HPU to Welcome 4,000 for Fall Family Weekend

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High Point University will host approximately 4,000 visitors to campus as a part of this fall’s “Family Weekend” – ensuring an economic boost to the city of High Point and the greater Triad area.

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Esteemed Theologians to Discuss Race and Religion

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 19, 2013 – High Point University and St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in High Point are partnering to host a lecture series featuring two esteemed theologians from Duke Divinity School and Boston College – Dr. Willie Jennings and Dr. M. Shawn Copeland. The series, relevant to a diverse and ecumenical audience, will […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Don’t See Syria as a U.S. Responsibility

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 17, 2013 – The situation in Syria has made headlines in recent weeks as the United States has considered a range of options for intervening in the country’s conflict. A new HPU Poll finds that many North Carolinians are aware of the news coming from the Middle East, but they say […]

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HPU Lowers Flags in Honor of Naval Yard Tragedy

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 17, 2013 – To honor those impacted by tragedy at the Washington Navy Yard on Sept. 16, High Point University is flying its flags at half-staff today until sunset on Friday. While HPU is home to students from 47 states and 34 countries, the university has a historic connection to students, […]

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HPU Poll: Obama and McCrory at 39 Percent Approval in NC

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 16, 2013 – A new HPU Poll finds that 39 percent of North Carolina residents approve of President Barack Obama and Governor Pat McCrory’s job performance. Meanwhile, U.S. Senators Kay Hagan and Richard Burr have job approval ratings of 40 and 36 percent, respectively. In the spring, the HPU Poll surveyed […]

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Graduate School to Host Preview Event for Prospective Students

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept 12, 2013 – High Point University will host the 3rd annual Graduate School Preview Day from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 21 in the Greek Village Conference Center. The event will give prospective students the opportunity to see the many advanced degree programs that are available on campus. The […]

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HPU Opens Community Writing Center for Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 9, 2013 – High Point University students and faculty opened a new Community Writing Center today for local children. Area elementary students arrived at the center, located at 1307 Guyer St., around 3:30 p.m. for icebreaker activities, educational games and one-on-one tutoring with HPU students. “We are thrilled to be up […]

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Peer Pressure: Sometimes It’s a Good Thing!

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You’ve probably noticed that the HPU website frequently features success stories about our current students. This is of course by design, to cultivate an environment of excellence. You could also think of this simply as positive peer pressure. As President Qubein has often remarked, “Who you spend time with is who you become.” Here in […]

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HPU Welcomes Hall as Advisor, Coach in Freshman Success Program

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 6, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Douglas Hall as an adviser and coach in the Freshman Success Program. Hall is responsible for serving freshmen by coaching and guiding them toward academic and personal success. “My number one priority is to help students align themselves with their passion and purpose […]

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HPU Welcomes Newsom to Staff

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 29, 2013 – High Point University recently hired Mary Katherine Newsome as an administrative assistant to the Modern Foreign Languages and Political Science Departments. Newsome serves as office manager and assists in the day-to-day needs of her departments’ students, faculty and staff. She will also oversee the Research Administration and Sponsored […]

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