HPU Announces Spring Community Enrichment Series Events

HIGH POINT, North Carolina, January 14, 2022 – High Point University invites the community to campus for an exciting range of cultural events. The spring schedule includes a variety of exhibits, speakers, art, music and plays.

Triad residents can sign up to receive email updates on community events at HPU throughout the year by visiting https://www.highpoint.edu/community/enrichmentseries/. More information and the full list of community events can be found at https://www.highpoint.edu/culturalprograms/events-page/. They can also receive event notifications by downloading the HPU Community app at https://guidebook.com/g/ – /guides/hpucommunity/details.

HPU’s Annual MLK Jr. Day Worship Service will be held at 11 a.m. on January 17 at Hayworth Chapel on campus. This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Elwood Robinson, Chancellor of Winston-Salem State University. Music will be conducted by Genesis Gospel Choir and guest musicians. Each year, this worship service serves to awaken the faithful witness of Dr. King for our lives here and now. This event is free and open to the public.

“Time Like Water” is a play that will be performed at HPU’s Culp Planetarium. Screenings take place February 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to a performance of a wedding and wedding at the planetarium. This show examines the physical and emotional nature of time and love, using the wonder and majesty of planetarium space. “Time like water” offers theatre, dance, music, visual arts and astrophysics. This production is the culmination of a two-year process of development, revision and rehearsal. You can find ticket information by going to http://www.highpoint.edu/theater/tickets.

the High Point University Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Associate Professor of Music, Dr. Brian Meixner, presents a concert on Valentine’s Day weekend called “Be My Valentine”. The concert will take place on Sunday, February 13 at 3 p.m. at Hayworth’s Fine Arts Center. This concert will feature junior music major Reyna Alston as composer and bandleader and senior vocal majors Stephanie Stone and Jerry Hurley. Musical selections come from the Broadway musical, “West Side Story,” as well as other music celebrating love and all things Valentine’s Day. No tickets are necessary and all are welcome.

HPU’s annual MLK Worship Service will feature music from the Genesis Gospel Choir. The service takes place on January 17 at 11 a.m. in Hayworth Chapel, and it is free and open to the public.

The first event of the Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Series is Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 3:30 p.m. The virtual event will feature guest speaker Dr. Rebecca Garcia, professor of mathematics at Sam Houston State University. His lecture is titled “An Introduction to Sandpiles,” which will take a deeper look at the sandpile model and the algebraic structures attached to it. The university invites you to learn more about the theory, celebrated results, and an ongoing project that presents some of the fundamental unresolved questions available to students.

To access the virtual event, click here.

You will need to use the meeting number: 2631 301 6519

Meeting password: M2PpKAM4NW2

“Evolution”, the Spring Dance Concert will take place March 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The spring concert will feature eight new works with choreography by students Abby Williamson, Alison Carroll, Connie Quagliata, Lauren Johnson, Melanie Fitts, Olivia Keider, Quinn Van Popering and Tabitha McGuire. You can purchase tickets at http://www.highpoint.edu/theater/tickets.