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HPU Featured on ABC's Good Morning America

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 16, 2008 - The national TV audience will wake up to High Point University on the morning of Sept. 20 - thanks to a special that will air on Good Morning America. Locally it will air between 8 and 9 a.m. on the local ABC affiliate.

The special features the amazing transformation taking place at HPU, including the astounding growth in academics, as well as student life on the HPU campus.

Weekend GMA anchor Marysol Castro, along with camera crews, visited the university on Sept. 16 to film spots around campus. Castro interviewed Dr. Nido Qubein, president of HPU, as well as other individuals on campus to get a real taste of campus life at the growing university.

"We are excited about the attention that High Point University has received from the national media," says Qubein. "Shows such as Good Morning America give the nation first-hand proof that we really are making extraordinary progress in our academic programs, student life and more."

In recent weeks, HPU has been featured on CBS Evening News, Fox News, NPR, the New York Times and the Associated Press.

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with more than 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 50 countries and more than 40 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among "America's Best Colleges." The university offers 66 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate-degree majors. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at

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