Senior Jaclyn Lawrence Receives 2013 Haverty Cup

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 19, 2013 – High Point University senior Jaclyn N. Lawrence, a double major in home furnishings and marketing, was presented today with the 2013 Haverty Cup. Lawrence, a native of The Woodlands, Texas, received $2,500 and an engraved replica of the Haverty Cup for her dedication to the home furnishings industry. […]

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‘Teachers of Tomorrow’ Makeover a Local Elementary Classroom

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2013 – A group of High Point University education majors dedicated their weekend to makeover local teacher Phyllis Marshall’s Kirkman Park Elementary classroom. HPU’s Teachers of Tomorrow chapter raised funds to purchase new supplies and decorations. The makeover included a special mural painted by an HPU student, installing a new […]

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Students Spend ‘One Day Without Shoes’ in Honor of Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2013 – Anyone walking around High Point University’s campus Tuesday may have noticed something a little unusual – students not wearing any shoes. There was a good reason. Students were working to raise awareness for children who don’t have basic footwear by participating in the national TOMS Shoes event, “One […]

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HPU Welcomes McKelvey to Office of Student Life

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HIGH POINT, N.C., April 17, 2013 – The Office of Student Life at High Point University recently welcomed Caitlin McKelvey as coordinator of student programming. In her position, McKelvey is responsible for planning and executing on-campus activities that engage the student body. “I have had a passion for student activities since I was a freshman […]

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Praying for Boston

Dear HPU Family, We extend our thoughts and prayers to all those impacted, directly and indirectly, by the Boston bombing yesterday. The High Point University campus is home to students from 47 states and 34 countries – with many from the Boston area. Because we are a national and international community, we understand that the impact […]

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Sorority Raises $15,000 for Breast Cancer Research

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2013 – High Point University’s Zeta Tau Alpha sorority raised $15,000 for breast cancer research and awareness at their Eighth Annual Crown Classic Golf Tournament. More than 180 golfers attended the tournament at the Holly Ridge Golf Links. Participants enjoyed multiple rounds of golf, free food and a complimentary gift […]

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Communication Students Report at the Final Four

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2013 – Six HPU communication majors had the opportunity of a lifetime to attend and report at the NCAA Tournament during the Final Four in Atlanta this spring. Five juniors and one senior were chosen by a blind ballot of their National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA) Chapter at HPU […]

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Sophomore Earns Prestigious Award from National Fraternity

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HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2013 – High Point University sophomore John Marsicano earned the prestigious Master of Recruitment Award from the Kappa Sigma National Fraternity. The award comes after the HPU chapter recruited 22 new members this past spring. That’s the largest recruitment class in the history of the chapter. “I am honored to […]

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HPU Welcomes Wilson as Coordinator of Recreational Services

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HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2013 – High Point University recently welcomed Austin Wilson to serve as the coordinator of recreational services in the Recreation Department. As coordinator, Wilson is responsible for arranging and managing all student activity within the Recreation Department, particularly at the HPU Ropes Course and with intramural sports. As a graduate […]

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Professor Presents on American Women in World War I at Presidential Library

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2013 – Dr. Kara Dixon Vuic, associate professor of history at High Point University, recently gave a lecture at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library in Virginia. The event, which coincided with Women’s History Month, was part of the library’s annual spring luncheon. Vuic’s presentation, titled “A Small Part in this […]

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Juniors Attend the PRSSA National Convention

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2013 – Two High Point University strategic communication majors recently joined more than 100 of the top communication students from across the country at the Public Relations Student Society of America’s (PRSSA) national assembly in Albuquerque, N.M. Juniors Chelsea Hyde and Cara Read represented HPU during the four-day-long conference that […]

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Petal Points Set to Release Studio Album

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2013 – High Point University’s women’s a cappella group, the Petal Points, is set to release their second studio album, “Evolution.” The album will be unveiled following the group’s annual spring concert, to be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 23 in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The event is […]

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Students Hear from Coordinating Producer for Super Bowl XLVIII

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2013 – High Point University students heard from David Neal, the recently appointed Coordinating Producer for Super Bowl XLVIII Thursday night. The High Point native is a serial Emmy award-winner and sports producer, executive producer of FOX Sports’ World Cup coverage and CONCACAF Gold Cup coverage. Neal worked at NBC […]

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Interior Design Students Help Remodel VF Corporation Office

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 8, 2013 – High Point University interior design students may have just designed the best place to work in Greensboro. VF Corporation’s Global Business Technology department challenged senior design students at HPU to redesign its 1970’s bank building located at 444 North Elm St. in Greensboro. The building is currently being […]

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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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Finalists Announced for Business Plan Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2013 – The Center for Entrepreneurship at High Point University has announced the three finalists for its 3rd annual Business Plan Competition. The finalists will split a $15,000 prize. The three finalists are Cameron McGraw, a senior entrepreneurship and management major; Alexa Crawford, a junior entrepreneurship major; and Kristopher Hovland, […]

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