. […]

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